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Facilities Services & Materials Management

Ensuring Each Facility's Aesthetic and Success

From maintaining the aesthetic appearance of our grounds to driving environmental services at our facilities to managing product inventory and distribution, our facilities services and materials management team members are vital to the daily upkeep of our medical centers and business facilities.

Groundskeeper

Location: Kula, HI Job Number: 608434 Date posted: 07/07/2017
Description: Under direct supervision, performs variety of grounds maintenance work to ensure hospital facility grounds, plant beds and parking area are neat, orderly and safe from debris; installs and periodically checks water sprinkler system making sure same is in good operable condition; participates in developing landscape plans.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Vacuums and cleans debris in parking lot areas.
  • Weeds, mows, trims, cleans and rakes lawn in and around hedges, bushes, groundcover, and plant beds, including edges of all ground cover and grass areas; waters ground and plant bed areas.
  • Fertilizes hedges, bushes, plant beds (including lawn areas) as needed; applies pesticides as needed or directed; handles and disposes of chemicals in accordance with policies, procedures, laws, regulations and/or specific instructions.
  • Inspect water sprinkler systems; reports and repairs sprinkler parts; installs irrigation systems as needed; monitors water flow of irrigation systems; ensures water conservation.
  • Design landscape plans as directed; participates in development of landscape plans; plants vegetation as necessary; reports and replaces any damaged/destroyed vegetation.
  • Ensures proper operation of exterior drains; cleans and flushes as necessary.
  • Maintains small gas powered equipment (e.g. lawn mowers, weed trimmers, hedge trimmers, etc); repairs equipment as needed or directed.
  • Reports types and quantities of supplies and tools required and used in performance of grounds maintenance work.


  • Basic Qualifications:
    Experience
  • Minimum three (3) months of experience groundskeeping and landscaping.
    Education
  • High School Diploma or GED.
    License, Certification, Registration
  • Valid driver's license.

    Additional Requirements:
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and skill in oral communication.

    Preferred Qualifications:
  • One (1) year of groundskeeping and landscaping experience.

    Primary Location: Hawaii,Kula,Kula Hospital Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun Working Hours Start: Varies Working Hours End: Varies Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: S02 Job Level: Entry Level Job Category: Facilities Services Department: Prop/Fac-Facility Maintenance Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time
    Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

    External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.
  • About Facilities Services & Materials Management Careers

    Facilities Services & Materials Management Careers

    Handling the administration of all activities concerned with the ordering, storage, and movement of materials — as well as assessing, maintaining, and improving the upkeep and appearance of our facilities — as a member of this team you'll help everything look and run its best inside and outside our 600+ locations. Working in building management, maintenance, sourcing, purchasing, environmental services, and more, you'll play a vital role in ensuring the success of our organization.

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