Groundsman Job Description

groundsman job description includes a detailed overview of the key requirements, duties, responsibilities, and skills for this role.

Last update : July 14, 2023

Groundsman Job Description

A groundsman maintains or maintains the appearance of a golf course, sports field, or some other facility by keeping it free of hazards and by mowing the grass.

A groundsman may sometimes be known as a greenkeeper.

Job Brief:

We’re looking for Groundsman to maintain the landscaping and grounds of commercial, industrial, or residential properties.

Groundsman Duties:

  • Separate and relocate trash from dumpster
  • Clean and maintain interior and exterior grounds
  • Water, prune and fertilize plants
  • Maintain plant beds
  • Clean and maintain landscaping supplies
  • Direct delivery of materials

Groundsman Responsibilities:

  • Maintain lawn and landscape including watering, fertilizing, pruning, weeding, and harvesting
  • Plant and maintain flower beds and trees
  • Maintain sprinkler systems and manage irrigation systems
  • Manage drainage systems
  • Ensure appearance of parking lots, buildings, and grounds
  • Maintain equipment and tools
  • Equipment maintenance and troubleshooting
  • Clean up of work area

Requirements And Skills:

  • Proficient landscape maintenance technician
  • Knowledge of irrigation, lighting, and snow removal equipment
  • Ability to coordinate with facility staff
  • Knowledge of turf and plant types
  • Ability to manage crew
  • Ability to perform both skilled and manual labor

We’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion means that we’re always looking for talented people from all walks of life. We encourage applications from people of all races, religions, national origins, genders, gender expressions, and ages. We’re also interested in hearing from veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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