Primary Purpose:

 

Maintain safe and attractive grounds and landscaping for the district.

 

Qualifications:

           

Education/Certification:

Valid Texas driver’s license

 

Special Knowledge Skills:

Ability to read and understand written instructions

Ability to communicate (verbally)

Ability to operate tractor and landscaping equipment

Ability to operate riding or power mower, power tools, and hand tools

 

Experience:

None

 

Major Responsibilities and Duties:

 

Grounds and Landscaping

  1. Mow and detail all district grounds, including athletic fields.
  2. Care for 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. Water grounds and apply fertilizer.
  6. Collect and dispose of leaves, dirt, rubbish, and refuse from district facilities.
  7. Assist with the inspection, repair, and installation of sprinkler systems.                                                                                                                            

Safety 

  1. Operate tools and equipment according to prescribed safety procedures.
  2. Follow established safety procedures and techniques to perform job duties, including lifting, climbing, etc.
  3. Correct unsafe conditions in work area and report any conditions that are not correctable to supervisor immediately.
  4. Help keep vehicle and equipment in safe operating condition.

 Other

  1. Assist with relocation of furnishings such as desks, tables, chairs, risers, nurse’s screens, etc.
  2. Assists grounds crew on an as needed basis.
  3. Performs other duties as assigned. 

Supervisory Responsibility:

None 

Equipment Used: 

Light truck or van, pallet jack, forklift, riding and power mower, weed trimmer, blower, power and hand tools.

Working Conditions:

Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:

Continual walking, standing, climbing, stooping, bending, kneeling, reaching, and heavy lifting and carrying.  Work outside and around moving objects or vehicles.  Exposure to extreme temperatures, chemicals, and loud noises.  Frequent districtwide travel.

           

The foregoing statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities that may be assigned or skills that may be required.