Summer Grounds Worker

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Granite School District


Job Title Summer Ground Worker
Department Grounds
Supervisor Grounds Foreman
Salary Schedule Hourly Classified
Lane Placement cc
Contract Length Hourly Only
FLSA Classification Non-exempt
Last Review Date January 2021

Job Summary
Mowing of school and district properties, assist in maintaining fence cement, sprinklers, pruning, planning shrubs & trees. Assist with moving equipment to various locations, laying sod, and other landscaping needs. Attendance, physical presence, and timeliness are required and are essential functions of this position.
Essential Functions
  • Learn and work with other groundskeepers in a variety of different trades.
  • Work with irrigation systems, landscaping, tile, concrete, small engines, welding, and playground equipment.
Non-Essential Functions
  • Other duties as assigned*
*This description should not be construed to contain every function/responsibility that may be required to be performed by an employee assigned to this position.  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of education, knowledge, and experience requirements; the machines, tools and equipment used; background; and any licenses or certifications required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

Required Education and Qualifications
High school diploma or equivalent
Must be at least 18 years old
Must have current Utah driver’s license
Required Prior Experience
No prior experience required.

Required Knowledge and Skills
  • Basic knowledge of mowers, trimmers, and other landscaping tools and equipment.
  • Basic math skills.
  • Basic oral and written communications and interpersonal relations.
 Assigned Decision Making
Makes decisions concerning the best way to accomplish tasks assigned by the supervisors. Must take directions well and be able to work within specific guidelines.  Makes suggestions but must be willing to follow directions. Concern for safety of self and others.  Must be able to perform assigned tasks without on-site supervision.
Interactions with Others
Interacts positively with students, teachers, principals, other district personnel.
Supervisory Responsibility
Budget Responsibility
Working Environment
Subject to a variety of temperatures. May be subject to high locations, awkward positions, heat, noise, dirt, chemicals, and confined spaces.  May experience stress in meeting deadlines. Interruptions may occur while performing work requiring accuracy and concentration.
Physical Requirements – Not limited to the following:
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to speak and/or hear.  Frequently required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, and crouch.  Occasionally required to use hands to handle or feel and must occasionally climb or balance.
  • Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.
  • Must be able to stand/sit for long periods of time.
  • Must be able to lift and/or move up to 50 lbs.
Note:  The list of essential and marginal functions and of physical requirements is not exhaustive and may be supplemented in accordance with the requirements of the job.


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Granite School District

2500 South State Street , Salt Lake City, UT 84115

At the following locations



Compare with State

Amount per Student


State Average: $7,571

% ELL Students


State Average: 7%

Student Teacher Ratio

State Average: 22.85

% IEP Students


State Average: 12%


State Average: 338