Groundskeeper - Seasonal, Part-Time, Non-Benefitted

  • Hanover, Virginia
  • Sep 20, 2021
Seasonal Grounds and Landscaping Services
  • Salary: $15.06 Hourly USD

Job Description


General Description : This is a technical position. The incumbent will perform routine tasks to maintain and care for Pamunkey Regional Jail grounds.

Organization: This position will report to the Lieutenant - Facilities Manager and supervises no staff.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Essential Functions:
  • Identify hazards of or on Pamunkey Regional Jail grounds and make repairs or notify as appropriate;
  • Provide grounds maintenance, such as cutting grass, litter control, weed eating, seeding, edging and fertilizing;
  • Prepare facilities, grounds and equipment for use;
  • Coordinate for special events to include but not limited to: set up, take down and clean up;
  • Perform preventive maintenance of equipment, to include tool inventory;
  • Operate lawn equipment;
  • Make repairs as needed;
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities : Knowledge of general landscaping, standard safety practices and small engine repair, preferred.

Education, Experience and Training : Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age, High School diploma or equivalent is required. Experience working with small tools and proficiency on at least one piece of related equipment preferred. Previous studies in landscaping or horticulture-related education program preferred. Any equivalent combination of education, experience, and/or training that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities may be acceptable.

Special Conditions:
  • Criminal Records Check, including fingerprinting
  • Valid Commonwealth of Virginia Driver's License
  • Twelve-month probationary period
  • May work beyond normal work schedule including weekends/evenings, holidays
  • Pre-employment physical examination, audiometric testing, drug testing, T-spot testing, alcohol screening and repeated according to policy thereafter
  • Must wear uniform, including safety equipment
  • Must maintain phone for emergency contact
  • May have inmate contact

Supplemental Information

Working Conditions:
  • Operate equipment - must operate equipment safely to avoid injury
  • Work with chemicals
  • Outside
Physical Effort
  • Must be able to crawl, kneel, lift, run and climb to include stairs
  • Operation of commercial mowing equipment, gas powered hand tools and heavy duty equipment
  • Able to climb a ladder
  • Must be able to lift up to 50#
Exempt or Non-exempt
  • Non-exempt

Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Job Address

Hanover, Virginia United States View Map