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Across UPMC, our guiding principle is to always prioritize the safety of our employees, patients, and members. UPMC believes that vaccination is important, helps protect all, and advocates that everyone who can be vaccinated should be vaccinated.

UPMC complies with all governmental requirements related to local, state, and federal COVID-19 vaccination for employment. The Jan. 13 Supreme Court of the United States decision that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services federal COVID-19 vaccine mandate will move forward requires UPMC to ensure employees either get vaccinated or receive a requested medical or religious exemption.

If you are not yet vaccinated, we urge you to get a vaccine now. You can schedule your COVID-19 vaccination through UPMC or visit a non-UPMC provider or UPMC Urgent Care location.

Proof of vaccination is not required upon hire; however, employees will be responsible for ensuring post-hire compliance by getting vaccinated or requesting a medical or religious exemption.

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General Maintenance 2-Groundskeeper

  • Job ID: 426607918
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: Corporate Administrative Srvs
  • Department: Maintenance Grounds
  • Location: 219 Meyran Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15213
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $20.60 to $34.22 / hour


UPMC is hiring a General Maintenance 2- Groundskeeper to join our team!  This position will support our UPMC Presby location as well as other UPMC buildings within the Pittsburgh area.  The position works through Friday during daylight hours.  In this role, the position will maintain landscape and grounds in accordance with established schedules and instructions.  As well as being responsible for all grounds keeping, including: landscaping/gardening, turf management, hard surface maintenance, snow removal, litter control, signage, irrigation systems, etc.

Do you love landscaping and have an unrestricted drivers license?  If so, read on and apply today to join our Grounds Team!


  • 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.



  • 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 34

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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