grounds keeper resume example with 15+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,

I am a Safety-conscious Groundskeeper for your home, campus or commercial facility. I Brings 20+ years of experience in landscaping, grounds maintenance. Thorough and dedicated worker skilled at conducting inspections to maintain or troubleshoot building or grounds issues. Energetic individual Willing to work outdoors in all weather conditions and unafraid of working hard. Completed efficient, high-quality landscaping work for business, residential and institutional customers. Maintained cost-effective operations and achieved high satisfaction ratings. Background includes working alone or with crew members to perform numerous jobs. Flexible hard worker ready to learn and contribute to team success.

Over all i have 20 years of landscaping experience behind me and 8 seasons of irrigation experience from flow issues to electronic. Im team player who knows it takes a team to complete the numerous activates that come with taking care of the grounds. from small houses to big campuses and commerical sites i have worked on all of them. i feel like I would be a great addition to any team.

  • Landscaping and gardening
  • Mulching gardens
  • Facility maintenance and repair
  • Cultivating soil
  • Sowing grass seed
  • Applying fertilizer
  • Managing work crews
  • Safe handling of pesticides
  • Monitoring health of plants
  • Installing lawn furniture
  • Trimming and edging flower beds
  • Shoveling snow from walkways
  • Using hand tools
  • Repairs and maintenance
  • Gardening tools
  • Heavy lifting
  • Fertilizer and pest control
  • Maintaining equipment
  • Able to lift 100s pounds
  • Hand tools proficiency
  • Safety-oriented
  • Irrigation and aeration
  • Planting
  • Project management
  • Have operated bobcats, tool cats, front end loaders, mowers of all sizes gas and diesel. very experienced in snow plowing and snow removal with other equipment. Been plowing for close to 20 years now
08/2005 to 04/2018 Grounds Keeper Jones Lange Lasalle Inc. | Bartlesville, OK,
  • Used heavy equipment, mowers and trimmers safely to prevent accidents.
  • Removed debris and trash from surrounding areas and disposed of recyclable materials properly.
  • Operated landscaping equipment to maintain grounds and remove trees.
  • Cleared Jessicahways of overgrowth, debris and snow to reduce hazards.
  • Pruned trees and bushes to improve visibility and shapes.
  • Checked machinery and performed routine maintenance to prevent malfunction.
  • Scheduled regular landscaping services to promote optimal growth and maintain attractive appearance of lawns and facility grounds.
  • Used hand-held tools to maintain green spaces.
  • Arranged shrubs and flowers to create landscape effects.
  • Fertilized, cultivated and weeded soil to deliver steady supply of nutrients to plants.
  • Removed poison ivy and other harmful plants while wearing protective gear.
  • Swapped out plant containers and flowerbeds each spring, summer and fall.
  • Installed sprinkler systems to provide grass, flowers and other landscaping adequate water to grow.
  • Installed irrigation systems, rock gardens and ponds to simplify watering needs.
  • Hung lights, wreaths and garlands to prepare for winter holidays.
  • Planted trees, shrubs, bushes and flowers in decorative planters and displays.
  • Maintained sidewalks, fountains and planters.
  • Shoveled snow and spread salt on walkways and parking lots.
  • Mixed and applied fertilizers, herbicides or insecticides to promote growth and mitigate pests.
  • Pruned and trimmed trees and hedges with shears, pruners or chain saws.
  • Oversaw watering schedules, equipment winterization and other irrigation planning and maintenance.
  • Planned gardens and beds with seasonal displays.
  • Coordinated and delegated tasks for large-scale landscaping projects.
  • changed oils and did maintenance to equipment and vehicles
  • was also on the safety board for our department
04/2018 to 11/2020 Irrigation Technician Abm | Highland Park, IL,
  • Verified proper installation of irrigation systems for residential and commercial customers.
  • Provided in-depth irrigation system demonstrations so that customers were aware of all features.
  • Checked work of other technicians and tactfully pointed out issues requiring resolution.
  • Repaired and maintained valves on diverse irrigation system models.
  • Installed and programmed clocks, timers and rain sensors to maintain proper irrigation levels and reduce water waste. parts.
  • Supervised and guided repair and installation projects in collaboration with management.
  • Completed weeding, mowing and planting for assigned landscape projects.
  • Installed irrigation systems and tested components to demonstrate proper functionality.
  • Utilized active listening and effective interpersonal skills to cultivate customer relationships that lasted years.
  • Followed maps and GPS systems to complete tasks efficiently.
03/2021 to 09/2021 Landscaper Weidner | Riverside, CA,

Worked part time during covid with Jessicariot landscaping on and off.

also plowed for Jessicariot landscaping threw worcester city contract

Education and Training
Expected in High School Diploma | Bridgewater State University, Bridgewater, MA GPA:

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School Attended

  • Bridgewater State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Grounds Keeper
  • Irrigation Technician
  • Landscaper


  • High School Diploma

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