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Under the direction and supervision of the supervising administrator, performs general gardening and utility work and other related work as required.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES – Important duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
1. Mows, edges, trims, and prunes landscaped areas;
2. Prepares and fertilizes soil, plants, lawns, trees, shrubs, hedges, flowers, and a variety of other plants; hoes, weeds, and rakes lawns;
3. Sweeps and picks up paper and other debris from walks and driveways;
4. Prunes shrubs and trees to shape and improve growth;
5. Waters landscaped areas by hand or by operating a sprinkling system;
6. May assist in the moving and arranging of bleachers, furniture, and a variety of other equipment for special events;
7. May assist in the preparation, lining, and marking of athletic event areas;
8. May load a light truck with trimmings and trash, and may drive it to a trash disposal area;
9. Hauls sand, dirt, sawdust, and other materials utilized in the improving of landscaped areas;
10. May assist in a variety of unskilled work involved in the erecting and repairing of fences and athletic field fixtures;
11. May assist in the installation, maintenance, and repair of sprinkling and irrigation systems and time clocks;
12. Operates a variety of light grounds maintenance equipment, such as riding lawn mowers, edgers, lawn vacuums, and sweepers;
13. May assist in maintenance and custodial projects;
14. May assist in the maintenance and repair of grounds equipment;
15. May assist in the spraying of weed killer;
16. May assist in the preparation work and pouring of concrete;
17. Performs other related duties as assigned which are reasonably related to the above.

1. Knowledge of basic methods, materials, tools, and terminology used in grounds, maintenance, custodial and gardening work;
2. Knowledge of safe working methods and procedures;
3. Ability to effectively use hand and power tools common to grounds, maintenance, custodial and gardening work;
4. Ability to perform heavy manual functions and activities;
5. Ability to operate a variety of grounds, maintenance, custodial and gardening equipment;
6. Ability to operate fork lift truck, scissor or articulating lift vehicles;

Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: None
Hiring Requirements for this Job:
  • Background Checks
  • Minimum Hourly Wage: $17.30

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