Omaha Downtown Improvement District Association (DID)
Job Description – Full-Time Groundskeeper

Position Title: Full-Time Groundskeeper
Reports To: Colin Wynn, DID Maintenance Supervisor

Position Summary

We are seeking a skilled and reliable groundskeeper to maintain the cleanliness and appearance of our Downtown Omaha. A successful candidate will be responsible for routine grounds maintenance duties including but not limited to litter collection, sweeping, washing, weed/leaf removal, and manual labor tasks. When not performing primary tasks, the employee will assist with general duties as assigned by the DID Maintenance Supervisor. The ideal candidate will have a strong work ethic, attention to detail, and a commitment to ensuring that our Downtown looks its best at all times.

If you are a reliable and hardworking individual with a passion for maintaining outdoor spaces, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Collects and disposes of garbage, litter, and graffiti to maintain a clean and attractive environment.
  • Clears sidewalks, streets, and grounds of debris and ice to ensure safe conditions for pedestrians and vehicles.
  • Assists with the removal of furniture, equipment, materials, and supplies as needed.
  • Maintains the appearance of planters, grounds, and surrounding areas through watering, weeding, raking, and debris removal.
  • Operates and maintains machinery, equipment, and tools required to perform duties effectively and efficiently.
  • Supports skilled maintenance technicians in various repair, maintenance, and landscaping tasks.
  • Respond promptly to any maintenance requests and issues that arise.
  • Performs other duties as assigned to ensure the smooth operation of the property.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Abilities and Skills Required

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Physical ability to perform manual labor, including lifting heavy objects and working in adverse weather conditions
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision. Must be dependable, self-motivated to accomplish goals and tasks while managing time effectively.
  • Friendly, as you are an Ambassador to the public.
  • Valid Driver’s License required.

Hours, Compensation and Other Details

  • Thursday through Mondays from 7am to 3pm 
  • $30,000 depending on qualifications, includes a $4,000 stipend for health care expenses
  • May have to work some Holidays.
  • Holiday pay
  • 17 paid time off days per year
  • Opportunities for advancement

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send a cover letter, resume and completed DID application to: Christina Randall, Communications Director at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Positions to remain open until filled.