Groundskeeper-Farm

Summary

Any and all general grounds maintenance duties as listed in the Essential Duties and Responsibilities section below as well as any and all jobs designated as such by the Grounds Supervisor.

Location

Levelland Campus

Essential Duties and Responsibilities. Other duties may be assigned.

*Keep and maintain the college farm grounds.

*Maintain farm equipment.

*Maintain farm buildings.

*Clean animal pens.

*Safely operate various types of equipment. (tractors, trucks, loaders, mowers and small equipment.)

*Plant cover crops on campus farm areas.

*Plant and Prune Trees, Shrubs.

*Build forms and pour concrete.

*Lay brick; Dig holes and ditches; Install temporary fences.

*Install underground pipe and aid Irrigation Technicians with repair work.

*Install Christmas Lights.

*Report for work at 7:00 AM on icy or snowy days for sidewalk cleanup.

Supervisory Responsibilities

This job has no supervisory responsibilities except assigned by Grounds Supervisor.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

High School Diploma or General Education Degree is preferred.

Mathematical Skills

Ability to Add, Subtract. Multiply and Divide.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out simple one or two step instructions.

Licenses

Valid Texas motor vehicle operator’s license and insurability.

Physical Demands

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

While preforming the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands and fingers, handle, or feel ; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; work at heights of 35 feet or more, and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stoop, knell, crouch or crawl. The employee is required to sit to operate equipment. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 80 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include vision, color vision and peripheral vision.

Work Environment

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

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne particles. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/ or humid conditions; high precarious places; and toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually noisy.

 

 


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