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

Job | Posted 12 days ago
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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
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • 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
 
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
  • 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
 
WORK ENVIRONMENT:
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
 
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Compare with State

Amount per Student

$9,828 (USD)

State Average: $8,651 (USD)

% ELL Students

5%

State Average: 6%

Student Teacher Ratio

29.97

State Average: 23.13

% IEP Students

14%

State Average: 12%

FTE

92

State Average: 143