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.





Special Knowledge/Skills:


Major Responsibilities and Duties:


Grounds and Landscaping



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.