Industrial Cleaner / Groundskeeper

Anchor Industries Inc. - Evansville, IN


Job Purpose:

Maintain exterior and interior of building facilities and all grounds according to established standards. Report needed repairs to leader. May perform light industrial maintenance and cleaning of office areas. May perform heavier cleaning duties, such as cleaning floors and shampooing carpets and rugs as needed. Will be required to meet assigned productivity goals and deadlines.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

This job classification is primarily responsible for exterior grounds maintenance. However, work may involve working both inside and/or outside. Responsibilities are aligned and dictated by business needs. The individuals in this This position may have specific assigned areas/duties but may perform one or all the duties listed below.

  • Perform general landscaping duties i.e. mulching, flower planting/watering, shrub/tree trimming, etc.
  • Recommend and perform preventative maintenance and light industrial maintenance as needed.
  • Keep pond free of algae and maintained according to established standards.
  • Spray/pull weeds regularly and as needed and Pressure wash exterior structures, walkways, and awnings as assigned.
  • Gather and empty large, heavy trash containers.
  • Mix water and detergents or acids in containers to prepare cleaning solutions, according to specifications.
  • Sweep walks, docks, remove (shovel) snow, or other seasonal tasks as assigned
  • Work in the field assisting with tent set-up or in other utility capacities as need arises.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty at a satisfactorily level. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


High school graduate or GED preferred. At least (1) year of work experience required.

Specific Job Skills Required:

  • May or may not involve solving the problem but must be able to recognize when there is a problem.
  • Must be able to read and perform basic math for mixing of cleaning solutions/chemicals.
  • Basic understanding of uses of chemicals and their interactions or danger signs, and disposal methods, and fundamental production techniques.
  • Ability to interpret and follow directions on a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
  • Prefer forklift experience and must become certified to operate a company forklift. Driver’s license required and prefer CDL.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Constant walking, standing, stooping, bending. Frequent reaching, lifting up to 50 lbs., bending, stooping, squatting, push/pulling up to 150 plus lbs., kneeling, crouching, cervical twisting, torso twisting, crawling, and handling/grasping. Occasional sitting (including sitting on the floor), lifting up to 75 lbs., climbing, and fingering/feeling. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision and ability to adjust/focus.

Work Environment/Safety:

Climate controlled environment inside and will be exposed to outside weather conditions (hot, humid in summer/cold, damp in winter). Occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts. Frequently exposed to fumes, airborne particles, toxic or caustic cleaning chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Overall, limited Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is required, however, in some instances, this job may require the wearing of a variety of PPE that will be provided to the employee. If PPE is necessary, the employee will be mandated to wear it.

EOE M/F/D/V A/A We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $12.00 to $14.00 /hour


  • relevant: 1 year (Required)


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)


  • Evansville, IN (Preferred)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

Additional Compensation:

  • Bonuses

Work Location:

  • One location


  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off

Pay Frequency:

  • Weekly