Grounds Keeper-Maintenance Staff
Job Type


One Position for a Grounds Person for outside care and maintenance of grounds, lawn mower use, weed eating, and general labor as needed.

This position require good transportation, ability to be at work as scheduled, strong work ethic, and good attitude towards others.

Core Competencies


- Teamwork: collaborates well with other employees and works effectively in team-based environments.

- Integrity & Ethics: demonstrates ethical behavior, such as honesty and strong moral principles; avoids conflicts of interest.

- Service Excellence: strives to provide excellent service to internal and/or external customers by meeting and managing customer expectations.


- Quality: accurate, organized and thorough. Applies principles of continuous improvement.

- Safety: demonstrates commitment to working in a safe, prudent manner with complete regard for individual safety.

- Confidentiality: maintains the highest degree of confidentiality with working knowledge of HIPAA laws.

- Policy Compliance: adheres to company policy and procedure and applicable Joint Commission standards. 

Position Specific Competencies


- Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs. and be ambulatory without assistance

- Must be reliable 

- Creative problem-solving skills

- Ability to take direction and follow instructions


-Experience in use of equipment related to grounds care and maintenance including operation and care for lawn mowers, weed eaters, and other commonly used equipment in lawn care.

- Ability to read and utilize technical manuals and drawings

Duties and Responsibilities

- Utilizes proper safety procedures

- Attend on-going meetings and trainings

- Utilizes and abides by Universal Precautions and uses Personal Protective Equipment, i.e. gloves when dealing with a potentially contaminated item or person

- Maintains appearance of facility in accordance with MS State Regulations and Defining Wellness standards

- Handles repair work as able or contacts supervisor for contracting outside sources

- Performs other duties as assigned. 



- High School Degree, or equivalent


- Minimum of grounds experience with outside power equipment (mowers and lawn care equipment)


- Valid driver’s license

Salary Description
Starting at $16 per hour