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Groundskeeper #1989

Sauk Rapids-Rice ISD 47
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Date Closing: Open until filled.

POSTING # 1989

8 hours per day (7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.), Monday through Friday, 12 month position.

Primary Duties:
Responsible for grass and landscaping maintenance which include: 
  • Fertilizing, weed control, aerating, seeding, and sprinkler systems management for sports fields at high school and middle school as well as all school grounds
  • Trimming, weeding, and watering all trees, shrubs and bedding plants throughout the growing months
  • Preparing sports fields for competition
  • Maintaining parking lots
  • Removing snow on district grounds (all surfaces)
  • Keeping equipment and district vehicles in good working condition through minor repairs and adjustments
  • Using district vehicles to transport equipment, deliveries and people 
  • Assist Special Needs Transportation Coordinator with district vans which may include, but is not limited to, filling in as a driver, changing flat tires, and assisting when vans become stuck in snow/mud

Other Duties:
Assisting high school head custodian with:
  • Unloading and distributing freight
  • Mopping, sweeping, vacuuming, and carpet extracting
  • Dusting, painting, and washing walls, windows, and sanitary fixtures
  • Other duties as assigned by the Head Custodian or Director of Buildings and Grounds

  • Valid MN Driver’s License and clean driving record
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Knowledge of operation and repair of mechanical, plumbing, electrical and automotive equipment
  • Experience operating industrial lawn mowers, snow blowers and paint sprayers (both turf and surface)
  • Possess good written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to interact effectively and professionally with staff, students and the public
  • Basic skills in organization, computers, math, painting and operating power tools
  • Ability to lift, pull, or push a minimum of 50 pounds

Salary based on the Custodial Contract salary schedule of Level VI, Step 1 at $17.24 per hour.

Applications accepted online at www.isd47.org/employment until filled.

Applications will be reviewed beginning May 10, 2019.

Candidates must pass a pre-employment physical and criminal background check in order to be eligible for employment.
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