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Overview

DEFINITION OF POSITION
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.

QUALIFICATIONS
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

    About Redding School District

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