Openings as of 9/23/2017Maintenance/Custodial
Hourly salary range: $12.75 to $14.26
Contract months: 12
Salary Grade: 12
Hours per day: 8
The job of Groundskeeper is done for the purpose/s of providing the school district with a safe and attractive environment at the site where assigned by maintaining attractive grounds area/s; protecting against erosion; maintaining grounds for assemblies and/or recreational activities (e.g. track, football, graduation, etc.); and ensuring assignments are completed in a safe, proper and timely manner. Functions Cleans areas related to athletic events (e.g. restrooms, parking lots and bleachers, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring clean and attractive facilities. Collects and disposes of leaves and refuse (e.g. storm drains, litter, etc.) for the purpose of preventing flooding and removing hazards. Connects sprinkling equipment and waters flower beds and lawn as needed for the purpose of evaluating the landscaped areas and sprinkler systems to identify repairs and/or replacement needs in providing an attractive campus. Maintains all permanent athletic/play field equipment for the purpose of ensuring the availability and usability of athletic equipment. Marks all athletic fields for appropriate athletic events for the purpose of providing adequate field preparation . Mows, trims, fertilizes, levels and waters all athletic fields and school grounds for the purpose of keeping the areas attractive and ready for all athletic events and/or other recreational Performs other tasks as assigned for the purpose of assisting and supporting other personnel in the completion of their work activities. Performs preventive maintenance and repairs (e.g. athletic and grounds equipment, etc) for the purpose of maintaining working equipment and identifying replacement needs. Prepares seeding or transplanting beds as necessary (e.g. cultivating soil, adding fertilizer or chemicals) for the purpose of identifying repairs and/or replacement needs to maintain seasonal schedule. Prunes trees and trims hedges for the purpose of promoting growth and improving appearance. Job Requirements: Minimum Qualifications Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
SKILLS are required to perform single, technical tasks with a potential need to upgrade skills in order to meet changing job conditions. Specific skills required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: operating equipment used in groundskeeping, strong communication skills, ability to maintain appropriate interpersonal relations with students, parents, and other staff of the district, ability to organize own work. KNOWLEDGE is required to perform basic math; understand written procedures, write routine documents, and speak clearly; and understand multi-step written and oral instructions. Specific knowledge required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job includes: safety practices and procedures ABILITY is required to schedule activities; collate data; and consider a variety of factors when using equipment. Flexibility is required to work with data utilizing specific, defined processes; and operate equipment using a variety of standardized methods. Ability is also required to work with others; work with specific, job-related data; and utilize a variety of job-related equipment. In working with some problem solving may be required to identify issues and select action plans. Problem solving with data may require independent interpretation; and problem solving with equipment is moderate. Specific abilities required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: none specified.
Responsibility Responsibilities include: working under direct supervision using standardized procedures; providing information and/or advising others; and operating within a defined budget. Utilization of some resources from other work units may be required to perform the job's functions. There is some opportunity to effect the Organization's services.
Working The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: significant lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling; frequent climbing and balancing; frequent stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling; and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally the job requires 5% sitting, 75% walking, and 20% standing. The job is performed under minimal temperature variations and a generally hazard free environment. Education: High School diploma or equivalent. Experience: Job related experience is required. Required Testing: None Specified Certificate & Licenses: Valid Driver's License State herbicide/pesticide Certification Preferred Continuing Educ./ Training: None Specified Clearances: Criminal Justice/Fingerprint Clearance
The following policies have been adopted and are reflected in our employment practices: This organization is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, creed, age, gender or This organization complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Persons who may need some accommodation in the hiring process should contact the personnel office. This organization is a drug and tobacco free workplace. This organization requires a successful applicant to provide employment eligibility and verification of a legal right to work in the United States in compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act.