Seasonal - Worker I, Grounds

Westside Union School District Quartz Hill , CA 93536

Posted 4 months ago

Seasonal

  • Worker I, Grounds

Employer:

Westside Union School District

Date Posted:
4/26/2019

Contact:

Joy Llarena
661-722-0716 73141

Number Openings: (At time of posting)
2

Length of Work Year:

June 10th

  • July 5 - 8 hrs/day

Employment Type:

Full Time

Application Deadline:
5/2/2019 3:30 PM Pacific

Salary:
5% out of class pay

Date Posted: 4/26/2019 Application Deadline: 5/2/2019 3:30 PM Pacific Employment Type: Full Time Length of Work Year: June 10th

  • July 5 - 8 hrs/day Salary: 5% out of class pay Number Openings: (At time of posting) 2 Contact: Joy Llarena Email: j.llarena@westside.k12.ca.us Phone: 661-722-0716 73141

Date posted:
4/26/2019

Closing date:
5/2/2019 by 3:30 p.m.

Date posted: 4/26/2019

Closing date: 5/2/2019 by 3:30 p.m.

Job Description / Essential Elements: Print

CLASSIFIED SERVICE JOB SPECIFICATION JOB CLASS: GROUNDS WORKER LEVEL:

I POSITION TITLE: GROUNDS WORKER CLASS DEFINITION: Positions within this class are characterized by having as their primary assignment maintenance and repair of planted areas and require familiarity with gardening and agricultural principles as well as the ability to operate responsibly equipment and vehicles associated with this trade.

Successful candidates in this class will typically have a background in gardening, nursery work or agriculture. Positions within this class require the ability to work outdoors, independently, on schedule and with an eye to detail. Levels within this class are differentiated by virtue of the degree of skills and expertise required to perform successfully within the assignment.

Positions within this class are under the supervision of the Director of Maintenance and Operations or his designee. POSITION DEFINITION: Under general supervision, to perform routine gardening and grounds maintenance work on District grounds and athletic fields; and to do related work as required.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Plant, propagate, and care for trees, shrubs, flowers and ground cover Mow lawns, trim and sweep walks Prepare and spray insecticides and set traps for pests Barricade newly planted areas Drag, lime, fill and repair athletic fields Clear debris from the play fields Haul trash Build and repair fences Install and repair sprinkler systems Assist in the construction and repair of concrete and asphalt paved areas Inspect, repair, maintain and move playground equipment Operate and make minor repairs to power mowers, trucks, tractors, sprayers, edgers, trimmers and hand tools EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS: Education and Experience

  • Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade and one year of recent paid gardening, tree work or grounds maintenance work. Knowledge and Abilities

  • Knowledge of use and care of gardening and grounds materials, tools, and equipment; ability to perform general grounds and gardening work; ability to repair and maintain gardening tools, sprinkler systems and equipment; knowledge of proper safety practices and procedures in the use of equipment and materials; knowledge of plants and shrubs; ability to identify them and know their growth characteristics in the high desert climate; ability to understand and carry out oral and written directions; ability to perform heavy manual labor; and the ability to work cooperatively with fellow employees; ability to work with and around children; ability to relate well to parents and other adults. Licenses and Other

    Requirements:

    Valid California driver's license PHYSICAL ABILITIES: ___ Visual capability to read handwritten or typed documents, and the display screen of various office equipment and machines ___ Able to conduct verbal conversation in English and other designated languages ___ Able to hear normal range verbal conversation (approximately 60 decibels) ___ Able to sit, stand, stoop, kneel, bend, walk ___ Able to stand in one space for sustained periods ___ Able to sit for sustained periods of time ___ Able to work with trees, plants, shrubs, flowers, soil and turf without allergic reaction ___ Able to sit for sustained periods of time ___ Able to lift up to 50 pounds frequently and 100 pounds occasionally ___ Able to push and pull objects weighing up to 300 pounds ___ Able to sustain strenuous manual labor for 8 hours ___ Able to exhibit full range of motion for shoulder external rotation and internal rotation ___ Able to exhibit full range of motion for shoulder abduction and adduction ___ Able to exhibit full range of motion for elbow flexion and extension ___ Able to exhibit full range of motion for back flexion ___ Able to exhibit full range of motion for hip flexion and extension ___ Able to exhibit full range of motion for knee flexion ___ Able to work in a wide range of temperatures. ___ Able to work at various elevated heights in a safe and effective manner. ___ Able to work with chemical agents in a safe and effective manner without allergic reaction. ___ Able to exhibit manual dexterity necessary to perform fine maintenance procedures and operate both manual and power hand tools in a safe and effective manner. ___ Able to operate material handling equipment, machinery and powered vehicles in a safe and effective manner SALARY SCHEDULE: Classified Monthly EVALUATED BY: Director of Maintenance & Operations EVALUATION REVIEWED BY: Assistant Superintendent of Business Services or designee

Requirements for Applying

Some grounds experience preferred

Requirements for Applying

Some grounds experience preferred

Westside Union School District is located on the west side of the Antelope Valley, 65 miles northeast of Los Angeles. Our schools serve the communities of Quartz Hill, Lancaster, Palmdale, Leona Valley, and Antelope Acres

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