NANA Regional Corporation Grounds Keeper in Vandenberg AFB, California

Grounds Keeper


Five Rivers Services, LLC (FRS) provides full-spectrum communications, information technology (IT), network operations, video teleconferencing (VTC), audiovisual, multimedia, and command, control, communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) services and solutions to Department of Defense, Federal Government agencies, and the commercial sector. Currently, FRS operates in Iraq, Afghanistan, Kuwait, Djibouti, and several continental U.S. locations.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Operate vehicles and powered equipment, such as push mower, riding mower, maintenance carts, string trimmers, backpack blowers, hedge trimmers, de-thatching machines, wood chippers, and pruning saws.

  • Mow and edge lawns, using power mower, edger or string trimmer.

  • Clean off all surrounding surfaces after mowing/edging to present a neat and clean finish Care for established lawns by mulching, aerating, weeding, grubbing, removing thatch, or trimming or edging around flower beds, walks, or walls.

  • Use hand tools, such as shovels, rakes, pruning saws, saws, hedge or brush trimmers, or axes.

  • Prune or trim trees, shrubs, and hedges using shears, pruners, or saws. Gather and remove litter from designated areas.

  • Perform basic maintenance and repair of assigned equipment, using hand or power tools. This includes maintaining gasoline and oil levels, performing oil changes, sharpening/replacing mower blades & drive belts.

  • Report items in need of repair exceeding on-site repair capabilities to supervisor.

  • Maintain irrigation systems, including repairing breaks, sprinkler heads, setting timers.

  • Provide proper upkeep of designated sidewalks, driveways, parking lots, planters, or other grounds features.

  • Spot water lawns, trees, or plants, using portable sprinkler systems, hoses, or watering cans.

  • Care for natural turf fields, making sure the underlying soil has the required composition to allow proper drainage and to support the grasses used on the fields.

  • Trim or pick flowers and clean flower beds.

  • Use irrigation methods to adjust the amount of water consumption and to prevent waste.

  • Plant seeds, bulbs, foliage, flowering plants, grass, ground covers, trees, or shrubs and apply mulch for protection using gardening tools. Occasionally provide security escort for persons without security clearance. Accomplish periodic training for safety, security, etc.

  • Performs other collateral duties as assigned or directed.


Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum one year of grounds/facility maintenance/repairs/hand and power tools or similar experience.

  • High School diploma or U.S. equivalent.

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.

  • Must possess strong communication skills and ability to work in a team environment.

  • Must be able to read, write and clearly speak English.

  • Must be familiar with the use computers, email, etc.

  • Experience interfacing with military personnel and government customers.

  • Position may require additional government certifications as necessary.

Required Shift(s): Full time – Day shift, as determined by the Facility Manager.

Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination because of race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.

We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you have a physical and/or mental disability and are interested in applying for employment and need special accommodations to use our website to apply for a position please contact, Recruiting Services at or 571-353-7053. Reasonable accommodation requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

The dedicated email and telephonic options above are reserved only for individuals with disabilities needing accessibility assistance to apply to an open position using our website.

Please do not use the dedicated email or phone number above to inquire on the status of your job application.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

In order for our company to stay compliant with government regulations, please apply on line. Please DO NOT email resumes or call in lieu of applying online unless you have a physical and/or mental disability and need assistance with the online application.

Job: Housekeeping/Janitorial

Primary Location: US-CA-Vandenberg AFB

Shift: Day Job

Req ID: FIV01305