Grounds Person

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Compensation: $21.65/hour

Grounds Person for the Landscape Department physical grounds of a 50+ acre garden-style apartment complex located in Westchester, NY. The landscape consists of streetscapes, green courtyards under renovation for passive recreation, brook, a large lawn area adjoining a lake, and lake edge under renovation. There are many mature trees, and a planting program is under way to create a succession planting. This is a 32BJ union position.


  • Mowing Services - weed pulling, mowing, string trimming, blowing, edging, raking, leaf cleanup, watering plants/landscape.
  • Operate large power equipment such as: ride on mowers, walk behind mower, string trimmer, power shears and blowers safely and effectively.
  • Landscape planting installation - tree & turf watering, etc.
  • Pruning Services - tree & shrub pruning, unloading pruning debris, etc.
  • Grounds Enhancement Services - shoveling, picking, digging holes/trenches.
  • Operating Tools - hand tools, power equipment and various mechanical objects.
  • Winter Work - snow removal and clearing services (shoveling/plowing/apply ice melt),
  • Other duties may include trash and/or recycling pick-up


  • Three years landscape experience
  • horticulture experience a plus
  • Physically fit, able to lift and carry 50 pounds.
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Arrive for work daily, on time and in complete uniform. Maintaining strict punctuality at starting and quitting times, and after breaks and lunch periods.

Additional Information

This is a 32BJ union position. 

Contact Information

The Woodner Company
Contact Name: Theresa Pena
Phone: 914-779-2200