GROUNDSKEEPER - MAINTENACE
Under supervision, performs a variety of semi-skilled routine gardening and grounds work in maintaining lawns, parks and other landscaped areas; and to do other related work as required.
Works within the airfield movement areas and Industrial Park. Checks restrooms, gardens, and grounds to locate conditions indicating the need for maintenance work.
Uses a variety of hand and power tools in the performance of work.
Operates a personal computer and/or mobile device using a variety of software applications to complete work.
Operates light and medium motorized equipment.
Duties may include but are not limited to:
Removes vegetation from paved and unpaved surfaces with light motorized equipment, self-propelled light mowers, and medium commercial mowing equipment.
Collects litter, irrigates turf areas using sprinklers and hoses; sweeps, mops and washes restrooms;
Sweeps and mops building floors;
Trims turf areas, shrubs, hedges and ivy;
Mows turf using both self-powered and hand operated equipment;
Prunes tree limbs;
Lifts and dumps garbage cans;
Performs routine maintenance on power equipment;
Removes debris from garden areas;
Paints equipment, picnic tables, handrails, benches and other items;
Plants and transplants shrubs, trees and flowers;
Makes minor repairs on pipelines;
Maintains softball diamond;
Applies herbicides using a garden sprayer.
Drive vehicles to perform cleaning of facilities or grounds.
Performs other related work as required.
Any combination of training and experience which provides the following knowledges and abilities;
Knowledge of the basic principles of operation of a gasoline powered engine, knowledge of good public relations practices; knowledge of common garden tools; knowledge of common hand tools;
Possession of a valid California Motor Vehicle Driver’s License.
Read and follow written instructions; ability to recognize unsafe equipment and unsafe conditions; ability to operate equipment which requires the shifting of gears; ability to understand and follow oral instructions; ability to recognize the need for watering and to determine the amount of water required; ability to lift or move heavy objects.
Participates in a 4/10 schedule and may be assigned to work any 4-day combination of a 7-day week including Saturday or Sunday.