• Head Groundskeeper

    Location US-ID-Meridian
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(5/30/2018 6:19 PM)
    Job ID
  • Overview

    Scentsy is looking for a Head Groundskeeper to help us create and maintain beautiful outdoor spaces! This person will be responsible for ensuring all Scentsy owned properties are in optimum condition.


    What You Would Do:

    • Oversee the care and maintenance of landscaping (i.e. controlling weeds, managing pest control, raking leaves, trimming bushes and trees, planting flowers and shrubs, and removing dead plants)Oversee the care and maintenance of lawns (i.e. mowing, edging, fertilizing, etc.)
    • Maintain overall cleanliness of grounds by removing litter, debris, and brush from grounds and paring areas and cleaning out drains and manhole covers
    • Prepare grounds for seasonal changes by planting annuals, raking leaves, and fertilizing
    • Collect and remove trash and recycling
    • Perform or schedule repairs (i.e. fencing, lighting, walls, signs, walkways, etc.)
    • Monitor irrigation systems to ensure all areas are adequately watered; repair and replace sprinkler heads and lines as needed
    • Maintain walkways, driveways, and parking lots by removing snow and ice
    • Ensure tools and equipment are properly maintained
    • Manage staff by, selecting, orientating, training, coaching, counseling, and developing personal growth opportunities for employees
    • Responsible for supervising employees which includes; hiring, firing, demotions, performance appraisals, disciplinary actions, and other employee related functions


    You Should Have:

    • 6 or more years of relevant experience
    • Bachelor’s degree in horticulture or related field preferred, but not required
    • Excellent customer service skills and a positive attitude
    • Knowledge of the proper use, application, and storage or fertilizers and pesticides
    • Knowledge of use and care of a variety of hand tools (shovels, rakes, hedge and brush trimmers, saws, axes, etc.) and power equipment (lawn mowers, chain saws, electric clippers, pruning saws, sod cutters, snow blowers, etc.)
    • Knowledge of operation, maintenance, and repair of irrigation systems
    • Strong leadership skills with ability to motivate, collaborate, stimulate, and inspire employees to maximize their efforts in customer service, quality, and productivity


    We Expect That You:

    • Can maintain a clean and safe work environment and a high level of confidentiality
    • Wear proper safety equipment as necessary; gloves, safety glasses, mask, etc.
    • Can adhere to all company established procedures, policies, and safety rules
    • Can work 40 hours per week (some overtime may be required) and travel between properties
    • Are able to identify and select tree, shrub, and annual/perennial flower species and have working knowledge of their care and maintenance
    • Can identify insects and disease in plants
    • Are able to frequently read, comprehend, write, perform basic mathematic calculations, communicate orally, and reason and analyze


    Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

    • Work will often be performed outdoors where lighting and temperature are not controlled.
    • The position will require the employee to work around and operate moving machinery and warehouse equipment.
    • The employee may be frequently exposed to strong scents, dirt, fumes, smoke, loud noises, vibration, grease, oil, and dust and occasionally exposed to raw chemicals, heat, steam, and water.
    • Ability to frequently bend, squat, stand walk, push and pull up to 100 lbs., reach above shoulder level, have both arms and legs accessible, and perform manual dexterity
    • Ability to ascend and descend stairs, step stools, ladders, scaffolding, platform ladders, or mechanically elevated devices and be comfortable around heights
    • Ability to occasionally sit, climb, crawl, and kneel
    • Ability to lift 100 pounds repeatedly on a daily basis
    • Ability to frequently read, comprehend, write, perform basic mathematic calculations, communicate orally, and reason and analyze


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