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Job Opening Information Groundskeeper

Job Number
00102
Application Deadline
10/23/2020

Position Title
Groundskeeper
Required Application Type
School Related Personnel
Salary/Pay Scale
$12.66 per hour
Civil Service Title
Groundskeeper
Job Qualifications

Meet Yates County Civil Service requirements:

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS:

The work involves responsibility for the care and maintenance of grounds.  Employees in this class also maintain various types of motor vehicles and power equipment.  Groundskeepers work under genera l supervision with some exercise of independent judgment in carrying out the details of the work.  Specific instructions may be given for new or unusual assignments.  Does related work as required.

 

TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES: (Illustrative only)

Maintains grounds by mowing, raking, cutting, rolling, re-seeding and fertilizing lawns

Plants and cares for trees, shrubs and flowers

Operates and may perform routine maintenance on trucks, mowers, rollers, tillers, chain saws and other equipment

Removes snow and ice from walks, driveways, steps and building entrances

Keeps grounds free of litter and debris

Collects and disposes of rubbish

When not working as a Groundskeeper, may do other maintenance or cleaning work

FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:

Good knowledge of grounds maintenance practices and techniques

Working knowledge of the operation and maintenance of manual and mechanical equipment used in grounds maintenance and snow removal

Ability to follow oral and written instructions

Willingness to perform physical labor

Willingness to work in adverse weather conditions

Mechanical aptitude

Dependability

Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  none are required

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

If required: must possess an appropriate NYS Driver's license at time of appointment-must obtain a pesticide applicator's license within a reasonable time after appointment.

Application Procedure

Applicants need to complete a Yates County Civil Service online application: https://mycivilservice.yatescounty.org/account/index

Email a cover letter and resume to Sharene Benedict sbenedict@mwcsd.org

 

Job Category
Maintenance
Job Location
District Wide

Additional Information

You cannot apply for this position online. Please see instructions included in the job posting.