Sep 30, 2020

Groundskeeper

  • JAARS, Inc.
  • JAARS, NC, USA
Part time Agricultural Facilities General Labor Ministry Volunteer Opportunities

Job Description

Target Staff Type:           Volunteer :  A volunteer is self-funded, covering his or her own living,                                                                   health,  travel expenses

                                          Supported : Staff are given funds by their ministry partners,                                                                                churches or individuals through another organization. 

 Work Location  JAARS Waxhaw

FTE        0.500

Position Summary         Help maintain the grounds of JAARS commercial and residential property and become part of the JAARS team that makes Bible translation and language development possible in the most remote places on earth.

It takes many hands and a team effort to accomplish the task. Your skilled position will free others to use their skills to help further Bible translation, too.

 Position Responsibilities           

  • Use equipment that can include commercial zero turn mowers, string trimmers and edgers
  • Use and sharpen hand tools, including loppers, shears, shovels and rakes
  • Edge various areas around campus, prune shrubs and trees
  • Spray with herbicides and insecticides, fertilize lawns
  • Spread salt, shovel snow
  • Shovel out ditches, culverts
  • Make minor repairs on equipment
  • Assist with other department needs

Position Requirements

  • A deep and growing walk with the Lord Jesus that includes your personal spiritual growth and the ability to support others in their spiritual growth
  • Embrace the vision, mission and core values of JAARS
  • Preferred one year of experience in groundskeeper, landscaping, or related experience.
  • Preferred prior experience in grounds keeping equipment experience including lawn mowers, trimmers, etc.
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Valid driver’s license with good driving record.

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