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Grounds Maintenance - WPR
Job Purpose: Performs and directs the work of subordinates to maintain the parks and grounds and surrounding Tribal facilities.

Job Duties:
• Maintains Tribal parks and grounds around Tribal facilities following the Grounds Keeping schedule.
• Enforces safety rules and regulations.
• Cuts lawn, trims around walks, flower beds and fences, trims trees, brushes and shrubbery, maintains fences, fertilizes and prunes, rakes and removes leaves and other litter.
• Cleans drainage in ditches and culverts.
• Removes snow and ice from sidewalks and parking lots of all Tribal facilities.
• Operates and maintains tractors, lawn mowers, end loaders, power tools, etc., as needed and/or requested.
• Helps conduct routine facility maintenance/safety inspections and assures all grounds, equipment and buildings are maintained in a safe and operational manner.
• Maintains repair and service schedules for vehicles and equipment.
• Inspects equipment and tools for defects; performs cleaning, minor repairs, and maintenance on equipment. Refers major repairs to Director.
• Uses a variety of hand and power tools in a safe and efficient manner.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Knowledge of safe operation of tools, power tools and grounds keeping equipment.
• Knowledge of appropriate safety procedures required when operating equipment and performing groundskeeper duties.
• Knowledge of lawn care is required.
• Knowledge of operation of riding lawnmower, snow blower, small tractor and small Bobcat is required.
• Knowledge of groundskeeping, landscaping, maintenance, and repairs.
• Skill in the safe operation of power tools, heavy equipment, and shop equipment.
• Ability to understand and carry out written and verbal instructions.
• Ability to communicate effectively in the English language, both verbally and in writing.
• Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instruction.
• Ability to prepare and maintain work orders.
• Ability to use hand tools, electrical tools, and lawn maintenance equipment.
• Ability to prioritize and accomplish tasks within strict deadlines.
• Ability to respond to and remain calm in emergency or crisis situations.

Work Environment:
• Work is performed in indoor and outside environment.
• Exposure to natural weather conditions and various dusts and mists may occur while performing outdoor duties.
• Situations occur where safety-toe shoes, safety goggles, gloves, protective face shields, or hardhats are needed.
• Exposure to gas fumes, automobile fluids, and cleaning agents.
• Noise level is usually high.
• Evening and/or weekend work may be required.

Physical Demands:
• Stand and walk for up to 8 hours per day.
• Work requires the ability to sit for long periods of time while operating heavy equipment.
• Talk, hear, stoop, bend; kneeling, climbing; use hands to handle objects, equipment, controls and reach with arms and hands; carry equipment and supplies.
• Position requires frequent lifting of up to 50 lbs.

Minimum Qualifications/Requirements:
 High school diploma or GED required
▪ Valid Oklahoma driver’s license with ability to meet Seminole Nation liability insurance requirements and maintain eligibility for insurance.
▪ Must be able to pass background check, with no prior convictions and/or felonies.
▪ Must be able to comply with the Seminole Nation Drug Free Workplace policies.

Disclaimer: This job description may not be inclusive of all assigned duties, responsibilities, or aspects of the job described, and may be amended at any time at the sole discretion of the Employer.

Additional Information
Shift : Day

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