Mennonite Village Summer Groundskeeper Monday-Friday 40 hours per week-Days in Albany, Oregon

Mennonite Village is a well-respected not-for-profit Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) with a 70+ year history. We are currently seeking temporary groundskeepers for summer. Monday-Friday day shift with an occasional weekend for special events. This position will work outside in the areas of lawn care, shrub, planting bed care and hard surface maintenance. $11.93+ DOE

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Plants and cares for lawns, flowers, shrubs, and trees.

  • Trims trees and bushes under the guidance of a supervisor.

  • Mows, rakes, and edges lawns; edges and sweeps sidewalks, drives and streets.

  • Edges, weeds, and barks planting beds.

  • Assists in the maintenance and repair of sprinkling system.

  • Maintains hard surface areas by using mechanical or hand cleaning equipment.

  • Cleans and maintains all tools used in grounds care.

  • Assists other groundskeepers with work orders and projects.

  • Assists in moving residents and their furniture as needed.

  • Picks-up and disposes residents’ trash and recyclable materials appropriately.

  • Washes exterior vinyl and aluminum siding of village units as required.

  • Works with Groundskeepers II and III as a helper.

  • Operates vehicles in accordance with Federal, State, and local regulations.

  • Utilizes all safety equipment required when using specific equipment, in accordance with OSHA regulations.

  • Performs other duties as requested by supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Supportive of the Mennonite Village philosophy.

  • Working knowledge in the use and care of landscape maintenance equipment.

  • Knowledge of plants, shrubs, flowers, and trees.

  • Must be at least 16 years of age.

  • Must have a valid driver’s license.

  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions.

  • Ability to learn proper use of grounds maintenance tools and equipment.

  • Ability to see, hear, feel, and smell within normal limits.

  • Ability to perform moderately heavy lifting (80 lbs), prolonged standing, walking, working from ladders, bending, stooping, reaching, and operation of various power equipment.

  • Ability to work with a variety of age groups, but especially elders.

  • Ability to work in all weather conditions.

For more information on our history and mission, please see our website http://www.mennonitevillage.org

In order to be considered for employment, please click on the "Apply" button.

Criminal background check required for new hires. Mennonite Village is a drug free workplace.

Background checks processed through Department of Human Services. Criminal records checks are conducted through the State of Oregon Law Enforcement Data System (LEDS) and, if necessary, through the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). In addition, information may be obtained through the Driver and Motor Vehicle Services Division (DMV), court records, and other states' data systems. Fingerprints may be required as part of the check. Certain abuse records will also be reviewed. For further information on ORS 443.004 impacting the criminal records check process and a listing of permanent crimes see www.oregon.gov/DHS/BUSINESS-SERVICES/CHC/

Mennonite Village is located at: 5353 Columbus St SE, Albany OR 97322

Equal Opportunity Employer