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Grounds Technician (req num: 10118)


Grounds Technician (req num: 10118) Grounds Division STPH Covington, LA
- Full-time
- Day shift
Summary of the Job:
Coordinates all grounds activities and projects assigned by Grounds Supervisor on a daily basis.

The Grounds Division services the hospital grounds along with multiple offsite locations.

Minimum Qualifications: Must be able to read, write and follow written and oral direction. Must be familiar with accepted practices in field and grounds keeping such as mowing lawns, planting and transplanting shrubs and flowers and eliminating insects and other pests. Experience in grounds keeping preferred.

This position requires driving a hospital-owned vehicle and/or a personally owned vehicle to perform the essential job duties. In order to be considered, the candidate:

· Must have a valid and current state issued driver's license

· Must maintain and provide proof of automobile insurance (at his/her own expense) in amounts which meet at least the minimum liability coverage limits required by the state of their residence.

· Clearance of driving record check; Driving records shall not contain any of the following: a suspended or revoked driver's license, 3 or more moving violations in the past 36 months, 2 or more accidents in the past 36 months, 1 or more instances of driving under the influence (DUI) or driving while intoxicated (DWI) within the past 24 months, at fault in a fatal accident within the past 5 years, leaving the scene of an accident within the past 36 months, and/or reckless driving within the past 12 months.

Physical Demands:
Must possess good physical health. Some requirements include but are not limited to standing, sitting or walking for long periods of time. Lifting up to 99 pounds is required. Must be able to work with a moderate level of noise.
Physical Effort required: Constant (67%-100%) - lifting, stopping, handling/feeling, talking, hearing, seeing
Frequently (34%-66%) – carrying, pushing/pulling, crouching, crawling, reaching
Occasionally (1%-33%) - climbing (stairs, ladders, etc.), balancing

St. Tammany Parish Hospital is a full-service acute care facility committed to providing world-class healthcare while using the latest technology. We are the second-largest employer in the parish and have been delivering quality healthcare since 1954. St. Tammany Parish Hospital partnered with Ochsner Health System in 2014 and together we are focused on increasing local access to care, improving quality and reducing the cost of healthcare for area patients.

Contact : Jennifer Randazzo
Email :
Tel : 985-898-4540
Fax : 985-898-4360
Address : Jennifer Randazzo 1202 S. Tyler Street, Covington LA