St. Luke's is proud of the skills, experience and compassion of its employees, students, nursing school instructors and volunteers. Together, they are our most valuable asset! Individually and together, our employees, students, nursing school instructors and volunteers are dedicated to satisfying the mission of our organization which is an unwavering commitment to excellence as we care for the sick and injured; educate physicians, nurses, and other health care providers; and improves access to care in the communities we serve, regardless of a patient's ability to pay for health care.
St. Luke's offers many opportunities for our student population. We hope you will find these opportunities equally fulfilling and rewarding. Prior to starting your student internship or your nursing school instructor assignment at St. Luke's, it will be necessary for you to complete specific requirements and orientation materials, which you will need to provide during the student/nursing school instructor application process.
The Landscape Maintenance Tech maintains the exterior grounds including all landscaping, parking lots, roadways and parking deck. Install new landscaping in areas for visual, safety or other reasons.
JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Plant and maintain the proper appearance of all landscape beds, annual and perennial Flowers, shrubs and trees.
Cut and trim all lawn areas. Repair, renovate and establish new lawns as necessary.
Clean ground using rakes, brooms, hoses, and vacuums. Shovel, sweep, and remove
debris from grounds.
Inspect and perform maintenance on all equipment. Maintenance will include blade sharpening, oil change, tune-up and preventive maintenance.
Identify landscape pests (weeds, insects, fungus) and apply pesticides as per proper application procedures.
Prepare and grade landscape beds and install new landscaping including shrubs, trees retaining walls and any other landscape as per standard landscaping practices.
Inspect grounds to ensure safe conditions, and make recommendations for improvements.
Maintain interior plants including watering, fertilizing and plant rotation as needed.
Maintain driveways and parking lots including asphalt patching, line striping, curb repair and other maintenance as needed.
Maintain walkways and staircases, including sweeping, vacuuming and pressure washing.
Shovel, plow and remove snow during storms as needed. Be able to operate and maintain: snow-blowers, snow-plows and other snow related equipment.
Fuel, inspect and perform minor repairs to hospital vehicles: including oil changes, tire rotation, chassis lubrication and other repairs as necessary.
Perform maintenance on the parking deck: including joint caulking, pressure washing, oil stain removal and any other work required.
Operate large power equipment including front end loader, tractors, roto-tillers, skid loaders and other equipment.
PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS:
Sitting for up to sixteen (16) hours per day, five (5) hours at a time; standing for up to six (6) hours per day, three (3) hours at a time: walking for up to sixteen (16) hours per day, five (5) hours at a time: frequently fingering, handling, firm grasping, twisting, and turning: frequently lifting, and carrying up to 100 pounds; occasionally pushing, and pulling up to 250 pounds; frequently stooping/bending, squatting, crouching, kneeling, crawling, and climbing; frequently reaching above shoulder level; occasionally touching as relates to feeling with fingertips without visual contact when repairing equipment; hearing as it relates to normal conversation as well as high and low frequencies; seeing as it relates to general, near, far, color, peripheral vision, and depth perception.
High School Graduate or equivalent.
TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
Minimum of two (2) years in the grounds maintenance and landscape/hardscape field preferred.
Please complete your student/nursing school instructor application using your full legal name and current home address in addition to any other personal information. You will also be required to upload specific documents for your internship/assignment.
Thank you for your interest in St. Luke's.
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