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Buildings and Groundskeeper at Wellspring Inc - 4063

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Buildings and Groundskeeper
Wellspring Inc
4382 Hickory Rd West Bend
West Bend, WI 53090
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Job Description: 

Ensure all buildings, facilities, and work spaces are well-maintained, structurally sound and secure, well-kept in appearance, and free of safety hazards; Ensure all outdoor areas, including improved and unimproved pathways, and any non-production land owned or rented by Wellspring, are well-maintained, well-kept in appearance, and free of safety hazards; Ensure that all vehicles, equipment, machinery, and tools are well-maintained and in good working order; Ensure all utility services, including electrical, HVAC, water, natural gas, and sewer are in proper working order and free of safety hazards.

Duties & Responsibilities: 

Maintain buildings, facilities and workspaces
Clearing rain gutters
Painting as needed
Installing rain collection barrels in spring, storing them in fall
Regularly inspect buildings for safety and repairs
Repair or replace anything in the buildings that needs attention
Maintaining organization and cleanliness in the Shop
Process all garbage and recycling
Maintain outdoor areas
Mow all grassy areas: lawns, trails, labyrinth, and pathways
Manage the brush pile
Facilitate removal of any harmful insects or pest infestation
Process downed trees
Maintaining gravel driveway
Maintain all equipment, machinery, and tools
Clean and lubricate all electrical, mechanical equipment including mowers, saws, tractor and implements, farm truck, and hand tools
Replacing and adding new tools as needed
Restocking fuel tanks
Winterizing mowers, weed eater, tiller, saws; storing mower battery
Properly disposal of used grease, oil, and other hazardous fluids
Maintain all utility services
Fill water softeners with pellet salt
Clearing water lines for winter
Work collaboratively with Wellspring Staff
Coordinate maintenance and usage of shared space in collaboration with Conference Center Director, Farm Manager, and Education Director.
Coordinate timing and space usage related to any maintenance activities or projects to minimize impact on workshops or events.
Coordinate any work involving hospitality areas (house, hostel, barn loft) with the Conference Center Director to ensure minimal impact on guests.
Work collaboratively with all staff on large projects such as infrastructure development, large equipment purchases, and organization of shared spaces.
Provide assistance as requested during special events at Wellspring.
Provide assistance to guests and visitors as requested.

Education & Experience: 

Highschool Diploma/GED
2+ years groundskeeping experience
Carpentry: 2+ years experience or certificate
Mechanical experience preferred
Must be reliable and have good time management skills

Application Instructions: 

Please email your resume to You will then be sent an online application form. After you submit it, you will be contacted for an interview.

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