Omaha Downtown Improvement District Association (DID)

Job Description – Full-Time Groundskeeper

Position Title:

Full-Time Groundskeeper

Reports To:

Megan Neve, DID Team Supervisor

Position Summary

The Omaha Downtown Improvement District (ODID) mission is to support, preserve, create and enhance a clean, green, and safe active, competitive, and thriving Downtown Omaha that attracts and retains businesses, employees, residents, and visitors.

The vision of the ODID is to create a more inviting and attractive Downtown region for residents, businesses, property owners, visitors, and investors by developing projects that reflect the needs and desires of the district. Improvement activities include beautification and litter removal, economic development programs, safety and security enhancements, advocacy, and activation.

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 ground 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 Team Supervisor. The ideal candidate will have a strong work ethic, attention to detail, and a commitment to ensuring that our Downtown always looks its best.

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 (A position may not be assigned all the duties listed, nor do the listed examples include all the duties that may be assigned)

  • Collects and disposes of garbage, litter, and graffiti to maintain a clean and attractive environment.
  • 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 (These may be acquired on the job and are needed to perform the work assigned)

  • 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

  • Tuesday through Saturday from 7am to 3pm

  • $31,000 depending on qualifications, plus 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 resume or 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.