R & R Realty Group Groundskeeper in West Des Moines, Iowa
Wages starting at $21/hour! Uniforms provided!
Who we are: At R&R Realty Group, we are proud to be the premier source for commercial real estate in Des Moines, Iowa. Our team passionately pursues excellence in everything we do. Our 35+ years of experience is demonstrated over 9 million square feet of office, retail, multifamily and warehouse facilities in Iowa and Nebraska while also owning land for future development. It's a lot of ground to cover and we’re proud of who we are and where we’re going. If you are interested in joining a collaborative team with a drive for making a difference, you’ve come to the right place.
What you'll do: Performs grounds keeping duties under the supervision of the Operations Manager - Grounds by performing the following duties:
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following :
Performs grounds keeping duties as directed by management. Duties include but are not limited to chemical application (fertilizer, herbicide, insecticide), trimming, planting, mulching, rocking, weeding, and general grounds keeping activities.
Supervise all contracted service vendors and purchasing relationships to provide maximum benefit to the properties and ownership. Develop and put into use, with the Operations Manager - Grounds effective consultation relationships (Iowa State, Turf Grass Institute, etc.) to develop best practices for the company.
Responsibly meet all chemical use and storage requirements, including maintenance of MSDS documentation and safety procedures.
Shovel snow from walks and driveways. Spreads salt on public passage ways to prevent ice buildup. Snow removal supervision and quality of work inspection. Achieving a 7:30a.m. deadline for all snow removal.
Performs maintenance and security of all pond features. Maintain all ponds as assigned.
Drive to assigned properties and various locations as directed by Management.
Provide weekend and after-hour snow coverage, on an on-call basis, as assigned.
Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner, develops alternative solutions
Coordinates projects, completes projects on time and budget
Balances team and individual responsibilities
What it takes to join our team:
Must have diploma or general education degree; or one to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination 1 year of experience directly working with customers.
Must have a valid Iowa Driver's license and personal auto liability insurance.
Must be willing to provide weekend and after-hour snow coverage, on an on-call basis as assigned.
The right candidate will have good mechanical skills and work well independently.
Why R&R Realty? At R&R, a career is more than just a job - it's a calling to live up to our company's mission and living our company values. We are committed to our employees and offer a great benefits package including medical, dental & vision insurance, Personal Time Off (PTO), 401k with company match, and paid holidays. Plus, as an employee of R&R, you are eligible for rent and daycare partner discounts as well as access to our beautiful wellness facilities in the Des Moines area. Our employee engagement and wellness committees create a fun and engaging culture where you can learn, grow and give back to the local communities we serve.
Sound like you? Want to learn more? Great - we'd love to hear from you! Please include a current resume with your application and highlight why you think you'd be a great fit for our team. Follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn or visit our careers page (https://www.rrrealty.com/openjobs/) to learn more about who we are and our current projects. Thank you for your interest in R&R Realty!