Department: Grounds and Gardens
Shift: Varied Shift
- GENERAL SUMMARY
GED/High School Diploma required
BLS Certification must be obtained within the first year of employment Ohio Commercial Pesticide Applicator Certification within 30 days of hire required Fork Truck and BobCat Safety Training within one year of hire required.
Approximately one to three months on-the-job experience necessary to learn landscaping and gardening techniques, safe operation of motorized snow removal and lawn equipment, and to perform routine maintenance on same.
Moderate level of communication skill to interact with patients, coworkers, and outside professionals.
Knowledgeable and skilled use of all equipment used in pertinent areas.
Stands and/or walks for a majority of work time with regular breaks when installing repairing or performing PM's on mechanical equipment. Has ability to use hands for repetitive simple grasping and fine manipulation when using hand tools. Stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, and reaching above shoulder level. May lift up to 50 pounds when carrying shrubs and equipment.
Analytical skills necessary in order to collect samples such as soil and leaves for testing, determine lawn care schedules, and monitor hospital grounds for safety hazards.
Good vision is required while maintaining hospital grounds.
May have contact with hazardous waste such as frequent exposure to greases and cleaners, toxic chemicals, sprays, etc. Possible injury when climbing ladders or scaffolds.