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The Ames Community School District is looking for a Grounds Tech I to work first shift from 7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. This full-time position has excellent benefits, including exceptionally affordable medical, dental and vision insurance plans and IPERS retirement plan.
Primary Responsibilities: Provide maintenance and improvements to all the district grounds i.e. mowing, trimming, seeding, fertilizing, spraying, painting fields, plowing snow, spreading ice melt, and playground maintenance. Also, perform general building maintenance and other duties as required. Overtime is required to complete some tasks.
Experience: Experience in grounds maintenance, building maintenance, or construction. Ability to safely operate grounds equipment i.e. mowers, weed eaters, tractors, loaders, etc.
Physical Demands: Ability to lift 50 lbs. throughout the shift. Frequent lifting, bending, carrying and moving heavy objects, such as furniture. Requires physical endurance to complete snow removal duties.
Compensation: $13.83 per hour with full benefits. (pay increase with spraying license)
Closing Date-----Open until filled
Candidates please complete an application online at:
Ames is an equal opportunity employer, and it is the policy of the district in this regard to be in full compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Titles VI and VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, and Section 601A of the Iowa Code. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply AA/EOE.
The Ames Community School District is looking for an On-Call Grounds Tech to work on-call, as needed, to plow snow. This position is part-time without benefits. The hours will vary depending on the timing of the snowfall. The snow must be cleared for the start of school and activities each day. Dependability and punctuality are crucial for this role.
Primary Responsibilities: Plowing snow in parking lots, drives, sidewalks and playgrounds. Spreading ice melt as needed. Shoveling snow in areas the equipment cannot access.
Experience: Previous snow plowing experience preferred. Ability to safely operate grounds equipment i.e. pickup trucks with snow plow, ATV with snow plow and salt spreader, tractors with loader buckets and blades, end loaders with snow pusher, etc.
Physical Demands: Ability to lift 50 lbs. throughout the shift. Frequent lifting, bending, carrying and moving heavy objects, such as bags of ice melt, installing/removing plows from equipment, etc. Requires physical endurance to complete most duties. Ability to hear (two-way radios and cell phones are used to communicate). Ability to work outdoors in inclement weather.
Compensation: $13.48 per hour without benefits
Qualifications: High School Diploma or equivalent preferred
General computer skills (email, data entry, etc.)
Effective written and verbal communication skills
Must have a clean driving record
Must be willing to work well with others
Closing Date ----- Open until filled
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It is the policy of the Ames Community School District not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, creed, age (for employment), marital status (for programs), sexual orientation, gender identity and socioeconomic status (for programs) in its educational programs and its employment practices. There is a grievance procedure for processing complaints of discrimination. If you have questions or a grievance related to this policy please contact Lisa Negus, Director of Human Resources, email@example.com, District Offices, 2005 24th St. Ames, IA 50010, 515-26665