Seasonal (Summer) Groundskeeper

Wallingford, CT

Reporting to the Manager of Grounds and Vehicles, the Summer Groundskeeper works as part of a team and is responsible for school grounds maintenance and resolution of landscape issues to achieve a safe and attractive campus environment. 

There are currently 4 openings for this role.  It is a seasonal, per diem, non-exempt, non-benefits eligible position.

Duties and Responsibilities:

In this role, the Seasonal (Summer) Groundskeeper will perform a variety of landscape and turf responsibilities, that includes such duties as: mowing (all types), string trimming, shrub work, plant-bed cleaning, leaf pick-up, and any other campus clean up activities.   

6 months preferred experience in grounds keeping/landscaping activities, but is not required. 

Essential Physical Requirements:

  • Significant physical activity required including but not limited to; bending, kneeling, stooping, working on ladders, working in tight places, lifting over 50 lbs.
  • Handling of a variety of hand and power tools.
  • This position works outside in the Summer and at times in inclement weather conditions.

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