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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 ( to learn more about who we are and our current projects. Thank you for your interest in R&R Realty!