Nashville, Tennessee

General Job Description Purpose:

The purpose of this job description is to communicate the responsibilities and duties associated with the position of Groundskeeper.  It should also be noted that responsibilities and duties might not be specifically addressed.

General Position Summary

The Groundskeeper is responsible for keeping the grounds clean and attractive.  Duties include, but are not limited to, removing trash from the grounds, watering the grounds as necessary, cleaning exterior public areas, removing snow and ice from public areas, and performing any other duties as directed by the Maintenance Supervisor or the Community Manager.

Essential Duties:

  1. Inspect the entire grounds daily and remove all trash, debris, etc. to maintain the FCM Standard for Cub Appeal (one of Rob’s Top Ten)
  2. Assist in the maintenance of any plant material on site as directed by the Maintenance Supervisor or Community Manager.
  3. Maintain and handle grounds/ landscaping cleaning supplies in accordance with FCM HAZCOM Program. Alert Maintenance Supervisor as to supply levels in order to provide ample inventory at all times.
  4. Maintain and handle maintenance and/or grounds equipment in accordance with FCM Safety rules, HAZCOM Program, OSHA guidelines, etc. Equipment must be returned daily in good condition to proper storage area.
  5. Assist in maintenance duties, preventative maintenance tasks, make-ready punches, lighting replacements, etc. as requested by Maintenance Supervisor and/or Community Manager.
  6. Distribute resident communication notices as requested by Maintenance Supervisor/ Community Manager.
  7. Perform any additional duties as assigned by Maintenance Supervisor and/or Community Manager.

Education, Knowledge, Skills

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent Preferred
  • Moderate level of proficiency in written, verbal, and arithmetic skills (must be able to read and follow instructions regarding the handling of chemical supplies, service requests, etc.)

Working Environment/Requirements

Must be physically able to walk, stoop, kneel, carry and lift up to 35 lbs., and climb stairs easily on a multi-terrain property.  Outdoor conditions will impact the majority of job tasks; must be able to withstand various temperatures and conditions.

Nashville, Tennessee

"Creating Relationships and Meaningful Moments with all who walk through our doors."​ First Communities Management (FCM) is one of the nation’s most successful apartment management companies. Founded in 1978, FCM has managed over 200,000 units and 1,000 communities. Our market reach has grown to include some of the industry’s most exciting submarkets including Washington, DC, Dallas, Austin, Atlanta, Houston, Raleigh/Durham, Charlotte, Greenville, Birmingham, Nashville and Central Florida. We sincerely value our relationships with clients who entrust us with the responsibility of managing their assets. The FCM family is comprised of individuals who embrace our core principles and are willing to go the extra mile for the client, their peers, and each resident. For over four decades, building relationships anchored by trust have earned us the reputation of superior service, attentiveness to client objectives and the industry’s strongest operating systems and financial reporting.

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