Grounds Keeper
Saratoga Capitol - Bellevue, WA

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If you are a friendly and energetic individual looking for an active and rewarding career opportunity with an industry leading company, join our maintenance team! We are seeking Groundskeepers to create the first impression for prospective residents and provide great customer service to our high-end apartment residents. A potential Groundskeeper will understand that our community is a home to our residents, and you will carefully maintain the appearance of the grounds, pool, spa, club house, tennis courts, paths, walkways, laundry rooms, parking lots, lighting systems and all other part of our community. As a Groundskeeper, you will regularly walk the interior and exterior of the community to pick up trash, and identify issues that need to be resolved.

Responsibilities of the Groundskeeper include, but are not limited to:
Performing minor landscaping tasks like blowing leaves, raking, sweeping and picking up garbage
Emptying trash, dusting, mopping and generally cleaning
Cleaning common area restrooms, lounges, laundry rooms and hallways
Cleaning fitness area, equipment and restrooms
Delivering newsletters and communications throughout the community
Pressure-washing property exterior and walkways
Maintaining outdoor recreation areas
Changing and fixing minor pieces of equipment in the residents’ homes
Assisting other employees with their duties as needed

As a Groundskeeper, you must have strong customer service skills and effective interpersonal communication skills. Our ideal Landscape Groundskeeper is outgoing and detail-oriented, takes pride in a job well done and is proactive in helping residents with their needs. You must be willing to learn how to do new things, stay involved with community priorities and solicit the support of team members in keeping the property clean. You must also possess a strong work ethic, perform tasks correctly the first time around and work well independently.

Additional requirements for the Groundskeeper include:
Minimum 6 months experience in a janitorial, customer service, landscaping, hospitality, facilities, maintenance or similar role
Familiarity with basic tools and grounds-keeping equipment such as rakes, ladders, leaf blowers, power washers and other tools
Strong mechanical aptitude and proficiency with basic hand tools
Ability to work outside in all types of weather, lift at least 50 pounds and work on your feet all day
Ability to speak and understand basic English required, bilingual skills a plus
Experience with utility shut off in apartments preferred; familiarity with electrical and plumbing systems a plus
Working knowledge of painting and appliance repairs also helpful

About this company
Saratoga Capitol is a Seattle based lending company that specializes in small to medium sized multifamily apartment homes. We are searching...