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Company Name:
Skookum Contract Services
Approximate Salary:
17.07 Per Hour
Yorktown, Virginia
United States
General Labor
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
< 2 years
Education level:
High School or equivalent

Grounds Maintenance Laborer

Grounds Maintenance Laborer

Where: Yorktown, Virginia (USCG Training Center)

Type: Full-time, Non-Exempt

Wage: $17.07/hr.

Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k), Wellness program, Life & Disability Insurance, Paid Vacation and Paid Holidays

Work Schedule: Full-time, Day Shift


Skookum is seeking a dedicated Grounds Maintenance Laborer with a positive attitude. This individual is responsible for performing a wide range of semi-skilled work in grounds and facilities maintenance.


Typical duties include but are not limited to:

  • Cut grass using walking-type or commercial grade riding mowers (less than 2000 lbs.) 
  • Trim hedges and edges around walkways, flowerbeds and wells using hedge trimmers, clippers and edging tools.
  • Shall water all grass, trees, shrubs, flowerbeds, and improve areas when needed.
  • Spray lawn, shrubs, and trees with fertilizer or insecticide.
  • Prior to mowing, the employee shall pick up and remove all rubbish, debris and trash.
  • Seed designated areas to ensure a full, even lawn growth throughout seeded areas
  • Planting grass, flowers, trees and shrubs as needed.
  • Clean and maintain buildings, vehicles, tools and equipment. 
  • Building work may include janitorial work, mold removal, and movement/disposal of furnishings and equipment, and other unskilled tasks.
  • Repair and paint fences, gates, benches, tables, guardrails, and outbuildings.



  • 6 months Facilities/Grounds Maintenance experience is preferred.


  • Valid State Driver’s license required with the ability to obtain and maintain coverage by Skookum’s insurance company. 
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain applicable security clearances as background checks will be conducted for this position.

Skookum’s mission is “Creating Opportunities for People with Disabilities.”

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


To Apply: visit our website at to complete an application and upload a resume.


Skookum is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Women/Minority/Veteran/Disabled - Click here to view the EEO is the Law Poster. Click here to view the EEO is the Law Supplement Poster.