Grounds Keeper
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Hamilton, New Zealand
4d ago

Purposes

The Special Projects Department is seeking for a Grounds Keeper to be based at the Hamilton New Zealand Temple, New Zealand.

This is a fixed-term position.

Responsibilities

As a ground’s keeper, you will ensure temple grounds reflect the beauty, cleanliness and sacred nature of the temple experience while maintaining standards established by the First Presidency.

Specific responsibilities include :

  • Mow lawns using hand and power mowers. Maintains the original landscape around walls, flower beds and walks using hand clippers and power edging tools.
  • May operate heavy tractors and other large power equipment to maintain landscape

  • Prune and shape shrubs and trees to provide optimum growth efficiency of plants and enhance beauty of grounds
  • Spray lawns, shrubs, and trees for disease, weed and insect control and perform regular fertilization as needed, in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.
  • Assists with care and maintenance of all power equipment and machines
  • Qualifications

    Essential skills required :

  • One to two years of experience in grounds maintenance, horticulture, gardening, agriculture, landscape design, or related field.
  • Basic knowledge or various plants and fertilisers
  • Ability to follow directions, work independently and with a team
  • Must be able to lift up to 20 kilograms
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