Grounds & Maintenance

Five Star Life is looking for a dependable and experienced Grounds Care and Maintenance Person. This person should be dependable, motivated, organized, and is to see the role of grounds care as an opportunity to raise the standard of excellence and impression at Five Star Life properties, and as an important part of the impact that Five Star Life has on a daily basis. Jobs may include: mowing, weeding, landscaping, lumber cutting and stacking, etc.
Elkhart, IN
Full Time
Middle Management
Essential Job Functions
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Essential Job Functions: 

Grounds Care

  1. Landscaping and Lawn Care: Mowing, Weeding, Trimming, Hardscape Projects
  2. Cleaning
  3. Rodent and/or Insect Control
  4. Seasonal Tasks: Snow Plowing, Leaf Blowing, etc.
  5. Arena Raking for the Equestrian Barn

Service Days

  1. Organize, prepare for, and lead property service days for FSL staff work days and for volunteer group work days
  2. Cutting and stacking wood for wood burning furnaces and fire pits

Property/Equipment Support Care

  1. Wood burning furnace upkeep and feeding
  2. Summit vehicle and equipment care and cleaning
  3. Water sanitization and preparation as a developed system
  4. Property and equipment checks and reports as a developed system
  5. Manage and maintain the use, filling, and logging of fuel for Summit vehicles and equipment

Other as Determined by Business Office

  1. Develop and maintain systematic and efficient approaches to all tasks to ensure completion at a high level and in a timely manner to support organizational goals and needs.
  2. Expense Request order submissions as applicable
  3. Other

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: 

  • Past experience in Grounds Care and/or Maintenance
  • Good with working on grounds machinery
  • Gardening experience or willingness to learn
  • Handy work and occasional cleaning
  • Experience on skid loader is helpful
  • Snow plowing experience
  • Landscape experience helpful
  • Tractor experience helpful
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Prior cleaning experience strongly preferred
  • Able to drive between properties, which include Five Star Life Office (Elkhart, IN), Summit Commercial Areas (Union, MI), and Five Star Life Early Learning Center (Osceola, IN)

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