Seasonal Grounds Worker

Posted 23 days ago


  Position Type

 Part-time, May to September
15 to 22 hours/week (2 or 3 weekdays)
  Reports To
Facilities Manager
  Position Summary
We are seeking a reliable person to work a few days a week and help maintain our grounds throughout the summer months and also assist with basic maintenance duties as needed.  Ideally, we are looking for someone who can start in May and work through September.  Details include:

  • Pay rate $16.00 per hour 
  • 15 to 22 hours/week (2 or 3 weekdays)
  • Hours are 11AM to 7PM or 12PM to 8PM 
  • No weekend work

Requirements and specific duties are listed below.  
  Position Requirements
  • Must be 18 years of age.
  • Experience in lawn care and/or landscape maintenance preferred.
  • Able to operate lawn care/power equipment and perform physical labor.
  • Able to work well in a team or alone.
  • Able to lift up to 50 pounds and able to climb, lift, bend, and stand 90% of time.
  • Exposure to waste, which may include communicable diseases, on a daily basis.
  • Exposure to extreme weather conditions.
  • Obtain 3 background clearances:  PA Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance, and the Federal Criminal History Record (CHRI)
  • Maintain a valid Pennsylvania driver’s license and have reliable transportation and a safe driving record
  Specific Duties & Responsibilities
  1. Performs seasonal grounds duties including, but not limited to: grass cutting, fertilizing, and seeding; shrub and tree trimming; walkway and driveway edging; flower bed maintenance; leaf-raking; and mulch replacement.
  2. Ensures walkways and driveways are swept and all outside areas are free of litter.
  3. Properly maintains equipment and tools needed to perform daily tasks.
  4. Assists maintenance and/or custodial staff with general maintenance of building and grounds.
  5. Maintains safety and operations of facilities, as well as vehicles and equipment.
  6. Maintains a professional, confidential and ethical relationship with administrators, staff, students and others at all times.
  7. Performs related duties, special assignments and projects as assigned.

Posted By

Valley Forge Educational Services

1777 N. Valley Road PO Box 730, Paoli, PA 19301

At the following locations

Valley Forge Educational Services

1777 North Valley Road , Malvern, PA 19355