Grounds Technician

  • Job Reference: 00002301-1
  • Date Posted: 16 May 2022
  • Company: The Life Properties
  • Location: Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Facility Maintenance
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

This position has a tentative start date of 4/27/2022.

The Life Properties is growing!  We are adding a Grounds Technician to our team! Under the general direction of management, the Grounds Technician ensures that the residential community always looks clean and presentable.

Who are we? The Life Properties is a privately-owned, fully integrated real estate operating company focused on acquiring, renovating, and managing multi-family investment properties nationwide. We manage a diverse housing portfolio of over 9,000 apartment homes across the United States. We focus on providing an elevated level of customer service and perform a remarkable transformation of properties to create thriving communities for our residents. We are the property management arm of Olive Tree Holdings, a growing real estate investment firm focused on investments in C & B class value-add multifamily properties in growing markets in the Southern US. Olive Tree executes a value-add strategy to renovate the asset and improve the quality of on-site staff, thereby driving significant NOI growth for the asset. The Life Properties then takes over the acquisition and focuses on site management at each location.

What do we offer? Competitive compensation package with a variety of benefit options. A great group of people that believe in working together for the greater good and having fun while doing it! A team that supports your personal and professional growth and is willing to make investment to help you achieve your long-term goals.

What your day to day will look like:

  • Maintains the grounds of the assigned property. Cleans the exterior and surroundings of each building.
  • Pressure washes the exterior of each building and sidewalks on a rotating basis.
  • Removes debris from building gutters for preventative maintenance and insect control purposes.
  • Maintains a clean and uniform landscape by collecting all debris around buildings and within breezeways.
  • Applies pesticides and lawn chemicals to the grounds as needed to maintain a weed-free landscape. Rakes mulch from buildings for insect control purposes.
  • Monitors the property landscape and notifies management of any problem areas or safety hazards. 
  • May perform pool maintenance such as cleaning and removing debris.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned to meet the needs of the business.
  • Other duties as assigned.

What you will need to succeed:

  • High school diploma/GED
  • Groundskeeping, janitorial or related experience preferred
  • Valid drivers license required
  • Top notch customer service skills
  • Ability to follow written and/or verbal instructions
  • Must be able to read/write 

Environmental requirements:

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.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to sit, stand, bend, walk use hands and fingers to control objects, reach with hands and arms, climb stairs and ladders, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, talk, and hear. The associate must be able to lift 25 pounds individually and up to 50 pounds with assistance devices (dollies, hand trucks, additional persons).
  • Must be able to see and read to complete forms, read reports, and visually determine the correct working order of physical aspect of units and other property facilities. Frequently needs to see small details.
  • While performing the duties of this job the associate primarily works in an outdoor environment exposed to adverse weather conditions as well as dirt and/or dust.