Primary Purpose:

Maintaina safe and attractive grounds and landscaping for the district.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

Education/Certification:             

High school diploma or GED (Recognized by the Texas Education Agency or Regional Accrediting Agency)

Valid Texas driver’s license

Must have a driving record that is acceptable according to minimum standards adopted by DPS

Safe driving record verified by Texas Department of Public Safety (meets and maintains liability coverage eligibility)

Candidate must have satisfactory outcome of fingerprinting background check.  Non-refundable fee (approximately $50.00) paid by the employee.


Experience/Knowledge/Skills

Ability to read and understand detailed written or oral instructions

Ability to communicate effectively

Ability to operate power-driven equipment

Ability to diagnose and resolve problems

Ability to work independently

 

Experience:

Related work experience

 

Major Responsibilities and Duties:

(The following statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned and should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions that may be assigned or skills that may be required).

 

Professionalism

The Educators' Code of Ethics is set forth in Texas Administrative Code to provide rules for standard practices and ethical conduct toward students, professional colleagues, school officials, parents, and members of the community. 

Organization Climate

The grounds crew fosters positive school morale through activities such as the following: 

Organization Improvement

The grounds crew promotes efforts to improve the organization through activities such as the following: 

Organization of Grounds and Landscaping

The grounds crew promotes functions responsibly through activities such as the following: 

Professional Growth and Development

The grounds crew provides leadership in professional growth and development through activities such as the following: 

Qualities of an Effective Grounds Crew

The grounds crew exhibits qualities such as the following: 

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Equipment:

Gas powered weed trimmer, blower, edger, sprayer, striping machine, garden and hand tools, small hand tools, heavy equipment including but not limited to, backhoe, tractor and mower, riding and power mower, light truck and van. 

 

Working Conditions:

Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors: 

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