Head Groundskeeper

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Summary Information:
Employer: Caldwell School District
Position Type: Admin./Support
Categories: Grounds Keepers
School / Org: Caldwell School District
Location Caldwell, Idaho
FTE: Full-time
No. of Positions: 1
Salary: $17.47 - $20.74 Per Hour
Reference #: 2018-97
Posting Date: 10 November 2017
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Caldwell School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s):

Head Groundskeeper


1. Coordinates, supervises, and participates in the grounds maintenance work of the districtís schools and related facilities with special emphasis on Caldwell High School, Jefferson and Syringa Middle schools.
2. Assigns duties/tasks to co-workers as needed and reviews projects for quality and completeness.
3. Trains subordinates to perform skilled grounds keeping duties as required.
4. Prepares, augments, and oversees all watering, fertilizing, spraying and pruning schedules, district wide including programming irrigation clocks.
5. Procures supplies and equipment as needed.
6. Evaluates subordinates with assistance of Director of Maintenance and Operations.
7. Prepare and oversees lawn mowing schedules and coordinates activities with Principals on a regular basis.
8. Prepare and maintain all athletic fields and coordinate with scheduling of events.
9. Coordinate and install underground sprinkler systems.
10. Coordinates, designs and updates schedules with school principal on mowing, watering, fertilizing and spraying.

1. Maintains and cares for school grounds.
2. Prepares seeding or transplanting beds by cultivating soil and adding fertilizer or chemicals, if needed.
3. Plants grass, tree seedlings, and shrubbery as required and needed.
4. Install bark or safety materials under play ground equipment as required and needed.
5. Prunes trees and trims hedges as required and needed.
6. Mowing of lawns with hand powered mowers as needed.
7. Connects surface sprinkling equipment for watering lawns and vegetation around school buildings.
8. Inspects turf, shrubs, and trees for evidence of insects, fungi, and other pests, and sprays or dusts chemicals on infected areas.
9. Adjusts and repairs equipment such as lawnmowers, sprinklers, hedge shears, trimmers and all other equipment associated with grounds keeping.
10. Collects and disposes of leaves and refuse.
11. Repairs outdoor chairs, benches, swings and all other playground equipment.
12. Shovelís show from sidewalks and driveways and spreads sand, salt or other to prevent slipping.
13. Works inside during winter on assigned maintenance projects and grounds keeping equipment needing repairs.

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