Groundskeeper

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Start Date: 6/6/2022  Compensation: $20.00 per hour

Seasonal Groundskeeper 
The Chanticleer Foundation is a non-profit organization that operates a 50-acre public garden in Wayne, PA.   The garden is open to the public daily Wednesday to Sunday, from April through October. Chanticleer provides an opportunity for guests to relax and enjoy the various garden area and vistas on the property.  The Chanticleer staff work in a professional, team-oriented, and smoke-free environment.  Continual training and education in the green industry is encouraged.

The groundskeeper position will perform various duties associated with turf grass and landscape maintenance.   Examples include daily mowing, trimming, and blowing of garden lawns and walkways, moving and cleaning garden furniture, fertilization and spot spraying of lawns and beds.  Other duties include performing 16 to 20 hours per week of plant health care treatments to planting beds and lawns, planting of various ornamental trees and shrubs, material handling, screening of compost, maintaining fence lines, stone roadways, and drainage systems.  The groundskeeper reports to the Assistant Grounds Manager and works in cooperation with the Grounds Manager and Grounds team to accomplish the daily and weekly tasks for the property.

Wage rate: $20 per hour

Responsibilities/Duties

The groundskeeper position will perform various duties associated with turf grass and landscape maintenance.   Examples include daily mowing, trimming, and blowing of garden lawns and walkways, moving and cleaning garden furniture, fertilization and spot spraying of lawns and beds.  Other duties include performing 16 to 20 hours per week of plant health care treatments to planting beds and lawns, planting of various ornamental trees and shrubs, material handling, screening of compost, maintaining fence lines, stone roadways, and drainage systems.  The groundskeeper reports to the Assistant Grounds Manager and works in cooperation with the Grounds Manager and Grounds team to accomplish the daily and weekly tasks for the property.

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Possess a valid state driver’s license or id.
  • Have one to two years of turf grass/ landscape work experience. 
  • Possess the ability to communicate in a professional manner. 
  • Have a willingness to learn new grounds maintenance techniques. 
  • Able to work independently or with others on tasks.
  • Able to lift 50 lbs. or more
  • Have prior experience working with machinery.
  • Legally able to work in the United States.
  • Attend a daily work schedule, Monday thru Friday: 7:30am – 4pm.  Some limited weekend work is required during the year.

 

Additional Information

Apply: All applicants must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19
Please send resumes and work references to the following:

  • Email: admin@chanticleergarden.org  
  • Fax: 610-293-0149
  • Phone: 610-687-4163, select ext. 111
  • Mail: 786 Church Rd., Wayne, PA 19087
  • Website: www.chanticleergarden.org
    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that diversity, equality and inclusion strengthen our institution and the world around us.

Contact Information

Chanticleer
Contact Name: Scott Steinfeldt
Email: ss@chanticleergarden.org
Phone: 4847534449