Full Time Groundskeeper- Goodwill Buildings and Grounds

Location(s) US-IN-Indianapolis
Commercial Services
Full Time
$12 per hour


This is a great, full time, groundskeeper position through Goodwill Commercial Services! Looking to add someone to the grounds crew. Hours are Monday through Friday, 730a-4p. Opportunity for weekend/overtime work. Must have a valid driver's license to be able to potentially drive a company vehicle to various contract sites. Experience with landscaping/grounds work highly preferred.


This position maintains grounds of Goodwill retail stores, commercial or public property by performing the following. The position interfaces with Goodwill retail stores and other affiliated sites.



  • Demonstrating behavior consistent with Goodwill Industries Historic Values, Basic Principles and Standards of Conduct
  • Mow/cut lawns
  • Trim and edge around walks, flower beds and walls
  • Prune shrubs and trees to shape and improve growth or remove damaged leaves, branches or twigs
  • Rake and bag leaves and other debris
  • Clean grounds and remove litter
  • Plant grass and flowers 
  • Water lawns and shrubs
  • Clean our drainage ditches and culverts
  • Sharpen tools such as mower blades, weed cutters, edging tools  and shears
  • Light store maintenance such as washing windows and painting dressing rooms
  • Flexibility in hours worked based on seasonal work load
  • Other duties may be assigned.
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and talk or hear. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.
  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts and outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.


  • Less than high school education; but at least one year related experience or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • Valid driver’s license is required
  • Ability to read a limited number of two- and three-syllable words and to recognize similarities and differences between words and between series of numbers.  Ability to print and speak simple sentences.
  • Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's.  Ability to compute ratios to properly mix chemicals (oil and gas).
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.  Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.


Full-time employees may participate in a comprehensive benefits program that includes:

  • Continuing education and leadership development
  • Comprehensive health plan
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • Life, dental and vision insurance
  • Short- and long-term disability plans
  • Nationally recognized preventive health and wellness program
  • Section 125 pre-tax health spending account, dependent care spending account and premiums
  • Retirement plan with generous match

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Goodwill of Central and Southern Indiana is an EEO Employer/Vet/Disabled



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