Seasonal Groundsperson
Job Details


We have an opening at the Jewish Community Centers Camp Sabra for a Seasonal Groundsperson. This position is 40 hours per week for the summer season which extends from June- August. Position is located at our resident camp in Rocky Mount, MO (local residents, please, as housing is not available).

Under the supervision of the Camp Director and Caretaker, this seasonal position is primarily responsible for the upkeep and maintenance of the grounds at camp: lawns, trees, shrubs, flowers, secondary roads, parking areas, athletic and recreation fields, and other facilities and areas. As necessary, may also be asked to help the team with the maintenance and repair of our buildings. At times, will be required to work with and provide direction to vendors performing tasks for the JCC.

Essential Duties:

  • Provide quality customer service always; maintain professional and courteous manner.
  • Responsible for road grading and repair, sprinkling, and drainage.
  • Attend to and/or supervise vendors in the care and maintenance of the buildings and grounds.
  • Attend to weed eradication.
  • Maintain and take care of shrubs and hedges, tree removal, planting, and spraying.
  • Maintain playing fields, picnic areas, and other outdoor venues throughout the summer season.
  • Check time and inventory materials to be used for each job.
  • Complete assigned maintenance work orders, logging work performed as required.
  • Assist in the maintenance and repair of the interiors and exteriors of the buildings as requested.
  • Perform related duties as assigned by a designated supervisor.


  • Must be at least 16 years of age.
  • Valid MO drivers license is required.
  • One to three years of experience in grounds maintenance or comparable experience.
  • Ability to read and understand written material and instructions.
  • Demonstrated skill in the use of lawn and garden equipment and tools.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of materials, methods, and equipment used in the construction and maintenance of buildings and grounds, shrubs, hedges, and trees.
  • Ability to lift objects not to exceed 80 pounds.
  • Ability to climb and work with the use of a ladder.
  • Ability to operate a tractor and lawn equipment.
  • Ability to hear motor and engine noises.
  • Position requires clearance of pre-employment criminal and motor vehicle records screenings, pre-employment physical and drug screen. Position is part of our random drug testing pool.

For more information about the JCC and Camp Sabra, please see our websites:   and

The JCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in the Department of Homeland Securitys eVerify Program.