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Thomas Jefferson Foundation-Groundskeeper-Wed, 05/08/2019 - 9:49am



Thomas Jefferson Foundation
1070 Thomas Jefferson Loop Charlottesville
Charlottesville , VA 22902

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Job Description 

The Thomas Jefferson Foundation seeks a groundskeeper to maintain our grounds and landscape to a high horticultural standard. The position requires horticultural knowledge including; identification of native and cultivated trees, shrubs, groundcovers, and perennials; common grounds maintenance techniques; experience with pesticides and fertilizers; pruning and planting techniques; and an understanding of irrigation systems. Typical schedule is 6:30 AM to 3PM, Tues-Sat or Sun-Thurs, flexibility may be required for special events. This position is considered essential personnel and is required to report to work during inclement weather. This is a full-time position and our benefit package includes: health, dental, life insurance, Paid Time Off, paid holidays, and a 401(k).

Duties & Responsibilities 

Typical duties include mowing, chainsaw work, litter control, leaf removal, pruning, mulching, string trimming, snow and ice removal, and walkway maintenance. Knowledge of the safe use, operation, and preventive maintenance of common landscape and heavy equipment is essential. Applicant must be able to obtain and maintain a Virginia pesticide license within 6 months of hire.

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Jason Young