Grounds and Landscape Associate (St. Johns, MI)

In business presentation is key and we take pride in not only exhibiting a solid presentation internally, but externally as well. In this role we are looking for an individual who has a keen eye for detail while maintaining a strong sense of creativity. As a grounds and landscape associate you will actively engage in the daily grounds keeping and maintenance aspects of our facilities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • General grounds maintenance including mowing, trimming, edging, pruning etc.
  • Assist with record keeping of preventative maintenance program for grounds equipment
  • Tree maintenance including planting, removal, blocking, splitting, and stacking wood
  • Monitoring turf and ornamentals for disease, insects, or rodent damage
  • Apply fertilizer & pesticide sprays for turf and ornamentals and keep record of applications
  • Irrigation systems scheduling perform maintenance and repair programs
  • Equipment maintenance
  • Trash pickup and cleanup
  • Snow plowing and snow removal
  • Daily communications with supervisor, NCRS and/or Facilities Department staff members
  • Assist NCRS with various tasks as needed
  • Other duties as deemed necessary by management


  • Previous grounds maintenance or landscaping experience
  • Basic knowledge of job related machines and tools as well as their designs, uses and repair.
  • General computer knowledge and proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Mechanically inclined
  • Comfortable working primarily outside
  • Ability to stand, walk, sit, climb, balance, squat, stoop for extended periods of time and move over 75 lbs.


Required Licenses and Certifications:

  • Current Pesticide License (3A/3B/6)
  • Forklift Operator Certification or ability to obtain one
  • Chauffeurs license or the ability to obtain one


Additional Qualifications:

  • The ability to communicate efficiently and effectively.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to plan, organize, prioritize, and set goals to accomplish your work


Interested applicants should submit their resume to