Grounds Keeper Duties
This is manual work in the performance of unskilled tasks of a
physically demanding nature.
Work involves the performance of work of a heavy nature which
does not require a high degree of manipulative skill; however,
as work experience is gained, employees may be assigned to
somewhat more difficult tasks of a limited semi-skilled nature.
Work is closely supervised with the employee receiving specific
instructions at the beginning of each new jobs.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Performs unskilled laboring work digging ditches, planting and
pruning shrubbery, cutting lawns, using hand tools, and power
Rakes and loads grass and brush; cleans grounds; waters plants
and assists in the caring of shrubs, flowers, and grass.
Trims and edges around walks, flower beds, and walls using
clippers and edging tools.
Sprays lawns, shrubs, and trees with fertilizer and
Waters lawns and shrubs during dry periods, using hose or by
activating fixed or portable sprinkler system.
Performs related work as required.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Any combination of education and experience equivalent to the
completion of the eighth grade.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Ability to understand and follow specific oral and written
Ability to perform heavy manual labor for extended periods,
often under adverse climatic conditions.