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Objective: Seek the Position of Groundskeeper
SUMMARY: Highly energetic and resourceful Groundskeeper with more than six years experience in performing custodial and maintenance activities for park grounds, street landscaping areas, equipment, and facilities.
Summary of Qualifications
Profound knowledge of and ability to perform grounds and turf maintenance.
Exceptional knowledge of repair practices and procedures.
Thorough knowledge of and ability to use standard hand and power tools and equipment for grounds maintenance activities.
Complete knowledge and application of safety standards and precautions pertaining to the use of tools and equipment and the use of pesticides and herbicides.
Uncommon ability to adequately and personally inspect all locations and aspects of a 1500-acre park system, developed and undeveloped.
Profound ability to check job sites or complaint areas that often contain loose rock, mud, ledges, steep inclines, precarious foot holds, and hazards related to areas where heavy machinery is being operated.
In-depth ability to read and follow written and oral instructions.
Uncommon ability to operate such equipment as hand and power mowers, front end loaders, tractors, hand and power tools in a safe and effective manner.
Remarkable ability to perform heavy manual labor, including bending, stooping, digging, reaching, and lifting heavy objects.
Strong ability to work cooperatively with other employees and the general public.
Strong ability to work outdoors often during extreme weather conditions (heat, cold, rain, etc.).
Excellent work history and attendance record.
Department of Works, Rainbow County, Minneapolis, MN 2002 - Present
Schedule, assign, and evaluate the work of crews of maintenance assistants and seasonal employees engaged in maintaining golf courses, parks, and other grounds.
Train, orient and counsel employees regarding procedures, safety, and equipment operation.
Recommend disciplinary actions, as needed.
Inspect work of crews while work is in progress and upon completion.
Inspect golf course and other grounds to determine maintenance needs.
Mow greens, fairways, roughs, and other grounds.
Mix and apply herbicides and pesticides.
Water and fertilize grounds.
Trim trees, brush, shrubs.
Maintain records on work activities.
Assure adequate supply of materials and supplies.
Prepare reports on maintenance activities.
Assure proper safety standards and precautions are adhered to.
Perform preventive maintenance on equipment.
Assure equipment is in proper working order.
Operate a variety of groundskeeping equipment.
Plant trees, shrubs, bulbs, grass and other plants.
Apply fertilizers; trim plants and shrubs; propagate cuttings; design flower and other beds.
Perform related duties as needed or assigned.
Department of Works, Rainbow County, Minneapolis, MN 2000 - 2002
Maintained athletic fields, greens, parks, and other grounds by cutting grass, watering, fertilizing, and checking for disease or insect damage.
Sprayed pesticides, as needed,
Changed location of cups.
Mowed athletic fields, fairways and roughs, parks, and other grounds.
Seeded areas as needed.
Cut and transplanted sod and trees.
Sprayed herbicides as needed.
Operated and maintained computerized irrigation system.
Set clocks for pumps and sprinklers.
Regulated valves, checked for leaks, adjusted pressure hands, watered as needed.
Performed preventive maintenance and made repairs on mowing, spraying, and other equipment.
Mixed and applied chemicals for herbicides, pesticides, and fertilizers.
Picked up trash, trimmed trees; painted posts and signs.
Planted trees, shrubs, bulbs, grass, and other plants; applied fertilizers; trimmed plants and shrubs; propagated cuttings; designed flower and other beds.
Performed moderate construction and concrete projects.
Operated a variety of standard power tools and equipment in grounds maintenance and repair activities on a regular basis.
Performed related duties as needed or assigned.
Minneapolis Licensed & Certified Public Pesticide Operator