Temporary/Seasonal Groundskeeper- 24 Hours (Gloucester)


: $34,010.00 - $51,960.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Facility Maintenance

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Who We Are:

Notre Dame Health Care Center, deeply rooted in the heritage the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur, is committed to the physical, spiritual, and emotional care of our residents. Located off the shores of Lake Quinsigamond within the woods of the Worcester Land Trust, we seek candidates committed to providing high quality care and compassion to our residents.

Job Overview:

The Groundskeeper will landscape or maintain grounds of property using hand or power tools or equipment. Work typically consists of a variety of tasks examples include any combination of the following: mowing, trimming, planting, watering, fertilizing, digging, raking, sprinkler installation, and installation, sweeping of parking lots and sidewalks.

General Responsibilities:

Mows lawns and trims grass around walks, flower beds and walls.

Prunes shrubs and trees to shape and improve growth.

Removes damaged leaves, branches, and twigs using mowers, tractors and other hand and power tools.

Lays out and tends flower beds or other decorative vegetation.

Maintains and sharpens tools and makes minor repairs on equipment, as needed.

Plants, fertilizes, waters and uses herbicides and insecticides to maintain grass, flowers, trees and shrubs.

Cleans drainage ditches and culverts.

Maintains driveways and parking lots.

Repairs fences, gates, walls, irrigation system, walks and outbuildings using carpentry, masonry and painting tools.

Performs routine cleaning and maintenance on gardening and grounds equipment.

May operate trucks and assorted power equipment, such as mowers, tractors, twin-axle vehicles, snow blowers, chain saws, electric clippers, sod cutters, and pruning saws.

Complies with all company safety and risk management policies and procedures.

Reports all accidents and injuries in a timely manner.

Participates in regular safety meetings, safety training and hazard assessments.

Applies all applicable OSHA and related local safety requirements to all assigned work.

Performs all work in accordance with established safety procedures.

May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.




Job Qualifications: Experience/Knowledge:

High School diploma, GED or equivalent experience.

1 to 2 years of related work experience.

Physical Requirements:

Close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus, with or without corrective lenses.

Significant walking or other means of mobility.

Ability to reach, bend, stoop, push and/or pull, and frequently lift up to 35 pounds and occasionally lift/move 40 pounds.

Working Conditions (may add additional conditions specific to defined work location):

Work is performed in an outdoor setting.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to heat/cold.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

Wears protective clothing and/or Personal Protective Equipment required by the work environment or governmental regulations.


Associated topics: athletic, building maintenance, crew, fertilizer, ice, labor, maintenance, maintenence, rug, tree maintenance * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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