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Groundskeeper

  • Central Islip, NY
  • Pay Rate: $18.00-$21.60/hour (temporary)

The Corporate Source

The Corporate Source provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Job Summary:

The Groundskeeper performs landscaping tasks using power equipment and hand tools to maintain the facility's grounds.

Duties/ Responsibilities

  • Mows lawns, trims weeds, and rakes leaves as assigned
  • Picks up and removes trash prior to mowing a designated area
  • Empties trash and recycling containers
  • Trims bushes, shrubs, and hedges
  • Prepares soil and plants flowers, bushes, hedges, or shrubs
  • Plants trees and prunes them when necessary
  • Cuts and removes trees as needed
  • Applies fertilizer, pesticides, and herbicides as directed
  • Completes snow removal tasks such as shoveling sidewalks, steps, and doorways as needed during winter months
  • Operates snowblower or snowplow to clear roads, driveways, and parking lots
  • Performs other related duties as assigned
  • Demonstrated commitment to our mission of creating and advancing employment opportunities for people with disabilities.
  • Aspire to the highest possible standard of excellence in the performance of your job responsibilities.
  • Represent The Corporate Source (TCS) in a professional and courteous manner, and to work and communicate constructively with the other members of your team.
  • Where a question arises, to seek clarification from your supervisor, project manager, or from senior management of TCS.
  • Meet with your direct supervisor as needed to provide all materials or updates regarding work required in a timely and professional manner.
  • Immediately report to your supervisor any and all physical plant problems which may bring risk to anyone, affect the proper operation of the program, or result in noncompliance of regulations.
  • Ensure that assigned work areas are free from potential safety hazards.
  • Adhere to all policies and professional standards set forth by The Corporate Source, including but not limited to ensuring that your workplace is free of all forms of harassment, sexual harassment and discrimination. You are required to contact your supervisor, Project Manager, or the Director of Human Resources if you believe you have been subject to or observed such behaviors.
  • To be fully aware of all regulations and policies set forth in your work site's Procedures Manual, as well as The Corporate Source's Employee Handbook, and to participate in all required orientation and training workshops.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Ability to operate various types of power equipment including lawnmowers, trimmers, hedge trimmers, leaf blowers, and other landscaping equipment.
  • Ability to use hand tools required for landscaping.
  • Ability to follow instructions and complete assignments.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Previous experience preferred.
  • On-the-job training offered.

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods walking, standing, bending, stretching, pushing, pulling, climbing ladders, or kneeling.
  • Must be physically able to operate power equipment.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds at a time.
  • Must be able to work in a variety of weather conditions.

People with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Excellent benefits including 100% employer paid for medical and dental insurance for employees, optional vision insurance, employer contributions to retirement plan, and generous vacation and sick time policies.

The Corporate Source provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Established in 1996, The Corporate Source provides people with intellectual and other developmental disabilities with well-paying, secure jobs from New York City and Long Island to Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

  • Address

    1225 Franklin Ave. Suite 335 Garden City, NY 11530
  • Email

    Info@thecorporatesource.org
  • Contact

    (516) 419-5880