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Pratt Groundsworker in Brooklyn, New York

Pratt Institute is seeking a Grounds worker to join its Facilities Management Team at our Brooklyn campus who will perform duties in support of the maintenance and upkeep of Pratt’s buildings and grounds to help keep its beautiful Brooklyn campus and sculpture gardens in award-winning shape. The successful candidate will have in-depth knowledge of various cleaning techniques and cleaning equipment, should be able to demonstrate knowledge of general maintenance best practices and methods, and have experience as a landscape gardener or grounds person. If you are looking for a new opportunity to help enhance the quality of our physical facilities, then consider applying now!

On a typical day you will:

  • Works in the field in all branches of horticulture activities. Keeps the grounds clean and neat at all times (i.e., rakes lawns, cleans street gutters, roadways, parking lots, athletic fields, sidewalks, keeps rain gutters clear of light debris, and cleans catch basins, etc.)

  • Under supervision performs planting, mulching, weeding, grass removal, cultivating, fertilizing, and trimming; trims and prunes low branches on trees and shrubs and removes same; cuts grass, trims plants and trees, and irrigates with hose and sprinklers

  • Keeps all vehicles and shop machinery and tools clean, properly maintained, safe and secure at all times

This is a Local 311 position. Rate: $25.5316/Hour