Requisition Number: 12422 Job Title: GROUNDSKEEPER City: GULFPORT State: MSThis position is an Ability One contract that requires most of the work hours are performed by employees with disabilities. Due to program requirements, this particular position needs to be filled by a person meeting the Ability One criteria.
WHO WE ARE GCE:
Global Connections to Employment (GCE), a nonprofit that provides job training and employment opportunities for individuals with significant disabilities. We exist to provide opportunities so people can experience meaningful employment. Our organization’s Mission is “Helping People throughout Life’s Journey,” and what better way to do so than through employment which leads to independence and self-sufficiency
We collaborate with partners who share a sense of responsibility for improving the world we live in. From a business perspective, we see opportunity in employees who have positive attitudes and are enthusiastic not only about performing their jobs, but more importantly, meeting the expectations of our customers. We continue to learn, innovate, work hard, respect and value the relationships we have in numerous communities in the US.
The Groundskeeper is responsible for safely performing Ground & Lawn Maintenance duties as assigned by the Project Manager. Quality service is expected to be provided to customers at all times. Knowledge and willingness to learn all aspects of the job as it pertains to this position. Position also requires necessary assistance for custodial duties indoors; as needed and/or assigned by the Project Manager.
- Experience requirement: Must have a minimum of one (1) year of experience in a related field.
- Must understand oral and/or written instructions.
- Must interact appropriately with customers, government personnel, and staff members.
- Must meet eligibility requirements for work assignment on the specified contract(s).
- Must be able to pass organization screening requirements, including state or federal background screenings, as appropriate.
May travel to and from various locations and buildings throughout the year and in various weather conditions. Most work will take place outdoors. Will work with motorized and/or electrical equipment as it relates to grounds & lawn maintenance. Will be required to follow the Emergency Operations Work Assignment per customer requirements. Schedules are subject to change. Will require working early morning, mid-morning, afternoon, and/or evening hours as well as weekends and holidays depending on the need of the grounds, time of day, and season of the year.
While performing the duties of this job, the team member is regularly required to bend, crouch, walk, climb stairs and ladders, reach above head, sit (to drive), and lift up to 40 pounds. Must to able to assist in lifting equipment and moving furniture when necessary and will occasionally be required to lift or move up to 75 pounds.
The mental demands, physical demands, and environmental factors described here are representative of those that must be met by a team member to perform the essential functions of the job successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Interested applicants please visit www.gce.org and complete the on-line application. If you require additional assistance, please call Human Resources at 850-469-3729.
Global Connections to Employment, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Drug Free Workplace Employer, DRUG TESTING REQUIRED