Position Summary: The Grounds Maintenance position is responsible for the upkeep and maintenance of grounds for multiple hotel, restaurant, and residential properties, including landscaping and snow removal. Work is performed independently.
Minimum Knowledge: Requires ability to interpret / extract information and / or perform building repair/upkeep functions. Mechanical knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
Formal Education and Job-Related Experience: Two years’ experience in a related position preferred
License, Registration, and/or Certification Required: Valid driver’s license with excellent driving record and chauffer’s endorsement required
External and Internal Personal Contact
Communications: Daily- Verbal & Written; Participation in meetings as required
Teamwork and Collaboration: This job is part of a formal work team within the department
Working Conditions and Physical Effort
Stress Load: Regular exposure to stresses
Workload Fluctuation: The workload required to perform this job requires ability to adapt to change
Manual Skills: Some portions (more than 50%) of daily assignments involve application of manual skills requiring motor coordination in combination with finger dexterity, e.g., typing, handwriting, or machine operations
Physical Effort: Significant portions (more than 50%) of daily assignments involve prolonged standing, transporting material or equipment, or lifting, moving, or carrying heavy (over 30 pounds) materials for intermittent periods throughout the day
Physical Environment: Significant portions (more than 50%) of daily assignments involve exposure to dirt, odors, noise, or temperature / weather extremes. Working surfaces may be un-level, slippery, or unstable
Work Schedule: Work regularly requires or varies between day, evening, night, holiday, or weekend assignments. Schedule varies according to business demands and needs
Occupational Risks: Significant portions (more than 50%) of daily assignments involve occupational risk, such as cuts, burns, exposure to toxic chemicals, injuries from falls, or back injury sustained with assisting in moving, lifting, or positioning equipment or materials
Ergonomics Risks: Significant portions (more than 50%) of daily assignments involve ergonomic risk, such as regular repetitive tasks, forceful or prolonged exertions of the hands, vibration, cold temperatures, heavy lifting, pulling, pushing, or carrying of heavy objects, poor body mechanics, restrictive workstations, or awkward postures
Safety: Responsible for adhering to all safety policies and procedures of Suburban Inns
Required Travel: Position requires travel to other Suburban Inns properties or client locations.
Uniform and Appearance Guidelines
Uniform: Close-toed shoes are the responsibility of the Team Member.
Appearance: Visible earrings are allowed in the ears only, or must be covered throughout the course of the shift. Hair must be of a natural color, and kept well-groomed. This policy will be administered by the position’s supervisor, without regard to race, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, height, weight, genetics, familial status, veteran status, and other protected characteristics. The Director of Operations has the authority to veto any decision made by the position’s supervisor