Full Job Description
Tampa Jewish Community Center on the Cohn Campus is committed to support and enrich the continuity of Jewish life and values in our community. We provide a warm, welcoming atmosphere for community gathering and activities. We are committed to creating exceptional experience for our members, youth, campers and staff.
We’re looking for a dynamic individual who takes pride in their work and enjoys working with people as part of a dedicated team.
Tampa Jewish Community Center on the Cohn Campus is without a doubt the most premier Jewish Community Center in the Tampa Bay area. For us it is about working with people who take great pride in their work. The right person for us will have great work ethics, be kind, patient and will be committed to providing excellent service.
Your job should provide a sense of accomplishment, joy and satisfaction. We can offer that to you! Our team will not only have the opportunity to provide a positive experience but will also have time to develop meaningful yet professional relationships with our members, employees, staff and management.
If you have a desire for working in a great facility and you are an experienced Grounds Keeper / General Maintenance Tech, we want to hear from you!
Until further notice, this position is offering a $500 signing bonus!!!!
The JCC understands the desire of our employees to have the proper work-life balance, which we can offer.
What sets us apart from other employers is that we can offer you some additional benefits to you and/or your family.
Employee benefits for our full-time staff, which includes health, dental, vision and life insurance. The Organization contributes towards our employees' health and life insurance.
Starting in August, our employees will no longer have to wait until the end of the biweekly payroll period to receive their earned compensation. We will be implementing a program that will allow our employees to take an advance on a portion of their earned wages.
Free employee membership to the
Bryan Glazer Family JCC and JCC on the Cohn Campus, which have fitness centers, pools, adult and
children programming, childcare and much more.
Employee discounts offered on any enrollment in our preschool, aftercare and summer camp programs at any of our facilities.
Discounts at our Bryan Glazer Family JCC Event Center
Flexible Work Schedule
Essential Job Functions
Performs regular and directed grounds and landscape maintenance by; weeding, thinning and cleaning flower beds and other grounds by hand or utilizing proper tools and equipment; and setting up, adjusting, repairing, and cleaning irrigation systems.
Performs campus-wide general maintenance and repairs by installing, removing, repairing and maintaining landscape lighting, signs, gates, posts, fences, and rock walls; and repairing streets, parking lots, tennis courts, as applicable.
Removes unsightly trash and debris from public areas by regularly inspecting grounds, drains, manhole covers, etc., for debris; raking, sweeping and bagging leaves, debris, dirt and trash from streets, sidewalks, parking lots, and transporting the trash to designated central collection points on a daily basis.
Reduces the likelihood for the spread of diseases and unsightly appearance of trash containers in public areas by emptying, cleaning and disinfecting trash and cigarette receptacles on a regular basis, and removing, repairing and installing trash and cigarette receptacles on an as needed basis.
Prepares outdoor locations for use by visitors, vendors, and the public as needed by campus operations
Applies chemicals used in grounds keeping (horticulture, turf management, and floriculture) properly and safely by wearing prescribed protective clothing, masks, and/or rubber gloves and boots, following either written or verbal directions for mixing chemical compounds according to specifications, applying the chemicals properly on grounds and landscapes designated for their use, and disposing of residual chemical products as directed or storing and labeling them for future use.
Safely operates light vehicles such as golf carts, ATV, and portable power tools and equipment such as saws, grass trimmers, leaf blowers, sprayers, paint machines and other grounds keeping equipment by following operator instructions, and wearing appropriate safety items such as goggles, gloves, or other appropriate protective clothing.
Ensures that grounds maintenance equipment and building maintenance equipment are operational by performing routine and preventative maintenance and cleaning of tools, equipment and machines within reasonable capabilities.
Replaces and disposes of light bulbs in interior building settings using ladders, lifts, or other tools.
Performs painting work in the preparation, patching, finishing, and maintaining of building structures, walls, woodwork, furniture, and equipment.
Performs custodial services following established procedures and guidelines in buildings, classrooms, offices, lavatories, restrooms, etc. including their furnishings, using manual tools and powered machines.
Performs minor maintenance work using hand and power tools by making carpentry repairs such as nailing down loose boards, or replacing worn or rotten floor boards, performing minor plumbing repairs, and replacing defective electrical switches, light bulbs, fuses, and fluorescent ballasts.
Contributes to a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and development of skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds.
Contributes to the overall success of the campus by performing all other related duties as assigned
Facility Grounds keeping experience
Facility maintenance experience
Facility housekeeping experience
Basic knowledge in plumbing, electrical, carpentry
Knowledge of proper and safe use of tools and equipment
Professional appearance and attitude
Attention to detail and keen observation
Ability to read, write and speak English
Valid Florida Driver License
Lifting, pushing and pulling in excess of 50 pounds using proper body mechanics and/or available equipment as physically required for extended periods of time.
Be able to walk, bend, stoop, balance, crawl and reach for extended periods of time
Must be capable of work at heights, sometimes above 10 feet.
Must be capable of accessing small and confined spaces
Work is performed both indoors and outdoors in all weather conditions typical for Florida environment.
Position reports directly to the Facilities Manager
No supervision of employees is required.
What we can offer you
A work environment that recognizes and rewards excellent in staff and volunteers.
Excellent Benefits, including health, dental, vision and 401k
Comprehensive onboarding program
Vacation and Sick paid time off
Great work environment
The terms of the signing bonus will be discussed during the interview process.
Certified Drug Free Workplace
Equal Employment Opportunity Employer