Groundskeeper - Facilities
Sioux Falls - South Dakota (SD), 57117
Job Title: Groundskeeper | Facilities | Sioux Falls
City: Sioux Falls
Department : Groundskeeping - Sioux Falls
Job Schedule: Full Time
Shift: Days Monday to Friday, 6am-2:30pm One weekend a month, 7:30 to 4:00pm
Hours Per Shift: 8 hr
Responsible for care of the Sanford Health's maintained grounds. Work will include, but not be limited to, all types of outside property maintenance, snow removal, equipment work, and basic tree trimming.
May assist with inside maintenance and construction assistance work. Assists with maintenance and repair of sprinkler systems. Assists with parking lot repairs, such as cold patching/asphalt repairs. Assists with assessments on grounds. May assist with minor electrical work. May assist with general maintenance work on various equipment.
Ability to operate equipment for basic dirt work and snow removal equipment such as bobcats, trucks with snow removal equipment, power brooms etc. Ability to operate a variety of hand and power tools as well as light and heavy-duty machinery helpful. Ability to work on high equipment, such as lifts, ladders etc. Experience in parking ramp, lawn maintenance, and general maintenance desired.
Knowledge of mechanics and a working knowledge of plumbing, painting, electronics, masonry, carpentry, welding, and landscape technology. Adaptable to learn maintenance duties inside buildings when needed.
Erect scaffolding or swing gates, or set up ladders, to work above ground level.;Gather and remove litter.;Maintain or repair tools, equipment, or structures, such as buildings, greenhouses, fences, or benches, using hand or power tools.;Shovel snow from walks, driveways, or parking lots and spread salt in those areas.;Provide proper upkeep of sidewalks, driveways, parking lots, fountains, planters, burial sites, or other grounds features.;Trim, top, and reshape trees to achieve attractive shapes or to remove low-hanging branches.;Mix and spray or spread fertilizers, herbicides, or insecticides onto grass, shrubs, or trees, using hand or automatic sprayers or spreaders.;Care for established lawns by mulching, aerating, weeding, grubbing, removing thatch, or trimming or edging around flower beds, walks, or walls.;Operate vehicles or powered equipment, such as mowers, tractors, twin-axle vehicles, snow blowers, chain-saws, electric clippers, sod cutters, or pruning saws.;Use hand tools, such as shovels, rakes, pruning saws, saws, hedge or brush trimmers, or axes.;
Must obtain a valid South Dakota Commercial Applicators License or the ability to become certified within 30 days of hire.
Trade school or vocational school with courses in landscaping, horticulture, forestry or park management desired.
Six months experience working with lawn care equipment preferred.
May require applicable State Commercial Applicators License and/or Certification.
About Sanford Health:
At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing.
Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve.
We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care, leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.
In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to research, education and community growth.
We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases.
We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition here in your community, across the region and around the world.
The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy families and communities.
We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future.
Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet.
If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application,
please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to [email protected] .
City: Sioux Falls
Job Function: Facilities and General Services
Job Schedule: Full Time
Req Number: WD16917