Seasonal Grounds Worker

General Labor Everett, Washington


Northwest Center is looking for a Seasonal Grounds Worker to join our team!  This position performs maintenance task as directed by the Lead Grounds Worker or the Operations Supervisor such as mowing, edging, weeding, pruning and operation of power equipment. This is a seasonal position.

Location: Everett, WA 

Wage: $15.44 per hour + H&W

Schedule can vary6:30am-3:00pm Mon-Sun (6-7 month assignment)

Northwest Center is an Ability One government contractor. Therefore, a large percentage of Northwest Center positions must be filled by people with certified disabilities. Applicants who disclose a disability will be given preference. 


  • This is an entry level position; must be able to understand and follow instructions; 6 months work experience in landscape maintenance preferred
  • Some working knowledge of the care and maintenance of lawns, planted beds, trees, shrubs, and plant materials
  • Awareness and knowledge of safety procedures such as eye/ear protection and equipment operation around the public.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and self motivate
  • Demonstrated ability to meet customer and NWC expectations regarding quantity and quality of work

Essential Functions:
  • Complete assigned tasks according to contract quality requirements; may include but are not limited to:
    • Lawn mowing
    • Edging
    • Pruning
    • Weeding and cultivating
    • Blowing
    • Raking
  • Operate power equipment and hand tools in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Perform simple, routine maintenance on equipment (for example, check oil levels, clean equipment after use, etc.).
  • Abide by safety standards when operating equipment, and when using chemicals, gasoline and other petroleum products, hand tools, and other materials incident to the job; and perform tasks in a safe and efficient manner.