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Groundskeeper

Apply Job ID 25164 Date posted Jan. 23, 2023 Location Sussex, Wisconsin

As a global marketing experience company, Quad’s goal is to help our clients win every day. We use our data-driven integrated marketing and manufacturing platform to streamline solutions for our clients, reduce friction and enhance their marketing spend effectiveness. We’ve built a rich legacy by believing in our people, allowing them to act like owners and to take charge of their own success. Whether an operator, sales rep, a graphic artist or a clinician, we’re all driven to perform at our best— for ourselves and our clients. At our core, we’re a company that believes we can always create a better way.

Descriptions & Qualifications – External

Job Overview:

The Groundskeeper maintains the lawns, gardens, plantings, and grounds to keep the outdoor areas clean, well-groomed and attractive for our employees, clients, and visitors.  On occasion, indoor work is required, such as with holiday decorating and interior plant maintenance.

Job Description:

Prepare, plant, and maintain flowerbeds and vegetable gardens – plant identification, weed, water, thin, transplant, application of fertilizer, pesticide, and/or herbicide
Install and maintain trees and shrubs - identification and care to include pruning, trimming, fertilizing, removing dead wood, and application of fertilizer and chemicals; hedge trimming
Lawns:  Install sod/seed, apply fertilizer, mow, trim, edge, aerate, thatch, and apply chemical treatments
Put down mulch
Inspect grounds vehicles and schedule repairs to keep them in safe operating condition at all times
Inspect grounds equipment, perform basic maintenance as instructed, and arrange for repair/replacement to keep the equipment in safe operating condition at all times
Maintain the appearance of outdoor venues such as pavilions and patios
Maintain the sports complex
Pick up litter and empty waste receptacles
Setup and teardown of outdoor furniture for events; move picnic tables
Paint railings, fences, and other exterior structures or furniture as directed
Maintain the irrigation system and replace defective sprinkler heads
Perform pond maintenance and stormwater management and inspections
Snow removal – plow, shovel, salt, and sand
Install and remove standard outdoor and special event signage
Put up and take down holiday decorations (may include some indoor work)
Plant and maintain container gardens
Participate in Spring and Fall cleanup
Qualifications:

Education

High school diploma or GED, minimum
An A.A.S. or B.A. degree is preferred

Experience

Minimum of three years experience in the grounds maintenance field – this includes working with plants, related materials, and horticultural practices.

Required Skills

Valid driver license
Ability to read blueprints and sketches
Ability to identify plantings
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
Preferred Skills

Knowledge of indoor plants (identification and care) would be helpful

Physical Requirements

Lift, carry and transport up to 50 pounds
Work 40 hours per week with overtime when required
Bend, stoop, kneel, crawl, walk and stand for prolonged periods of time
Work in any kind of weather conditions native to the site


We offer excellent benefits to eligible employees, including 401(k), holidays, vacations and more.

Quad is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. We are committed to creating a place of belonging — a space where employees do not need to sacrifice who they are to exist and grow in our workplace. Quad does not discriminate on any unlawful basis including race, religion, color, national origin, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Quad also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories.

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