How much does a Groundskeeper make in the United States? The average Groundskeeper salary in the United States is $40,468 as of February 27, 2023, but the range typically falls between $34,656 and $48,050. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Thomas Jefferson Foundation, Inc. - Charlottesville, VA

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City of Colonial Heights - Colonial Heights, VA


Habitat America - Fredericksburg, VA

Job Description for Groundskeeper

Groundskeeper cuts and maintains lawns and grass. Rakes leaves and cares for plants, flowers, trees, and shrubs. Being a Groundskeeper determines the appropriate plants or shrubs for walkways or garden areas. Provides grounds maintenance in all seasons. Additionally, Groundskeeper is responsible for snow and dirt removal. Keeps the grounds and environment of a facility in a clean, attractive, orderly, safe, and healthy condition. Operates light trucks and assorted power equipment. Performs routine cleaning and maintenance on gardening and grounds equipment. May require horticultural training. Typically requires a high school diploma or equivalent. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Groundskeeper works under the close direction of senior personnel in the functional area. Possesses a moderate understanding of general aspects of the job. May require 0-1 year of general work experience. (Copyright 2023 View full job description

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Skills associated with Groundskeeper: Project Management, Landscape Maintenance, Work Order Scheduling, Maintenance ...More

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