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Grounds Crew Employee

Company Name:
Grace Management Services
Full-Time Employment Status; Season (Fall/Winter) with Potential for aPermanent Positions
The Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate is strong, friendly, efficient and organized. Candidates must be dedicated to learning the details of the building, company functions and all policies and procedures. Grounds Crew Employees should feel comfortable talking to residents and staff as they encounter them inside and outside of the buildings. Candidates should be self-motivated and be able to effectively manage their time. Candidates must be able to maintain a daily schedule and prioritize tasks. You should be able and willing to work in any weather conditions as needed to best maintain the facilities' grounds. All applicants should have reliable transportation, a valid driver's license and be willing to drive between company properties as requested. This position will report to the Director of Lawn/Ground Crew and by applying for the position you recognize that nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties or responsibilities to this job at any time. The ideal candidate should be flexible enough to accommodate potential scheduling needs of the building. You must be able to physically complete tasks needed to maintain the optimal condition of the facility. You may be asked to help in other areas of the building as needed for the optimal performance of your building/department and the well-being of our residents.
Essential Job Functions
As a Grounds Crew Employee in a Grace Management Services facility you must be able to perform the following essential functions as demonstrated by the ability to:
Shovel, plow or remove snow from facility premises' as needed.
Rake and remove leaves as needed throughout the fall season.
Identify safety hazards and emergency situation and initiate corrective action.
Report unusual problems to the facility Director of Maintenance or to the Director of Lawn/Ground Crew.
Maintain the grounds of company properties as needed. This includes mowing, trimming hedges, weeding, planting and keeping grounds free of garbage and debris.
Travel between Grace Management Services properties as needed.
Follow established performance standards and performs duties according to maintenance and grounds crew policies and procedures.
Participate in facility in-service programs and staff meetings as assigned.
Assume personal responsibility for following facility procedures related to control of equipment and supplies.
Assume accountability for compliance with federal, state and local regulations within the facility and within his span of control.
Document incidents and/or unusual problems according to established facility procedures.
Perform other related duties as directed by the Director of Lawn/Grounds Crew.
Assist with facility maintenance responsibilities when assigned.
Job Qualifications
Must have a valid driver's license with reliable transportation, a High school education is preferred, 2 years of experience in related field preferred.
All candidates must be proficient in basic computer programs and must be able to correspond timely through e-mail or other forms of technical communication as needed to successfully complete the requirements for this job. Employees are required to complete monthly on-line education courses to keep our team members knowledgeable on the latest information and regulations. By completing the application for this position, you acknowledge that you feel comfortable meeting these qualifications.
Physical Requirements
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. Individuals may be required to:
Sit or stand for extended periods of time
Reach above shoulder heights, below waist or lift as required to complete the job responsibilities
Proper lifting techniques, ability to read computer screens and the ability to follow written and verbal instructions are required.
Must be able to lift 75 to 100 pounds. Raising objects from lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position to position. This requirement occurs to a considerable degree and requires the substantial use of the upper extremities and back muscles.
Must be able to balance, climb, crouch, grasp, kneel, pull, push, reach, stand and stoop adequately to perform the essential functions of the job.
Must be able to hear, smell, feel and speak adequately to perform the essential functions of the job.
Must be able to read and write the English language.
Must be able and willing to work inside and outside with exposure to outdoor weather conditions. This position requires working in seasonal outdoor weather conditions including but not limited to, heavy snow, rain, sunshine, etc.
Must be able and willing to climb ladders and regularly work at heights of 6 feet or more.
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About Sprenger Health Care Systems
Since 1959 Sprenger Health Care Systems continues to be family owned and operated. Sprenger offers the full continuum of aging services including: Short Term Rehabilitation, Skilled Nursing, Memory Care, Assisted Living, Independent Living, Hospice, and Home Health.
Our innovative care, excellent customer service, and compassionate dedicated employees have made Sprenger Health Care Systems a leader in providing exceptional health care. Sprenger Communities have a history of excellent Resident and Family Satisfaction Surveys, 5 Star Ratings, Deficiency Free Surveys, and US News and World Report Rankings.
Sprenger Health Care Systems is committed to maintaining a fair and unbiased work environment and we welcome all qualified candidates to apply to any of our 11 Communities throughout Ohio and Indiana. We understand that quality of care starts right here with our employees. For those team members who rise to the challenge and exceed the standard of care, the career possibilities can be endless. Join us today to experience the Sprenger difference!

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