The Salvation Army

  • Grounds Associate

    Job Locations US-NJ-Bloomingdale
    Job ID
    2020-6693
    Category
    Maintenance
    Compensation
    Salary is $13.00/HR
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Grounds Associate works directly under the FS.  As directed, is responsible for the care, treatment, repair and replacement of the grounds of the SLC.  This position is a non-professional, hourly rate position.

    Responsibilities

    • Assists with the security of the site and equipment
    • As directed, implements repairs, as needed, on all equipment and grounds
    • As directed, implements repairs, in response to any health and safety violations
    • Ensures all safety guidelines are followed. Including standards directed by OSHA, The Salvation Army, industry standards, ACA, State of New Jersey, & Dept. of Health.
    • The Grounds Associate is responsible to see that equipment is maintained in accordance with relevant regulations.
    • Must have knowledge of the use, proper handling, repair and maintenance of power tools, hand tools, equipment and machinery.
    • As directed, ensure that all garbage is regularly cleared from the receptacles around the camp and disposed of in a proper manner.
    • Ensure that the dump area on the site is kept free from debris and in a presentable condition.
    • Assists with all custodial maintenance projects as directed by the FS.
    • As directed, ensure that all benches on the site are maintained, cleaned and cared for, as well as maintain and clean bridges, farm deck, porches, wood pathways, fire circle seats.
    • As directed, ensure that playground areas are properly mulched as per standards.
    • Move picnic tables, benches, garbage cans as directed.
    • Keep roads well maintained and clear of debris.
    • Maintain lawns by mowing and trimming grass.
    • Complete any and all duties as assigned by the FS.
    • Scheduled to work from 8:00 AM – 4:00 pm five days per week. The typical work week will be Monday-Friday; however, this schedule may be altered to accommodate special weekend events and summer camp. In addition, the mechanical worker will also be “on call” for emergencies or special needs.

    Qualifications

    • Minimum two years of experience as a maintenance worker with emphasis on grounds maintenance.
    • Thorough knowledge of field related to camp-ground maintenance. (i.e. trees, lawns, shrubs, flowers, waterfronts, trails)
    • Valid Driver’s License and experience with truck and grounds specific equipment.
    • Familiar with guidelines associated with American Camping Association and Health and Safety codes

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