Browne Academy, located in Alexandria, Virginia, is a diverse coeducational independent school enrolling student's preschool three through eighth grade. Founded in 1941, Browne Academy inspires and empowers students through extraordinary academics to be life-long learners prepared to thrive in a global community.
Browne Academy is seeking a Groundskeeper. This candidate will perform landscaping tasks using power equipment and hand tools to maintain the facility’s grounds.Interested candidates please send a cover letter and resume to Ken Marter, Business Manager & CFO, at firstname.lastname@example.org
Mows lawns, trims weeds, and rakes leaves as needed.
Picks up and removes trash prior to mowing a designated area.
Empties outdoor trash and recycling containers.
Trims bushes, shrubs, and hedges.
Prepares soil and plants flowers, bushes, hedges, or shrubs.
Plants trees and prunes them when necessary.
Cuts and removes small trees as needed.
Applies fertilizer, pesticides, and herbicides as directed.
Maintains, paints outdoor landscaping walls, railings and fences.
Assist with snow removal tasks such as shoveling sidewalks, steps, and doorways as needed during winter months.
Operates snowblower or snowplow to clear roads, driveways, and parking lots.
Performs routine maintenance on power equipment.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Ability to operate various types of power equipment including lawnmowers, trimmers, hedge trimmers, leaf blowers, and other landscaping equipment.
Ability to use hand tools required for landscaping.
Ability to follow instructions and complete assignments.
Self-directed and able to plan and execute on-going care of grounds.
Extensive knowledge of landscaping techniques and processes.
Excellent time management skills.
Must have valid driver’s license.
Prolonged periods walking, standing, bending, stretching, pushing, pulling, climbing ladders, or kneeling.
Must be physically able to operate power equipment.
Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds at a time.
Must be able to work in a variety of weather conditions.
Education and Experience:
High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
Previous grounds maintenance or landscaping experience preferred.
Browne Academy is strongly committed to equal opportunity for all its employees. Browne Academy does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, veteran’s status, sexual orientation, gender identification, or any other characteristic protected by law. Browne Academy actively seeks diverse candidates for employment.
Employment at Browne Academy is contingent on the verification of background information submitted by the applicant, including the completion of a criminal record check and education, when applicable.