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Groundskeeper / Maintenance Assistant

Job Description

 


RESPONSIBILITIES


 


The Groundskeeper/Maintenance Assistant will:



  • Perform grounds duties including sweeping, grass mowing, seeding, planting, watering, mulch replacement, leaf removal, and snow and ice removal.


Perform routine and general maintenance repairs and seek assistance when necessary.



  • Maintain equipment and tools needed to perform daily tasks in a safe and working manner.

  • Assist in maintaining Life/Safety equipment and proper records.


Assist in the preparation of resident units for occupancy.



  • Assist with painting and related duties as directed.


REQUIREMENTS


MUST LIVE WITHIN CLOSE PROXIMITY TO ENGLEWOOD NJ


 


A high school diploma or equivalent and high school graduate level verbal and written communications skills, including ability to read and write in English and follow verbal and written instructions is required. The Groundskeeper/Maintenance Assistant must have a valid New Jersey driver's license. Prior experience and knowledge of building and grounds maintenance is required. Candidate must have basic electrical, plumbing, heating and air conditioning knowledge. Candidate must be able to operate powered equipment such as mowers, leaf and snow blowers, chain-saws, electric clippers, sod cutters, and pruning saws. Candidate must possess the ability to meet the physical requirements of the position (with or without reasonable accommodation): possess the ability to stand, walk and climb ladders/stairs; lift and carry various light and heavy supplies and equipment as necessary, and spend long hours outdoors.


 


The ideal candidate will also:



  • Be able to work in cooperation with residents and staff

  • Be alert and willing to learn new skills.

  • Be tactful and courteous with residents and others

  • Be adaptable to change and able to deal with a crisis and emergencies

  • Have an understanding of, affection for, and a desire to work with the aging


 


ABOUT THIS POSITION


This is a full-time hourly position based at The Lillian Booth Actors Home in Englewood, NJ. The schedule for this position will 8:30am to 5:00pm and must be able to work every other weekend. The successful candidate must be able to cover assigned shifts on a regular basis, including holidays, and should be available to cover vacations/call outs of other groundskeeper/maintenance assistants on occasion. Candidate must be able to come to work during inclement weather when needed.


 


 


 


 


 



Company Description
The Actors Fund is a national human services organization that fosters stability and resiliency, and provides a safety net for performing arts and entertainment professionals over their lifespan. Through offices in New York, Los Angeles and Chicago, The Fund serves everyone in film, theatre, television, music, opera, radio and dance with programs including social services and emergency financial assistance, health care and insurance counseling, housing, and secondary employment and training services. Visit www.actorsfund.org.



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