Groundskeeper
ARAMARK Parks and Destinations - Columbia, SC

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Our Parks and Destinations group specializes in serving consumers; recreational and entertainment needs in national and state parks, zoos, aquariums, science centers, museums and other day-use cultural attractions.

The scope of our operations includes operating lodging, conference and meeting space, houseboats and other marine activities, retail merchandise shops, fine dining restaurants, and interpretive tours in some of this country s most pristine protected lands and national parks.

We have been active partners with the National Park Service and various zoos, aquariums, and other cultural attractions for over 20 years, providing high-quality visitor services in numerous locations across the United States in over 12 states. We are considered a premier provider of professional services by clients and competition alike, committed to providing high-quality recreation, hospitality and authentic experiences to clients and visitors from all over the world.

Some of the national and state parks in which we operate include:

Asilomar Conference Center, California

Denali National Park, Alaska

Glacier Bay, Alaska

Lake Powell Resorts and Marina, Arizona

Zephyr Cove Resort & Marinas, Nevada

Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado

Olympic Peninsula, Washington

Togwotee Mountain Lodge, Wyoming

Position Summary:
This position is a member of the Maintenance Crew. The main purpose of this position is to maintain the grounds and facilities of the components in accordance to ARAMARK Parks and Destinations brand standards of quality.

Essential Functions:
This is an outside position working in all types of weather. Rain, snow, cold or heat.

Job requires the use and training of power equipment to include but not limited to chain saws, weed whacker, riding mower, pressure washer, and portable generators along with small power and hand tools.

Maybe required to cut brush, fills potholes, cleans campsites, cleans fire pits and performs light road maintenance. The land crew paint and repairs picnic tables, porches and signs around campsites.

Perform other work as assigned.

Status and Scope:
Facilities Manager or Facility Maintenance Supervisor

POSITION TITLE:
Groundskeeper

DEPARTMENT:
Facilities

REPORTS TO:
Facilities Manager

POSITION SUMMARY: Describes the general purpose of the job.

The Groundskeeper will complete various projects to include trash removal, picking trash off walkways, cleaning parking lots, manure run, pressure washing, cob web removal, painting, and perform housekeeping duties and floor care projects. The purpose is to ensure the Riverbanks Zoo is a clean, safe and comfortable place to work and visit at all times.

ESSENTIAL TASKS: List the principle on-going responsibilities that are necessary to accomplish the purpose of the job.

Maintain Parks walks, parking lots, and restrooms throughout the shift to ensure they meet standards

Remove trash form the park and parking lots(Inside run, picnic areas, parking lots, trash removal from park and parking lots of both the zoo and gardens, recycling on Wednesdays, daily cleaning of buildings and projects as assigned.)

Maintains effective relationship with client and has understanding of daily requirements of schedules to ensure contractual obligations are met.

Maintains effective relationship with the ARAMARK Leadership Team.

Help maintain equipment and report anything that may need repair.

Responsible for making sure paper supply closet remains stocked.

Ensuring supply and equipment closets are neat and orderly.

Must be flexible and available to support and cover second shift events as required.

Monitor inventory and inform manager when supplies need to be ordered.

Carry a radio and charge at end of shift

Clean golf cart and charge at end of shift

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( Note these are the core responsibilities, additional duties may be assigned as the parks needs require.)

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Describe the background education and experiences necessary to perform essential job functions.

Education

High school degree or equivalent desirable. Must have a valid driver s license.

USE OF EQUIPMENT: Place an X next to each type of equipment typically used to perform the job.

x

Pressure Washer

x

Golf carts

x

Floor buffer

x

One Ton Truck

x

Small hand equipment, brooms, shovels, paint brushes trash pickers, trash carts, and any other items needed to completed grounds related work.

x

Fork Lift

x

Blowers (walk behind and shoulder harnessed)

x

Pallet Jack

x

Two Way Radio

LIFTING REQUIREMENTS: Place an X next to the statement that best describes the usual lifting activity to perform the job.

Sedentary

Lifting up to 10 pounds maximum and occasionally lifting and/or carrying small items (files, manuals, binders).

Light

Lifting 20 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying objects weighing up to 10 pounds.

X

Medium

Lifting 50 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying objects weighing up to 25 pounds.

Heavy

Lifting 100 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying objects weighting up to 50 pounds.

Very Heavy

Lifting objects in excess of 100 pounds with frequent lifting and/or carrying objects weighing 50 pounds or more.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Place an X in the column that best describes the physical activities which are required to perform the job.

Not Required

Occasional

Frequent

Constant

Speaking

X

Walking

X

Standing

X

Reaching

X

Climbing

X

Keying/Typing

Bending

X

Pushing

X

Hearing (Language)

X

DEFINITIONS:
Not Required: May be routine part of the job, but the essential functions can be performed without this activity.

Occasional: Activity is needed to perform the essential functions of the job at random intervals.

Frequent: Activity is usual and customary part of the essential functions of the job.

Constant: Activity is continually occurring and required to perform the essential functions of the job.

POSITION TITLE:
Groundskeeper

DEPARTMENT:
Facilities

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