Groundskeeper in Des Moines at TMC Transportation

Date Posted: 6/9/2024

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Des Moines
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

TMC Transportation is the nation’s largest employee-owned, open deck transportation company. Founded in 1972, and headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa, TMC provides expert transportation services and supply-chain management solutions throughout the 48 contiguous states. If you’re seeking a rewarding career at a dynamic company built on integrity, innovation and dedication to quality and customer service, then join us in our Destination of Excellence.

TMC Offers:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Comprehensive Benefit Package
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Employee Ownership - ESOP!

TMC Transportation has an immediate full-time opening for a Groundskeeper working out of our office in Des Moines, Iowa.


The primary function of a Groundskeeper is to maintain grounds of company property, whether it be industrial, commercial, or public property.


  • Trim and edge around walks, flower beds, and walls
  • Clean grounds and remove litter
  • Rake and bag or burns leaves
  • Spray lawn, shrubs, and trees with fertilizer, herbicides, and insecticides
  • Prune shrubs and trees to shape and improve growth or remove damaged leaves, branches, or twigs
  • Repair fences, gates, walls, and walks
  • Make minor repairs on equipment such as lawn mower, spreader, and snow removal equipment
  • Make minor repairs to and maintains building areas
  • Assists office departments with moving and storage of documents and equipment
  • Sharpen tools such as weed cutters, edging tools, and shears
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements


  • High School Diploma or GED (General Education Degree), and/or one to three months related experience or training
  • Must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform to essential functions


  • Must be able to work in inclement weather conditions
  • Must be able to lift, climb, kneel, walk, and stand for long periods of times