• Groundskeeper

    Latitude Hammock Bay
    Job Description
    JOB SUMMARY
    The Groundskeeper is to assist the Maintenance Technician and Maintenance Supervisor in maintaining the physical integrity of the community.  This involves ensuring a safe, secure and comfortable living environment for residents, visitors, and staff.  The Groundskeeper will carry out assigned duties in a safe manner and other duties as requested by the Maintenance Supervisor.  The Groundskeeper will maintain all common areas and grounds of the community in a clean, attractive condition.
     
    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
    • Inspects the entire grounds daily and removes all trash, debris, pet waste, etc. to maintain the RAM standard for curb appeal.
    • Removes trash and remaining items from vacant apartments prior to starting the make-ready process, transfers trash to dumpster or storage area as applicable, and cleans and maintains storage areas.
    • Runs the trash compactor every morning and throughout the day as needed, as well as on Saturdays when required by the property. Remove trash; ensure that all trash chutes are clean and free of debris.
    • Assists in the maintenance of any plant material on site as directed by the Maintenance Supervisor or Property Manager.
    • Maintains and handles grounds and maintenance equipment in accordance with RAM safety rules and OSHA guidelines.
    • Secures Maintenance equipment in locked room at end of each day and/or while not being used during breaks etc.
    • Completes assigned minor and routine service requests as requested by the Property Manager and/or Maintenance Supervisor.
    • In the event of inclement weather, will be required to keep sidewalks and building access areas free of hazards.
    • Inspects all common areas by timeframe allotted by Property Manager/Maintenance Supervisor.
    • Alerts Property Manager/Maintenance Supervisor of any hazards or safety concerns on the property immediately.
    • Pressure washing of breezeways and common areas as scheduled.
     
    Customer Service Responsibilities:
    • Communicates clearly to residents.
    • Responds to resident service requests and concerns in a timely, professional manner.
    • Reads and/or listens to resident requests/complaints in a calm, respectful, and open manner.
    • Maintains a complete clean and neat uniform, nametag must be worn when working on any RAM  Property including nights and weekends, if applicable. Personal appearance must be clean and neat at all times, according to RAM policy.
    • Distributes notices and communications to residents as needed.
    • Maintains professionalism at all times while representing RAM, this includes after hour/weekend work,  and any property related functions.
     
     
     
    Administrative Responsibilities:
    • Maintains records of tasks completed as required by Property Manager and/or Maintenance Supervisor.
    • Completes all RAM training in time frame specified.
    • May assist Maintenance Supervisor with maintaining and documenting onsite maintenance related logs.
    • May assist Maintenance Supervisor with maintaining and documenting inventory of the maintenance shop.
     
    Company Responsibilities:
    • Assists the Property Manager and Maintenance Supervisor with other tasks as requested.
    • Comply with RAM Partners LLC. policies.
    • Embraces and executes the vision, mission, and beliefs of the Company.
    • Supports the safety program.
    • Is punctual and present at work when scheduled.
    • Flexible with the work schedule, including availability to work weekends, evenings, and/or holidays.
     
    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
    • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred; or six months of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Skills Required
    • Good time management skills.
    • Strong customer service orientation.
    • Represent oneself and the company in a professional manner at all times, on and off the clock.
    • Must have a good mechanical ability and be a fast learner with common sense. Must be able to retain what is taught.
    • Must be a self-starter who can work efficiently with little supervision.
    • Must have the ability to reason and use good judgment.
    • Must be able to read, understand, and comply with product labels, safety, and policy and procedure manuals.
    • Knowledge
    • Federal, State and Local Fair Housing laws.
    • OSHA and EPA regulations and company safety policies.
     
    License(s) or Certification(s) Preferred:
    • Valid driver’s license.
    • Current Certifications in EPA, CPO, Mold Class preferred, may be required to become certified within six months of employment.
    • Ability to earn future designations as required by Industry standards, EPA regulations, OSHA requirements, etc. 
     
    Physical Demands and Work environment:
    • Assistant Maintenance Technician will work both in and outside of apartment buildings and in all areas of the property, including amenities.
    • Inside and outside work in all types of weather is required.
    • Prolonged or repeated standing, walking, climbing, stooping, kneeling, and crouching is required.
    • The ability to frequently transport or move up to 75 pounds variable distances is required.
    • The ability to occasionally move objects up to 200 pounds, on wheels, is required.
    • The ability to lift, use and move onsite equipment is required.
    • The mobility and flexibility to use ladders to access heights in excess of eight to nine feet is required.
    • Driving to client and/or corporate locations is sometimes required.
    • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
    • Specific hearing abilities required by this job include the ability to communicate with coworkers, vendors, and residents.
     
    understanding of job essentials:
    RAM Partners LLC. is a drug free, harassment free workplace. All candidates must pass a drug screen and an extensive background check.  RAM is an equal opportunity employer and does not tolerate harassment, discrimination or retaliation.
     
    I understand that all pre-employment screening activities are conducted in compliance with federal and state employment laws.  Background checks are completed during the post-offer stage of the employment process in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act requirements. 
     
    I also fully understand the content of this job description, have had the opportunity to ask questions regarding this job description, and have had the job duties and responsibilities, qualifications, and physical demands and working conditions explained to me.   I am capable of performing the essential functions of this job with or without reasonable accommodation. If I need accommodation, I will ask the hiring manager for it.
     
    I understand that RAM has the right to amend or revise, as necessary, the job description for this position. The above statements reflect the general information considered necessary to describe the  principal functions of the job and should not be construed as a detailed description of all work requirements, which may be inherent in the position.
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