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Grounds Worker - Charlottesville, VA

Company: The Caton Companies
Location: Charlottesville
Posted on: May 8, 2022

Job Description:

$1,000.00 Hiring Bonus
Management Services Corporation (MSC), one of The Caton Companies, is central Virginia's leading property management company. We take exceptional care of our properties, and we are looking for energetic and motivated individuals who want a great career at a growing company.
Grounds Workers are heroes to our residents. They keep our property in tip top shape, creating a beautiful and peaceful environment for our customers. We don't underestimate the power of a nice flower bed or well-trimmed grass or a clear and safe sidewalk after a heavy snowfall. Our Grounds Workers make it happen all year long!
If you want to be the next grounds worker hero, we have the job for you! Plus, we are offering a $1,000 sign on bonus.
Summary/Objective
To maintain all outdoor and common areas in a safe and attractive condition. The Grounds Worker is a vital component of our community's day to day impression on existing residents and prospective residents. As such the Grounds Worker is expected to maintain a high level of quality customer service and professionalism and ensure that property has the highest level of curb appeal 365 day a year for MSC Apartments. Preference given to Certified Pool Operator.
Essential Functions
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the assigned and essential functions.
Physically walk the property on a frequent basis and remove litter, debris, and pet droppings from the grounds. Maintain cleanliness of all common areas, sidewalks, and adjacent to the road, and in front of office.
Perform "trash-out" duties at vacated apartments on a daily basis. Remove all abandoned furniture, trash, and boxes. Transfer to dumpster or storage area, whichever is applicable.
Notify manager of any diseased, dying or dead landscape plantings.
Be aware of chemical or fertilizing postings and signs.
Clean property on regular basis. Rake, trim shrubs, shovel mud, when necessary.
Check and replace exterior lighting on a regular basis.
Clean and maintain pool as directed.
Perform routine maintenance on property as requested.
Clean and sweep dumpster areas and all outdoor recreational areas. Transfer trash and other items left outside of dumpster into dumpster.
Use blower to keep sidewalks, curbs and walking areas clear of loose grass and brush.
Shovel snow, plow and salt or use ice melt, as needed. Adhere to company / site specific snow policy.
Clean all common areas.
Maintain awareness of proper safety precautions at all times.
Be aware of all utility meter cut-offs, apartment and fixture cut-offs, sewer cleanouts.
Wear support belt and use safety equipment (goggles, masks and gloves, etc.) as tasks dictate.
Pressure wash sidewalks, driveways and garages as needed.
Assist with "make-ready" duties when requested.
Distribute resident communications, i.e. upcoming events, pest control notices, newsletters, etc.
Perform work area clean-up and safety-related duties.
Position Type and Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position; typical work hours and days are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Travel/ Driving
Need to utilize personal transportation to pick up replacement parts and supplies from vendors.
"On-call" status for snow removal.
Must have valid driver's license and automobile insurance coverage .
Required Education and Experience
High School Diploma/GED
Little or no previous work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is needed
The Benefits
--- Competitive Compensation Package
--- Comprehensive Health, Vision and Dental Insurance
--- FSA Program
--- 401K Program with 4% company match
--- 8 Paid Holidays plus personal floating holiday
--- 120 hours of accrued Paid time Off (PTO) the first year
And more---
Why you should apply:
Competitive pay
Excellent Benefits
Award Winning Team

Equal Opportunity Employer
HP1

PI174012162

Keywords: The Caton Companies, Charlottesville , Grounds Worker - Charlottesville, VA, Other , Charlottesville, Virginia

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