Grounds Person – Southfield, MI

Grounds
Heights of Southfield, Southfield
Posted 2 weeks ago

Full time grounds person for apartment community in Southfield, MI.

What certain criteria is needed for the position:

  • Professionally communicate with contractors, vendors, and residents
  • Must possess positive attitude and desire to make a difference
  • Be able to work both independently and as a member of a team
  • Must be organized and able to prioritize
  • Identify and report to management issues involving the employees, property or residents
  • Gather and remove litter from grounds
  • Maintain clean dumpster areas
  • Plant flowers, plants, trees, and shrubs
  • Pull weeds from flower beds, mulch areas, lawns, sidewalk cracks, etc.
  • Water flowers and grass
  • Complete grass repairs, including rototilling, laying soil, seed, and/or sod
  • May mow and maintain lawns using power mowers, trimmers, edgers, etc.
  • Prune and trim trees, shrubs, and hedges, using shears, pruners, or chain saws.
  • Mix and spray fertilizers, herbicides, or insecticides onto grass, shrubs, and trees, using hand or automatic sprayers or spreaders.
  • Maintain parking areas and sidewalks including sweeping, blowing, patching, painting
  • Lay mulch around trees, shrubs, and flowers
  • Perform exterior painting and wood replacement
  • Keep building entrances neat, clean, and attractive
  • Maintain property signage
  • Maintain amenity areas such as playgrounds, picnic/BBQ areas, etc.
  • Maintain pool and operate pool equipment, including: Testing water and recordkeeping, adding chemicals, adding water, vacuuming, keeping deck and restrooms clean, etc.
  • Help maintain operable exterior and common area lighting including performing light checks and replacing bulbs or fixtures
  • Remove ice and snow from walkways, porches, and drives as deemed necessary for safety
  • Repair or patch walkways and parking lots using concrete mix or asphalt patch.
  • Inspect roofs and attics, perform temporary repairs, maintain gutters
  • Operate powered equipment such as mowers, edgers, whips, blowers, tillers, tractors, power washers, snow blowers, hedge clippers, sod cutters, chainsaws, etc.
  • Use hand tools such as shovels, rakes, pruning saws, loppers, shears, axes, etc.
  • Perform routine preventative maintenance to ensure that machines, tools and equipment continue to run smoothly.
  • Assist with inventory and keeping shop areas clean
  • Remove trash and debris from vacant units, assist bailiff with evictions
  • May help turn vacant apartments to make them ready for leasing
  • Help maintain common hallways and community room areas
  • Use proper safety precautions at all times
  • Lifting up to 50 lbs. and climbing ladders to various heights is required
  • Help at other Princeton properties when deemed necessary
  • May be asked to assist Maintenance and/or Manager with other jobs as deemed necessary by management

Must have valid driver’s license and vehicle

Competitive wage and benefits (PTO, paid holidays, dental, vision, life insurance, AD&D, medical, FSA, 401k, ROTH 401k, AFLAC)

Equal Opportunity Employer

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