Groundskeeper

Innisfree is hiring a groundskeeper to join an experienced team for the 2024 season. Work begins in early April and continues through November.

Responsibilities

Maintain Innisfree landscape, specifically lawns (seeding, mowing…), smaller trees, leaf removal, irrigation, and water features.

Operate hand tools, such as loppers, pick ax, potato hooks, saws, and shovels.

Operate and maintain power equipment and make small repairs such as lawnmowers, weed trimmers, and blowers.

May be asked to perform horticultural tasks such as planting, weeding, mulching, pruning, and watering.

Qualifications

1+ years of groundskeeping or related experience. Maintenance experience a plus, but not required.

Ability to follow instructions and to take the initiative; Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.

Experience operating power equipment such as power garden vehicles, lawnmowers, weed trimmers, and blowers is a plus.

Must be physically fit and able to lift at least 50 lbs.

Must possess a valid driver’s license.

This position is an outdoor position that requires working in various weather conditions, including rain, sun, and extreme heat. Wading in and working with water may also be required.

This position requires the ability to carry out daily physical work and to lift and carry up to 50 pounds. It occasionally requires heavy lifting, but not routinely. It also requires the ability to walk, climb, kneel, bend, stoop, sit, crouch, operate service vehicles, climb ladders, and carry and operate standard gardening equipment intermittently throughout the day.

This is a part-time, seasonal job, working 25 hours a week, Monday through Friday. $18 an hour.

Email: stirante@innisfreegarden.org for more information.