• Milton Hershey School
  • $29,400.00 -41,670.00/year*
  • Hershey , PA
  • Facility Maintenance
  • Full-Time
  • 500 Homestead Ln

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Grounds Keeper I

Milton Hershey School is currently seeking a full-time Grounds keeper I for
its growing campus. The purpose of this position is to maintain the campus
grounds, lawns, planting beds, shrubs, trees, and perform other duties as
assigned. The successful candidate is required to demonstrate journeyman level
knowledge by achieving a score of at least 70% on a professional examination
and demonstrate journeyman level skill through successful completion of a
practical exercise. (This applies to all applicants, both internal and
external.) Bargaining Unit position with OPS Local-464. Duties and
responsibilities include, but not limited to the following:

> * Maintain campus lawn, including mowing, leaf removal, and storm damage,
trimming trees and shrubs, watering, fertilizing, weeding, seeding, aerating
and other duties as assigned.

> * Pruning, trimming and general tree and shrub care.

> * Perform snow and ice removal, including plowing, shoveling, loading,
anti-skid spreading.

> * Prepare planting beds for annuals, perennials and bulbs.

> * Apply herbicides, fungicides, dormant oils and insecticides to campus
plantings as directed by a licensed applicator.

> * Perform daily equipment maintenance in accordance with operational


Work schedule: Monday - Friday: 7:00 am- 3:30 pm. The full-time schedule
consists of 40 hours with a minimum of two (2) days off. * Standard hours of
operation may change due to seasonal and department needs. Bargaining union
Local 464 position - pay rate is $18.96/hour.

High School Diploma or equivalent.

Three years experience working in the grounds maintenance field.

Knowledge of large mowers, tractors, snow plows equipment, etc.

Valid PA Drivers License in good standing (CDL Preferred, Class B).

Training with pesticides, herbicides, and other chemicals.

Candidate should be willing to actively engage with students.

Candidate should demonstrate a high degree of integrity, as all MHS staff are
considered to be role models to MHS students.

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**Organization: **Milton Hershey School
**Schedule: **Full-time
**Job Type: **Standard
**Job Posting: **Jun 27, 2019
Associated topics: athletic, field, grounds, groundskeeper, laborer, land fill, lawn, paver, rug, street

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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