grounds maintenance worker resume example with 4+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

I am an Innovative Multi-Tradesman with 6+ years of experience at transforming grounds into healthy and inviting havens for visitors. Also I'm a Proven sprinkler systems apprentice with disciplined and tireless approach to keeping ahead of actual and potential grounds issues. Initiates and implements park and grounds improvement projects beyond expectations and to delight of employer and guests. Diligent Fabricator with welding background and proven maintenance and repair expertise. Demonstrated high-level heavy equipment operation and safety process knowledge in large-scale manufacturing environment. Excellent technical, operations and communications skills leading to desired outcomes.

  • Watering lawns and trees
  • Lawn aeration
  • Managing laborers
  • Inspecting completed work
  • Grounds repair and maintenance
  • Planting flowers and bushes
  • Forklift Operation
  • Heavy Machinery Operation
  • Predictive and Preventive Maintenance
  • Snow Removal
  • Landscape design
  • Grounds beautification
  • Plant pest control
  • Work orders
  • Quality Assurance
  • Safety Understanding
  • Heavy lifting
  • Pneumatic tools use
  • Plumbing
  • Piping specifications
  • Building code regulations
  • Commercial pipefitting
  • Critical thinking
  • Verbal and written communication
  • Welding and fabrication
  • Hand and power tools
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Planning and Coordination
Work History
Grounds Maintenance Worker, 01/2020 - 10/2020
Virginia Community College System Williamsburg, VA,
  • Planted bulbs, trees, bushes and flowers for residential and commercial clients.
  • Installed and maintained landscapes at homes, offices and parks.
  • Maintained grounds tools and equipment free from mechanical or safety defects and in top operating condition.
  • Operated mowers, electric clippers and edgers and maintained fresh and groomed grounds for guest enjoyment.
  • Installed and operated irrigation systems, performed winterization in fall to be prepped and ready for startup of each spring.
  • Cultivated and beautified park grounds and facilities through pruning, weeding and fertilizing across +1,000 acres.
  • Pruned trees and shrubs to healthy levels and cultivated flowerbeds with appropriate soil amendments.
  • Conducted preventative maintenance on facility systems to verify operational status.
  • Analyzed all lawns and garden issues and recommended effective solutions.
  • Rearranged planting beds and flower gardens seasonally.
  • Designed and drafted planting plans for formal gardens and perennial flowerbeds.
Steel Fabricator, 01/2019 - 12/2019
Griffin Fire Protection City, STATE,
  • Identified equipment and production non-compliance issues and notified foreman to facilitate resolution.
  • Lifted or moved materials and finished products using large cranes.
  • Utilized welding equipment, handheld tools, and autonomous tools to safely complete predetermined operations .
  • Operated Skyjacks, Heavy-Duty Forklifts, Pallet Jacks when needed to be used for certain jobs.
  • Straightened warped or bent parts using sledges, hand torches or bulldozers.
  • Performed required maintenance on Fire Sprinkler Systems, Fabrication equipment, Mass Water Flow Systems to enable readiness for project use.
  • Followed Operational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations to promote safe equipment operation and workplace safety.
  • Performed duties in accordance with all applicable standards, policies and regulatory guidelines to promote safe working environment.
  • Exceeded goals through effective task prioritization and great work ethic.
Cook/Host/Cashier/Trainer., 04/2016 - 12/2019
Bob Evans Farms Restaurant City, STATE,
  • Prepared food items to meet recipes, portioning, cooking and waste control guidelines.
  • Sanitized kitchen surfaces and equipment by cleaning grills, griddles, ovens and fryers
  • Mentored staff in expectations and parameters of kitchen goals and daily work.
  • Changed and sanitized all cutting boards, benches and surfaces between tasks to avoid cross-contamination.
  • Prepared numerous orders simultaneously during peak periods with high accuracy rate, maximizing customer satisfaction and repeat business.
  • Met production requirements for banquet and outlet desserts and breakfast pastries.
  • Safely used kitchen equipment and reduced risk of injuries and burns.
  • Communicated closely with management team to fully understand special orders for customers, including those with food allergies and gluten intolerance.
  • Received food orders from cashiers and cooked items quickly to complete entire order together and serve hot.
  • Verified proper portion sizes and consistently attained high food quality standards.
  • Prepared cooking supplies, ingredients and workstations during opening and closing procedures to maximize efficiency.
  • Assisted FOH and BOH staff with preparing for events, coordinating smooth execution to maximize guest satisfaction.
  • Took reservations by phone and walk-in, keeping scheduling demands and kitchen output in time to avoid overbooking.
  • Monitored dining room and guest flow to maximize table usage and minimize wait times by 43%.
  • Helped Servers by taking drink, main course, and dessert orders.
  • Trained incoming staff on restaurant's practices, culture and procedures to maximize job satisfaction and productivity.
  • Trained new team members on restaurant procedures, menu items and performance strategies.
  • Fostered positive environment of learning to support and develop proficient certified servers to limit liability.
  • Modeled role-play scenarios to provide visual demonstration of serving all products to patrons.
  • Helped customers complete purchases, locate items and join reward programs.
  • Maintained current knowledge of store promotions and highlighted sales to customers.
  • Answered questions about store policies and addressed customer concerns.
  • Restocked and organized merchandise in front lanes.
  • Mentored new team members on POS system operation, customer service strategies and sales goals.
  • Operated cash register for cash, check and credit card transactions with excellent accuracy levels.
  • Reconciled cash drawer at start and end of each shift, accounting for errors and resolving discrepancies.
  • Replenished sales floor merchandise and organized shelves, racks and bins for optimal appearance.
  • Worked flexible schedule and extra shifts to meet business needs.
  • Set up new sales displays each season.
  • Quickly and accurately counted drawers at start and end of each shift.
  • Prepared beverages and filled food orders for customers.
  • Used POS system to enter orders, process payments, and issue receipts.
No Degree: Diesel/Forklift Mechanics & Technology, Expected in
Scarlet Oaks Career Development - Cincinnati, OH
Status -
  • Studied what is P.P.E, Ergonomics, Workplace Safety, OHSA (Occupational Health & Safety Administration)
  • Learned to understand different engine / battery types
  • Taught how to distinguish differences of motors and engines
  • Studied what is P.P.E.
  • Operated with metric / standard units in hand / power tools
  • Practiced work place safety to avoid injuries minor / major
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/2018
Princeton High School - Cincinnati, OH
Status -

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School Attended

  • Scarlet Oaks Career Development
  • Princeton High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Grounds Maintenance Worker
  • Steel Fabricator
  • Cook/Host/Cashier/Trainer.


  • No Degree
  • High School Diploma

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