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:







Major Responsibilities and Duties:


Professional Conduct:


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.