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Facility Grounds Worker II

Company: Jordan School District
Location: West Jordan
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

GENERAL FUNCTION Under the supervision of the Director of Facility Services, coordinator and senior grounds worker, the Facility Grounds WorkerII plants, installs, mows, trims/prunes edges and fertilizes District lawns, athletic fields, trees, shrubs and plants. Removes snow from sidewalks and parking lots. May provide day to day direction to grounds workers or temporary/seasonal workers. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Perform skilled landscaping and maintenance work for District grounds, fields and other property (e.g., plant trees, shrubs and flowers, mow lawns, fertilize and aerate grounds, place mulch as needed, trim/prune trees and shrubs, water plants and grass, etc.) Remove and dispose of trees, shrubs, plants and grass as needed. Remove snow from sidewalks and parking lots. Install and/or repair sprinklers, fences or other equipment as needed. Replace playground materials as needed. Complete assignments in a cost efficient and timely manner. Locate and orders parts and materials used to complete work assignments. Assist with moving/delivering District equipment. May provide day to day direction and supervision to temporary/seasonal workers. Assess equipment safety and make repairs. Follow proper operating procedures with all equipment to avoid injury. May respond to facility emergencies. Shift work or on-call duties may be required. Drive and operate various facility vehicles, heavy equipment, trucks and trailers (e.g., industrial mowing equipment, dump trucks, backhoes, tractors, pull trailers, lifts, mini-excavators, skid steer and attachments, etc.). Inspect vehicles as required. This position requires punctual and regular daily attendance. NON-ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Other duties as assigned. Required to attend all scheduled training and departmental meetings. QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS Incumbent must be fingerprinted and clear a criminal background check. Will be subject to pre-hire and random drug testing. Minimum Job Qualifications: Requires High School diploma, GED or equivalent as reviewed by the Department of Human Resources. Verification may be required. Requires a minimum of one year of previous work experience with demonstrated competence in grounds maintenance or related field. Completion of approved formal trade-specific program is highly preferred. Education and experience may be combined. Requires a valid Class B Utah Commercial driver license (CDL) with air brake endorsement within six (6) months of hire. Basic computer skills required. Requires the ability to read schematics and blueprints. Requires a basic knowledge of State and city codes. Knowledge of District specific equipment and repair needs preferred. Must demonstrate competence in reading, writing and math. Requires strong interpersonal skills. Has extensive interaction with other department administrators, contractors, vendors, school administrators and staff, custodians and some district administrators. Works around students in the schools. Requires ability to communicate clearly. Must demonstrate knowledge of S.D.S. safety procedures. Must be self-motivated and proactive in completing tasks with minimal direction. Requires a valid Utah Driver---s license. Machines, Tools & Equipment Used: Lifts, tools and equipment used to diagnose, repair, construct, and perform trade related work. Physical Requirements --- Not limited to the following: Frequent standing and walking (up to 8 hours continuous). Occasional sitting (up to 12 hours continuous). Occasional lifting from floor to waist up to 80 pounds, floor to shoulder up to 65 pounds, awkward and repetitive lifting and gripping up to 90 pounds. Occasional climbing on equipment. Frequent continuous carrying of equipment and working in awkward positions. Frequent sustained bending and occasional squatting, kneeling, stooping, digging, handling items and find motor dexterity. Constant hearing, near visual acuity, far visual acuity and depth perception. May use chemicals that are potentially hazardous. Activities involve outdoor work in all weather conditions.

Keywords: Jordan School District, West Jordan , Facility Grounds Worker II, Other , West Jordan, Utah

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