Groundskeeper / Yard Maintenance, Kampala

Last update 2024-07-22
Expires 2024-08-22
ID #2183268022
Groundskeeper / Yard Maintenance, Kampala
Uganda, Central Region, Kampala,
Modified June 6, 2024


Nature and Scope To facilitate a positive environment for the students, staff, and guests of Heritage International School and to ensure the development of their God-given gifts for Christ-like service in the world community through enhanced school facility maintenance and support.

Personal Qualities Modeling and Leadership Model a personal commitment to Christ and Bible-based Christian living Maintain personal devotional and prayer life Member of a Christian Church, either locally or abroad Seek to inspire others to Christian commitment, faith, and living Contribute toward and maintains a positive Christian spiritual environment Demonstrate a serving attitude toward fellow staff and students / parents Seek to have a positive and congenial manner Consistently maintain ethical and moral personal and professional standards Resourcefulness, enthusiasm, patience, resilience and a sense of humour A love of gardening and the outdoors Skills Ability to operate various types of power equipment including lawnmowers, trimmers, hedge trimmers, leaf blowers, and other landscaping equipment.

Ability to use hand tools required for landscaping.

Ability to follow instructions and complete assignments.

Extensive knowledge of landscaping techniques and processes.

Excellent time management skills.

Professional Responsibilities Daily lawn care to include watering, raking, and mowing Picks up and removes trash prior to mowing a designated area.

Removes garbage and other debris from outdoor areas.

Installs and maintains water fountains, fences, gates, retaining walls, rock gardens, outdoor lighting, and other design features.

Digs trenches and levels ground.

Keeps outdoor furniture clean and in good repair.

Applies mulch, fertilizers, herbicides, and pesticides.

Maintains green spaces by weeding, trimming, and pruning.

Removes unwanted or unhealthy plants, shrubs, and trees, as well as downed limbs.

Prepares soil and plants flowers, bushes, hedges, or shrubs.

Declutters flowerbeds in front of classes and offices.

Plants trees and prunes them when necessary.

Inspects plants for insects and applies fertilizer, pesticides, and herbicides as directed.

Performs routine maintenance on power equipment.

Plans for the next years rains and trims plants accordingly Help to develop a healthy Nursery Potting and planting as necessary Maintains off campus residence gardens Assists with Operations during School events Performs other related duties as assigned.

Education and Experience Previous gardening experience necessary.

High school diploma or equivalent preferred.

On-the-job training offered.

Physical Requirements Prolonged periods walking, standing, bending, stretching, pushing, pulling, climbing ladders, or kneeling.

Must be physically able to operate power equipment.

Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds at a time.

Must be able to work in a variety of weather conditions.

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Groundskeeper / yard maintenance

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