Groundskeeper

Harris County
Full Time 40 per week TX 14444 Holderrieth Rd, Tomball, TX 77377, United States
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Overview

Working at Harris County Precinct 4:

You will be surrounded by team members who bring “heart, hustle, and higher standards” to work each day. These leaders advance opportunity and justice as they deliver services to and advocate for the residents of Harris County. The team you will be joining is innovative, dynamic, and forward-looking.


What you will do for Harris County Precinct 4 (HCP4)   

Harris County Precinct 4 has an exciting opportunity for a Park Groundskeeper. The Groundskeeper is an integral member of the Parks Department and responsible for maintaining the appearance and safety of Precinct 4 parks. The applicant must follow the supervisor’s instructions and understand park rules and regulations. Personal conduct should always be courteous and professional when dealing with the public, including the interpretation of approved policies.

Ultimately, you will work outside with a small team of other Groundskeepers to ensure our parks and outdoor areas maintain a professional appearance for guests to enjoy.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Operate a variety of small engine machinery.
  • Must have experience or be willing to learn the operation of large equipment such as tractors and backhoes.
  • Mow grass, trim, weed, cut, and edge around walkways, flowerbeds, and walls.
  • Prune or remove shrubs and trees of deadfall.
  • Clean grounds and provide litter control of trash, leaves, and pine needles.
  • Clean restrooms and empty trash receptacles.
  • Operate blowers and pressure washing equipment to remove dirt and debris from trails and structures.
  • Landscape work that includes planting grass, flowers, trees, and shrubs, weeding flowerbeds, and assisting in the installation or maintenance of irrigation systems.
  • Load and unload equipment from vehicles and transport to various park locations.
  • Repair fences, gates, bleachers, walls, and walkways.
  • Paint various structures; the interior and exterior of buildings, offices, pavilions, and parking lots.
  • Assist the skilled trade’s staff with maintenance and construction projects such as welding, concrete and asphalt work, roofing, cabinetry, installing A/C - heating systems, plumbing, etc.
  • Completes closing assignments including, but not limited to retrieval and removal of trash and debris from common areas and receptacles, cleaning lavatories and kitchen areas.

Harris County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

If you need special services or accommodations, please call (713) 274-5445 or email

Requirements

Education:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)

Experience:

  • Minimum of one (1) month of related caretaker/groundskeeper experience

Licensure:

  • Texas driver’s license and a good driving record 

NOTE: Qualifying education, experience, knowledge, and skills must be documented on your job application. You may attach a resume to the application as supporting documentation but ONLY information stated on the application will be used for consideration. "See Resume" will not be accepted for qualifications.

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