Grounds Person

Fellowship Community Whitehall, Pennsylvania $14.00 to $15.00 per hour

The role of the Grounds person is to maintain the grounds, trees, shrubs, lawns, flower beds, etc as well as transport residents at Fellowship Community.  This shall be accomplished in accordance with the established policies and procedures of Fellowship Community as directed by the Director of Facilities Engineering to assure that federal, state, and local regulations are met.  Performance is to be in accordance with the policies, procedures and the Mission and the Core Values of Fellowship Community.

The Grounds Person reports to the Director of Facility Engineering


§  Basic knowledge of federal, state, and local skilled nursing regulations.

§  Basic Computer skills

§  Safe Driving record

§  Knowledge of maintenance of lawns, trees, shrubs, flowers, and the like to ensure healthy and beautiful outdoor surroundings in the Community.

§  Some experience in maintaining lawn and garden equipment.

§  Must be able to read, write, and speak English.

§  Must be able to push, pull, move and position heavy objects and supplies on a repeated basis.

§  Must be able to operate maintenance equipment in safe, efficient manner.

§  Must possess valid Pennsylvania Driver’s License.

§  Work performance reflects the essential elements of Fellowship Community’s Core Values and commitment to Customer Service.

§  Successful completion of Fellowship Community Orientation.

§  Meets the requirements of the Pre-Hire Assessment.


§  Maintain confidentiality in all communications

§  Attend in-service training as required.

§  Completes Annual competencies

§  Maintains all licenses, certifications as required

§  Completes annual compliance and HIPAA training and exhibit behavior as set forth by the Compliance and Ethics program Code of Conduct in the performance of their duties.

  1. Adheres to the Organization’s Policies and Procedures regarding the Compliance Program of the organization and is timely in reporting any possible concerns.
  2. Follows all local, state and federal regulations as they pertain to their position.
  3. Adheres to the Organization’s Policies and Procedures covering Privacy and Security in compliance with HIPAA regulations.


§  Demonstrates commitment to both internal and external customer service

§  Works well with others in a respectful, positive and cooperative manner

§  Willing to be flexible to meet the needs of the organization

§  Takes initiative to assist other team members without being directed.

§   Presents a professional and welcoming image to all residents, family members, staff and visitors of Fellowship Community.

§    Must demonstrate effective communication skills by conveying necessary information accurately, listening effectively and seeking clarification when necessary

All Fellowship Community employees must be fully vaccinated against influenza and COVID 19. Fellowship Community may provide an exemption to any eligible employee with a qualifying medical condition that contraindicates receipt of the vaccine or on the basis of a sincerely held religious belief and practice. 

Fellowship Community is an EEO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled
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