Archdiocese of Omaha

Groundskeeper and Maintenance Technician (Full Time)

The Archdiocese is looking for a Groundskeeper and Mainenance Technician to provide landscaping and property grounds maintenance using hand or power tools, or other equipment.  This will include a variety of tasks including mosing, trimming, planting, watering, digging, snowplowing and other duties.

 

 

 

General Information
Location  3300 North 60th Street
Omaha, NE 68104
United States
Employee Type  Non-Exempt
Job Category  Facilities
Required Degree  None
Contact Information
Email  humanresources@archomaha.org
Description

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Perform landscaping and ground maintenance, including any combination of the following: mowing, trimming, sod laying, planting, weeding, watering, fertilizing, digging, or raking by using hand or power tools and equipment
  • Perform snow and ice removal using shovels, snow blowers, snowplows, ice melt, and spreaders
  • Plans and cultivates lawns, gardens, and mulch areas
  • Keeps the entire property free of litter, cigarette butts, and other trash and hazards
  • Follows all safety practices and procedures, especially regarding chemicals and powered equipment
  • Maintains equipment, tools, and performs light building maintenance; orders replacements when necessary
  • Ensure completion of all responsibilities in a timely and efficient manner
  • Keep equipment room and all related equipment clean, organized, and stored properly
  • Provide excellent customer service to all Archdiocesan building and home residents
  • Maintain professional appearance, reliable attendance, attention to detail, and high-quality work
  • Monitor building security and ensure personal safety by securing and locking all facilities while at work and upon exit
  • On-call duty

WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Mixture of year-round outdoor and indoor work; ADA-accessible buildings
  • Requires driving of work vehicles and trailers to access multiple properties
  • Rotating on-call duty, which may include additional work time during nights or weekends

 

Requirements

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED)

  • Enthusiastic worker with an openness and desire to learn new skills
  • Ability to follow policy and safety procedures; maintain confidential information and restricted security access
  • Ability to operate and control various equipment and machinery, such as mowers, snow blowers, and snowplows
  • Ability to climb and work at heights of 25 feet or more
  • Ability to work either with a team or independently with little direct supervision
  • Ability to count, track, and order inventory
  • Troubleshooting, applying appropriate solutions, and following through to ensure completeness of work
  • Flexibility in responding to day-to-day work requirements and a varied work schedule or assignments
  • Basic computer skills

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED)

  • Current, valid driver's license and acceptable driving record
  • Experience working in ground or lawn maintenance is preferred
  • Experience performing residential or commercial building maintenance is preferred