Groundskeeper Lead Worker - Ridgewood Public Schools Board of Education Facilities

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Ridgewood, NJ US
Worker Type :
Hourly and Seasonal
Posted Date:
1/3/2018 5:28:22 PM
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Job Summary:  The Groundskeeper Lead Worker is responsible for the budgeting, planning, assigning, and completion of grounds maintenance tasks and functions.


Essential Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Maintains a friendly, efficient, and positive customer service attitude toward customers, clients, and co-workers; is anticipative of and responsive to customer needs
  • Generates work orders, organizes, and assigns work to be completed based on established deadlines and safety standards
  • Performs grounds audits and uses information to make positive changes, become more efficient, improve quality of service, maintain safety, and motivate staff to achieve consistently high standards
  • Ensures compliance with code requirements, safety standards, and grounds keeping practices
  • Assists with project estimates and makes recommendations regarding annual budgets for operational and maintenance needs
  • Assists with the identification of and completion of safety training
  • Responds to questions, resolves problems, and provides technical and other assistance to staff completing assigned work
  • Performs routine maintenance and repair of lawnmowers, weed whackers, tractors, snow plows, and other job related equipment
  • Maintains lawn areas, annual planting beds, and shrubbery so that they appear healthy, well-trimmed, pruned, and maintained in accordance with good landscaping practices
  • Maintains all grounds and parking lot areas so that they are free from trash and debris
  • Provides services necessary to maintain/keep sidewalk and parking lot areas free from snow and ice
  • Performs other tasks, as needed, to maintain the assigned area in a clean and orderly fashion

  • Position requires that the individual have a high school degree or G.E.D.
  • Position also requires that the individual have a minimum five (5) years experience within the grounds keeping field or a related field.
  • Must have the ability to solve problems and respond to various requests and situations that arise; must be able to lead and coach other employees.
  • Position requires the individual to have a current driver’s license if operating department vehicles and equipment.


Aramark is an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

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