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Wildwood Programs, Inc. Grounds Keeper- Summer Position in Altamont, New York

Grounds Keeper- Summer Position

Job Type

Full Time

Job Category

Maintenance

Department

Maintenence

Location

Altamont, NY

Responsibilities

Receives written work orders or verbal instructions from supervisor.

§ Cuts grass and trim weeds on organization's property.

§ Digs flower beds and plants flowers.

§ Cleans internal areas of buildings, including buffing, dusting, sweeping, and mopping.

§ Empties trash cans and consolidates trash for weekly pickup.

§ Paints interior and exterior walls and trim.

§ Operates lawn tractor with front-end loader.

§ Maintains and repairs buildings' plumbing and electrical systems, including replacing worn or defective parts such as switches and fuses.

§ Maintains and repairs wood parts of buildings.

§ Replaces worn or damaged parts such as hoses, wiring, and belts, in machines and equipment such as truck, street sweeper, and riding mower.

§ Assists other departments with moving furniture and unloading and storing supplies.

§ Assists in inspecting buildings and facilities for repairs or general maintenance.

§ Assists in fire inspections and other inspections as needed.

§ All supervisors, managers, and employees are all responsible for helping to create a workplace free of recognized hazards, and for acting safely.

Qualifications

Education/Experience:

One year certificate from college or technical school; or three to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Ability:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

Math Ability:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Computer Skills:

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Email and Internet software.

Certificates and Licenses:

No certifications needed

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to fumes or airborne particles and risk of electrical shock. The employee is frequently exposed to wet or humid conditions (non-weather); work near moving mechanical parts; work in high, precarious places; toxic or caustic chemicals; outdoor weather conditions; extreme cold (non-weather); extreme heat (non-weather) and risk of radiation. The employee is occasionally exposed to work with explosives and vibration.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand and walk. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance on ladders or scaffolds and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and taste or smell. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 80 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Distance vision, Peripheral vision, Depth perception and Ability to adjust focus.

Additional Requirements:

A valid New York State Driver’s License and ability to drive and driving record acceptable for agency insurance coverage are required.

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