JobID 1662 : Groundskeeper/Irrigation Technician (#1979427)

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EFFECTIVE: Immediately
8 hrs/day - Nonexempt
229 days/year

POSITION SUMMARY:
This positon is responsible for the repair, maintenance, troubleshooting and installation of irrigation systems throughout the district.  Additionally, this position is responsible for performaing general maintenance of district grounds as well as being on call for assistance with snow removal as needed.  

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Maintain, troubleshoot and repair new and existing irrigation systems including mainlines, valves, sprinklers, backflow devices, controllers, pumps, laterals and related components and equipment.  Replace system parts as needed.  Schedule yearly backflow inspections.

Monitor and adjust central control system and manual controllers based on weather and evaporation ranges.

Determine water schedules; check lawns, trees and shrubs to assure proper health and water distribution.  Turn water systems on and off as appropriate, set and adjust controllers and time clocks according to seasons/soil and lawn conditions, water distribution rates and established watering schedules.

Mowing, trimming, and weed control at district sites.

Complete daily work orders as assigned

Perform vairous duties in the maintenance of district grounds including mowing, trimming and weed control.

On call as needed for snow removal assistance on district property.

Prepare equipment for snow crew and make sure blades, salters and trucks are ready prior to storms.

Perform other duties as assigned.

SUPERVISION/TECHNICAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
None.

BUDGET AND/OR RESOURCE RESPONSIBILITIES:
Prioritize and schedule work tasks independently.
Create and implement effective and efficient process management strategies (e.g., procedures, equipment, materials, and supplies).
Maintain accurate records in accordance with professional standards, state guidelines, and school system policy.

The education/training/experience, license/certification, general expectations, physical demands, and work environment factors described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION/TRAINING/EXPERIENCE:
High School Graduate or equivalent(required).
Employment is contignent upon obstaining Certified Playground Safety Inspector Certification (CPSI) (required).
Associates degree in related field(preferred).
Bilingual (preferred).
One (1) year job related experience (preferred).
English fluency will be determined through the interview process.

LICENSES OR CERTIFICATIONS:
Valid Colorado Driver's License
Employment is contingent on obtaining Certified Playground Safety Inspector Certification (CPSI)
GENERAL EXPECTATIONS:
Is flexible.
Has computer/technology skills.
Has knowledge of cleaning and maintenance equipment and materials.
Has the ability to work with students with diverse backgrounds and abilities.
Has the ability to work cooperatively with supervisors and co-workers.
Has the ability to understand and follow complex oral and written instructions.
Has the ability to perform responsibilities without the necessity of close supervision.
Has the ability to effectively communicate with the School District community.
Has the ability to analyze, instruct, negotiate, coordinate, communicate, problem solve and use interpersonal skills.
Has the ability to compare, compute, synthesize and evaluate.
Has the ability to meet attendance standards and work the hours necessary to perform the essential functions.
Maintain a generally positive attitude.
Observe all District policies and procedures.
Adhere to federal and state legislation, regulation, and policies.

ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Constant lifting ten (10) to twenty (20) pounds
Frequent lifting over fifty (50) pounds
Constant bending, squatting, standing, reaching, sitting, walking, climbing, kneeling, crawling, stooping, repetitive motions
Occasional sitting and crawling


WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Frequent exposure to dirt, dust, odors, and fumes.
Occasional exposure to hazardous materials.
Occasional exposure to adverse climate and weather conditions.

REPORTS TO:
Supervisor of Maintenance and Facilities or designee.

LOCATION:
Duell Service Center(District-wide assignments).

WAGE:
$21.05 - $34.07 per hour, depending upon full-time job related experience.

Beginning November 2018: New hires or rehires will be responsible for the $49.50 fingerprint processing fee required for background checks through the Colorado Bureau of Investigation.

CLOSING DATE:
Open until filled

This job description is not intended to create any express or implied contract of employment or expectancy of continued employment for any definite term.

In compliance with Titles VI & VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the Americans with Disabilities Act and Colorado law, Englewood Schools does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, gender, religion, national origin, ancestry, creed, age, marital status, sexual orientation, disability or need for special education services in admissions, access to, treatment, or employment in educational programs or activities which it operates. Inquiries or complaints may be referred to Ryan Cowell, Executive Director of Human Resources and Talent Development, 4101 S. Bannock Street, Englewood, CO 80110, 
(303) 806-2029, or to the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, Region VIII, Federal Office Building, 1244 North Speer Blvd., Suite 310, Denver, CO 80204.
 

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Englewood School District No. 1

4101 SOUTH BANNOCK STREET, ENGLEWOOD, CO 80110-4600
 
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Amount per Student

$13,673 (USD)

State Average: $10,278 (USD)

% ELL Students

9%

State Average: 12%

Student Teacher Ratio

15.79

State Average: 17.36

% IEP Students

State Average: 11%

FTE

431

State Average: 415