We are seeking a Groundsperson to join our team at University Village located in DeKalb, IL!
SUMMARY: This position is primarily responsible for maintaining assigned grounds in a neat and orderly fashion by using powered or manual landscaping equipment, paint or other tools as needed by performing the following duties.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Core duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Conducts all business in accordance with company policies and procedures, state and federal laws; eg, OSHA, ADA, Fair Housing, etc.
Receives daily assignments to maintain grounds, paths, roadways and parking lots according to the needs of the property and the weather.
Prepares soil, plants seed or seedlings, weeds, rolls lawns, cuts grass, and/or removes leaves, during appropriate season.
Conducts snow removal and the salting of walkways, during winter months.
Ensures all doorways, paths, roadways, fire hydrants, and storm drains are clear at all times.
Coordinates with professional landscaping company, as directed.
Conducts litter patrol and picks up trash in assigned areas. Ensures assigned non-cultivated areas are neat and orderly at all times.
Performs “trash-out” duties in vacant units (remove abandoned furniture, trash, boxes, etc to dumpsters or storage, as directed.
Assists with various exterior maintenance tasks, as directed.
Uses paint to touch up both the interior of the assigned building and the exterior, including curbs.
Relines parking lot with paint lines and make changes as required to reserved parking designations.
Assists with pool maintenance, as directed.
Distributes resident communications, i.e. newsletter, correspondence, pest control notices, etc.
Looks out for any safety hazards, including LBP, asbestos, radon, hazardous spills and workplace safety. Notifies management immediately if safety hazards exist.
Maintains a "safety first" attitude.
Ensures all safety equipment is used consistently and appropriately.
Performs work area clean-up and safety related duties.