Posted Date: 3/14/2023

Job Location: St. Anthony Regional Hospital, 311 South Clark St, PO Box 628, Carroll, IA, 51401
Department: Maintenance
Employment Type: Relief

Job Description

SUMMARY Responsible for the cultivation and care of the landscaping and grounds of St. Anthony campus and off-site clinics. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Follow planned landscaping designs to determine where to lay sod, sow grass, plant flowers, foliage and trees.

Plan and cultivate lawns and gardens.

Rake, mulch, trim and clean flower beds.

Care for established lawns by mulching, aerating, grubbing, and removing thatch. Trimming and edging around flower beds, walks and walls.

Mix and spray or spread fertilizers, herbicides or insecticides onto grass, shrubs and trees using hand or automatic sprayers or spreaders.

Plant seeds, bulbs, foliage, flowering plants, grass, ground covers, trees and shrubs. Mulch and stake as needed.

Mow and edge lawns using appropriate power equipment.

Prune and trim trees, shrubs, and hedges using shears, pruners or chain saws.

Cut down trees as needed.

Water lawns, trees and plants using portable sprinkler systems, hoses and watering cans.

Install rock gardens, ponds, decks, drainage systems, irrigation systems, retaining walls, fences and planters.

Set out lawn furniture.

Provide proper upkeep of sidewalks, driveways, parking lots, fountains, planters and other grounds features.

Maintain sidewalks and walkways free of tripping hazards and debris.

Shovel snow from walks, driveways and parking lots and spread salt in those areas.

Perform routine repairs and maintenance in designated buildings.

Utilize all safety and personal protective equipment.

Report any unsafe condition or safety hazard immediately to the Director, Facility Services.

Maintain a safe work environment using safe work practices, utilizing standard precautions and complying with hazardous waste procedures at all times as described in St. Anthony's Safety Manual.

Use and maintain hospital equipment according to manufactures instructions. Ensure Department equipment is in good working order and safe to use.

Completes all other duties as assigned by the Director, Facility Services.

Complies with all applicable state and federal regulations.

Attends all mandatory meetings, trainings and programs, HealthStream requirements, etc.

Maintains the confidentiality of patient, resident, employee and organization.

Complies with the Corporate Compliance Policy and all laws, regulations, and Standards of Conduct relating to the position and agrees to report any suspected violations of law or Standards of Conduct.  


This job has no supervisory responsibilities.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


High school education or general equivalency diploma (GED) 


Landscaper must have the ability to read and comprehend complex instructions, correspondence, and memos. Landscaper must have the ability to write correspondence and to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, patients, families, and other employees or the organization.


Knowledge of the operation and repair of a variety of types of equipment and machinery including, but not limited to, power tools, tractors, lawn mowers, compressors, engines, and pumps.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel, climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to sit, talk, and hear. The employee is occasionally required to taste or smell. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts.  The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, risk of electrical shock, and vibration.  The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; extreme cold; extreme heat; blood-borne pathogens; and risk of radiation.  The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

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