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Title: Groundskeeping Manager, Full Time
Closing Date: October 8, 2021
Rate of Pay: $37,000 to $55,000 per year
Contact: Tenase McClay, Phone: 218 878-2348


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Operates heavy machinery such as loaders, backhoes, snowplows, graders, etc.
  • Maintains records system of department activities.
  • Logs all necessary information and informs Casino Manager as necessary.
  • Reviews groundskeeper reports to ensure proper reporting, procedures, etc.
  • Ensures that reports pertaining to incidents are suitable for outside distribution.
  • Responsible for scheduling and assuring completion of maintenance to all fleet vehicles (vans, trucks, plows, etc.).
  • Obtains the driver license number from any employee who is operating any of the fleet vehicles.
  • Submits the driver license number to the Reservation Business Committee representative for license check and inclusion of driver on insurance policies.
  • Reviews driver license records annually to ensure license remains in effect.
  • May spot check for license from employee.
  • Visually inspects all fleet vehicles to ensure they are being operated correctly.
  • Oversees who is signing in and out and maintains the logs.
  • Schedules workloads and plans projects.
  • Reads blueprints.
  • Works with contractors and vendors.
  • Uses power and hand tools in maintenance and repair operations.
  • Trims trees, plants trees, landscapes, and keeps grounds in good physical condition using fertilizers, etc.
  • Department uniform is required and provided to the employee, which must be worn during scheduled work hours unless prior arrangements have been made with management.
  • Must attend all mandatory department trainings.
  • Must attend all required Title 31 and/or SAR trainings.
  • Displays a responsive and professional manner in promptly responding to all requests, complaints, and problems.
  • Recognizes that each employee is a representative of the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa and is responsible for demonstrating courtesy, respect, and sensitivity to the needs of all others, including visitors and co-workers.
  • Represents the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa and the department in a positive and professional manner in the community.
  • Required to maintain proper attendance including reporting to work on time in accordance with applicable policies.
  • Maintains a clean and organized work area.
  • Due to changes and modifications in the job from time to time, employees are required to be flexible and assume other responsibilities assigned by management as deemed necessary.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must have good manual dexterity.
  • Good vision (with or without glasses) is required.
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 20 pounds is required.
  • Walking, standing, running, bending, stooping, climbing, pushing, pulling are required.
  • Subject to inside and outside environmental conditions, including work in adverse weather conditions.

Job Requirements:

  • Class B License required and must be insurable under Fond du Lac Reservation’s insurance requirements.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license at all times.
  • The incumbent must immediately report any changes in the status of their driver’s license to the supervisor, the Human Resources office, and the Security Manager.
  • Any combination of education, work experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the duties of the position is required.
  • Knowledge of maintenance procedures and record keeping is required.
  • Ability to effectively manage and supervise employees is required.
  • Ability to obtain any required licenses is required.
  • Ability to use power and hand tools effectively and safely is required.
  • Ability to trim trees, cut lawns, landscape, snowplow, shovel walks, and otherwise keep grounds in good physical condition is required.
  • Knowledge of computer applications to include word processing, Access, Excel and Microsoft Outlook is required.
  • Operations consist of shift work; seven days a week and on holidays.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing is required.
  • Ability to work independently and establish priorities is required.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy is required.
  • Ability to establish professional and harmonious working relationships on all projects and with all parties involved.
  • Subject to drug and alcohol testing in accordance with the Fond du Lac Reservation’s Personnel Policies.
  • Subject to pre-employment and annual background checks.


Human Resource Department

Second Floor, Black Bear Hotel
1785 Hwy. 210, Carlton, MN 55718


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