Pioneers is seeking a dependable, detail-oriented individual to serve on the Grounds team. This role primarily assists with lawn, landscaping, irrigation, and grounds maintenance at a 45-acre property. This role also provides support to the larger Campus Services team according to fluctuating business needs and seasonal demands, including event setup & take-down, transportation of guests during events, and maintenance of the campus buildings. This position may include instructing and overseeing a small team of 1-3 grounds staff members.
Specific responsibilities include: Lawn mowing, string trimmer use, edging, forced air blowing, weed pulling, raking, digging, planting of different size plants and trees, watering and work on irrigation, adjusting sprinkler heads, applying mulch and pine straw, application of different products, painting, pressure washing, scrubbing, mopping, sweeping, wiping down cobwebs, trimming palm trees, and use of a ladder.
The qualified candidate will demonstrate a firm commitment to Pioneers' core values and mission, be a service oriented individual that works well with others, and have a strong ability to organize work, prioritize tasks, and follow through on assignments given. Previous experience in irrigation is helpful.
Physical demands for this position include the ability to work in varying climate conditions, including working in extreme heat conditions including temperatures above 100 degrees, extreme cold weather conditions, and during precipitation; bend, climb and lift 50lbs consistently, stand and walk for a minimum of 4 hours, and no allergies to dust or cleaning chemicals. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and ability to adjust focus and see all colors. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to regularly talk and hear, stand walk, kneel, stoop, bend, crawl, dig, crouch, climb, run, jump, saw; frequently use ladders and climb and work while elevated, climb up roof hatch access ladders, work in tight and confined spaces; and frequently use varying maintenance equipment including but not limited to, small power tools, pressure washers, and cleaners, and operate a pressure washer, power saws of all types, use hand tools and other equipment.
Based in the Pioneers USA headquarters in southeast Orlando near the international airport, this is a part-time position averaging approximately 29 hours a week.
Pioneers is a rapidly growing mission agency operating in over 100 countries world-wide with more than 3,200 international workers. We are an evangelical, non-denominational ministry whose purpose is to initiate church-planting movements among unreached peoples. With offices in Africa, Australia, Canada, Europe, Asia, Latin America and New Zealand, our US home office is located in southeast Orlando, FL.
All positions require evidence of a personal faith commitment to Jesus Christ and identification with a local church. Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States.
Pioneers seeks to make employment decisions, including decisions concerning hiring, transfers, promotions, compensation, discharge, and other terms and conditions of employment, in accordance with applicable federal and state employment discrimination laws and regulations, including EEO, FMLA, and EPPA. As a religious organization, Pioneers is entitled to make employment decisions, including hiring decisions, on the basis of religious beliefs and practice of the applicant or employee.