Aug 26, 2022

Grounds Crew Mechanic

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

Job Description

Job Title:

Grounds Crew Mechanic

Salary:

$14.90 per hour

Benefits:

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

Qualifications:
  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.

Evaluation:

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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