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GROUNDSKEEPER

Searcy School District (learn more)

Searcy, AR (map)

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3174026
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted: September 16, 2019

Job Description

POSITION TITLE:  

Groundskeeper

 

FLSA:                      

Non-Exempt

 

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: 

Twelve-month employment (255 days) with benefits according to the classified agreement   

 

QUALIFICATIONS:                  

  • Demonstrates aptitude or competence for assigned responsibilities.
  • Maintain physical competence to turn, twist and bend as required to operate equipment.
  • Properly licensed to operate a vehicle.
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 60 pounds repeatedly.
  • Excellent communication skills.   
  • Must be team oriented.  

REPORTS TO:   

Supervisor - Grounds

  

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  1. Operate all turf and lawn equipment in a safe and appropriate manner as well as make proper adjustments when needed.

  2. Adjust settings on irrigation control panels to coincide with field use and changing climate.  Make adjustments to sprinkler heads, discover leaks, and assist with repairs.

  3. Trim shrubs and trees in a timely manner to promote growth and improve appearance.

  4. Provide timely chemical applications such as fertilizers, herbicides, and fungicides to promote growth and control weeds in turf and mulched areas.

  5. Care for seed, sod, plants, shrubs and trees to ensure new growth.

  6. Keep grounds free of trash, empty barrels, and remove items from grounds that can cause damage to district property.

  7. Work as needed on snow removal to get a building ready for operation, which may include early morning, late night, weekend, or holiday work.

 OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS:

  1. Attend meetings as requested by supervisors or district administration.

  2. Work overtime as requested by supervisors or district administration.

  3. Be respectful and courteous to parents, students and staff.

  4. Assist other areas when needed.

  5. Takes appropriate precautions in extreme weather conditions to ensure personal safety such as wearing appropriate clothing and taking appropriate water breaks.

  6. Dress and grooming should be appropriate.  Wear proper uniform and name badge.

  7. Read and respond to email in a timely manner.

  8. Complete all required training.

  9. Perform other duties as assigned.

 

To access the district salary schedule, please click here. 

  • Position Type: Full-time

Equal Opportunity Employer

Searcy School District is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

Contact Information

  • Diane Barrett
  • 801 N. Elm Street
  • Searcy, Arkansas 72143

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