We are a non-profit organization and our mission is to employ individuals with disabilities. Individuals with disabilities will receive hiring preference. If you are disabled you are highly encouraged to apply.
Pay rate $15.00 per hour
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.