Sanford Health Groundskeeper - Groundskeeping in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Job Title: Groundskeeper | Groundskeeping | Sioux Falls

City: Sioux Falls

State: South Dakota

Department : GROUNDSKEEPING

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Hours Per Shift: 8 hr

JOB SUMMARY

Responsible for care of the Sanford Health's maintained grounds. Work will include but not be limited to all types of outside property maintenance, snow removal, equipment work, and basic tree trimming. May assist with inside maintenance and construction assistance work. Assists with maintenance and repair of sprinkler systems. Assists with parking lot repairs, such as cold patching/asphalt repairs. Assists with assessments on grounds. May assist with minor electrical work. May assist with general maintenance work on various equipment. Ability to operate equipment for basic dirt work and snow removal equipment such as bobcats, trucks with snow removal equipment, power brooms etc. Ability to operate a variety of hand and power tools as well as light and heavy-duty machinery helpful. Must be able to work on high equipment, such as lifts, ladders etc. Experience in parking ramp, lawn maintenance, and general maintenance desired. Knowledge of mechanics and a working knowledge of plumbing, painting, electronics, masonry, carpentry, welding, and landscape technology. Adaptable to learn maintenance duties inside buildings when needed.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

Use hand tools, such as shovels, rakes, pruning saws, saws, hedge or brush trimmers, or axes. Operate vehicles or powered equipment, such as mowers, tractors, twin-axle vehicles, snow blowers, chain-saws, electric clippers, sod cutters, or pruning saws. Care for established lawns by mulching, aerating, weeding, grubbing, removing thatch, or trimming or edging around flower beds, walks, or walls. Mix and spray or spread fertilizers, herbicides, or insecticides onto grass, shrubs, or trees, using hand or automatic sprayers or spreaders. Trim, top, and reshape trees to achieve attractive shapes or to remove low-hanging branches. Provide proper upkeep of sidewalks, driveways, parking lots, fountains, planters, burial sites, or other grounds features. Shovel snow from walks, driveways, or parking lots and spread salt in those areas. Maintain or repair tools, equipment, or structures, such as buildings, greenhouses, fences, or benches, using hand or power tools. Gather and remove litter. Erect scaffolding or swing gates, or set up ladders, to work above ground level.

DEPARTMENT DETAILS

South Dakota Pesticide license required with in 30 days of hiring.

QUALIFICATIONS

May require applicable State Commercial Applicators License and/or Certification. May require CDL drivers license, Class B, including DOT medical certification. If CDL is required, and does not possess at time of hire, must obtain both within six months. Valid driver's license required. Must maintain a good driving record. Trade school or vocational school with courses in landscaping, horticulture, forestry or park management desired. Six months experience working with lawn care equipment preferred.

About Sanford Health:

At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing. Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve. We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care, leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.

In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to research, education and community growth. We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases. We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition here in your community, across the region and around the world.

The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy families and communities. We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future.

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to talent@sanfordhealth.org .

In compliance with federal law requiring employers to verify new employees' U.S.

employment eligibility, Sanford participates in E-Verify. To learn more click here for English Version at https://e-verify.uscis.gov/emp/media/resourcesContents/EverifyPosterEnglish.pdf or here for Spanish Version at https://e-verify.uscis.gov/emp/media/resourcesContents/EverifyPosterSpanish.pdf .

City: Sioux Falls

State: South Dakota

Job Function: Facilities

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Req Number: req27833