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Good Samaritan Society Groundskeeper/Gardener in Albuquerque, New Mexico

Facility: GSS NM Albuquerque
Location: Albuquerque, NM
Address: 5201 Roma Ave NE, Albuquerque, NM 87108, USA
Shift: 8 Hours - Day Shifts
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00

Job Summary

Do you love working outdoors? If you are skilled in gardening, irrigation, and landscape maintenance, and are looking for meaningful work in a compassionate and cordial setting, this opportunity may be for you. We are a multi-unit Senior Living Community in Albuquerque (San Mateo and Lomas) that is looking to fill our position of Gardener/Groundskeeper. This position is for someone who will seek to keep our outdoor spaces healthy, and beautiful. This will include maintaining our garden, our water features, and our swimming pool. Our lovely grounds bring a great amount of joy and serenity to the senior residents who live here, and caring for those grounds with pride and consideration is essential. Our mission is to treat our property and everyone who lives and works here with respect and dignity. Responsible for care of the organization's maintained grounds and garden. Work will include, but not be limited to, all types of outside property maintenance including litter removal, snow removal, equipment work, planting, pruning, fertilizing and mulching, and basic tree trimming. May assist with inside maintenance and construction assistance work. Assists with maintenance and repair of sprinkler systems and water features. Assists with assessments on grounds. May assist with minor electrical work. May assist with general maintenance work on various equipment.

Ability to operate and maintain a variety of hand and power tools as well as light and heavy-duty machinery helpful. Ability to work on high equipment, such as lifts, ladders etc. Experience in gardening, lawn maintenance, and general maintenance desired.

Knowledge of mechanics and a working knowledge of plumbing, painting, electronics, masonry, carpentry, and landscape technology desired. Adaptable to learn maintenance duties inside buildings when needed.

Department Details

Steady work for self starters


Trade school or vocational school with courses in landscaping, horticulture, forestry or park management desired.

Six months experience working with lawn care equipment preferred.

May require applicable State Commercial Applicators License and/or Certification.


The Good Samaritan Society offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit .

The Good Samaritan Society is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to .

The Good Samaritan Society has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Job Function: Facilities and General Services
Req Number: R-41317
Featured: No