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Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas Grounds Keeper I in Little Rock, Arkansas

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11.92/ Hr - 14.90/Hr


Grounds Keeper I

Little Rock, AR, USA

Campus Services / Full Time

Arkansas Electric Cooperatives, Inc. (AECI) is an organization with a rich history and a bright future.As a leader in the energy industry we look to our employees to help us grow, change, and provide power to over 500,000 members of our 17 electric distribution cooperatives.

A Grounds Keeper assists in the care and maintenance of the grounds for the organization. Performs general grounds maintenance and landscaping to provide a positive image for the Cooperative facilities. In this position, you will be given the opportunity to work alongside peers who are versatile, enthusiastic, and continuing to strive to push AECI and our mission forward.


  • Performs landscaping for the grounds of the Cooperatives including such activities as: operating power equipment to prune trees and shrubbery; mowing; applying fertilizers, herbicides, and pesticides to promote healthy tree and plant growth; and conducting soil tests to ensure proper chemical balance for the soil.

  • Assists in the performance of minor repair and general maintenance involving plumbing, mechanical, and carpentry work. Operates small tractor for excavation, earth moving, or construction use.

  • Performs general errands that may include pickup and delivery of items and materials purchased from local suppliers. Operates Cooperative vehicles in a safe manner and complies with all traffic and motor vehicle safety laws.

  • Performs all tasks in a safe and timely manner to meet deadlines required for normal daily operations and special business functions. Follows all procedures for building security; locks all doors and sets anysecurity alarms as required.

  • The ability to handle stress and work well with others are essential functions of this position.

Minimum Qualifications

  • At least 6 months related experience and/or training. Or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Ability to lift and/or manipulate weight of 50 pounds numerous times within an 8-hour shift.

  • Valid driver’s license.


  • 401(k) Retirement Plan

  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance

  • 9 Paid holidays

  • Educational assistance

  • Paid time off accrual

  • Short-term disability

  • Long-term disability

  • Free & confidential Employee Assistance Program


Should you elect to apply for this position, AECC/AECI will review your qualifications. If after reviewing the qualifications and experience of all applicants, your skills and credentials meet our needs, someone from our organization may contact you. Please be advised that the time required to complete the applicant review process typically takes between 30 and 90 days, but could extend beyond that. Once the position has been filled, all applicants will be notified via email.

Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation and Arkansas Electric Cooperatives, Inc. are Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age or any other protected category.

Job ID 2020-2055