To become a groundskeeping maintenance, you usually need a high school diploma. The most common jobs before becoming a groundskeeping maintenance are cashier, sales associate, and maintenance technician. Hiring managers expect a groundskeeping maintenance to have soft skills such as customer-service skills, dexterity, and troubleshooting skills. Once you have all the required skills and experience, it takes an average of 6-12 months of job training to become a groundskeeping maintenance.
The national average salary for groundskeeping maintenances is $30,512, but with the right certifications and experience, they can make up to $38,000. Getting a certification as a EPA Amusement Operators Safety Certification (EPA) will help you to earn more as a groundskeeping maintenance.
Between 2018 and 2028, the career is expected to grow 6% and produce 85,400 job opportunities across the U.S.