Job Description

    Classified: General Maintenance /Grounds Worker JobID: 3802
  • Position Type:
    Maintenance/Custodial/General Maintenance/Grounds Worker

  • Date Posted:

  • Location:
    Verrado High School

  • Closing Date:
    Until Filled

  •   Additional Information:

    TITLE: General Maintenance/Grounds Worker FTE: 1.0


    WORK CALENDAR: 261 days

    COMPENSATION: Classified Non Exempt Compensation Guide (Starting at $20.32/hour)


    1. This position provides assistance with the planning and implementation of maintenance, construction, grounds, and renovation activities necessary to maintain the buildings and grounds in excellent repair and condition

    2. Performs a variety of semi-skilled and skilled maintenance and grounds work, and operates a variety of equipment in the construction, operation, repair and maintenance of buildings, grounds and athletic fields

    3. Performs a variety of mechanical duties on mower, tractor, including: replacing fan belts, plugs, oil change, etc.

    4. Performs maintenance, custodial and grounds keeper duties as assigned and/or needed

    5. Maintains a variety of records relating to inspections and maintenance activity

    6. Assists in repair, maintenance, alteration, construction, installation activities and groundskeeping

    7. Implements work orders and documents work performed

    8. Installs and maintains irrigation systems

    9. Operates and maintains light and medium sized construction and power equipment, and groundskeeper equipment

    10. Mows, trims, fertilizes, levels and waters all athletic fields and school grounds.

    11. Marks all athletic fields for appropriate athletic events.

    12. Cleans restrooms, parking lots, campus grounds and athletic areas

    13. Performs preventative maintenance and repairs on all athletic and grounds equipment

    14. Complies with Safety Rules and Regulations and satisfies OSHA requirements; makes good decisions with safety in mind

    15. Works from blueprints, sketches, pictures, or word descriptions to complete a wide variety of maintenance projects, as needed

    16. Maintain confidentiality of information regarding students, staff, parents and school issues

    17. Provide a welcoming atmosphere for students, staff, parents and community

    18. Perform responsibilities in an ethical and professional manner

    19. Maintain punctual and regular attendance

    20. Perform other related duties as assigned


    To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The qualifications for this job description are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required

    Education / Certificate

    1. High school diploma or equivalent desired

    2. Valid Arizona driver license preferred

    3. Must have an exemplary driving record with no more than 8 points in the past 24 months or repeated violations in the past 10 years. Proof of driving record must be obtained from the Motor Vehicle Department annually

    4. Must have and maintain a valid IVP Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card


    1. Desire three years’ experience as a journeyman or equivalent in a maintenance and grounds environment

    2. Able to perform heavy manual tasks for extended periods of time

    3. Must be proficient in the safe operation of use of hand tools, power tools and groundskeeper equipment

    4. Must have working knowledge of building and safety codes

    5. Must possess the ability to read and interpret blueprints, drawings and diagrams

    Communication Skills

    1. Must be able to communicate effectively verbally and in writing and to understand and carry out written and oral instructions; bilingual preferred.

    Computer Skills

    1. Must possess general knowledge in the use of office machines and computers


    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    1. Must be in good health and possess the ability to push, pull, or lift weights of up to 50 pounds

    2. Must possess ability to climb ladders and work in tight spaces, i.e., trenches, attics, equipment rooms, etc.


    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential duties and responsibilities of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    1. Able to perform heavy manual tasks for extended periods of time

    2. Ability to adapt to flexible schedule changes; able to work outside normal business hours and respond to call-outs

    3. Must possess the ability to organize own work on a daily basis


    The District provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, the District complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. The District expressly prohibits any form of workplace discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.

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