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Gulfport, MS 39503

Posted: 06/13/2024 Category: Laborer Job Number: 39232 Approx. Rate per Hour (negotiable): 15.00 Branch: Austin Office Industry: Manufacturing - General

Job Description

Join Our Team as a Groundskeeper! 

Position: Groundskeeper

Shift/Hours: M-F 6am-2pm must be flexible with hours each day may be different as coordinated through the Maintenance Superintendent 
Pay Rate: $14-$15
Location: Gulfport, MS
Job Summary:
  • Maintain landscaped areas by mowing, trimming, watering, fertilizing, weeding, planting, performing irrigation repairs, and distributing pesticides, herbicides, and fertilizer.
  • Inspect, wash, clean, and service all maintenance equipment.
  • Remove FOD (Foreign Object Debris) from airside and landside grounds and operate powered cleaning equipment when necessary.
  • Operate equipment for maintenance activities such as tractors, paint machines, loaders, backhoes, saws, and other applicable equipment.
  • Dismantle defective machines and equipment and install new or repaired parts.
  • Repair and maintain physical structures of airport facilities.
  • Fabricate and repair counters, benches, and partitions.
  • Maintain airport vehicles, including tune-ups, minor engine maintenance, washing and polishing, tire, battery, and brake maintenance, lubrication, and fueling.
  • Learn to operate an Air to Ground Radio.
  • Work shift assignments as required, and be subject to "call back" overtime compensation during emergencies and equipment malfunctions.

  • High school education or equivalent.
  • At least four years of related experience and/or training; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • MS State Valid Drivers License 
  • Lift up to 50 pounds
Work Environment:
Working with landscaping equipment, chemicals, and fertilizers. Works in high, precarious places. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

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If you are excited to be apart of a hardworking and dedicated team, apply today! 



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