JobID 273 : Groundskeeper - FULL TIME $12- $16 HR (#1811669)

Job | Posted 12 days ago


SUMMARY:  Responsibilities are to install, alter, repair and maintain district grounds and grounds equipment, including planting, fertilizing, pruning, mowing, and general maintenance to ensure safe and attractive district grounds.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: Depending upon the individual assignment, the Groundskeeper Assistant may perform all or a combination of the following:

  • Maintain district ground, athletic and play fields; weeds, edges, mows, waters, fertilizes and provides a variety of grounds maintenance services
  • Performs a variety of horticultural duties; plants a variety of shrubs, trees, and flowers; prunes and fertilizes; applies a variety of insecticides as needed; performs landscaping installations and improvements
  • Monitors condition of grounds throughout the district; inspects and corrects a variety of conditions
  • Monitors condition of playground equipment for safety; inspects and corrects equipment as necessary
  • Maintains and repairs a variety of grounds keeping equipment including mowers, tractors, trucks, trimmers, and hand equipment
  • Informs supervisor of needed supplies and replacements; places routine orders; drives to secure materials as required
  • Secures area when mowing, spraying or performing other potentially injurious functions to ensure student and staff safety
  • Perform other duties as required
  • Ability to distinguish insecticides and hazardous chemicals
  • Ability to operate a variety of grounds maintenance equipment and tools
  • Knowledge of grounds repairs and maintenance
  • Ability to mow, plant, water, prune and fertilize trees, shrubs, flowing plants and grounds
  • Knowledge of safety procedures
  • Ability to follow verbal or written instructions
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Skill in identifying and correcting equipment problems
  • AZ Driver’s License and evidence of good driving record
    • High School diploma or equivalent
    • Finger Print Clearance Card
  • Required to stand, stoop or crouch for prolonged periods
  • Occasionally required to move heavy objects weighing more than fifty (50) pounds
  • Required to operate power equipment such as mowers and tractors
  • Required to take precautions when operating equipment with cutting potential and to avoid exposure to insecticides, and other landscaping chemicals and their fumes
  • Required to wear protective gear such as gloves or masks
  • Exposed to noise from power equipment
  • Grounds maintenance requires working outdoors in inclement weather
  • Required to work from ladders or scaffolds
  • Required to take precautions to avoid injury when felling trees with chainsaws or other power equipment
The usual and customary methods of performing the job’s functions require the following physical demands:
  • Significant lifting, carrying, pushing and/or puling
  • Frequent climbing and balancing
  • Significant stooping, kneeling, crouching and/or crawling
  • Significant fine-finger dexterity

Posted By

Altar Valley Elementary District

10105 S Sasabe Rd, Tucson, AZ 85736
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$9,828 (USD)

State Average: $8,651 (USD)

% ELL Students


State Average: 6%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 23.13

% IEP Students


State Average: 12%



State Average: 143