Seasonal Grounds Keeper

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous


Ensure the temple grounds reflect the beauty, cleanliness and sacred nature of the temple experience. This is a full-time, seasonal grounds position in areas of the United States where the summer growing season is April – September. Under limited supervision, performs grounds keeping work and maintains and cares for assigned landscaped areas. Duties include but are not limited to, cultivating and fertilizing lawns, plants, shrubs and trees; preparing soil for sowing seeds, watering turf and ornamental ground covers, spraying and reseeding turf. Operates grounds keeping equipment such as riding lawn mowers, power edgers, power mowers and other related equipment. Sweeps and maintains sidewalks, driveways, building entrances and other assigned areas. * This job code cannot be activated for any other department or Area without the approval of Jeff Clayton.


95% Maintains facility grounds and environment is a clean, attractive, orderly, safe and healthy condition. Performs general grounds work that includes seeding, mowing, trimming, racking, weeding and planting flowers, trees, and shrubs. Lays out and tends flower beds or other decorative vegetation. Mixes and applies pest control material in accordance with local and federal regulations. May perform minor maintenance on roads, curbs, sidewalks and storm drains. May operate trucks and assorted power equipment. Reports to the Grounds Supervisor. Performs all work in accordance with established safety procedures.
3% Maintains good public relations. Reports problems to supervisor. Sees that assigned area is properly maintained to the established standard.
2% Performs other related duties and attends meetings as assigned.


Typically requires one to two years of grounds keeping experience and may require horticultural training. Valid drivers license required.

Worthiness Qualification

Must be a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and currently temple worthy.

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