Position Placed. A returning client is seeking an experienced full-time groundskeeper / handyman to manage the appearance and upkeep of their residence and surrounding property. To be successful in this position you must know how to keep the property at an operative level while maintaining the appearance of the exterior of the residence. Candidate must have a broad range of skills.
Duties include performing a daily walk through of the property to identify any potential issues. Seasonal maintenance tasks include ensuring all property systems and infrastructure are up to par such as the irrigation and sprinkler system. Taking care of minor repairs and hiring and managing any service vendors for bigger repairs. Landscaping duties consist of keeping all trees and shrubbery trimmed, grass mowed and assisting with designing seasonal color beds. Principals have a small car collection and a large boat that need regular care, cleaning and maintenance. Additional duties will include some light plumbing, changing lightbulbs in high to reach light fixtures and basic electrical work.
This position is ideal for someone with extensive background working on estates and a clear understanding on how to create a systematic schedule for fertilizing, pesticides and weeding. Experience in using and maintaining all landscaping equipment and tools.
Work background and knowledge in horticulture / gardening is a plus. Must have recent experience working in private homes with verifiable references. Legal status to work in the US along with excellent command of English, both written and oral. Must have a clean background check and motor vehicle report. Only candidates with 4 or more years working in a similar job description will be considered.