Any and all general grounds maintenance duties as listed in the Essential Duties and Responsibilities section below as well as any and all jobs designated as such by the Grounds Supervisor. Possess or be able to obtain a Noncommercial Pesticide Applicator’s License from the Texas Department of Agriculture within 6 months of employment.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Safely operate various types of grounds equipment. (Tractor, turf-truck, mower, loader, ditcher, packer, edger, backpack blower, snow blower, chainsaw, shovel, etc.)
Plant and Prune Trees, Shrubs, and Flowers; Paint; Repair Parking Lots; etc.
Read and understand plans and equipment parts lists and breakdowns.
Build forms for pouring concrete. Pour and finish concrete.
Lay Pipe and Brick; Dig Holes and Ditches; Put Up Temporary Fence; etc
Must have some knowledge of electrical wiring and plumbing.
Ability to aid Irrigation Specialists in installation & repair of irrigation systems, stations, controllers and wiring.
Install Christmas Lights and Decorations on Christmas Trees.
On snowy or icy days reports for work at 7:00 a.m. and helps with snow and ice removal.
Pick up trash as needed or directed.
This job has no supervisory responsibilities except as assigned by Grounds Supervisor.
QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
High school diploma or general education degree (GED) is preferred.
Ability to read drawings, plans, comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence,
and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out simple one- or two-step instructions.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Valid Texas motor vehicle operator's license and insurability.
Possess or be able to obtain a Noncommercial Pesticide Applicator’s License from the Texas Department of Agriculture within 6 months of employment.
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 may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; work at heights of 35 feet or more, and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 80 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and peripheral vision.
WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne particles. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; and toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually noisy.