Grounds Keeper/Community Porter – KANSAS CITY, MO

The Liberty Group – Kansas City Apartment Staffing

Position: Grounds Keeper/Community Porter
Post Date: 11/05/2019
Shift: 40.00 Hours
Base Rate: $12.00 – $14.00 Per Hour Based on Experience

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Grounds Keeper/Community Porters: This entry-level position is a fantastic way to moving-up through apartment maintenance ranks! Maintain apartment community’s grounds, painting, assist maintenance team and address common areas via janitorial and lawn care tasks. This position is promotable to a Make Ready position. The “usual schedule” for this position: 8am-5pm, Monday through Friday, unless there are special projects you can assist with (during off-hours/weekends).

Common tools required for this position: A variety of types of gloves, rain gear/proper seasonal outdoor clothing and a couple of types of screwdrivers are helpful.

These positions require the associate to have driver’s license, reliable way to work, good contact numbers and ability to pass hiring screening.


Some of the job functions of a Porter/Groundskeeper:

Able to lift up to 50 lbs on own, on occasion.
Strong attention to detail.
Interior painting experience.
[Winter time] Assist with snow removal and ice prevention tasks; sometimes during off-hours.
Pick up trash & debris from grounds.
Water plants; pull weeds; lawn care; using a leaf blower and power-washer; cleaning breezeways/hallways.
Maintain doggie stations; pet clean-up.
[Summer time] Clean pools & clean up around them, daily. Stock pool house. Knowledge of pool chemicals is a plus.
Cleaning stairs and handling general janitorial duties in common areas.
Delivering property flyers/notices.
Clean and pick-up laundry rooms; clean lint-trays, sweep the floor and empty trash.
Assist in apartment trash-outs and general property clean-up.
Use leaf-blower to clean outdoor common areas. Power washing sidewalks, pools, buildings, etc.
Check smoke alarms & replace batteries as necessary.
Check security lighting and replace bulbs (under 8′ high).
Replace switch plates and air conditioning filters.
Must be comfortable working in an outdoor environment.
Fantastic and professional customer service when encountering residents.
Grounds workers are the property’s eyes and ears; notifying management of any items requiring immediate attention on the property.

If you have a desire to learn,  have a good contact phone number and seek an opportunity that affords you growth, promotions and fantastic opportunities – CALL US TODAY!

The Liberty Group offers $150 referral bonuses to hired associates because GREAT PEOPLE KNOW GREAT PEOPLE!

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“The Liberty Group provides Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. The Liberty Group is a full-service recruiting and personnel placement firm dedicated to helping individuals build rewarding careers in the Apartment Industry.”