Nationwide Children's Hospital

Columbus, OH 43201

Posted 4 weeks ago

Job Description


The Groundskeeper is responsible for maintaining the lawn, landscape, sidewalks, parking lots and garages on the Hospital campus. His focus or objective is to provide a safe, clean and pleasing environment.Must be able to work independently from written or oral instructions without direct supervision. Required to work after normal hours, weekends and holidays to meet seasonal job demand. Works outside during inclement weather (rain, ice/snow) as directed.

Schedule: (FullTime) Tuesday-Saturday 6:00am-2:30pm

The moment you walk through our doors, you feel it. When you meet our patient families, you believe it. And when you talk with anyone who works here, you want to be part of it. Welcome to Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Where Passion Meets Purpose.

Here, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion are integrated into our core values and practices. We are passionate about building, sustaining and evolving an inclusive and equitable environment. We are seeking individuals who live these values and want to share their experiences and efforts in support of our collective mission.

We’re 14,000 strong. And it takes every one of us to improve the lives of the kids we care for, and the kids around the world we’ll never meet. Kids who live healthier, fuller lives because of the knowledge we share. We know it takes a Collaborative Culture to deliver on our promise to provide the very best, innovative care and to foster new discoveries, made possible by the most groundbreaking research. Anywhere.

Ask anyone with a Nationwide Children’s badge what they do for a living. They’ll tell you it’s More Than a Job. It’s a calling. It’s a chance to use and grow your talent to make an impact that truly matters. Because here, we exist simply to help children everywhere.

Nationwide Children’s Hospital. A Place to Be Proud.

1. Performs a variety of landscape tasks: grading, seeding, sodding, rototilling, planting, fertilizing, pruning, spraying, weeding, etc.

2. Mows/trims/edges lawn areas observing pertinent safety regulations.

3. Removes Hospital hard trash and keeps the grounds free of litter.

4. Sweeps/cleans Hospital streets, parking lots, garages, sidewalks and entrances. Operates power washer, blowers, vacuums and street sweepers.

5. Reports for ice/snow removal as called. Accountable for clearing primary areas. Applies ice melting materials.

6. Performs first level maintenance on gasoline and diesel equipment. Checks oil, lubricates and makes minor repairs.

7. Maintains paved surfaces: patches blacktop & repairs concrete sidewalks.

8. Proactive in identifying problem areas in the landscape, recommending viable solutions and carrying out steps to resolve issues.

9. Collaborates with co-workers, contractors and staff to provide high impact seasonal color display.

10. Compliant with Hospital/Departmental Policies and Procedures.


Preffered Experience:

+ High School graduateSix (6) months job related experience and some knowledge of grounds maintenance operations

+ Valid drivers license required

+ Ohio Nurserymen Landscape Installer

+ Certification is desirableDesired by not required:Certification from a trade programMiscellaneous installation/repair certifications from vendors


+ Walking Constantly

+ Kneeling Constantly

+ Standing Constantly

+ Pushing/Pulling Constantly

+ Reaching Frequently

+ Lifting (up to 100 lbs.) Frequently

+ Climbing Occasionally

+ Works indoors and outdoors, can be exposed to dust, dirt, grease, unpleasant weather, hot and confined work areas.

EOE M/F/Disability/Vet

Requisition ID: 2022-37587

External Company Name: Nationwide Children's Hospital

External Company URL:

Street: 700 Children's Dr

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