Grounds Maintenance Laborer Lead

PRIDE Industries | Little Rock, AR

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Posted Date 3/04/2024
Description Pay Rate

$18.85 per hour

Telecommute Status



PRIDE Industries is a fast-paced company with a mission: To Create Jobs for People with Disabilities while providing high quality, value-added solutions to our nationwide customers. We are currently recruiting to fill the following position:



Job Description

PRIDE Industries

Job Description

Job: Grounds Maintenance Laborer Lead

Job Code: C54 - LR-Grounds MainLabor Lead

SCA Occup: 11210 Laborer, Grounds Maintenance

Salary Grade: Federal Wage Determination or Collective Bargaining Agreement

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Approval Date: March 2017

Under limited supervision, the Grounds Maintenance Laborer Lead Worker leads a work team of diverse individuals, prioritizing, assigning and coordinating team activities to maintain landscaped areas, roads, drainage areas and parking lots of assigned facilities on commercial or public facilities. Employees in this position ensure that grounds are maintained in safe and pristine condition. This job class requires practical skill and knowledge of grounds keeping practices, procedures, supplies and equipment and the ability to perform the grounds keeping job functions with attention to knowing and using safe work practices.

1. *Prioritize and assign tasks, including coordination of work schedules to ensure coverage, rebalancing as necessary for special projects and customer satisfaction.
2. *Maintain supplies, stock, and equipment to ensure proper operation and safe condition.
3. *Train and assist workers in performing duties, working alongside them on the same tasks.
4. *Understand and train workers in the safe and proper use of products and equipment to meet quality and safety standards.
5. *Mow grass with walking-type or riding mowers (less than 2000 lbs).
6. *Use a string trimmer in areas inaccessible to mowers.
7. *Pull weeds and maintain flower beds.
8. Use a leaf and/or snow blower.
9. *Manually pick up and properly dispose of trash, leaves, and limbs and provide a clean and neat appearance of the grounds.
10. Trim/prune hedges, shrubs and trees using shears, saws and other hand or power tools.
11. Edge around walks, flower beds, buildings and walls using hedge trimmers, clippers and edging tools to maintain overall appearance of landscape vegetation and grounds.
12. Repair fencing and gates. Install posts for fencing and gates, and remove vegetation from fencing.
13. Plant grass, flowers, trees and shrubs.
14. Monitor equipment used and report any malfunction or other issues.
15. Direct traffic using hand signals or traffic signage.
16. Frequently travel to work sites.
17. May be required to drive company pick-up while towing a trailer.
18. Complete basic paperwork and calculate materials and time.
19. *Monitor progress of tasks and inspect completed work to ensure quality.
20. *Investigate discrepancies and report them to management, recommending improvements to resolve issues.
21. *Maintain a good relationship with workers and customer.
22. *Prepare records and reports as needed.
23. Perform other duties and special projects as assigned, including snow/ice removal and cleaning offices and/or workshop areas.

* Denotes Essential Job Function

• Must meet all requirements of the worker position being led.
• At least one year of work experience in grounds keeping, with knowledge of grounds maintenance standards, techniques and materials;
• Ability to work collaboratively and professionally on a team with various skill levels, and of various ethnic, religious, cultural and other backgrounds;
• Ability to follow instructions, to present information and to respond to staff, customers and others through good communication skills;
• Ability to work safely and train others in safety and the proper use of PPE, tools and equipment, practices and procedures to accomplish the task assigned;
• Ability to manage and accurately track material resources and time;
• Mathematical ability including addition, subtraction, multiplication and division;
• Ability to work independently and as a team;
• Flexibility to adapt to changing work priorities;
• Demonstrated organizational, problem-solving and common sense skills;
• Customer service skills to act responsibly to customer inquiries and requests and escalate matters appropriately.
• Ability to travel to various facilities


High School Diploma or GED


The following licenses or certificates may be required depending on local, state and/or contract requirements:

Valid Driver's License


Employees must have the ability to perform the following physical demands for extended periods of time with or without assistance:

• Standing and walking
• Maneuvering around equipment
• Bending, kneeling, squatting, stooping, reaching, pushing, pulling and shoveling
• Lifting of equipment up to 50 pounds
• Pushing or pulling equipment weighing up to 75 pounds
• Carrying a 20-pound backpack blower


Work is performed at a customer's location on job sites in a construction environment with various tools, and mechanical, electrical and construction equipment. Transporting to work locations within the site. At times, may be required to work in confined spaces. Employees may be exposed to hazardous equipment, toxic substances, noise from equipment, and depending on external weather conditions, wind, rain, cold, and heat. Travel between facilities and work locations may be required.


The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to this job. Employees are expected to follow their supervisor's instructions and to perform the tasks requested by their supervisors.

At PRIDE, we make a difference in the lives of many, one job at a time.

How to Apply

If you are interested in working for this unique organization that blends business with a social mission, please apply online at Industries is a VEVRAA federal contractor committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. Visit our website to learn more!

PRIDE will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Salary18.85 Hour
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