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Company Name:
Skookum Contract Services
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Bethesda, Maryland
United States
Skilled Labor
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
2 - 5 years
Education level:
High School or equivalent

Grounds Maintenance Lead

Grounds Maintenance Lead

Where: Poolesville, MD

Type: Full Time, Non-Exempt

Wage: DOE

Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k) and a robust wellness program

Work Schedule: Day Shift, Monday - Friday

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.

Skookum, an award winning, non-profit, government and commercial contractor seeks a Grounds Maintenance Lead at Skookum’s contract for the Nat ional Institute of Health in Poolesville, Maryland. Skookum provides world class customer service, so our customers meet their mission and we meet ours.

A Skookum Grounds Maintenance Lead shall provide service on all grounds up to and around the facilities to ensure that they are clean, safe and attractive.Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following functions:

Core Responsibilities:

  • Performs on-the-job training and ensures crew members are properly trained for assigned tasks/equipment.
  • Ensures daily and routine maintenance/inspections of all assigned grounds equipment is performed.
  • Operates and maintain mowers, pressure washers, trimmers, snow plows/blower, etc.
  • Assists in repair of roads, walks, buildings and mechanical equipment.
  • Removal and maintenance of snow and ice to keep clear safe sidewalks, two-way roads, parking areas, emergency exits and fire hydrants.
  • Trims and prunes shrubs, ground covers, native plants, and trees planted in improved grounds according to their natural growth habit for proper health and attractive appearance in the appropriate season.

Job Requirements:

  • Up to five (5) years of experience Facilities and Grounds Maintenance.
  • Must obtain and maintain First Aid/CPR certification.
  • Working knowledge of common hand and power tools.
  • Valid Driver’s license required. Must be able to obtain and maintain approval to operate a vehicle by Skookum’s insurance carrier.
  • Must be able to pass a criminal background check. Must be able to obtain and maintain applicable security clearances and installation access.

This position is contingent upon contract award and funding. Contract anticipated to begin June 1, 2018. Skookum is an Equal Opportunity Employer- W/M/Veteran/Disabled • *Javits-Wagner-O’Day Act (41 U.S.C. 46-48c) • Skookum participates in E-Verify.