School Groundskeeper

Staff / Full-Time

Walnut Hill School for the Arts, Natick, MA

School Groundskeeper – (Full-Time)

Full Time

Salary Range:$19.0000 To 22.0000 Hourly

Walnut Hill School for the Arts has an immediate opening for a Groundskeeper to assist with landscaping, grounds, general maintenance, and upkeep of School buildings and facilities. Walnut Hill is a boarding and day arts high school in Natick, MA. Hours are 7:00 AM – 3:30 PM Tuesday – Saturday with overtime as needed and rotating on-call responsibilities. Come join our team! Pay rate is $19-$22 per hour based on experience. Excellent benefits!

Responsibilities:

  • Planting & Maintaining Flower Beds

  • Seeding

  • Mowing

  • Weeding

  • Repairing Structures

  • Snow Removal, de-icing, plowing, etc.

  • Set-ups for Events & Performances

  • Other duties as needed

Benefits:

Competitive benefits include medical, dental, vision, Life, long and short term disability, retirement plan with employer match, 3 weeks of vacation in year 1, meals in dining hall when school is in session, access to campus fitness center, tickets to performances.

Qualifications

  • 1+ years of experience in landscaping or related field;

  • Knowledge of landscaping, equipment maintenance, and repair techniques;

  • Ability to safely operate power and hand tools, equipment, vertical lift, ladders, dollies, and other basic maintenance, loading, and unloading equipment;

  • Excellent decision making skills;

  • Effective written and oral communication skills;

  • Commitment to working in and fostering an inclusive community; be committed to learning about and practicing anti-racist work;

  • Ability to work independently and effectively in a changing, fast-paced environment;

  • Current driver’s license is required;

  • COVID-19 vaccination required; and

  • Valid 2A/1C hoisting license required, or willingness to obtain license within 90 days of hire; ability to pass a routine DOT physical per license requirements.

Physical Demands

Physical demands include dexterity for mechanical and supply operation including but not limited to driving, writing, typing, using electronic devices, computer, phone, office machinery, tools, lawn and maintenance vehicles, copy machine, fax machine, and printers. Walking, ascending/descending stairs, stooping, bending, reaching, carrying, lifting, pushing/pulling, and sitting or standing for extended periods of time are common. Ability to move continuously during work hours and ability to lift and/or carry 50-70 pounds is required. Work environment may include extreme temperatures both inside and outside, precipitation due to the New England weather, and machinery noise. Proper use of applicable personal protective equipment (PPE) is required.

To Apply: Submit resume and cover letter through the Walnut Hill School for the Arts online Career Center.

Note: All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of state and federal background checks. Walnut Hill does not provide visa sponsorship

Walnut Hill School for the Arts

Natick, MA
High School, Post Graduate
Day, Boarding
All Gender