Summary:  Full Time

Assist in Landscaping and maintenance of ISC grounds/property using hands, power tools or equipment.
Description:  Essential Duties And Responsibilities (Include But Not Limited To)

• Care for established lawns by mulching, aerating, weeding, grubbing and removing thatch, and trimming and edging around flower beds, walks, and walls
• Assist and work with the ISC Grounds Landscaper to ensure plants, flower beds and all landscaping is maintained to a high standard.
• Operate power equipment such as mowers, tractors, twin-axle vehicles, snow blowers, chain-saws, electric clippers, sod cutters, and pruning shears.
• Mow and edge lawns. Prune and trim trees, shrubs and hedges.
• Gather and remove litter. Rake and bag or burn leaves. Clean out drainage ditches and culverts.
• Provide proper upkeep of sidewalks, driveways, parking lots, fountains, planters, and other grounds features.
• Assist with Water/Waste Water plant as needed.
• Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, And Requirements)

• Knowledge of machines and tools used for landscaping/gardening, including basic knowledge of their designs, uses, repair and maintenance.
• Knowledge of plant care and landscaping activities.
• Exhibit wisdom and safe operating practices when using any equipment.
• Knowledge of the handling of hazardous chemicals to ensure compliance with local and state regulations related to their use for the protection of people and property.
• Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
• Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
• Ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.
• Ability to work in a physically demanding environment. Ability to work in all weather extremes (heat, cold, rain).
• Support organization's mission and vision. Adhere to Mercy Ships Code of Conduct.
• Follow the model of Jesus by Loving God; Loving and Serving Others; being a Person of Integrity and a Person of Excellence in all you say and do.

Education And Experience

• One year job-related experience and experience with small equipment preferred.
• Experienced in plant care and landscaping activities.
• High School Diploma or equivalent required.
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