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Grounds Keeper


This position performs a variety of duties required to maintain the appearance and cleanliness of Utah Hogle Zoo’s grounds, shrubs and planting beds, equipment including mowing, aerating and weeding planting beds, turf, and tree/shrub maintenance, picking up trash, raking leaves, clearing pathways  and removing debris. Will be required to operate various types of handheld and light mechanical equipment including mowers, sweepers, blowers, and other grounds maintenance equipment. Will be required to support Events within the Zoo by moving tables and chairs and other items needed for the event setup.

Typical Duties:

  • Trash and debris removal from the pathways designated trash and recycle containers.
  • Performs irrigation system maintenance and repairs, and clock management.
  • Performs flower beds maintenance, and weeding to keep planting areas well maintained.
  • Performs tree care, and pruning and fall leaf removal.
  • Performs snow and ice removal using shovel, blower other equipment.
  • Operate various types of handheld and light mechanical equipment including mowers, sweepers, blowers, and other grounds maintenance equipment to complete assigned tasks.
  • Move and locate needed table chairs and picnic tables for scheduled event set up.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • This is unskilled maintenance position and work efforts.
  • Experience in gardening or general maintenance work.
  • Ability to operate small hand tools and small gasoline operated equipment in all weather conditions.
  • Ability to perform manual labor both indoors and outdoors for an extended period of time, including during inclement weather.
  • Ability to lift 60 pounds.
  • Ability to work and relate well with coworkers, supervisors, and the general public under varying circumstances and display common courtesy.
  • Ability to understand and follow simple instructions and maintain assigned routes.
  • Must be 18 years of age or older and have a High School Diploma or GED certificate.
  • Able to work variable shifts with weekends and holidays required.


  • Possession of a valid Utah Driver’s License or driving privilege card.
  • Previous experience in landscape or grounds maintenance.
  • Experience in software applications with the ability to receive task and track time in a work order system.
  • State of Utah Pesticide License, or able to obtain one within one year.