Do you enjoy being outdoors and working with your hands? We are looking for a Groundskeeper for one of our manufactured housing communities. You will help us ensure the community grounds are kept looking well-tended and attractive. Help us to make our community the kind of place that residents are proud to call home.
Groundskeepers perform a variety of landscaping maintenance and snow removal duties (where applicable). They regularly mow lawns, weed, plant flowers, plow snow, remove debris from property grounds, and overall ensure our communities are well-maintained and look presentable. Groundskeepers also work to ensure our residents receive quality customer service.
Ensure lawns are manicured appropriately. Regularly treat weeds for weed control, weed whip, rake leaves, plant flowers/shrubs, spread mulch/woodchips/stones, trim shrubs and hedges, cut down and remove tree limbs damaged by adverse weather conditions, and perform other lawn care services as necessary.
Inspect irrigation system regularly to ensure it is working properly, repair as needed.
Pick up trash/debris from common areas and streets on a daily basis.
Empties common area trash containers as needed.
Ensure community is presentable at all times and adheres to Sun's curb appeal standards.
If applicable, maintain community pool(s), testing chemical levels, adjusting appropriately.
Safely operate vehicles for the purpose of performing job duties.
Maintain community vehicles and equipment.
Follow safety procedures while performing duties.
Report all community maintenance issues and concerns identified while performing daily duties to manager.
Other duties and special projects as assigned.
As a Groundskeeper, you must be hard-working, reliable and focused on providing exceptional customer service. You must also be highly organized and detail-oriented with the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
High School Diploma or GED
Previous groundskeeping experience in the apartment or manufactured housing industry, preferred
Demonstrated knowledge of and broad experience in general grounds maintenance techniques
Prior snow plow experience, including operating a snow plow, preferred
Ability to endure seasonal temperatures as working conditions require constant outdoor work
Valid driver's license
Proficient skills in operating various hand tools, power equipment, and commercial machinery
Ability to provide legible written reports
Ability to work well independently as well as on a team
Ability to lift at least 25 pounds
Basic computer proficiency, including the ability to use email and the internet
At Sun Communities, you will be part of an industry-leading organization where you will be challenged, inspired, rewarded and transformed. We place a high priority on our team members, and this is a big part of what sets us apart. We will ask you to give us your very best every day, and will challenge you with interesting work, stretch assignments, a collaborative and supportive work environment and plenty of learning and growth. In exchange, we will reward you with great pay, cool perks, and flexibility.
401(k) Plan with employer matching contribution
Employee Assistance Program
Identity Theft Insurance
Team Member Perks & Discounts program with hundreds of discounts on things like travel, merchandise, mobile phone service, and more
Site Rent Discounts for team members who live in our communities
Various paid holidays, bereavement time and pay for jury duty