Job Description

Job Title: Groundskeeper
Job ID: 673912
Status: Casual
Regular/Temporary: Limited
Shift: Day Job
Department: Maintenance
Location: 100 Norman Drive, Cranberry Township PA 16066


This is a summer and position will end on September 1st, 2018.  The candidate will work Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


Maintain landscape and grounds in accordance with established schedules and instructions. Participate in all grounds keeping including landscaping, gardening, turf management, hard surface maintenance, snow removal, litter control, signage, irrigation systems, etc.


  • Able to accept flexible working hours and shifts
  • Adhere to the Basics of Service Excellence in all interactions with clients and the public.
  • Assist with power-wash and maintenance of hard surface paved areas, sidewalks, etc.
  • Exhibit, both verbally and behaviorally, a commitment to the values of service excellence in carrying out on-going duties.
  • Maintain a positive outlook and interactions with co-workers, which contribute to the team effort of the department.
  • Maintain clean and safe work area, equipment rooms and shop areas.
  • Operate equipment including lawn care, power washers, and, weed eaters, edgers, sprayers, hoes, shovels, hand tools, snow plows, snow blowers, motorized vehicles, etc., and related landscape equipment as required.
  • Participate in the proper care of landscape and grounds.
  • Perform all work following infection control procedures.
  • Perform litter control on an as needed basis or as directed by supervisor
  • Perform other related duties and grounds maintenance work with minimal supervision. Assist with litter control in all assigned areas.
  • Provide upkeep of grounds equipment
  • Record work orders and submit hours to supervisor on a daily basis
  • Serve as a role model of service excellence for the institutions by providing quality services that are responsive to client needs, proactive in scope and accessible in nature.
  • Use the Basics of Service Excellence as a guide, respond to the needs of individual patients, employees, department or other organizations with courtesy, respect and a positive outlook that reflects the team effort of the department.


  • High school diploma
  • Landscaping experience preferred
  • Work outdoors in different weather conditions with exposure to the elements required
  • Ability to stand, walk, etc. for extended periods also, bend, stoop, kneel, lift, shovel, etc. required
  • Exert up to 100 lbs of force occasionally required
  • Ability to work overtime or off-hours when necessary.

    Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance
  • Older Adult Protective Services Act

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $12.59 to $19.16

Union Position: No

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