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Groundskeeper

Company: Conejo Valley Unified School District
Location: Thousand Oaks
Posted on: June 11, 2021

Job Description:

RECRUITMENT DETAILS

APPLICATION PROCESS

Complete the on-line application by clicking the "Apply" link above. Do not abbreviate job titles for yourself or employers. All pertinent employment with a Temporary Agency must indicate frequency and length of assignment. Prior to submitting your application, verify it reflects all relevant experience and education.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

1.Training and Experience Evaluation - Pass/Fail

Applications will be screened for best qualified applicants to compete in the competitive examination process.

For those passing the Training and Experience Evaluation(notified after the recruitment closing date):

  1. General Fitness Exam - Date TBD

The General Fitness Exam will consist of an on-line multiple choice examination assessing fundamental knowledge for the position.

For those passing the General Fitness / Performance Examination:

3.Structured Oral Interview - Date TBD

The Structured Oral Interview will be before a panel and contain questions that assess technical knowledge, experience, and one's general fitness for successful performance in the position.

A total score will be computed using weighted scores on all testing components. Applicants must receive a passing score on the oral examination to be placed on the year-long eligibility list. The top 3 ranks (scores) on the eligibility list are eligible for the hiring interview for each vacancy in this classification within the life of the list.

BASIC POSITION FUNCTION

Under supervision, to perform general and varied grounds maintenance work; to do related work as required.

CLASS CHARACTERISTICS

Positions in this class operate as members of a central grounds crew serving locations throughout the district or may be assigned to a crew at a single school location.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

Cuts, edges, trims and prunes landscaped areas; prepares and fertilizes soil and plants lawns, trees, shrubs, hedges and flowers;

Sprays landscaped areas with insecticides and herbicides;

Cultivates, hoes, weeds and rakes lawns;

Sweeps and picks up paper and other debris from campus areas, walks and driveways;

Waters grounds areas by hand or by operating the sprinkler system;

Maintains sprinkler system and makes repairs that are less complex and time consuming;

Operates a small power sweeper, sweeping parking lots and similar areas;

Moves and arranges furniture and equipment for special events and athletic meets;

Operates and uses various power and hand grounds equipment and tools including edgers and saws;

Loads trucks with trimmings and trash;

Empties trash cans;

Hauls sand, dirt, sawdust, and straw and distributes where needed;

Prepares, lines, marks and drags athletic fields or related areas;

Performs general, unskilled duties involved in erecting and repairing fences, mixing, pouring and finishing cement, and installing athletic equipment;

Services, cleans, sharpens and makes minor repairs to equipment used in grounds maintenance work;

Operates forklift to move trash dumpsters, as a leader operates the more complex power equipment;

May perform general custodial duties either seasonally or incidental togroundskeepingduties.

MINIMUM ENTRANCE QUALIFICATIONS

Experience:

None required.

Education:

Persons with the experience, knowledge and abilities as stated are considered to have the necessary education.

JOB COMPETENCIES: Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of:

Basic methods, materials and tools used in routine grounds maintenance work;

Basic safety procedures related to lifting and the use of power equipment.

Ability to:

Use hand and power tools common togroundskeepingwork;

Learn and perform general grounds maintenance work;

Perform heavy manual labor;

Understand and carry out oral and written directions;

Work cooperatively with those contacted in the course of work.

Keywords: Conejo Valley Unified School District, Santa Maria , Groundskeeper, Other , Thousand Oaks, California

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