Employment Opportunities

Groundskeeper/Maintenance X2

This position has been filled.
Public?: 
Public
Division: 
Health
Reports To: 
Facilities Director
Type of Position: 
Regular Full Time
Location: 
Little Axe Health Center / 15951 Little Axe Dr. / Norman, OK 73026
General Description
Maintains grounds and participates in ground construction activities. Working conditions include dirty environment, extreme temperature, lifts or carries heavy objects.  
Responsibilities
Plants shrubs, trees, and flowers; prunes trees and shrubs.
Removes debris from stairs and walks, rakes leaves, and mows lawn.
Waters trees, shrubs, and lawns and performs irrigation activities.
Sprays for weeds and insects using unrestricted chemicals as required.
Operates large power lawn movers, edgers, hand tools, and large vehicles associated with ground maintenance and landscaping activities.
Operates pick-up trucks, flat-rack trucks, dump trucks for hauling purposes and for trash and debris removal.
Performs minor maintenance and repair on equipment and tools as required.
Assists in the maintenance of parking lots and other surfaces, including asphalt repairs and minor masonry or plastering work as required.
Shovels and removes snow and ice from designated areas such as roofs, sidewalks, and entryways as required.
Installs and removes outdoor signs, parking and traffic control barriers, and overhead banners as required.
May operate various snow removal equipment
Identifies and reports work orders for maintenance needs
Initiates and promotes quality improvement, seeking to meet and exceed health standards and cost efficiency.
Attends in-service education meetings to enhance growth and the development of skills.
Follows established Medical facility and safety policies and procedures.
Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor.
Qualifications
One year of grounds maintenance experience; or, any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.
Skills:
Knowledge of equipment, tools, and procedures of grounds constructions and care.
Knowledge of fertilizers, insecticides, and herbicides used in grounds care and gardening.
Skill in operating grounds maintenance and grounds construction equipment.
  Education Requirements and Qualifications
High School Diploma or Equivalent.
Physically able to perform required duties
May be required to work hours other than 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.
Six months experience preferred
Must possess a valid Oklahoma Driver’s License
Must be able to pass a background investigation.
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions
Must be able to sit, stand, stoop, bend or kneel for long periods of time.
Sitting or standing or walking for long period of time; occasional bending, squatting, kneeling, stooping; good finger dexterity and feeling; frequent repetitive motions; talking hearing and visual acuity.
Frequent lifting (up to 15 lbs)
Occasional lifting (up to 30 lbs)
Native American Preference/EEO/Drug Free Workplace
Posted Date: 
3 months 5 days ago