GCA Services Groundskeeper in Houston, Texas

Under general supervision of designated supervisor, to perform a variety of skilled or semi‑skilled tasks, or skilled labor related to grounds and way maintenance, installation or construction.

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform tasks relating to the installation and maintenance of turf including mowing, fertilization, irrigation, insect/weed control, and dethatching, seeding, sodding, aeration and site preparation.

  • Perform tasks relating to the installation and maintenance of trees, shrubs and flowers, including pruning, cabling, fertilization, irrigation, insect/weed control and removal as required.

  • Perform tasks related to construction, installation and maintenance of sidewalks, patios, retaining walls, benches, sign standards, stairs and sweeping of paved areas.

  • Maintain cleanliness of grounds including litter control, leaf removal and sweeping of paved areas.

  • Operate and maintain equipment to perform above duties including tractors, one ton dump trucks, lawnmowers, line trimmers, blowers, chain saws, bucket trucks, rototillers, sand/salt spreaders and snow blowers.

  • Report under emergency conditions such as snow removal, downed trees and storm water maintenance, as required.

  • Assist with moving and special events, as required.

  • Act as crew leader in some tasks as assigned.

  • Perform related duties as assigned.

Minimum Acceptable Qualifications:

  • One year of related experience.

  • Valid driver's license.

  • Sufficient strength and physical dexterity to perform duties and responsibilities of this job, including heavy work with exposure to inclement weather conditions for prolonged periods of time.

  • Must be able to wear and use appropriate protective equipment as necessary.

Additional Desirable Qualifications:

  • Valid commercial operator's license. CDL/Class B License.

  • Pesticide/herbicide applicator's license.

A criminal background check, results of which are not necessarily a bar to employment, and a drug screen are required.