Employment at GCYC

Grounds Worker


Reports To

Grounds Manager

Status

Part Time, Limited Term Employee

Position Summary

Under the direction of Grounds Manager or an assigned Supervisor, participants of the RCHD grounds program assists in the landscaping and upkeep of all Comer Properties associated with GCYC and/or Revere Community Housing Development (RCHD) with occasional community service grounds work at non-owned properties.

Qualifications & Requirements
  • Previous experience using power equipment and performing grounds work preferred
  • Ability to work standard work week of Monday-Friday during school year and occasional weekends
  • Willingness to learn and consistently follow safe work practices
  • Ability to safely operate power equipment including riding and push lawn mowers, weed whackers, edgers and trimmers and snow throwers
  • Currently pursuing high school, college or another post-secondary endeavor
  • Remain in good academic standing and attend academic support sessions as recommended
  • Attend monthly check-in sessions with support coach or UtmostU Alumni Coordinator
Functions & Responsibilities
  • Perform grounds services which includes riding and push lawn mowers, using weed whackers, edgers, trimmers, blowers and hand tools and if during winter snow throwers and shovels
  • Maintain litter free properties
  • Follow safe workplace practices, including proper protective equipment and safety procedures
  • Assist with special projects to support grounds, operations and events for the community and Comer campus
Physical Work Requirements
  • Ability to perform duties while walking, standing, riding, stooping and /or lifting
  • Ability to lift materials weighing up to 50 lbs
  • Typical physical demands require full body movement, physical strength and stamina sufficient to regularly utilize lawn equipment
  • Ability to work outside for long periods and withstand various weather conditions