Job: Groundskeeper – Seasonal/Temporary

Title Groundskeeper – Seasonal/Temporary
Categories Sisters of Saint Francis
Location NW Colorado Springs 80919
Job Information

Key Duties & Responsibilities: Under the direction of the Facilities Department leadership, perform various grounds keeping activities to include lawn care, maintenance of trees, shrubs, flowers, and sprinkler systems. Assist in grounds maintenance campus-wide. 

Operational Excellence: Cut lawns, trim and edge around walks, flower beds, and walls. Prune shrubs and trees to shape and improve growth or remove damaged leaves, branches, or twigs. Spray lawn, shrubs, and trees with fertilizer, herbicides, and insecticides. Rake and bag leaves. Clean grounds and remove litter. Plant and water grass, flowers, trees, and shrubs. Maintain sprinkler system including time clocks repair/replacement of sprinkler heads. Repair fences, gates, walls, walks and sign posts. Paint fences and outbuildings, parking lot lines, speed bumps, curbing, etc. Clean out drainage ditches and culverts. 

People: Perform varied security duties to ensure a safe environment for all employees, residents, sisters and guests. Perform snow removal duties as assigned, clearing walks and roads campus wide. Assist in funeral activities including the digging of graves. Make supply runs as needed. Assist with auto care campus wide, including car washing, gassing, and minor repairs.

Quality: Maintain equipment in an operable condition at all times. Necessary repairs will be reported to the Facilities Director. Sharpen tools such as weed cutters, edging tools, shears, and chain saw blades.

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Must be at least 18 years old and maintain a valid Colorado driver’s license. High school diploma or GED.  Related experience and/or training, or an equivalent combination of education and experience, is desirable.

Schedule: Monday through Friday, 7:30 am till 4:00 pm, approx. June through August. 

Benefits: This is a seasonal position for summer only. No benefits are offered.

Sisters of St. Francis is an Equal Opportunity and E-Verify Employer and provides reasonable accommodations consistent with its legal obligations.  

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