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Grounds and Landscaping Crew Member 

Work With Us Our beautiful campus is what our visitors notice first. Come join the team responsible for beautifying the grounds year round.  
About the Organization Find a career, not just a job at Masonic Homes Kentucky. Our team includes more than 600 professionals in fields such as nursing, hospitality, childcare and more. We would love to have you part of our team - passionate people, inspiring lives.

We earned the Great Place to Work certification based on extensive ratings provided by our employees in anonymous surveys. A summary of these ratings can be found at  
Masonic Values Remarkable Service, Passion, Innovation and Growth  
Benefits Competitive pay; Paid time off; FT as little as 30 hours a wk; Dental, vision, life insurance; Immediate participation in 403b retirement,generous match; Prof. development, CEUs  

Masonic's Grounds and Maintenance departments are actively hiring. Enjoy the outdoors on our 82-acre campus, along with great benefits, pay and a flexible work schedule. Work for a community where your contributions matter.

Position Description

Masonic Homes Kentucky is looking to hire a year-round Landscaping and Grounds crew member to help maintain the lush, historical grounds at our Louisville campus in St. Mathews.

This position will assist with all aspects of landscape maintenance, including mowing and edging, shrub and small tree pruning, landscape bed preparation and plant installation, weeding, watering, mulching, pesticide application, trash collection, wildlife management, snow and ice removal, and leaf collection, among other tasks. Grounds crew members are also expected to help maintain power equipment and keep workspaces clean and organized. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated and able to work alone or with a team.

Position Requirements

Ideal Experiences Include

  • Energetic, honest, self-managed, assertive with strong work ethics.
  • Ability to work in an ethnically diverse workplace.
  • Ability to be flexible, follow directions-both written and oral.
  • Have a keen eye for detail, willingness to take direction, have good time management skills, ability to complete the paperwork required to complete tasks.
  • Willingness to learn and expand knowledge, and want self-improvement.

Requirements and Skills

  • Minimum- High school diploma, some college preferred.
  • One-year verifiable landscape and/or grounds maintenance experience.
  • Horticulture, Plant knowledge and identification with emphasis on ornamental plants and turf with Grounds maintenance/landscaping "Best Practices" knowledge and experience a plus.
  • Demonstrated ability for the proper use and operation of power equipment such as zero-turn mowers, tractors, skid steers, tillers, blowers, string trimmers, chain saws, gas hedge trimmers, etc., as well as various hand tools.
  • Kentucky pesticide applicators license or the ability to acquire within 6 months of hire.
  • Valid KY driver's license with good driving record.

Physical demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel plants, soil, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms: stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Walk and stand for periods of time. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance. The employee must be able to use backpack blower, sprayer, or operate a string trimmer continuously for 1 hour at a time (weight 30 lbs.). The employee must frequently lift, push, move up to 25 lbs. and occasionally lift, push, move up to 50 lbs.

Work environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works outside in all weather conditions including extremes of heat and cold, rain and snow. There will be exposure to loud noises and dirty environments. The employee is always expected to wear and use all provided safety equipment and personal protection devices.

Category Grounds and Landscaping  
Location Corporate Resource Center - Louisville, KY  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Req Number GRO-23-00003  
Work Day(s) Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday 

Start Time 7:30am 

End Time 4:00pm 

Tags #landscaping, #grounds, #horticulture, #dirt, #landsculpture  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status,sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.  

This position is currently accepting applications.

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