JOB PURPOSE AND RESPONSIBILITY:
This position assumes responsibility for a crew, truck, and equipment in performing a wide variety of grounds duties and specialty work. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Maintains all school grounds under supervision. Operates machinery safely. Routinely checks equipment and performs preventive maintenance on equipment. Cuts shrubs, trees, grass and brush in large areas of school grounds and fields. Operates machinery such as sky hook, winch truck, grader, tractor, post hole digger, air hammer, steam cleaner, mower, sand blaster, forklift, and spray equipment. Acts as an assistant maintenance apprentice during the winter months or inclement weather. OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED:
Perform other related duties as assigned; however, all employees are expected to comply with lawful directives in rare situations driven by need where a team effort is required. PHYSICAL EFFORT AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Care must be exercised in equipment use to prevent burns, cuts, shocks, crushed fingers, back or foot injuries. This position requires the incumbent to be physically strong and in good health and capable of 8 hours work daily; incumbent should be of physical size and condition normally within ranges of insurance companies normal range of height to weight. This position may involve rare exposure to blood or body fluids. Regular attendance is required for this position. PERSONAL WORK RELATIONSHIPS:
This position reports directly to the Grounds Crew Leader and to the Supervisor for Buildings and Grounds. Incumbent may provide work direction to lower classified employees. Incumbent will have contact with Austin ISD employees, students, and the general public.
Associated topics: facility, facility operations, greeter, ground, housekeeping, locker room attendant, mascot, operation, scoreboard, service