Position Description


Position:     Maintenance Assistant/Grounds Keeper



Major Responsibility


To assure grounds/property are maintained so as to make potential residents and guests feel welcomed and current residents feel proud of their home. 




  1. Under the direction of the Maintenance Supervisor:


  1. general maintenance tasks as assigned;

  2. maintenance of ground/property;


  1. Running errands and/or picking up supplies or equipment.

  2. Be available to housekeeping, kitchen/dining room staff, or resident aides to lift or move heavy items.

  3. Adhere to procedures designed to avoid any spread of infection through waste products, airborne bacteria, etc.

  4. Other duties as assigned.



Conditions of Employment


Must be physically able to climb, lift and bend as needed to accomplish tasks.  Must maintain a current Florida Driver License with a clean driving record.  Must be able to work with chemicals and detergents associated with performance to tasks.  Must provide results from a Level II Background Screening report which does not contain any disqualifying events as outlined by AHCA standards.




High School diploma or equivalency.  Working knowledge of general maintenance tasks as outlined in job duties.  Must be able to follow written and oral instructions needed to complete tasks.  This position requires patience and a caring attitude as well as the ability to organize and work with a minimum amount of supervision.  Must possess good listening and communication skills and the ability to work cooperatively with other staff.  Work schedule will be determined by the facility’s needs as determined by the Maintenance Supervisor and/or Facility Director.


Personal Appearance


Will be expected to report to work in clean, neat attire and wearing safety shoes.  Must use safety equipment as required. 


Special Requirements


Must be able to work with little or no supervision.  Must be capable of managing time effectively and efficiently to assure assigned tasks are completed within time allowed and in a manner that assures quality work.


Wage Scale


Starting wage is $9.00/hour.  Increases will be determined by merit, length of service and budgetary constraints and not to exceed 3% per year.







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