Job Description

Openings as of 10/18/2017
Maintenance/Custodial/ Security

  • Technician, Grounds I Services JobID: 1867
  • Position Type:
    Maintenance/Custodial/ Security/Grounds

  • Date Posted:
    9/13/2017

  • Location:
    Maintenance and Operations

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

    Department/School: Facility Services
    Function: Business Pay Grade: OS 2 ($11.74/hr - $14.15/hr)

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

    SUMMARY:

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

    BASIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
    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.

    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
    • None
    SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:
    • 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


    QUALIFICATIONS:

    Education/Certification:
    • Completion of sufficient education or training to read, write, and follow directions
    Experience:
    • None
    Other:
    • Must be 18 years of age or older

    MENTAL/PHYSICAL/ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS:
    • 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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