Job Description

Openings as of 10/23/2018
Maintenance/Custodial/ Security

  • Grounds I Services Technician - (260 days) JobID: 2521
  • Position Type:
    Maintenance/Custodial/ Security/Grounds

  • Date Posted:

  • Location:
    Maintenance and Operations


    Job Title: Grounds Technician I Wage/Hour Status: Nonexempt

    Department/School: Facility Services
    Function: Business Pay Grade: OS 2 ($12.14/hr - $14.63/hr)

    Reports to: Assigned Supervisor HR Date Approved: October, 2008


    Performs tasks related to maintaining the districts grounds. Assists in providing a safe and efficiently run operation for the students, staff and taxpayers.

    The essential functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the characteristic duties and responsibilities noted herein, however, this list represents examples only, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions found in this job description.

    • Model core organizational beliefs and values; perform duties in an effective and efficient manner for the purpose of supporting and contributing to the achievement of district goals.
    • Mow and trim all district grounds including sweeping blowing and edging of fences, curbs and paved areas.
    • Plant shrubs and vegetation; care for trees, shrubs and flowers by watering, pruning, fertilizing, mulching, caring for beds and controlling weeds.
    • Assist with the preparation of athletic fields for scheduled activities.
    • Water and fertilize turf areas as directed by supervisor.
    • Collect and dispose of leaves, dirt, rubbish and refuse from district facilities.
    • Remove ice from pavement and entries to buildings, spread ice melt and/or sand when conditions warrant.
    • Install and repair fences, concrete and asphalt structures, bleachers, etc.
    • Load and unload furniture and other materials, transport to designated locations, utilizing a variety of equipment as needed.
    • Operate and maintain various types of equipment, including power mowers, saws, edgers, and power shears according to prescribed safety procedures.
    • Operate light or medium weight trucks according to prescribed safety procedures.
    • Operate light or medium wright tractors and attachments according to prescribed safety procedures.
    • Participate in fire, crises and disaster programs as directed.
    • Follow established safety procedures and techniques to perform job duties, including lifting, climbing, etc.
    • Correct unsafe conditions in work area and report any conditions that are not correctable to supervisor immediately.
    • Accurately report work hours using the time clock to report start and end times.
    • Utilize effective communication skills; ensure that all interactions are supportive, courteous, and respectful.
    • Comply with all policies, operating procedures, legal requirements, and verbal and written directives.
    • Comply with the Employee Standards of Conduct.

    • None
    • Ability to use grounds maintenance tools and equipment as required
    • Ability to follow oral and or written instructions
    • Ability to follow and apply safety rules and regulations for job assignments and equipment used
    • Ability to lift and carry items weighing 75 pounds

    Equipment Used: Equipment used but not limited to: push mowers, riding mowers, edgers, saws, power shears, blowers, line trimmers, tractors and tractor attachments, light truck or van


    • Completion of sufficient education or training to read, write, and follow directions
    • None
    • Must be 18 years of age or older

    • Frequent walking, standing, climbing, and heavy lifting
    • Frequent district-wide travel
    • Work outside and on slippery or uneven walking surfaces and ladders
    • Regular exposure to hot and cold temperatures, dust, and toxic chemicals
    • Frequent lifting of up to 50 pounds and up to 75 pounds on occasion

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