Employment Opportunities

Lawn and Grounds Caretaker

Immaculate Heart Central - Seasonal Part-Time

Job Description

The Lawn and Grounds Caretaker has the overall responsibility to maintain the exterior school grounds to ensure a clean and safe school environment. Directly reports to the school principal and Head of Building and Grounds.

Interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume to Daniel Charlebois at daniel.charlebois@ihcschool.org


General Duties

  • Mowing the fields and grounds at the Jr/Sr High campus

  • Maintaining the lawn and grounds care equipment

  • Maintain and care for the shrubs and plants on the grounds (pruning, weeding)

  • Apply mulch as needed to flowers and shrubs

  • Perform seasonal maintenance on the grounds (plow damage, install/remove driveway markers, install/remove driveway chains)

  • Clean and maintain the fieldhouse/ bleachers 

  • Maintain inventory of needed equipment 

  • Report safety concerns to the supervisor

  • Maintain fields for athletic events (paint lines, mow grass, water)

  • Support the mission of the school

  • Additional duties as assigned by the Head of Buildings and Grounds

Qualifications

  • Knowledge of lawn maintenance and care

  • Knowledge of maintenance and repair of equipment

  • 1-3 years of experience working in a K-12 school

Physical Requirements

  • Able to operate lawn maintenance equipment

  • Able to lift heavy equipment or objects (~ 40 lbs)

Hours

  • Seasonal – Approximately mid-March through late October/ Early November (approx. 33 weeks) 

  • Hours – up to 29 hours per week, may involve weekends as needed. 

Compensation

  • $12.70/hour