Seasonal Groundskeeper

Full-Time Position for Days at Rockwood at Whitworth.

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Come work outside with us while enjoying the fresh air and sun. We have the privilege of maintaining and revitalizing our incredible vast grounds. The position is responsible for maintaining a pleasant and functional outdoor space. The ideal candidate will take care of the grounds of our Courtyard Homes and Duplexes on the Rockwood at Whitworth property.

Pay Range: $16.50 – $17.00 per hour


  • Maintaining the planting areas of the overall common areas of the grounds
  • Spring and Fall cleanup of all outside common areas, removal of leaves and underbrush from lawns and planting areas and gutters
  • Snow removal and application of ice melt as winter conditions require
  • Outdoor exteriors maintenance such as sprinkle repair/adjustments
  • Knowledge of plants, shrubs, and vegetation for pruning purposes
  • Attend/complete all required training and in-services
  • Other duties as assigned by your supervisor

Required Skills and Experience

  • Must be able to interact comfortably with residents to provide open lines of communication to meet their needs and expectations
  • Must be able to work independently and plan daily tasks effectively within the scope of the assigned work plan
  • Current and valid Washington Drivers License
  • Must have skill and experience with proper pruning tools
  • Must be knowledgeable with automatic sprinkler system and repair
  • Works well independently and part of a team


All employees regularly scheduled to work at least 30 hours a week and have completed our waiting period of employment are eligible for the following benefits:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision & TruHear Insurance
  • Paid Sick Leave and Vacation – available after 90-days of service
  • 6 Paid Holidays and 2 Personal Holidays per calendar year after 90-days of service
  • Holiday pay
  • Flex Spending Accounts
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • 403(b) with match and no waiting period to begin deferrals
  • Group Life Insurance & AD&D
  • Voluntary Life Insurance & AD&D
  • Critical Illness
  • Critical Accident
  • Identity Theft Protection Assistance
  • Pet Insurance
  • Jury Duty, Bereavement Leave, Pet Bereavement, Personal Leave, Family Leave, and Military Leave

Additional perks include:

  • Free soup and discounted meal prices
  • Employee Financial Assistance Fund (Rockwood Residents’ Foundation Benefits)
  • Continuing Education Scholarships (Rockwood Residents’ Foundation Benefits)
  • Sponsorship opportunities for Nursing Assistant Certification
  • Employee Bus Pass Program – Deep discount
  • Free Fitness Center access for employees and a guest on campus
  • Employee Health and Wellness Program [participation results in discounted monthly insurance premiums]
  • Payroll deductions for coffee and meals at our restaurants
  • Ability to purchase discounted Premiere Movie Passes
  • Employee Appreciation Events
  • Years of Service Celebrations and Awards
  • Referral Programs
  • Free Flu Shot
  • Free Hepatitis B Vaccine
  • Free parking
  • Open Door Philosophy
  • Encourage and support promotions from within
  • On demand pay accessible as soon as you earn it through hours worked

Environment: Fair, fun, kind, caring, safe, diverse, family-like atmosphere, collaborative

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