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    The Lovett School
    Atlanta, GA 30301
    Full-time, Part-time
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    Job Description

    Job Description

    The Lovett School

    Grounds Associate

    Job Description

    Reports to: Grounds Manager

    Basic Function: The Grounds Associate, under the supervision of the Grounds Manager, is responsible for ensuring that Lovetts expectation for grounds maintenance and service are being met or exceeded by being an active member of the Grounds team.

    Position involves, but is not limited to, mowing all turf on campus, removing leaves, tree maintenance and removal, trimming and maintaining all shrubs, irrigation maintenance, cleaning and mulching all landscape beds, trash removal on campus, aerating and fertilizing lawns, pesticide application, daily and routine maintenance of landscape grounds equipment, maintaining landscape/grounds as per the established zones, and operating heavy equipment such as front end loaders, backhoe, large trucks, tractors, Bobcat, reel mowers, limb chipper, and other landscape related equipment.

    Essential Duties:

    • Perform landscaping duties such as operating mowers, string trimmers, edgers, blowers, chainsaws and other motorized and non-motorized equipment
    • Landscape installations and renovations to include all floral displays; read and review landscape design document for implementation
    • Assist with move and setup as needed for various events on campus
    • Operate heavy equipment, such as: tractors, Bobcats, and reel mowers
    • Prune shrubs and trees, water annual flowers, spray weeds, and pick up trash on campus grounds
    • Apply Pesticides for weeds, insects, and landscape diseases
    • Emergency response: must be available for storm damage and related emergencies when needed
    • Snow removal: ice and snow removal from all roadways, sidewalks, and parking lots on campus
    • Perform daily campus safety walks
    • Other related duties as assigned


    Minimum Qualifications:

    • High School diploma or equivalent required
    • Valid drivers license
    • Proficiency in landscape, turf, and irrigation maintenance preferred
    • Two years of experience working in grounds maintenance

    Physical Demands:

    NOTE: The Lovett School employment process includes a post-offer drug (hair) test and background check. See the employment application for more information.

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, reach with hands, bend, stoop, talk, and hear. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance. The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision. The work environment is outdoors; employee is required to work in hot, cold, wet, and humid conditions. The loud level is moderate to loud.

    Posting ID: 567297626Posted: 2020-10-21