Groundskeeper in Destin, FL at PAE

Date Posted: 9/11/2020

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Destin, FL
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

Supporting the Most Exciting and Meaningful Missions in the World


Supporting the Most Exciting and Meaningful Missions in the World

The Groundskeeper position will be responsible for maintaining safe and attractive grounds at the assigned site. The duties include the care of trees, shrubs, flowers, and lawns as well as planting of grass, flowers, etc. The Groundskeeper/Escort will report to the Grounds keeping Supervisor. The duties and responsibilities listed below are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all inclusive. 


  • Responsible for maintaining a safe workplace and ensuring that safety is the highest priority in the workplace.
  • Comply with all Environmental Health & Safety and Quality Assurance requirements and goals.  Provide information and materials to these divisions as necessary to ensure adequate and legal documentation
  •  Mow, trim, and edge grass.
  • Plant new materials, upgrade, and water and fertilize existing planted areas 
  •  Trim trees, prune shrubs and annual plantings, mow turf.
  •  Pull weeds and/or apply weed control, including spot-spraying weeds. Prepare and treat soil for planting
  •  Operate and maintain power equipment and hand tools, including tractors, trucks, power mower, edger, trimmer, blower, chain saw, hedger, digging tools, compaction tools, and other equipment to perform various maintenance duties  
  •  Make minor repairs and adjustments to tools and equipment used.  Sweep walkways and leave areas in a clean and orderly condition.    Remove debris and litter from street right-of-way’s, street medians, lawns, and other areas. 
  • Maintain street medians, including planting and weeding, as well as removing trash  
  • Maintain outdoor furniture, road signs, and guardrails. During winter season, provide tree and/or plant protection 
  •  Prepare athletic fields for organized use  
  • Clean restrooms and replenish paper dispensers and other supplies as needed
  •  Assist with street and utility maintenance functions in emergency situations.
  •   Maintain and repair structures, restrooms, and other facilities associated with the site
  •   Assist other maintenance sections with personnel and equipment for special projects or during emergency periods.
  • Escort non--badged or subcontract personnel while they perform other functions in the compound. 
  • Escort persons and help visitors and customers.
  • Assist with ensuring site facilities are secure and in accordance with Compound security requirements and assist security operations personnel with facility security alarm inspections and key/lock control, if requested.
  •  Maintain a “line-of-sight” of all individuals being escorted. Do not leave the non-cleared individual that is being escorted until the Escort has either been relieved by another Escort or by an individual that understands all the responsibilities of being an Escort (e.g. Armed Guard, Security Officer, etc.)
  • Direct escorted individuals during an emergency, such as a building fire, to the proper assembly area based on the Compound’s emergency action plan. 
  • Perform additional duties and projects as assigned. 

PAE is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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