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Groundskeeper- Camp Bliss, Walker, MN

We are seeking part-time groundskeepers to assist with maintaining grounds for our Camp Bliss property located in Walker, MN.

Duties/responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Assist with ensuring lodge facility, house, cabin, yurts and other buildings are kept clean and in good condition
  • Assist with monitoring and providing upkeep and maintenance for all of Camp Bliss property, including sidewalks, driveways, parking lots, fountains, lawns, planters, trees, plants, flowers, and overall grounds
  • Operate a variety of vehicles and powered/non-powered equipment for mowing grass, plowing snow, trimming trees and bushes, raking, etc. and provide maintenance and repairs of equipment as needed
  • Gather and remove litter
  • Maintain or repair tools, equipment or structures, such as buildings, fences, or benches using hand or power tools
  • Mix and spray or spread fertilizers, herbicides, or insecticides onto grass, shrubs, or trees
  • Assist with irrigation systems, including winterizing systems and starting them up in the spring
  • Assist with completing seasonal procedures as needed (i.e. seasonal lights, water lines, put docks in/out, cut and remove lake weeds, dump dehumidifiers, snow removal)
  • Assist with set up preparations and take down for events

Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 16 years old
  • Must be physically able to handle a variety of grounds keeping tasks and equipment
  • Ability to professionally solve problems proactively and positively using company culture strategies
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to maintain professional boundaries
  • Ability to take initiative, work independently with minimal supervision
  • Dependable
  • Time management
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and work well under multiple demands
  • Organized and attentive to detail
  • Must pass background study

Wages:

  • Competitive based on experience

Independent Lifestyles provides an unduplicated culture working in a supportive, positive and dynamic company that sets us apart from the rest. Camp Bliss hosts a variety of 2-3 day retreats, primarily for Veterans and people with disabilities. In addition, we rent out our facilities to private groups (including lodge, house, cabin and yurts). If you are looking for a position at an organization that supports its employees we are your next step!  Check us out: www.independentlifestyles.org.

Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Review of candidates will begin immediately. Application will be accepted until the position is filled. Send email to Danellest@independentlifestyles.org. EOE/AA.