GRAND PRAIRIE ISD Grounds Worker-Operations Services (2) in GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas

POSITION FUNCTION/PURPOSE: Under general supervision, performs routine functions of a craftsman including maintenance and repair of school properties and campus areas in order to maintain a high standard of safety, cleanliness, and presentation of grounds. MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Required to use string trimmers, operate deck mowers, cut and trim shrubs and trees as needed and directed. 2. Remove leaves, grass clippings, and trash as required to maintain campus and facility appearance. 3. Assist as needed in preparation of athletic facilities for sporting events (i.e., line fields, trim and outline activity areas, remove trash, check equipment). 4. Commute to and from multiple facilities within the District as assigned, using district-owned and/or assigned vehicle. 5. Performs duties required for the position using good safety workmanship. 6. Follows the direction of the Maintenance Supervisor, Leadperson or Department Head in completing assigned work. 7. Operates district vehicles when needed using good safety practices. 8. Operates hand/power equipment required in the craft. 9. Maintains tools, equipment, and supplies assigned. 10. Requests supervisory assistance in areas in which expertise in lacking. 11. Selects and uses the proper tools and equipment required for the assigned work. 12. Performs all other tasks and duties as assigned. 13. All federally funded incumbents of this position must comply with time and effort reporting requirements through personnel activity reports or periodic certification, as appropriate. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None. QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Valid Texas Class C Operator s Driver License Driving record must meet district standard for driving district vehicles Basic literacy, including command of the English language. Ability to read, understand and follow written and verbal instructions Must possess the physical ability to meet the requirements of the position. Dependable work experience preferred. Must be able to pass the Grand Prairie ISD random drug test. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations will be made if necessary: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to demonstrate skilled and accurate physical actions involving rapid movements and coordinated performance on or with equipment, with a high degree of manual dexterity in the use of hand instruments or tools. WORK ENVIRONMENT: The environmental characteristics described here are representative of those employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job: Normal work environment.