Iowa Employer Temporary Summer Help Needed! in LAMONI, Iowa

Graceland University has several temporary (approx. May 1 i August 31), full-time positions available in the areas of painting, grounds keeping/landscaping and housekeeping. These positions will report to their respective area supervisors.Primary painting responsibilities include surface preparation (including scraping, sanding, patching holes and cleaning), and application of paint, stain, varnish, enamel or lacquer to interior and exterior surfaces, trim, fixtures and other structures.Primary grounds keeping/landscaping responsibilities may include maintenance of various gardens and focal points; cutting grass; string trimming; edging along sidewalks, parking lots and curbs; mulching; turf repair; etc.Primary housekeeping responsibilities may include working with various crews to scrub and wax floors, deep clean restrooms, prepare residence hall rooms for camps and returning students, carpet cleaning, window cleaning and any other variety of facility deep cleaning required.Attention to detail, safety precautions and protection of people and surrounding property are requirements of all positions.Painter minimum qualifications: One year of commercial painting experience is preferred. The candidate will have knowledge of paint types, paint mixing, proper application techniques and cleanup methods. Grounds keeper/landscaper minimum qualifications: One year of commercial grounds keeping/landscaping is preferred. The candidate will have knowledge of proper care and maintenance of various types of equipment and its correct use.All position minimum qualifications: Manual dexterity is required, along with the ability to walk, climb stairs and ladders or scaffolding. Applicant must not be afraid of heights, and must have the ability to lift at least 50 pounds. Professionalism and the ability to work with others are desired qualities. References are required upon application. A background check will be performed for the successful candidate.