Groundskeeper - Link Apartments® Canvas

Atlanta, GA
Full Time
Entry Level

TITLE:                                   Groundskeeper
CLASSIFICATION:               Full-time
DEPARTMENT:                     Property Management
REPORTS TO:                      Property Manager

Position Summary:
Handles all phases of cleaning and minor maintenance relating to the upkeep of the grounds, parking lots, building exteriors, and interiors that are not covered by the landscape contract, or janitorial contract. Assists the management and maintenance staff as needed.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Policing the grounds of a multi-Family real estate district which includes the interior and exterior of buildings; parking lots; dumpster and trash areas; loading areas; sidewalks and landscaped areas.
  • Policing will include picking up trash and debris; sweeping and mopping; blowing and vacuuming with the use of power equipment; hosing, scrubbing and power washing; cleaning exterior furnishings; removing trash from receptacles to dumpsters.
  • Minor grounds and landscaping repairs and maintenance which may include watering plants and flowers.
  • Interior cleaning will include mopping spills or standing water in corridors and restrooms; periodic vacuuming; washing walls and restroom fixtures; sweeping and dusting.
  • Cleaning interior and exterior signage.
  • Minor interior maintenance will include changing light bulbs, plunging toilets and minor repairs to signage and building finishes.
  • Completes all assignments in a timely manner.
  • Keeps all tools and equipment in an organized fashion and in good working condition.
  • Maintains an exceptional property appearance.
  • Reports any hazardous, emergency or unusual situations that could possibly be a violation of company policy or present a danger to employees, tenants and visitors.
  • Works within company and OSHA safety standards using proper protective equipment when necessary.
  • Ensures that tenants and visitors are provided with a clean, safe and well-maintained Multi-Family district, ensures that good public relations are maintained between tenants visitors and the maintenance staff.
  • Accepts duties as assigned by the Property Manager.

Knowledge/Critical Skills:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Good mechanical skills and willingness to learn
  • Friendly and pleasing personality with willingness to be helpful, take pride in their work, and the condition of their areas of responsibility.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to take initiative
  • Good organizational skills.
  • Interest and enthusiasm for the job.

Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Works in residential buildings and outdoors
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends.
  • Willingness to work outdoors under changing weather conditions
  • Works under moderate supervision.
  • Constantly moves about to coordinate work.
  • Frequently climbs stairs or ladders, bends, stoops, reaches, uses equipment with hands, pulls, and lifts up to 50 lb.
  • Ability to drive a golf cart

Critical features of this job are described under the previous headings. They may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.  This job description does not list all the duties of the job.  You may be asked by supervisors to perform other non-essential assignments and duties.  You will be evaluated in part based upon your performance of the tasks listed in this job description.



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