Full performance level in the grounds-keeping occupation requiring considerable knowledge of grounds maintenance tools and techniques; under direction, performs skilled and semi-skilled grounds maintenance functions; landscapes grounds; maintains outdoor sports facilities; operates and maintains grounds-keeping equipment.
Performs skilled and semi-skilled grounds maintenance functions (e.g., plants, prunes, fertilizes and applies insecticides and herbicides to lawns, shrubs and trees; maintains and repairs outdoor sports facilities (e.g., athletic fields, tennis courts, ball diamonds); operates grounds-keeping equipment; may provide work direction.
Performs routine grounds maintenance and general labor (e.g., removes snow and applies salt to ice, mows grass; weeds and cleans lawns and flower beds; maintains parking lots and streets; cleans restrooms; performs minor building construction).
Maintains and repairs play equipment.
Cleans and repairs tools; services and repairs grounds-keeping equipment (e.g., mowers, backhoe, tractor, seeder).
Assists with special projects, (e.g., landscaping, pothole repair, ditch digging, painting).
(Performs Related Duties As Required)
Minimum Class Requirements:
Equivalent to high school diploma; two (2) years experience in grounds maintenance; must have current valid driver's license with acceptable driving records.
Training & Development:
Must obtain a Public Operator Pesticide Applicator license Core, 8 Turf, 6c Ornamental Plant and Shade Tree Pest Control within one (1) year of date of hire.