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UnityPoint Health Groundskeeper-Methodist in Des Moines, Iowa

Under supervision and direction performs the turf, ornamental maintenance, grounds, parking lot, driveway and sidewalk maintenance including mowing, fertilizing, trimming, irrigation, snow/ice/sleet removal, asphalt patching and overall grounds-keeping of all the Unity Point – Des Moines properties.

Why UnityPoint Health?

  • Commitment to our Team – We’ve been named a Top 150 Place to Work in Healthcare 2022 by Becker’s Healthcare for our commitment to our team members.

  • Culture – At UnityPoint Health, you Come for a fulfilling career and experience a culture guided by uncompromising values and unwavering belief in doing what's right for the people we serve.

  • Benefits – Our competitive Total Rewards program offers benefits options that align with your needs and priorities, no matter what life stage you’re in.

  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commitment – We’re committed to ensuring you have a voice that is heard regardless of role, race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation.

  • Development – We believe equipping you with support and development opportunities is an essential part of delivering a remarkable employment experience.

  • Community Involvement – Be an essential part of our core purpose—to improve the health of the people and communities we serve.

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Demonstrates ability to meet business needs of department by regular, reliable attendance.

Demonstrates ability to operate the motorized and manual equipment assigned to the Grounds Department.

On a daily basis maintains the main entrances, grounds, parking lots, driveways and sidewalks in good repair and clean of trash and debris to achieve specific quality, safety, service and regulatory goals.

On an ongoing basis perform parking ramp maintenance including: cleaning, sweeping, washing of ramp, snow removal, painting lines, ADAAA Signage, gates, floor joint repair, and assist with parking improvement projects.

Fence repair

Retention pond maintenance

Playground upkeep and improvements (day care, Lynn Cutler Park)

Observes and practices safety regulations and procedures, including but not limited to OSHA and DNV, in the care and use of equipment and tools.

Removes snow, ice and/or sleet from Unity Point-DM parking lots, driveways and sidewalks utilizing

Education: High school diploma or equivalent.

Experience: Working knowledge of the care for a wide variety of plant, tree and shrub materials. Working knowledge of operation and maintenance all equipment used in a grounds-keeping environment. ·Working knowledge of spraying and fertilizer calibration. Working knowledge of irrigation systems.

License(s)/Certification(s): Valid driver’s license when driving any vehicle for work-related reasons. Ability to obtain the ornamental and turf pest control pesticide applicators certificate within 1 year of employment

Requisition ID: 2022-120202

Street: 5130 Park Ave

Name: 3020 UnityPoint Health Des Moines

Posting Minimum: USD $15.30/Hr.

Name: Groundskeeping

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: Monday-Friday 6am-2:30pm; hours may change due to inclement weather; 40 hrs/wk

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