Groundskeeper 2021-2022

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POSITION:  GROUNDSKEEPER
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • High School Diploma or GED, and
  • One (1) year of relevant grounds keeping, landscaping, construction or irrigation installation and maintenance experience; or any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.                  
 
REPORTS TO:  Maintenance Foreman
 
JOB SUMMARY:  Performs a variety of grounds keeping and landscape maintenance functions for the athletic fields and grounds of Paradise Schools.
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:   As defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include, but are not limited to, the following tasks, duties, knowledge, skills and other characteristics.  This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by incumbents in this class.
 
                       
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (generally include the following:)
  • Trims and shapes, trees, shrubs and bushes
  • Mows and trims all grass areas and athletic fields
  • Maintains landscaping, grounds, all rock and gravel areas
  • Cleans up landscape debris, remove weeds and maintains parking lots
  • Maintain grounds equipment and irrigation tools and equipment
  • Maintain debris free sidewalks and sports courts
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required
  • Paradise Schools reserves the right to amend this job description as necessary
 
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
  • Knowledge of the basic principles of grounds keeping and landscaping practices and procedures.
  • Knowledge and skill of operating power, hand tools and equipment.
  • Skill in reading, interpreting and understanding relevant Federal, state, county and city statutes, rules, regulations, ordinances and codes and Paragon policies and procedures.
  • Skill in following written and verbal directions.
  • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relations with co-workers, vendors, students, parents, the general public and others having business with Paradise Schools.
 
OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
  • Must be able to pass fingerprint and background clearance check as a condition of employment.
  • Must possess at time of application and must maintain a valid Arizona driver license.
  • May be required to perform grounds and landscaping maintenance services and repairs while standing, stooping, bending, crawling and working overhead or in trenches.
  • May be exposed to dangerous machinery, potential physical harm, extreme weather conditions, hazardous chemicals, fumes, and infectious diseases.
  • May be required to lift and/or carry heavy, bulky supplies, equipment, tools, parts and materials weighing up to 60 pounds.
  • May be required to operate a variety of power and hand tools, equipment and machinery.
  • May be required to work outside normal working hours.
  • May be required to travel between campuses to perform work functions.
 
 
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:  12 months, Full-Time, 10:00 AM - 6:30 PM
 
EVALUATION:  At least annually by Maintenance Foreman
 
This position carries a 60 day probationary period.
 

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Paradise Schools

12775 N. 175th Ave , Surprise, AZ 85388
 

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Paradise Schools District

12775 N 175th Ave , Surprise, AZ 85388