Now Hiring: Grounds and Facility Maintenance Worker

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Performs laboring and maintenance work to keep the Equine Assisted Activities Therapy (EAAT) facility clean, neat, safe, and secure; performs other related work as required

  • Performs work in the maintenance, repair, alteration of buildings, fences, gates, and all other aspects of the facility; provide emergency and occasional feedings and horse care
  • Performs work commensurate with skills in relation to plumbing, carpentry, small power tool repair
  • Assesses repair needs and reports such needs to the Program Director or CEO, as well as makes recommendations for equipment replacement
  • Sends power tools, mower or other tools for seasonal maintenance or repair
  • Sweeps, rakes, picks up and disposes of leaves, litter, and other debris; cleans drains, basins; handles and disposes of trash
  • Clears areas around facilities of weeds and brush; routine and seasonal maintenance
  • Mows and performs general maintenance of lawn and other ground covers
  • Uses a variety of hand tools, portable power tools and riding mower in the performance of the work, and observes proper safety procedures and rules related to the use of tools and equipment
  • Assists with hay and feed deliveries along with maintaining stock of hay and feed in storage rooms
  • Assist Program Director in setup and cleanup for special events and facility rentals
  • Maintain landscaped areas including common lawns/gardens, memorials, and flower beds/boxes
  • Maintain positive interactions and relationships with participants and their families
  • Committed to excellent customer service

Graduation from high school or its equivalent; mechanical and facility maintenance experience

Animal care and/or farm experience preferred

  • Handyman skills including carpentry, electrical
  • Equine/animal care skills
  • Farm, grounds experience
  • Self-starter who addresses facility care and safety needs without direct supervision
  • Ability to complete tasks in a timely manner
  • Possess sufficient strength to lift and carry 50-75 lbs.; work near noxious plants and insects
  • Ability to work in all weather conditions
  • Reliable, organized

Job Type: Full-time

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