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Hourly Wage 


ISS offers a competitive compensation package including Benefits, Paid Time Off, and a starting hourly salary of 14.50 USD



Key Purpose


The groundskeeper is part of janitorial/custodial team. This role is responsible to keep assigned areas, such as outdoor entryway and walkways in a clean and orderly condition. Work successfully with fellow employees & others. Understand and follow instructions, both verbal and written. Explain how to complete a task, understand instructions for task using basic communication skills. 



Success Criteria


  • Develop own skill base in line with agreed appraisal, taking responsibility for increased performance, and ensuring continued self-improvement
  • Participate and embrace the development opportunities within group



Key Areas of Collaboration and Influence


  • Support the team, and report to the Key Account Manager
  • Communicate effectively with colleagues within the Business Unit and across the company so that information is disseminated effectively and participate in project groups and meetings as required



Ideal Candidate Experience


  • No prior experience or training required  
  • Recognize and understand safety signs and building warning systems
  • Understand safety requirements, understand & meet company handbook expectations
  • Ability to change tasks or assignments outside normal duties
  • Work in a team environment
  • Ability to operate various types of power equipment including lawnmowers, trimmers, leaf blowers, and other landscaping equipment
  • Ability to use hand tools required for landscaping



Key Accountabilities


  • Comply with safety rules, policies, and procedures; stop at-risk behavior of others and self
  • Perform work assignments in a team with other employees  
  • Perform repetitive tasks 
  • Primarily dedicated to an outdoor environment
  • Cleaning walkways
  • Picking up and taking out trash
  • Weather-related upkeep and cleaning
  • Follow all company procedures, policies, and rules 
  • Take direction and respond to supervision
  • Talk with lead, supervisor, co-workers, managers, and customers in a professional manner
  • Fill in during staff shortage 
  • Support shift lead in completing punch-list items
  • Use proper personal protective equipment
  • Present a professional appearance and conduct
  • Understand customer service and satisfaction 
  • Understand reporting systems, and of the environment



Physical Demands & Work Environment


  • Must be able to understand one’s own physical limitations to the extent necessary to perform the necessary functions and tasks of the job
  • The ability to stand 33%, Walk >66%, Sit <10%
  • Use of hands to finger, handle, rub, grip, and feel <66%
  • Reach above shoulders <33%, Push/pull and grasp with hands and arms 33-50%
  • Climb or balance <33%
  • Stoop, Kneel, Crouch, or Crawl <33%
  • Frequently lift 0-10 pounds carry 1-3 feet
  • Occasionally lift 35 pounds and carry 1-5 feet
  • Talk and hear 100%
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust and focus 100%
  • Frequently lift 0-10 pounds and carry 1-3 feet
  • Occasionally lift 35 pounds and carry 1-5 feet
  • Exposure to outside weather conditions
  • Must be able to work under pressure and time deadlines during peak periods


As a global organization, ISS Group is committed to making the international community more resilient and just for all people. We encourage diversity and inclusion in their broadest terms, including ethnicity, race, age, gender, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, language, culture, and educational background. We look to lead our industry by example and to positively influence the market wherever we operate.


ISS, a leading workplace experience and facility management company, provides placemaking solutions that contribute to better business performance and makes life easier, more productive and enjoyable – delivered to high standards by people who care. ISS believes that people make places and places make people. From strategy through to operations, ISS partners with over 60,000 customers in 30+ countries to deliver places that work, think and give and is served by 471,056 employees who connect people and places every single day. In 2019, ISS earned DKK 78 billion in revenue. It is headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Date posted:  Nov 22, 2021
Region:  Americas

COLUMBIA, SC, US, 29209-5004

Job Category:  Cleaning
Full time/Part time:  Full Time
Requisition ID:  1536