Groundskeeper – Northampton, PA


Black Mulch

Shift Information: Full time, hourly, year round

Nazareth Pallet is the premier family held pallet recycling company in the Lehigh Valley selling wood pallets to the rapidly growing warehouse and manufacturing markets in the area.

 Responsibilities:

    Landscape areas:

  • Ensure all plant landscape areas are manicured appropriately and kept seasonally presentable
  • In season, regularly treat weeds for weed control, rake leaves, plant flowers/shrubs, spread mulch/woodchips/stones, trim shrubs and hedges, cut down and remove low hanging tree limbs damaged by adverse weather conditions, and perform other lawn care services as necessary. May also apply chemicals, including fertilizers or pesticides
  • Install new plantings as  necessary
  • Maintain condition of all perimeter fencing

 

   Parking lots, roadways, building entrances, lower docks and other trafficked areas:

  • Keep property free of trash and debris
  • Ensure all entire entry areas are presentable
  • Inspect areas for any type of damage to signs, walls, passageways, blacktop and other ground surfaces. Make repairs as needed, if within ability, or notify Plant Maintenance Manager
  • Plow, clear, salt and maintain all passageway areas during snow
  • Maintain the working condition of all entry gates

   General:

  • Safely operate vehicles for the purpose of performing job
  • Maintain all equipment provided
  • Follow safety procedures while performing
  • Report all maintenance issues and concerns identified while performing daily duties to Plant Maintenance Manager.
  • Other duties and special projects as needed

 

Requirements:

  • Previous groundskeeping / maintenance experience preferred
  • Must be able to use a variety of hand tools and powered equipment, such as lawnmowers, rakes, trimmers, chainsaws and snow blowers
  • Ability to lift at least 25 pounds
  • Hard-working, reliable and a self-starter, but willing to take directions from management

 

Certifications & Licenses:

Valid Driver’s License with clean record for past two years.

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