Job DetailsLevel EntryJob Location San Antonio, TX - San Antonio, TXPosition Type Full TimeTravel Percentage NoneJob Shift Day - including weekend and oncallGroundskeeper
The Groundskeepers primary responsibility is to maintain the condition of the exterior grounds and common areas of the property. This position will also assist with general interior/exterior maintenance of the property. Exhibits strong commitment to the service needs of the internal and external customer. Represents the company in a professional and courteous manner.
Essential Job Functions:
Follows and maintains the exterior preventative maintenance programs and schedules established within the company as directed by the Maintenance Supervisor.
Reviews daily work order priorities with the Maintenance Supervisor at the beginning and end of each day.
Responsible for the daily upkeep of the grounds and appearance of the property.
On a regular basis must use independent judgment (following prescribed procedures) to determine actions to be taken, priorities, emergencies, etc.
Must be able to deal with moderate to high levels of stress due to meeting deadlines, reprioritizing activities and supervising employees.
Has a complete understanding and working knowledge of the companys policies and procedures.
Responsible for the maintenance and security of all property-issued tools.
This job description does not provide an all-encompassing list of duties, there may be a need to perform other duties as assigned.
Waters lawn, shrubs, flowers and performs general gardening tasks.
Mows, trims, rakes lawn and applies lawn fertilizer.
Blows leaves from sidewalks, driveways, parking lots or other common areas.
Picks up exterior & interior litter; empties and sanitizes trash containers.
May assist with maintaining sidewalks during inclement weather.
Replaces exterior/interior light bulbs and globes.
Assists with washing windows and common area doorways.
Installs and maintains fences and gates.
May power wash buildings, driveways, parking lots and sidewalks.
May perform exterior/interior painting.
Assists with common area hallways, breezeways, mailbox areas, stairways, amenity areas, curbs, gutters and sidewalks.
Repairs/replaces any apartment material/maintenance requests within scope of management responsibility.
May assist with cleaning and maintaining pool and surrounding areas.
Assists the office and maintenance teams (i.e. walking apartments, move-in/move-out reports, etc.). Assists as needed to prepare vacant apartments for move-in.
Ensures all repairs/replacements are completed as necessary for apartment to be occupied.
Ensures all trash from apartments are cleaned out before, during and after make-ready activity.
Assists with the identification and correction of hazardous community conditions.
Assists with touring property daily to look for needed maintenance and liability hazards and reports to Property Manager and Maintenance Supervisor. May assist with repairing hazards.
Attends and participates in BHs training programs as required.
Assists with ordering supplies and performing physical inventory of supplies.
Works with Property Manager and Maintenance Supervisor with input from maintenance staff, determine supplies and equipment needs. Must get approval from Property Manager prior to placing orders for major expenditures and unbudgeted items.
May need to be available as needed to pick up supplies and inventory items from approved vendors.
Responsible for overall organization and cleanliness of work areas and maintenance shops.
CPO (Certified Pool Operator) preferred or ability to obtain
Working knowledge of building maintenance, repair, and preventative maintenance programs, irrigation and pool systems, large and small appliance repair preferred
High School or GED (General Education Diploma) preferred
Regular attendance, punctuality and dependability required
Previous knowledge of grounds maintenance, landscaping and/or general maintenance/janitorial experience helpful
Working knowledge of basic interior/exterior maintenance, hand tools and cleaning equipment
A valid drivers license and reliable transportation may be required based upon specific property needs
Basic computer skills/knowledge required to perform job functions
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
Excellent time management skills; ability to prioritize work functions
Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Basic knowledge of building maintenance and repair preferred
Ability to learn and institute BH and industry standards
A positive, team-oriented attitude
Ability to work with a diverse group of people and customers
As a Groundskeeper you play a vital role in creating a great first impression and ensuring residents feel at home in their community.
Primarily responsible for the daily upkeep of the grounds and appearance of the property; upkeep of community grounds and common areas, creating and maintaining curb appeal
May assist in minor exterior repairs as-needed
Maintains exterior preventative maintenance programs and schedules
High School or GED (General Education Diploma)
A positive, motivating and team-oriented attitude
Will normally work a Monday-Friday schedule with rotating weekends; (hours may vary to meet the business needs of the property)
Equal Opportunity Employer. Drug Free workplace. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check and drug screening.
We are a multi-family management company with more than 33,000 units nationwide. BHMS is an equal opportunity employer and we offer a competitive benefits package, including medical, dental, life, vision and 401(k).