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Company Name:
Skookum Contract Services
Approximate Salary:
15.07 Per Hour
Port Townsend, Washington
United States
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
Entry Level
Education level:
High School or equivalent

Grounds Maintenance Worker

Grounds Maintenance Worker Where: Port Townsend, WA (Indian Island) Type: Part Time, Non-Exempt Wage: $15.07/hr. Work Schedule: Day Shift 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 seeking a dedicated and reliable Grounds Maintenance Worker with a positive attitude. This individual is responsible for maintenance and repair of the grounds up to and around the facilities. Typical duties include but are not limited to:

  • Shall perform mowing, trimming, edging, weed and brush control. Prepares bleach solution, inserts stained items as necessary.
  • Shall pick up and remove all rubbish, debris, and trash (which includes, but is not limited to; rocks, paper, pine cones, limbs, and other portable objects) within the maintenance area and all trash, papers and limbs lodged in shrubs, hedges, fences, and along foundation walls.
  • Shall perform basic maintenance of grounds equipment.
  • May operate a tractor and/or mower, weed eaters, chain saws and brush cutters.
  • Shall perform mowing, trimming, edging, weed and brush control.


  • 6 months experience in a custodial capacity preferred.
  • Must be able to work independently and as part of a team.

Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to reach, kneel, walk, stand and use repetitive motion for several hours at a time.
  • Must have ability to work effectively under pressure and maintain stamina.
  • Must be able to work in all weather conditions.


  • 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 obtain and maintain installation access.

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.