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La Vernia ISDGroundskeeper

La Vernia ISD

Groundskeeper (292)

Job Posting

Job Details

TitleGroundskeeper
Posting ID292
Description

Primary Purpose:

Maintain safe and attractive grounds and landscaping for the district. Maintain athletic fields.

Assist with maintenance of buildings and other assigned duties.

Qualifications:

Education/Certification:

Valid Texas driver’s license

 

Special Knowledge/Skills:

Ability to understand detailed written or oral instructions

Ability to communicate effectively

Ability to operate power-driven equipment

 

Experience:

None

Major Responsibilities and Duties:

Grounds and Landscaping

  1. Mow and detail all district grounds, including athletic fields.
  2. Follow scheduled maintenance plan to care for lawns, trees, shrubs, and flowers by watering, pruning, fertilizing, mulching, caring for beds, and controlling weeds.
  3. Plant shrubs and vegetation.
  4. Assist with the preparation of athletic fields for games, including chalking fields.
  5. Collect and dispose of leaves, dirt, rubbish, and refuse from district facilities.
  6. Assist with the inspection, repair, and installation of sprinkler systems.

Safety

  1. Operate tools and equipment according to prescribed safety procedures. Follow established safety procedures and techniques to perform job duties, including lifting and climbing.
  2. Correct unsafe conditions in work area and promptly report any conditions that are not immediately correctable to supervisor.
  3. Help keep vehicle, equipment, and tools in safe operating condition.
  4. Transport workers and equipment to work sites throughout the district.
  5. Other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

None

Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:

Tools/Equipment Used: Garden tools; small hand tools; power tools; heavy equipment including backhoe, tractor, grader; and power mower; light truck or van

Posture: Frequent standing, kneeling/squatting, bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and twisting; work in tiring and uncomfortable positions

Motion: Frequent walking, grasping/squeezing, wrist flexion/extension, and overhead reaching; frequent driving

Lifting: Heavy lifting and carrying (45 pounds and over) on a daily basis

Environment: Work outside, on slippery or uneven walking surfaces; frequent exposure to extreme hot and cold temperatures, dust, noise, vibration; exposure to chemical (herbicides and fertilizer) and electrical hazards; work around machinery with moving parts; may work alone; regularly work irregular hours; occasional prolonged hours; frequent district wide travel

Mental Demands: Maintain emotional control under stress

Shift TypeFull-Time
Salary RangePer Year
LocationSupport Center

Applications Accepted

Start Date06/27/2017