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Landscape Maintenance – Seasonal

Company: Benchmark Human Services
Location: Fort Wayne, IN
Category: Landscape Maintenance
Wage: Up To $16.00
Sign-On Bonus: n/a

Description:

Since 1960, Benchmark has been empowering marginalized populations to see their potential. We are committed to realizing the full potential of EVERYONE – those we serve, our partners and vendors, and our employees, who bring our mission to life each day. We actively strive to be a workplace that honors the unique experiences of our employees. Benchmark believes we are stronger, better, more effective in our pursuits when we are diverse; when we are equitable; and when we create space for everyone to be their authentic selves.

In Fort Wayne, we have our own Landscape Department that maintains our 27 Group Homes and facilities throughout the city.  We are looking for a full-time and temporary seasonal associate to join our team. Experience in mowing, snow removal and landscaping are a plus, but we are willing to train you.

Seasonal April – November at $15

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

Assists with maintenance for Benchmark Human Services-owned properties as directed by landscape manager.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Cut lawn using hand, power or riding mower and trim and edge around walks, flower beds, and walls.
  • Landscape by planting flowers, grass, shrubs, and bushes.
  • Apply fertilizer to ground to enhance growth.
  • Shovel snow from walkways and apply snow melting product.
  • Cut down tree limbs that are posing a danger.
  • Trim shrubs and pull weeds.
  • Perform minor repairs and maintenance procedures on equipment utilized in grounds keeping.
  • Report any suspected abuse, neglect or exploitation immediately to supervisor or department head.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Comply with all standards to assure the health and safety of all individuals.
  • Report to work as scheduled.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Must have ability to perform physical work required.
  • Must be able to tolerate heat and cold conditions

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Valid Indiana driver’s license.
  • Experience in landscape maintenance preferred.
  • Must Have high school diploma/GED

The above declarations are not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job described, nor are they intended to be such a listing of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Rather, they are intended only to describe the general nature of the job.

Benchmark Human Services is an EOE/AAP Employer. Veterans, women, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Interested candidates can apply online at www.BenchmarkHS.com/Careers

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