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Kaufman Development is seeking a Grounds Technician to join its fast-growing team. The Grounds Technician is responsible for the facilities and maintenance of Kaufman Communities. They will be performing a variety of tasks including grounds maintenance, common area improvements (i.e. painting and carpet cleaning), preventive maintenance, light landscaping, etc. Grounds Technicians maintain a high level of property appearance for the residential, commercial, and existing and prospective tenant experience. They will achieve this through a focus on routined monitoring of the sites, detail-oriented inspection and care, and a positive attitude towards providing an exceptional experience for all Kaufman guests and tenants.


  • Represent and promote the Core Values of Kaufman Development.
  • Maintain the Community’s internal and external appearance to Kaufman Developments standards.
  • Model a high-quality standard for performance and craftsmanship.
  • Inspect properties to keep free of trash and litter, clean, safe, and presentable.
  • Assist with completion of preventative maintenance inspections and duties.
  • Assist maintenance team with apartment turnovers, work orders and projects.
  • Perform basic landscaping duties like weed wacking, bush trimming, power washing, weeding, etc.
  • Monitor common spaces throughout the community for cleanliness and maintenance needs, like repair cleaning and painting.
  • Available in inclement weather for snow removal including salting, plowing and shoveling walkways.
  • Enforce all rules and regulations for the community.
  • Self-starter capabilities to manage and prioritize multiple different projects concurrently.
  • Responsible for seeking educational opportunities and self-improvement for personal growth/development.
  • Other functions, projects and tasks as designated by the Maintenance Supervisor.


  • High School Degree required
  • 1-3 years experience in apartment maintenance
  • Reliable form of transportation.
  • Physical requirement of stooping, standing, climbing, long periods outside in different elements and frequent lifting of a minimum of 50 lbs.
  • Demonstrated flexibility, superior problem-solving skills, and positive attitude are musts.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Kaufman Development is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.