Coppell ISD

Groundskeeper - Maintenance (2649)

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Job Details

TitleGroundskeeper - Maintenance
Posting ID2649

Job Title:                                  Groundskeeper


Reports to:                               Grounds Lead


Dept/Campus:                          Maintenance/Service Center


Wage/Hour Status:                  Non-Exempt


Pay Grade:                               302


Days Per Year:                          261



Primary Purpose:


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





  • 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


  • None needed

Major Responsibilities and Duties:


Grounds and Landscaping

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


  • Operate tools and equipment according to prescribed safety procedures. Follow established safety procedures and techniques to perform job duties, including lifting and climbing.
  • Correct unsafe conditions in work area and promptly report any conditions that are not immediately correctable to supervisor.
  • Help keep vehicle, equipment, and tools in safe operating condition.
  • Inspect and adjust tools and equipment for safety and efficiency and perform preventive maintenance as needed.


  • All other duties as assigned
  • Transport workers and equipment to work sites throughout the district.

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 (50 pounds and over) on a daily basis.


Environment:  work outside and inside, on slippery or uneven walking surfaces; frequent exposure to extreme hot and cold temperatures, dust, noise, vibration; exposure to chemicals (herbicides and fertilizers) 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 RangeAnnual
LocationSupport Services-Maintenance and Grounds

Applications Accepted

Start Date12/13/2019

Job Contact

NameGenero LopezTitleDirector of Maintenance