Landscaping/Gardening

Location: Grosse Pointe Shores, MI
Deadline: May 31, 2017

BASIC PURPOSE OF POSITION:
Assist Landscape Department in the maintenance of the gardens and grounds of the estate, performing any combination of the following tasks: lawn cutting, leaf raking/blowing, plant bed cleaning and related landscaping tasks.
RESPONSIBILITIES/ACCOUNTABILITIES:
  • Responsible for general gardening work – assists in planting and soil prep for planting, lawn cutting, turf care, and other gardening related duties.
  • Clear walkways and roads of any debris to enhance visitor appreciation and safety, and visually inspect the exterior of buildings for damaged or unsafe conditions.
  • Performs other related duties as required or directed.
TRAINING, EDUCATION, and EXPERIENCE
  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Demonstrated ability to work well independently and use good judgment.
  • Able to use backpack blower, handheld blower, lawnmowers, and trimmers.
  • Ability to bend, squat, lift and move up to 50 pounds frequently, exert force up to 100 pounds occasionally, be on feet for several hours at a time. This is an outdoor position.
WORK SCHEDULE
  • Full-time, must be able to work evenings, weekends and holidays as necessary.
HOW TO APPLY

Submit application, with salary history, to jobsearch@fordhouse.org  Applications can be found at