Aug 26, 2022

Grounds Crew Mechanic

  • TrulyHired
  • Chapel Hill, NC, USA
Full-time Education

Job Description

Job Title:

Grounds Crew Mechanic


$14.90 per hour


Full benefits including paid holidays, sick leave, annual leave, holiday pay, health insurance and retirement.

  1. HS diploma preferred.
  2. Ability to read, write, plan and comprehend
  3. Requires a self-motivated individual
  4. Valid North Carolina Driver's License
  5. 1 year experience in maintaining lawn equipment and working with landscaping and horticulture

Reports To:

Grounds Crew Foreman and Maintenance Supervisor

Job Goal:

To maintain the grounds of all district schools in a condition of safety, neatness, and aesthetic attractiveness, so that each student may be provided with a safe and attractive outdoor environment.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Participates in the grounds maintenance and gardening work.
  • Plants grass, flowers, trees and shrubs.
  • Digs flower beds, using appropriate tools, weeds, trims, prunes, waters and edges around walks, trees, shrubs and flowers.
  • Operates tractor, using specific attachments, to till, cultivate and grade new turf areas, to apply prescribed fertilizer and insecticide, and to carefully mow rough and fairway areas.
  • Rake and burn leaves, sweeps up litter, loads and then drives truck to landfill with debris.
  • Shovels snow, spreads salt and operates snow removal equipment.
  • Repairs fences, gates, walks and landscaping structure using carpentry and masonry tools.
  • Cleans out drainage ditches. Installs, repairs and replaces traffic signs.
  • Replaces worn or damaged parts in tools, machines and equipment.
  • Maintains ground equipment in good working order.
  • Washes vehicles.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Terms of Employment:

Twelve-month year; work schedule determined by the Superintendent. Salary in accordance with the adopted schedule. (Grade 572)

Physical Requirements:

Must be able to physically perform the basic operational functions of stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, hearing and repetitive motion. The ability to lift a minimum of 20 pounds and a maximum of 40 pounds.


Evaluated in accordance with the Board's policy on Evaluation of Classified Personnel.

  • Position Type:Full-time
Job Category :Career Education > Industrial Mechanics
Contact Information

  • Erika Newkirk
  • 750 S. Merritt Mill Road
  • Chapel Hill,North Carolina 27516
  • Phone: 919-967-8211
  • Email: click here

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