The Chanticleer Foundation is a non-profit organization that operates a 50-acre public garden in Wayne, PA. The garden is open to the public daily Wednesday to Sunday, from April through October. Chanticleer provides an opportunity for guests to relax and enjoy the various garden areas and vistas on the property. The Chanticleer staff work in a professional, team-oriented, and smoke-free environment. Continual training and education in the green industry is encouraged.
The groundskeeper position will perform various duties associated with turf grass and landscape maintenance. Examples include daily mowing, trimming, and blowing of garden lawns and walkways, moving and cleaning garden furniture, fertilization and spot spraying of lawns and planting beds. Other duties include performing 16 to 20 hours per week of plant health care treatments to planting beds and lawns, planting of various ornamental trees and shrubs, material handling, screening of compost, maintaining fence lines, stone roadways, and drainage systems. The groundskeeper reports to the Assistant Grounds Manager and works in cooperation with the Grounds Manager and Grounds team to accomplish the daily and weekly tasks for the property.
*Possess a valid state driver’s license or id.
*Have one to two years of turf grass/ landscape work experience.
*Possess the ability to communicate in a professional manner.
*Have a willingness to learn new grounds maintenance techniques.
*Able to work independently or with others on tasks.
*Able to lift 50 lbs. or more
*Have prior experience working with machinery.
*Legally able to work in the United States.
*Attend a 5 day a week work schedule. Tuesday – Sat. or Sun - Thursday
*Weekend work is required from April thru October.
Wage rate: $20 per hour
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that diversity, equality and inclusion strengthen our institution and the world around us.
* backpack blowing
* apply plant health care treatments
* overseeding of turf areas
* fertilization of turf areas
* moving and cleaning furniture on a weekly basis
* trash removal
* maintaining and repairing fencelines
* cleaning and inspecting storm drains