May 11, 2020

Athletic Field/Grounds - Maintenance Department

  • TrulyHired
  • Edmond, OK, USA
Full-time School Support

Job Description

245 Day Temporary/Duration of Need Contract

8 hrs/day

Grade 35: $13.10-$15.30/hour

Begins ASAP

Edmond Public Schools

Edmond, Oklahoma


Title: Athletic Field/Grounds Maintenance

Department: Maintenance

Immediate Supervisor: Maintenance Supervisor or Designee

Job Goal: Oversee the operation and maintenance of tractors, rotor tillers, mowers, trimmers and small equipment as necessary to maintain the athletic fields and grounds of the district.


Schedule and maintain athletic fields for optimal performance.

Schedule and maintain school grounds.

Assign duties to employees and participate in said duties and inspect completed work.

Plan, install and maintain irrigation systems.

Aerate, fertilize and top dress necessary school grounds.

Recommend supplies and equipment as needed.

Develop and/or interpret plans and sketches in carrying out landscaping designs.

Keep machinery clean and operating safely and efficiently and reports immediately any malfunctions or preventive maintenance needs.

Keep accurate inventory of parts supplies and tools.

Keep immediate supervisor advised, at all times, of activities and progress.

Comply with all relevant local, state, and national building safety codes.

Snow and ice removal.

Operate equipment (tractors, mowers, grass trimmers, etc.) as scheduled to cut and trim school property.

Maintain, layout, paint, chalk athletic fields.

Install and maintain irrigation systems.

Clean out underbrush, cut down trees, burn/remove trash.

Report any loss or damage to equipment immediately to leadman.

Other duties may be assigned.

Length of Contract : Two hundred forty-five (245) contract days.

Salary commensurate with experience on the negotiated agreement of the Support Employees of Edmond (SEE).

Evaluation : Performance of this job will be evaluated by the Maintenance Supervisor in accordance with the provisions of the Board's policies, state law, and the negotiated agreement with the Support Employees of Edmond (SEE).




To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED).


Valid drivers license and a driving record that is acceptable to the school's insurance carrier. Valid Chemical Applicator License.


Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups, staff, parents, and the general public.


Ability to plan budgets and use the mathematical skills required to do so. Maintain accurate records and support documentation for projects under the supervision of the position.


Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.


Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, staff, and the community. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both in oral and written form. Ability to perform duties with awareness of all district requirements and Board of Education policies.


The physical demands described here 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 individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, color vision, peripheral vision and the ability to adjust focus.

In addition, the employee is frequently required to use hands and fingers to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms such as to operate vibrating machinery. The employee frequently must squat, stoop or kneel, reach above the head and reach forward. The employee continuously uses hand strength to grasp tools and climbs onto ladders. The employee will frequently bend or twist at the neck and trunk more than the average person while performing the duties of this job. Occasionally the employee will lift and/or move up to 90 lbs. such as bulk furniture. The employee will sometimes push/pull items such as tables, scaffolds, and cabinets.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works indoors and will occasionally work outdoors. The employee will work near or with moving mechanical equipment. The employee may work with toxic or caustic chemicals such as petroleum products, degreasers, and sprays and non-household dust while performing the duties of the job. the noise level in the work environment is usually moderate and occasionally will work in a loud area.

The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. Additional duties are performed by the individual currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.

  • Position Type: Full-time
Job Categories: Support Staff > Custodian
Support Staff > Maintenance
Contact Information
  • Human Resources at Edmond Public Schools
  • Phone: 405-340-2800

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