College Station ISD

Grounds Worker I (2902782)

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TitleGrounds Worker I
Posting ID2902782

Job Title:                               Grounds Worker I                

Report to:                             Grounds Coordinator and Grounds Service Supervisor

Dept/Campus:                      Maintenance

Wage Status:                        Non- Exempt         

Pay Grade:                            Auxiliary -  Pay Grade 2                            

Work Days:                          261


Primary Purpose:

Under general supervision maintain safe and attractive grounds and landscaping for the district.



High school diploma or GED,

Valid Texas driver’s license


Special Knowledge/Skills:

  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions.
  • Ability to communicate (verbally).
  • Ability to use hand and power tools
  • Ability to operate mowers, weed eaters and blowers.
  • Acceptable driving record







Major Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Mow and detail all District grounds including athletic fields.
  • Care for trees, shrubs, athletic fields and flower beds following proper cultural practices.
  • Plant shrubs, sod and trees.
  • Collect and dispose of tree branches, leaves, top soil and other debris from District facilities.
  • Operate tools and equipment properly and in a safe manner per manufactures instructions.
  • Follow established safety procedures and techniques to perform job duties including climbing, lifting, ets.
  • Report unsafe conditions to the Grounds Supervisor for proper corrective action.
  • Keep vehicles, equipment and tools in a safe condition by inspecting regularly.
  • Transport workers and equipment to facilities through out the District.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Grounds Supervisor and/or the Assistant Director of Facilities.
  • Attend training related to turf grass management. May include out of town and/or overnight travel.
  • Report to work in a timely manner according to the assigned schedule.


Professional Conduct:

  • Maintain professional interactions with staff, parents, community and other visitors.
  • Demonstrate the ability to remain calm and withstand pressures
  • Demonstrate flexibility to change in routine and adapt quickly to changing situations
  • Demonstrates respect, courteous to peers and visitors and assist fellow workers willingly
  • Avoid speaking badly about the District and District personnel.


Supervisory Responsibilities:



Equipment Used:

Ladders, hand and power tools, forklift, elevated lift equipment, tractor, bobcat, trenching machine, mowers and light truck or van,


Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:

The working conditions described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions and expectations.


This job requires the following physical demands:  significant lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling; frequent climbing and balancing; frequent walking, standing, reaching, stooping, kneeling, bending, crouching and/or crawling; work at elevated heights; work in tiring and uncomfortable positions; significant fine finger dexterity.  The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb or balance and smell.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, ability to adjust focus, depth perception, and peripheral vision.  Demonstrate strength and dexterity to operate tools, mowers and landscaping equipment.  Occasionally required to work from ladders; and exposed to noise from power equipment.


Generally the job requires 5% sitting, 50% walking, and 45% standing.  Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds.  The job is performed under some temperature extremes and hazardous conditions and requires frequent district wide travel.


Shift TypeFull-Time
Salary Range$12.65 - $15.24 / Per Hour

Applications Accepted

Start Date07/14/2023

Job Contact

NameJerry McMillianTitleGrounds Supervisor