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Mesa Public Schools Grounds Worker in Mesa, Arizona

This job was posted by : For more information, please see: Grounds Worker IGrounds - 555 S LewisPrior to employment or during the first 3 months of new hire probationary period, drug and alcohol testing shall be required of all new contract employees who work for Operations. Any applicants having a confirmed positive test shall not be eligible for employment.Hourly Rate: $12.13Salary Band/Grade: A13Term: 12 monthsFSLA: Non-ExemptBenefits: Vacation, sick leave, holidays, retirement, workers' comp, life, health, dental and vision insurance PositionTo perform grounds keeping duties as required by district standards; to maintain the cleanliness and safe conditions of a school environmentQualificationsAbility to perform heavy manual labor; must have a valid Arizona driver's licenseKnowledge in the use and care of grounds equipment and supplies preferredKnowledge in all phases of landscape installation and maintenance preferredKnowledge and experience in proper and safe use of grounds supplies and equipmentKnowledge in the preparation and layout of athletic fields helpfulAbility to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, employees and school staffEssential Duties Install new and maintain established and existing landscaped areas (mow, trim, prune, fertilize and water turf, plants, shrubs, and trees)Install, overseed, fertilize and maintain athletic fieldsProgram and perform maintenance on manual and automated irrigation systemsApply fertilizers and soil amendments as required or instructedOperate and maintain all necessary grounds equipment to provide an appropriate level of landscape maintenanceMarginal Duties Maintain accurate inventory records to determine supply and equipment requirementsRetrieve and compile information as required from usage of productsAssist, as directed by supervisor, in special landscape projects and eventsRegular and on-time attendance requiredAssist other personnel as may be required for the purpose of supporting them in the completion of their work activitiesSupervisionGrounds ForemanAN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY ORGANIZATION: The district does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex or gender, sexual orientation, disability, age or marital status.