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Maintenance

Company: Family Residences and Essential Enterprises, Inc.
Location: Oakdale
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Reporting to the Grounds Maintenance Services Supervisor, the Grounds maintenance worker is responsible for the weekly landscaping work included in Skills Unlimited s FAA and community contracted properties. This includes, but is not limited to lawn mowing, weeding, bush and tree trimming, and Spring/Fall cleanups.


  • Weekly lawn and property maintenance at residential, commercial and FAA sites. .
  • Landscaping work at three contracted FAA sites. This includes one property at Republic Airport in Farmingdale, and two properties at MacArthur Airport in Islip and Ronkonkoma.
  • Operation of landscaping tools and equipment, including lawnmowers, trimmers, and blowers
  • Mow lawns using edgers and mowers to keep grass at optimal height.
  • Fertilize the lawns and plants and apply any herbicides or pesticides to keep the foliage healthy and thriving.
  • Weed, mulch, and aerate lawns to keep grass, plants and flowers healthy.
  • Prune and trim trees and shrubs according to specified designs.
  • Keep plants and flowers healthy by pruning and trimming trees and shrubs and weeding, mulching and aerating.
  • Keep flower beds and garden areas clean by picking up any dead branches and flowers as well as trimming or picking the plants as needed.
  • Assist with the maintenance of landscaping equipment, which includes lubrication and changing oil, filters and blades.
  • Maintain tools, trucks, equipment and storage area in a neat, orderly and safe manner.
  • Wear appropriate protective gear (i.e.., goggles, hearing protectors, gloves, boots, etc.) when working, and use in a safe and appropriate manner.
  • Attend all trainings and other meetings as required by Supervisor
  • Adhere to the organizations Code of Ethics

  • Ability to pass a federal background check
  • Must be able to follow direction and work autonomously
  • Some experience in grounds maintenance preferred.
  • Eligible to work in the US.
  • Must Have reliable transportation
  • Must be able to stand/walk for long period of time in varying temperatures.
  • Bending, Kneeling, wiping and other movements associated with cleaning/disinfecting.
  • Lifting upwards of 20-30 pounds; more when necessary.
  • Ability to work in varying conditions that at times is strenuous and challenging.
  • Must have a documented disability

Keywords: Family Residences and Essential Enterprises, Inc., Westport , Maintenance, Other , Oakdale, Connecticut

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