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Posted: Friday, March 10, 2017 9:51 AM

Los Rios Community College District

Head Groundskeeper
Job Posting Number: C00195P
Salary: $3,652.12 per month
Closing Date: 03/31/2017

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Position Summary

Under direction, incumbent serves as lead person to a grounds crew, making work assignments for groundskeepers engaged in gardening and grounds maintenance; instruct personnel in the proper performance of their duties; personally participate in grounds maintenance activities; maintain and repair irrigation systems; submit reports on activities and problems.

Assignment Responsibilities

● Under direction, oversees a crew of groundskeepers in lawn care, soil treatment and preparation, plant disease and pest control.
● Oversees and assists crew in all phases of gardening work.
● Personally performs planting, cultivating, watering, spraying and propagation of flowers, shrubs and trees.
● Assigns duties and instructs crew in work methods and safe practices.
● Inspects completed work; overhauls and maintains irrigation system including clocks, valves, heads and lines.
● Assists in planning areas to be developed and landscaped.
● Mixes different types of soils and composts for shrub beds and grass.
● Oversees the marking and cleaning of athletic field.
● Operates services and makes minor repairs on equipment used in planting and grounds-maintenance, including forklift.
● Performs related work as required.

This position is assigned to the Facilities Management Grounds Department.

Minimum Qualifications
EXPERIENCE: One year of lead experience in grounds keeping or two years in broad grounds keeping experience.

Promotional: One year of experience in Los Rios CCD as a groundskeeper. Promotional applies to regular current Classified employees working with the Los Rios CCD.)

EDUCATION: Completion of courses in use of herbicides and insecticides leading to certificate or qualify for certificate within six months of hire. Courses in groundskeeping and horticulture desirable. Completion of course necessary to obtain forklift operator certificate or qualify for certificate by taking course within 6 months of hire.

Have sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, including those with physical or learning disabilities as it relates to differences in learning styles.

(Experience Requirement: One year of experience is equal to 12 months of experience at a maximum of 40 hours per week. Applicable part-time experience will be converted to the full-time equivalent for purposes of meeting the experience requirement. Education Requirement: 12 units are equal to six months of education; 24 units are equal to one year of education.)

The Los Rios Community College District is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate regardless of race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, medical condition, political affiliation or belief, or marital status.

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