Job Description - Grounds Keeper, Lead
Description View created on 12/17/2014

Grounds Keeper, Lead

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Pay Grade: 6
Job Title ID: 16106
Job Series/Job Family: Business Services Series / Building & Grounds Family

Reports To

Supervisor, Grounds

Job Purpose

To lead Groundskeepers in the maintenance of campus grounds, sidewalks, roadways, and parking lots.

Description of Duties and Tasks

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Coordinates activities of subordinates; coordinates and assigns work to Groundskeepers in the maintenance of shrubs, trees, lawns, planting areas, and other grounds.
  2. Inspects work of staff and recommends corrective measures to meet established standards.
  3. Ensures staff has tools needed to perform daily tasks.
  4. Operates large power and field mowers, hand tools, power tools, and large vehicles associated with grounds maintenance and landscaping activities.
  5. Trims and prunes a variety of trees and shrubs as required; rakes leaves.
  6. Performs minor maintenance and repair on equipment and tools as required.
  7. Complies with all applicable health and safety regulations, policies, and established work practices.

Knowledge

Must possess required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

Required

Skills

Must possess required skills and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

Required

Computer Skills

Required

Physical Requirements

Work Experience

Required

Education

Required

Licenses/Certifications

Required

Safety