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General Maintenance 2-Groundskeeper

  • Job ID: 821740942
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: 11:00am-6:00pm
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
  • Department: Parking
  • Location: 4401 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15224
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $20 to $33.22 / hour

Description


Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh is hiring a Groundskeeper to maintain landscape and grounds in accordance with established schedules and instructions. Responsible for all grounds keeping, including: landscaping/gardening, turf management, hard surface maintenance, snow removal, litter control, signage, irrigation systems, etc.

The Groundskeeper will be working throughout the exterior perimeter of the Campus including the garages, and 2 off-campus lots.


Responsibilities:

  • Perform proper care of landscape and grounds.
  • Operate equipment including lawn care, power washers, and snow removal i.e. weed eaters, edgers, mowers, sprayers, hoes, shovels, hand tools, snow plows, snow blowers, motorized vehicles, etc., and related grounds equipment as required.
  • Provide upkeep of grounds equipment, including cleaning, painting and performing preventive maintenance and minor repairs to outdoor equipment, irrigation systems, furniture, outdoor structures, etc.
  • Perform maintenance in the indoor/outdoor gardens and litter control as directed by supervisor.
  • Assist with basic maintenance needs, as required, such as: signage maintenance (installations, upgrades, cleaning, etc.), plumbing repairs to storm and drain areas, irrigation systems, rain conductors, etc. and outdoor lighting repair and re-lamping.
  • Perform power-washing and maintenance of hard surface paved areas, parking areas, sidewalks, etc.
  • Report outdoor campus safety concerns and aesthetic issues to supervisor in writing or electronic communication.
  • Perform all work following infection control procedures.
  • Record personal work orders and submit hours to supervisor on a daily basis.
  • Maintain clean and safe work area, equipment rooms and shop areas.
  • Perform any maintenance work required in which skills can be utilized.
  • Performs all duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Two years general maintenance-related work experience OR completion of a trade school required.
  • Military experience considered.
  • Landscaping experience preferred but not required.
  • Must be able to work outdoors in different weather conditions with exposure to the elements.
  • Ability to stand, walk, etc. for extended periods and ability to bend, stoop, kneel, lift shovel, etc. required.
  • Must be able to exert up to 100 lbs. of force occasionally.
  • Must be able to work overtime or off-hours when necessary.
  • Must be able to accept flexible working hours and shifts and be available on an on-call basis for emergency responses.
  • May in the course of their duties be in rooms where medications are stored.
  • No contact with medications is allowed.


Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Driver's License
  • Driver's License
  • Act 31 Child Abuse Reporting with renewal
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

COVID-19 Vaccination Information

Individuals hired into this role must comply with UPMC’s COVID vaccination requirements upon beginning employment with UPMC. Refer to the COVID-19 Vaccination Information section at the top of this page to learn more.

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