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Groundskeeper in Des Moines, IA at TMC Transportation

Date Posted: 2/28/2019

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Job Description

TMC Transportation is one of the nation's largest privately-held flatbed carriers. We strive to provide the highest quality customer service in the industry. If you're seeking a career at a dynamic company built on integrity, innovation and respect for all employees, then join us! At TMC, we're committed to excellence in everything we do.

TMC Offers:

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

TMC Transportation has an immediate opening for a Groundskeeper working in Des Moines, IA.


The Groundskeeper is responsible for maintaining grounds of industrial, commercial, or public property by performing the following duties.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:

  • Mow the lawns.
  • Trim and edge around walks, flower beds, and walls.
  • Prune shrubs and trees to shape and improve growth or remove damaged leaves, branches, or twigs.
  • Spray lawn, shrubs, and trees with fertilizer, herbicides, and insecticides.
  • Rake and bag or burns leaves.
  • Clean grounds and remove litter.
  • Shovel snow from walks and driveways.
  • Spread salt on public passage ways to prevent ice buildup.
  • Plant grass, flowers, trees, and shrubs.
  • Water lawn and shrubs.
  • Repair fences, gates, walls, and walks.
  • Clean out drainage ditches and culverts.
  • Sharpen tools such as weed cutters, edging tools, and shears.
  • 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.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.