Grounds Tech/Landscaper - Full Time

  • Evansville, IN
  • Deaconess Midtown Campus
  • Engineering & Maintenance - MT
  • Full Time - 80 - Day
  • Service/Trade
  • Scheduled Weekday: Monday - Friday
  • Shift Start Time: 7:30 AM
  • Shift End Time: 4:00 PM
  • Weekend Shift Assignments: Rotating Weekends
  • Holiday Shift Assignments: None
  • Position Eligible Incentives: None
  • Req #: 20672
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Summary

Join our Team
We are looking for compassionate, caring people to join our talented staff of health care professionals as we continue to grow to be the preferred, regional health care partner in our community.  The Engineering and Maintenance Department is responsible for supporting all facilities, associated equipment and construction projects.

Why Choose Deaconess?
We pride ourselves in retaining our top talent by offering environments that support professional development & personal success. Our extensive benefits package includes the standard benefits you would expect from a top employer. In addition to that, we offer:

  • On-site day care access
  • Free access to multiple on-site fitness centers
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Wellness incentives

Job Overview

Maintains all outside hospital properties, including parking lots, landscaped areas, sidewalks, street and driveway areas, contributing to the Hospital’s image.  Responsible for cleaning and maintaining all exterior hospital properties in a professional and thorough manner.
 
This position interacts with Hospital employees, administration, physicians, volunteers, contractors, vendors, regulatory officials and the community.

Job Duties include the following, other duties may be assigned:
  • Assures that the facility, equipment and systems are maintained in safe operating condition, and continually works in a safe manner, following all relevant policies, procedures and codes.
  • Assures proper operational and regulatory documentation is maintained
  • Evaluates and repairs malfunctioning equipment and recommends replacement as necessary.
  • Processes work orders and preventive maintenance orders through the system in an effective and timely manner.
  • Keeps informed on code requirements and changes in procedures.
  • Specific Duties and Responsibilities
    • Must have a home telephone or cell phone.
    • Maintains records of work performed, location, resources utilized, and time required.
    • Must be a licensed driver and able to operate a motorized sweeper, lawn tractor and mowers.
    • Prunes, trims, and plants shrubs and maintains landscaped areas by spraying or fertilizing.
    • Removes snow and ice, and applies chemical ice melt to keep parking lots and sidewalks clear and safe.
    • Maintains a clean work area, tools and shop

What You Will Need 

  • High school graduate or the equivalent is required, plus specialized or technical equivalent in horticulture
  • Requires a minimum of two (2) years of relevant experience in nursery and/or commercial grounds maintenance
  • Licensed in the use of herbicides and pesticides is higly desired

Deaconess is one of the largest, local employers in the tristate area and is consistently recognized as a leader in healthcare at the state and national levels. We value our employees. Come join us and find a CAREER you love!

 

 

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