Grounds Laborer

Mavagi Key West , FL 33040

Posted 2 months ago

Since 2001 Mavagi Enterprises, Inc. has been providing cleaning and ground maintenance services. Our company aims to provide opportunities to persons with disabilities in order to assist them overcome barriers that limit their potential.

We know that our success in building relationships with our clients has been made possible through the talent and dedication of our employees. Our commitment is to serve our employees well so they in turn can serve our clients well. We provide competitive wages and benefits, embrace diversity, promote inclusion, and encourage personal and professional development. We are united by a culture that celebrates hiring persons with disabilities and treating them with respect and dignity.

Individuals with disabilities will receive hiring preference. If you are a person with a disability, you are highly encouraged to apply.

This position is a full-time and offers a competitive benefits package.

Job Summary:

Under the direction and supervision of the Project Manager, crew leader, or gardener the Grounds Laborer is responsible for the cultivation and care of landscaping and grounds at multiple locations surrounding an airfield, water ways, open grounds, and buildings and/or structures.

Job Duties:

Perform grounds keeping duties.

Cut/Mow lawn using hand, power or riding mower and trim and edge around walks, flower beds, and walls.

Landscape by planting flowers, grass, shrubs, and bushes.

Apply fertilizer to ground to enhance growth.

Remove stumps, fills holes, and applies grass seed as needed.

Remove all landscaping debris.

Cut down tree limbs that are posing a danger.

Trim shrubs and pull weeds.

Perform minor repairs and maintenance procedures on equipment utilized in grounds keeping.

Rake, mulch, and prune the grounds as needed.

Manage mangrove growth both on the land and in the water.

Water plants and grass as needed and apply fertilizer.

Abilities:

Knowledge of tools, equipment, techniques, skills, materials, and methods of landscaping.

Ability to determine the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.

Ability to operate or learn to operate riding mower, weed eater, grass edger, chain saw, stump grinder, hedge trimmer, leaf blower, wood chipper, lift, pressure washer, and other basic hand and power tools.

The ability to bend, stretch, twist, or reach with your body, arms and/or legs.

The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).

The ability to lift between 25-50 lbs.

The ability to stand and walk for extended periods of time in inclement weather.

Ability to work in safe and efficient manner.

Ability to operate various pieces of large equipment in accordance with company procedures and safety regulations.

The ability to make repetitive movements.

The ability to work in awkward postures.

Working Conditions:

Frequent exposure to heat, sun for extended periods of time.

Possible exposure to chemicals, fumes, odors and various infectious diseases.

Exposure to wildlife.

Possible exposure to uncomfortable noise levels and vibration of body or extremities.


Required Experience &

Qualifications:

Must be at least 18 years old.

High School Diploma or G.E.D.

6 to 12 months relevant experience.

Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable.

Read, write, and communicate in English.



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