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Groundskeeper- Full Time/Days

Job Title Groundskeeper- Full Time/Days Location Danville, PA Job Category Facility Services Schedule Days Work Type Full time Department GMC Facilities Operations Division Date posted 06/20/2024 Job ID R-63824

Job Summary

Maintains grounds using various types of equipment. Maintain a safe campus for patients, visitors and employees. Provide manpower support to other trade areas as needed.

Job Duties

  • Perform snow removal.
  • Must operate large articulated front end loaders, tractors, dump trucks, pickups and other various pieces of equipment to plow, salt and cinder parking lots and sidewalks to maintain safe conditions at all times.
  • Must also operate snow melting equipment as needed to ensure ample parking for patients, visitors and employees.
  • Must operate bucket truck, forklift, backhoe and front ends loaders to support trade areas on an as needed basis.
  • Must operate large street sweeper to maintain the parking structure and parking lots to reduce possibility of damage from salt and other winter deicing materials and the ensure a clean safe environment for patients, visitors and employees.
  • Perform preventive maintenance, clean and repair snowplows, front end loaders, road sweeper, tractors, mowers and various other grounds maintenance equipment.
  • Prepares soil to plant flowers, lawns and shrubs.
  • Apply fertilizer and insect control as needed.
  • Mows and trims lawns.
  • Prunes shrubs, weed and mulch shrub beds.
  • Inspect plantings for evidence of insect and treat as needed.
  • Clean road drains.
  • Transports infectious waste, clear bag waste, recycling material and clean linens to outlaying buildings.

Work is typically performed in an office environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.


High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED)- (Required)


Minimum of 2 years-Related work experience (Required)


Communication; Office Politics And Confidentiality; Computer Literacy

About Geisinger

Founded more than 100 years ago by Abigail Geisinger, the system now includes ten hospital campuses, a 550,000-member health plan, two research centers and the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. With nearly 24,000 employees and more than 1,700 employed physicians, Geisinger boosts its hometown economies in Pennsylvania by billions of dollars annually. Learn more at or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Geisinger values who you are, where you are from, and where you are going. We seek out people of various backgrounds and cultures with unique abilities, non-traditional career paths and ambitious aspirations. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status. Read more about Our Commitment to Inclusive Recruiting.

Our Vision & Values

Everything we do is about making better health easier for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities.

KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves.

EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence.

LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow.

INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.

SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family.

Our Benefits

We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and prescription coverage.


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