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Groundskeeper (Seasonal) - Newark Job in Newark, Ohio US

Groundskeeper (Seasonal) - Newark

Licking/Knox Goodwill Industries Inc - Newark, OH

Posted: 4/9/2021 - Expires: 5/9/2021

Job ID: 226108238


Job Description

POSITION: Groundskeeper (Seasonal)                     JOB #: GROVE-123

POSTING DATE: 04/09/2021


This is a seasonal position: April - October - Start date of April 12th 2021.
Licking/Knox Goodwill Industries Inc., provides training, employment, and support services to individuals with disabilities and other barriers to employment. We accomplish this mission through operating our nine retail stores, an online auction site, a used car lot, numerous janitorial contracts, security services, banquet facility, and campground. Information about all of our services can be found online at  
SITE: The Grove by the River - 840 Hollander Street - Newark, Ohio 43055

DAYS/HOURS:  Friday - Sunday - 10:30am to 6:30pm - hours may vary based on company needs. Additional days may be available for special events.
RATE OF PAY:  $10.00-$11.00/hour - Non-Exempt

This position is responsible for the general maintenance and campground operations at The Grove by the River. Duties include, but are not limited to: Check campers in/out of campground and ensure guest compliance with rules & regulations. Maintain lawn utilizing riding mower, walk-behind propelled mower, string trimmer, hedge trimmer, power edger & power blower. Measure, mix & apply fertilizers, herbicides, and insecticides using automatic sprayer or spreader. Gather & dispose of litter. Inspect facilities and equipment, schedule repairs as needed. Perform repairs and maintenance, including plumbing & light electrical work. Properly maintain tools, supplies, and equipment in the work area. Perform snow removal as appropriate. Cooperate in a rotating schedule to maintain the cleanliness of grounds. This would include the property, bathhouse, restrooms, cabin, tents, and camper.
Employer conducts pre-employment background check and drug screen.
Valid Ohio Driver License is preferred but not required.

Prioritize and multi-task. Ability to maintain accurate records.
Work without direct supervision. Ability to make independent decisions and recommendations.
Effectively communicate in writing & verbally, both in person & on the telephone.
Meet standard and specialized training requirements.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, divide, and use fractions.
Be able to walk 200 yards and able to lift up to 50 lbs.
Be able to bend, twist, stoop, squat, reach, and climb stairs for 4 hours with breaks.
BENEFITS:  Paid Training, Unpaid One Hour Lunches, 26% Discount at Goodwill Retail Stores, 26% Discount at The Grove Camp Ground, 26% Discount Off Banquet Rentals at The Grove, 10% Discount at Goodwill Used Cars, Special New Furniture Pricing, Employee Appreciation Day, Recognition Programs, Scholarships, Family Day Camps, Advancement Opportunities.
APPLY ONLINE! Complete application for this position on our website at Please be prepared to upload, paste or type your resume when prompted. Applications may also be submitted by mail, fax or in person at the Administrative Building during regular office hours.
Candidates with disabilities will be given preference.
Licking/Knox Goodwill Industries, Inc. participates in state and federal training and employment programs. All applicants must meet program eligibility standards as required by law.

Licking/Knox Goodwill Industries, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, ancestry, national origin, veteran status, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. EOE/AA/M/F/Vet/Disability

Identified Skills

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time
Job type:
Regular Employment
Skill Based Partner:
Education Level:
No school grade completed
Work Days:
Sun, Fri, Sat
Work Shift:
Job Reference Code
$10.00 - $11.00 /hour
Licenses / Certifications:
Display Recommended WorkKeys®Recommended WorkKeys®:
Applied Math: 3
Graphic Literacy: 3

Workplace Documentation: 3