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Grounds Maintenance Laborer FT (Okeechobee Waterway)

Company: Gulfstream Goodwill
Location: Clewiston
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

***** Due to contract requirements, priority will be given to persons with disabilities.*****Perform functions to maintain ground of industrial, commercial or public property such as buildings, camp and picnic grounds, parks, and playgrounds; repair structures and equipment; and contribute to the mission of Goodwill by maximizing the opportunities for participants with disabilities and other barriers to become more independent.

  • Cut grass, using walking-type or riding mowers, trim hedges and edges around walks and flowerbeds, using hedge trimmers, clippers and edging tools, prune shrubs and trees to shape to improve growth, using shears and other hand tools, sprays lawn, shrubs, and trees with fertilizer or insecticide.
  • Plant grass, flowers, trees and shrubs, watering lawn and shrubs during dry periods, using hose or activating sprinkler system, pick up and burn or cart away leaves, paper or other litter.
  • Load and unload trucks and other conveyances; move supplies and materials to proper location by wheelbarrow or hand truck.
  • Repair and paint fences, gates, benches, tables, guardrails and outbuildings.
  • Assist with the repair of roads, walks, buildings and mechanical equipment, and may clean comfort stations, offices workshop areas, and parking lots by sweeping, washing, mopping and polishing.
  • Ensure actions and words communicate superior internal and external customer service.
  • Perform or assist with any assignments as required or directed.OTHER DUTIES MAY INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
    • Demonstrate by words and actions a commitment to the Goodwill mission to help people with disabilities and other barriers to become self-sufficient, working members of the community.
    • Attend and participate in a variety of meetings and task force groups as directed and maintain required level of knowledge pertaining to operating procedures, requirements, processes, and policies.
    • Follow safety rules, ensure safe operating conditions are followed within area of responsibility, wear required personal protective equipment and clothing, and keep work area in clean and orderly condition.
    • Participate in any variety of meetings and task force groups to integrate activities, communicate issues, obtain approvals, resolve problems and maintain specified level of knowledge pertaining to new developments, requirements, and policies.
      • Ability to follow instructions
      • Ability to learn mechanical care and operation of small engine machines
      • If needed for driving, must have a valid Florida driver's license, valid insurance, reliable transportation for travel to outlying locations and the ability to be insured under the company's vehicle insurance policy.
        • Heavy lifting and carrying up to 50 lbs.
        • Repetitive pushing, pulling, stretching, reaching, kneeling stooping and bending
        • Regular exposure to extreme temperature
          Use walking/riding-type mowers, hedge trimmers, clippers, blower, weed-eater, edging tools, hand tools, brooms, mops, hoses and required personal protective equipment and clothing.Pay Rate: - $15.54/hourPeople with disabilities and Veterans are encouraged to applyHHS11-01Powered by JazzHR

Keywords: Gulfstream Goodwill, Pembroke Pines , Grounds Maintenance Laborer FT (Okeechobee Waterway), Professions , Clewiston, Florida

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