groundskeeper resume example with 16+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Career Focus
Reliable individual seeking career opportunity.  Possess strong leadership and successful team building capabilities and excellent technical, communication, presentation, and customer service skills. Resourceful problem solver with proven ability to bring quick resolution to challenging situations as well as build lasting relationships with customers and co-workers.
  • Problem Solving, Relationship, & Team Building skills. Knowledgeable in computer operations, applications and operating systems. Excellent work ethic. Forklift and overhead crane experience. Hubtek (standup reach picker) experience. Knowledgeable with numerous hand, air, and power tools.
  • Clean motor vehicle record/ Chauffeurs License.
Work Experience
04/2014 to Current
Groundskeeper Penn National Gaming Jackpot, NV,
  • All aspects of maintaining school grounds on 13 properties throughout the school corporation.
  • Responsibilities include mowing, weeding and landscaping, trash removal, sport field painting and maintenance, weed control and fertilization, sewing seed and sod, and snow removal in the winter.
07/2013 to 11/2013
Assembly Dover Corporation Kent, OH,
  • Hand assembly of medical device trays for Smith and Nephew, DePuy, Stryker, Acumed and other medical device companies.
  • Use riveting machines, screw guns, clampers, calipers, and numerous hand tools for complete hand assembly of tray from start to finish.
  • Able to read blueprints for proper installation of brackets and silicon, as well as subassemblies.
  • Maintain a quality product through FDA standards while meeting product shipping requirements.
  • Use Visitrak computer system for scanning quantity, product parts, completed quantities, defect quantities and hold product.
02/2012 to 05/2013
Palletizer/Forklift Operator/Loader Wood Plc Greenville, SC,
  • Operate forklift while working with logistics to load trucks or warehouse product while striving to maintain quality.
  • Learn all aspects of palletizer including alarms, trouble shooting, and changeover of product.
  • Multitask to maintain production expectations while operating in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Track efficiency triggers and relay issues to management team to achieve higher productivity numbers.
  • Excel in a teamwork environment.
  • Maintain high standards through quality checks and knowledge of product.
  • Assure load count is accurate, load is stable and properly air-bagged, load pattern is correct.
01/2008 to 01/2011
Landscape Chimes Aberdeen, MD,
  • All aspects of contract property maintenance, landscape maintenance, landscape installation and hardscape installation.
  • Hardscape knowledge includes large and small retaining wall block installation, Belgard block installation, paver installation, as well as wooden decks, steps, and railings.
01/2006 to 01/2008
Project Manager/Account Manager Strategic Building Solutions Hampton, NJ,
  • Broad experience in all phases of landscape installation and maintenance.
  • Assigned responsibilities to grounds maintenance crews, landscape installation crews, irrigation crew, and commercial lawn technician.
  • Comfortable motivating and supervising culturally diverse work forces.
  • Interviewed and evaluated job applicants.
  • Managed personnel functions for the Branch Manager.
  • Provided training and guidance for new employees within the department.
  • Increased staff productivity and technical ability through effective training.
  • Earned respect with a proven ability to obtain high performance levels from employees while maintaining a pleasant working atmosphere.
  • Maintained a company-mandated safety program.
  • Prepared and negotiated bids.
  • Worked with clients to identify problems and identified opportunities and resolutions for enhanced customer satisfaction.
  • Coordinate well with contractors and subcontractors.
  • Able to resolve problems and maintain friendly and effective relations.
  • Directly responsible for management of major accounts, including all enhancement and renewal sales pertaining to these accounts.
  • Modified time lines and work schedules according to project changes.
  • Managed resources needed to implement the project and maintain budgets.
  • Performed full lifecycle project management and supervision of both permanent employees and contractors.
  • Tracked changes made to the scope of work and made recommendations for required change orders.
  • Analyzed problems and anticipated project needs.
  • Ensured project activities complied with company and client requirements.
01/2005 to 01/2006
Landscape Supervisor Davey Tree Commercial Grounds Management City, STATE,
  • Supervising and coordinating large and small landscape installation projects.
  • Working with employees and general contractors to meet deadlines and maintain revenues.
  • Reporting to the Account Manager and Branch Manager with all aspects of the project.
  • Applied granule and liquid lawncare applications to commercial sites.
  • Carried 3B licensing through Purdue University.
01/2003 to 01/2005
SUE Supervisor TBE Group City, STATE,
  • Traveled throughout the United States working with many DOT organizations.
  • Supervised an engineering crew which located, exposed, and surveyed underground utilities for the purpose of infrastructure improvements, including roads and bridges.
Education and Training
Expected in 1991
High School Diploma: Science/Mathematics/English
Martinsville High School - Martinsville,


Expected in
: Mathematics
IUPUI - Indianapolis, IN
GPA: GPA: 3.8


Assembly, budgets, clients, customer satisfaction, forklift, hand tools, logistics, Excel, personnel, project management, quality, reading blueprints, safety, sales, scanning, shipping, supervision, teamwork, trouble shooting.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Martinsville High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Groundskeeper
  • Assembly
  • Palletizer/Forklift Operator/Loader
  • Landscape
  • Project Manager/Account Manager
  • Landscape Supervisor
  • SUE Supervisor


  • High School Diploma

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