Groundskeeper Resume Sample and Template

Updated on: November 21, 2020
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A groundskeeper is responsible for the maintenance of outdoor facilities such as parks, recreational areas, football fields, golf courses, and tennis courts.

They ensure that the outward appearance of the premises is pleasant. They do this by trimming trees and hedges, planting trees, maintaining grass, and performing pest control tasks.

Companies that employ ground keepers usually require a resume to know about candidates’ qualifications, skills, and experiences.

That is not to say that other knowledge is not required but since skilled people like Groundskeeper usually show their expertise physically, this information is important on a resume.

If you are looking for a position as a groundskeeper, the following resume will be of particular interest to you.

Sample Resume for Groundskeeper Position

 Chad Brown
49 River Drive, Saint George, UT 55555
(000) 953-5241


Reliable and hard-working Groundskeeper with 13 years’ hands-on experience in establishing and enforcing procedures to ensure a pleasant outlook of the facility grounds. Known for using creative design ideas to beautify grounds. Highly skilled in handling maintenance issues about pools and ponds on the property.

• Physical dexterity
• Horticultural practices
• Communication and organization
• Diesel and gasoline equipment operations
• Landscaping techniques
• Customer service
• Can-do attitude


First Service
, Saint George, UT 
Nov 2016 – Present
• Schedule work for grounds maintenance tools.
• Clear grounds for debris and trash.
• Plant trees and shrubs as required.
• Perform mulching, fertilizing, watering, and mowing tasks.
• Monitor crew to ensure that work is being carried out efficiently.
• Landscape and cultivate lawns according to blueprints.
• Manage inventory of supplies and equipment used in landscaping activities.

Key Achievements
• Won the Best Landscape Award from the State Horticultural department for maintaining the external premises of the office in a pleasing-to-the-eye manner.
• Carved a BMW from a bush as part of the company’s annual celebrations decorations.

Grounds Worker
Erickson Living
, Catonsville, MD
May 2012 – Nov 2016
• Performed planting, mulching, mowing, weeding, and water tasks.
• Prepared grounds for seedling using rakes.
• Mixed and applied pesticides as instructed.
• Maintain flowerbeds and performed trimming duties.
• Removed snow from sidewalks.

Key Achievements
• Singlehandedly carved the company’s logo from closely planted trees.
• Named Worker of the Year following excellence in grounds maintenance activities.

Catonsville High School, Catonsville, MD – 2000