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The Salvation Army Grounds Keeper/Maintenance in Sharon, Massachusetts

Overview

The Salvation Army’s Camp Wonderland is hiring a Grounds Keeper/Maintenance and offers excellent benefit package to eligible employees including:

  • Generous paid time off every year that includes: holidays, up to 3 personal days, vacation time and sick time.

  • Employer funded Pension Plan (company contributions begin after 1 year of employment)

  • Comprehensive health care coverage with low cost employee premiums, co-pays and deductibles

  • Eligibility for supplemental insurance plans including Short Term Disability, AFLAC and Voluntary Term Life

  • Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Eligibility for the Federal Government’s Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program

  • Most importantly – a job with a good purpose!

    Location: 186 Massapoag Ave, Sharon, MA

    Full-Time, 35 hrs/week (September-May) 40 hrs/week (June-August)

    Pay Rate: $18 to $21 per hour, dependent upon experience

    Provide a broad range of services to support the Camp Wonderland campus including,maintenance of the grounds and fields, trees, shrubs, and plantings. support events, facility maintenance by all trades, and other duties in support of camp operations. Under the supervision of the Resident Camp Caretaker perform tasks & duties associated with the care and maintenance of the camp’s grounds and fields and facilities. Sustain a high-quality aesthetic appearance of lawns, trees, and plantings, and support camp events. Assist trades tasks, safety, servicing, and repairs of facilities as assigned.

    Qualifications

  • High school or equivalent

  • Technical school education in construction or building maintenance related to trade

  • Minimum 1-year experience in the grounds, facility maintenance or construction field

  • Must be at least 18 years of age

  • Physically able to do rigorous manual labor, including lifting to 50lbs.

  • Experience and skill in the use of shop equipment, snowplow operation, and lawn power equipment, and other maintenance equipment.

  • Technical skills such as carpentry, plumbing, etc.

  • Must be able to use common power and hand tools

  • Experience installing and replacing basic plumbing systems

  • Must be comfortable working in the water (Lake Massapoag) in depths that may be overhead

  • Valid Massachusetts Driver’s License.

  • Must obtain DOT Medical Card w/in 90 days of employment

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. The Salvation Army is committed to providing reasonable accommodation for qualified job applicants, job candidates, and employees with disabilities to ensure they enjoy equal access to all employment opportunities and benefits of employment as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act. EEO is the Law.

    The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

Job LocationsUS-MA-Sharon

Job ID 2023-11842

Category Service Worker

Type Regular Full-Time

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