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Building and Grounds Assistant

Company: childserve
Location: Des Moines
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:


ChildServe is seeking a Building and Grounds Assistant to help ensure facilities at ChildServe are properly maintained, with primary focus on maintenance of lawns and exterior areas.

Generally Monday-Friday

What You'll Do

  • Assist with maintenance of grounds. Trim lawn areas, pull weeds, trim trees/shrubs, collect leaves/sticks/trash, spray for weeds and insects, water grounds, and perform similar duties as instructed.

    Follow the provided safety instructions at all times. Transport and maintain equipment as instructed.

    Report problems with equipment or other issues per department guidelines. Complete work logs, reports, and other documentation as assigned.

    Perform light maintenance as directed by supervisor. Perform other related duties as requested.

    What You'll Need

    Be able to withstand exposure to the usual childhood diseases and conditions associated with children with disabilities.

    Lift up to 35 lbs, and frequently stand, walk, bend, lift, squat, and reach.

  • Must be able to withstand exposure to both heat and cold, and work both inside and outside.

  • Work on-site with regular and predictable attendance.

  • Ability to communicate in English effectively for understanding, in writing and verbally.
  • Be able to travel independently to locations within the Des Moines area.
  • Driver's License required.
  • High school/ equivalent education desired.

    Who We Are:
    ChildServehas earned the title of Top Workplace every year since 2014. Heres why employees love working here:

    • Our work matters.We partner with families to help children with special healthcare needs live agreat
    • Were not your average non-profit.We serve 5,200 children each year through over 30 specialty pediatric services in the Ames, Des Moines, and Iowa City areas. Many of our programs are one-of-a-kind.
    • Our team members rock.Our teams are filled with people who care about their coworkers, and who believe that collaboration is key to providing exceptional care to children.
    • Our learning never stops. As a non-profit dedicated to innovation, were proud to help many team members gain new certifications, continue their education, take their expertise to the next level, and find new opportunities to advance their career right here at ChildServe.
    • Weremoving forward together. Experts across multiple disciplines work together to help kids get the best care possible.

      Ready to leave work every day knowing youve made a difference for kids and families? Lets move Forward Together - apply today!

      ChildServeis an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Keywords: childserve, Des Moines , Building and Grounds Assistant, Other , Des Moines, Iowa

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