Garden Club of Jacksonville – Campus Caretaker

Posted Dec 16, 2022 Jacksonville, Florida


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Expires Jan 31, 2023


Garden Club of Jacksonville seeks an energetic and highly motivated individual to join our team as Campus Caretaker. The ideal candidate takes pride in their work and understands how a sparkling clean facility impacts the public’s impression of the Garden Club. The Campus Caretaker is primarily responsible for cleaning and sanitizing event spaces, bathrooms, kitchens, and offices, and maintains some outdoor event spaces. This position reports to the Operations Manager.

Essential duties and responsibilities

• Maintains clean facilities inside and out on the Garden Club’s campus: Ballroom, foyer, Club Room, restrooms, kitchens, offices, entrances, garage, shed, laundry room, Courtyard, patios, fountain, parking lot, etc. • Sets up chairs and tables for events based on printed floor plans. • Completes basic maintenance projects, such as touch-up painting, simple plumbing, irrigation repairs, and assembling equipment. • Launders, folds, and stores tablecloths and cleaning materials. • Reliably appears at work on time and completes a full shift each day with rest breaks and a meal break. • Learns to set up audio/visual equipment for Garden Club programs. • Operates machinery, such as floor cleaning machine, pressure washer, and leaf blower. • Keeps track of inventory and works with the Operations Manager to order supplies. • Maintains clean and organized storage areas and tools; stores equipment appropriately each day to ensure all staff can find items where they belong. • Unloads, moves, stacks, and loads materials, equipment, and supplies. • Conducts regular inspections of facilities to ensure the proper function, safety, compliance, or cleanliness, such as irrigation checks, monitoring the work of our landscapers, etc. • Completes other duties as assigned.


• Is positive, customer-friendly, and a team player. • Is punctual and dependable with an excellent attendance record. • Shows great attention to detail. • Able to lift and move 50 pounds. • Maintains reliable transportation to and from work. • Usually works 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday but is available to work occasional nights and weekends as required. • Passes a background check. • Maintains professional appearance. • Familiarity with Google Drive and digital file organization is a plus.

Education and Experience

• High school diploma or equivalent. • At least one year experience in cleaning or maintenance position.

Salary/Salary Range

Salary is $19 an hour or $39,520 a year. Receives 40 hours PTO after completing a 90-day evaluation, an additional 40 hours after six months of employment, then 80 hours of PTO after a year. • The Garden Club observes six paid holidays each year, plus three paid floating holidays. Because of the small size of the organization, the Garden Club does not offer health benefits.


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