OMNI Human Resource Management

Property Groundskeeper and Maintenance

Job ID
2022-3473
Client
Girl Scouts of NE Kansas & NW Missouri
Job Location(s)
US-KS-Overland Park
Industry
Services - NON-PROFIT/SOCIAL SERVICES
Position Category
Support

Overview

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Girl Scouts is the largest organization for girls in the world. Our mission is to build girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place. Through activities in science and technology, business and economic literacy, and outdoor and environmental awareness, Girl Scouting provides girls with opportunities for fun and friendship, while fostering development of leadership skills and self-esteem. Girl Scouts of NE Kansas & NW Missouri is chartered by Girl Scouts of the USA and supports 16,000 girl members and 4,000 adult volunteers in its 47-county jurisdiction surrounding the Greater Kansas City, St. Joseph, and Topeka areas. For more information, visit www.gsksmo.org.

 

To provide basic groundskeeping, maintenance, custodial services and customer service in accordance with the Council’s policies and standards at Camp Tongawood in Tonganoxie, KS and may assist with the maintenance of other properties as requested. The position works under the direction of the Site Manager, to ensure for Girl Scout members that the camp property, facilities and equipment provide a safe environment for the users.


This position is part-time and works between 10-15 hours/week during the months October-April and the potential of up to 25 hours/week May-September. Hours are scheduled as needed and dependent on time of year and camp activities requiring additional time. Compensation range $15.00-$16.00/hour based on qualifications and experience.

Responsibilities

  • Performs duties required to maintain properties, facilities, and equipment in safe condition.
  • Must adhere to council’s policy on personal use of council assets including facilities, tools, equipment, vehicles, and supplies.
  • Under the supervision of the Site Manager, maintains buildings in a safe, attractive, and clean condition. And performs grounds maintenance (ie. mowing, weeding, etc) as needed/directed
  • Keeps grounds safe, neat, and free of trash and storm debris.
  • Prepares site/buildings for users; aids site users by responding to custodial and maintenance requests in a timely manner and by responding to other site and users’ needs.
  • Follows GSUSA and Council policies and guidelines to ensure compliance with all relevant federal, state, and local laws, regulations, and codes.
  • Operates tractors, mowers, and other machinery or tools in a safe manner as requested and after training.
  • Actively supports and promotes the Council’s and GSUSA’s affirmative action plans and their commitments to diversity throughout the organization.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • May perform other related duties as assigned

Qualifications

Education and Experience:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent
  • At least 1 year of related experience; or,
  • Any combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
  • Valid State Driver’s License and a satisfactory driving record.
  • Current vehicle insurance on personal vehicle


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Ability to operate camp vehicles, mowers, and tools in a safe manner on camp
  • Basic knowledge/skills of grounds maintenance and tool/equipment usage necessary for job functions
  • Excellent customer relation skills and ability to communicate and interact with girls, volunteers, and other council staff via phone & in-person in professional manner
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety manuals, operations & maintenance instructions, procedure manuals etc.
  • Ability to manage & perform multiple responsibilities simultaneously, work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Available to work evenings, weekends and holiday breaks as needed

Working Conditions:
While performing the essential functions of this position the employee is frequently exposed to wet or humid conditions, work near moving mechanical parts, work in high precarious places, fumes, or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, outdoor weather conditions, extreme cold, extreme heat, and the risk of electrical
shock. Ability to lift at least 50 lbs.


The safety of our campers and staff is the number one priority of the Girl Scouts of NE Kansas & NW Missouri. We thoroughly investigate the background of all prospective staff members including personal and professional reference verification and criminal background checks .

 

***As a condition of hire, full dosage of the COVID-19 vaccination is a requirement for this position. GSKSMO will consider accommodation for disability/medical and/or sincerely held religious beliefs.***

 

OMNI and our clients are Equal Opportunity Employers and seek diversity in candidates for employment. EEO Employer W/M/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

 

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