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Groundskeeper | Temporary Summer Position

Company: CSM Corporation
Location: Rapid City
Posted on: June 5, 2021

Job Description:

This position is primarily responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of the grounds and common areas of an apartment or townhome property. Follows the company's standards to ensure resident satisfaction.

Responsible for maintaining the overall condition and cleanliness of the community exterior grounds and any other assigned work areas

  • Completion of daily tasks such as general exterior cleaning, pool chemical inspections, trash removal, and package or notice delivery
  • Maintain property appearance, upkeep/curb appeal to ensure competitiveness within the industry, attract future residents, and provide a welcoming environment to current residents
  • Assist in light maintenance tasks as assigned including flower, turf, filling potholes, shrub and tree maintenance (i.e. - watering, irrigation, pruning, weeding, planting, etc.), shoveling and assisting with tasks as assigned by the Community Manager
  • Responsible for the proper use and safeguarding of all maintenance equipment and supplies, and adheres to cost controls to reduce expenses and waste
  • Monitor stock levels on all necessary grounds inventory and place orders through Community Manager
  • Maintain accountability for all necessary inventory, supplies, tools, and equipment
  • Anticipate and respond to residents in a friendly, positive and timely manner
  • Work as a team player in meeting residents' needs, and actively contribute to the efforts of other areas when necessary
  • May be required to attend residential community activities after normal business hours, as requested by the Community Manager
  • Mitigate risk by conducting routine inspections of community grounds to maintain standards per CSM, local, state and federal regulations including AWAIR program
  • Operate all equipment following safe and proper procedures
  • Follow all company procedures for resident/associate incidents
  • Knowledgeable of property emergency procedures
  • Ensure a clean and safe work environment
  • Assist with turn, parking, sidewalk, roadways, etc.
  • Must be available to assist in any natural/catastrophic disaster
  • Produce required volume of work by planning, organizing and prioritizing work duties
  • Adhere to company attendance policy, grooming/appearance/dress code standards, and general work rules and department procedures
  • Attend all required meetings
  • Adhere to all company Standard Operating Procedures and Fair Housing laws

Education: High school diploma or GED preferred


  • Prior grounds experience is preferred
  • Attention to detail, customer focused and the ability to perform job duties in a fast-paced environment
  • Current and valid driver's license with safe driving record required
  • CPO Certification is preferred for properties with pools, or the ability to obtain certification based on policy guidelines
  • Maintains predictable and reliable attendance

  • Ability to lift, push and pull up to 50 pounds on an occasional basis
  • Ability to move throughout the hotel (standing, walking, kneeling, bending) for extended periods

This document describes the general nature and level of work required of those assigned to this role. It is not intended to be an all-encompassing list of responsibilities, duties, and skills. Responsibilities may vary depending on brand/location. All associates are expected to deal with customers and co-workers positively and respectfully and perform duties safely and effectively.

To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each essential duty/responsibility and meet all criteria under physical demands, with or without accommodation.

This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at-will" employment relationship. Management retains the discretion to add duties or change the duties of this position at any time.

CSM Corporation is an equal opportunity employer who provides employment opportunities to qualified persons without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status or any other area prohibited by applicable laws and regulations.

Keywords: CSM Corporation, Rapid City , Groundskeeper | Temporary Summer Position, Other , Rapid City, South Dakota

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