Groundskeeper – Substitute

Galway Central School District has an opening for a substitute Groundskeeper to help our grounds crew to fill in during an absence and on an as-needed basis.

Please contact Courtney Sayward at [email protected] with any questions or to apply for this position.


Job Description:

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS:
This is routine manual work requiring some knowledge of grounds maintenance activities.  Work is performed under the general supervision and assignments are outlines in detail and inspected periodically.  Does related work as required.


TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES: (Illustrative Only)

• Mows, rakes, and cuts grass

Keeps grounds free of litter

Stocks supplies

Removes snow and ice and spreads sand and salt on walks, pathways, drive and parking lots

Fertilizes, seeds, and cultivates lawns and athletic fields

Operates trucks, mowers, tractors, and snow plow in performance of duties

Hauls and spreads top soil, gravel and related groundskeeping materials

Plants and cares for trees, shrubs and plants

When not work as a Groundskeeper, does other routine manual work including minor maintenance tasks

May operate a school bus on an assigned route


REQUIRED PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, ABILITIES, SKILLS, AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:
Working knowledge of grounds maintenance activities
• Willingness to perform manual work
• Physical strength and endurance
• Good physical condition


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
None is required unless the following notes apply:


NOTES:
If the position requires the operation of a motor vehicle, then the following special requirement applies:


Eligibility for an appropriate motor vehicle operators license at the time of application for appointment. Possession of the license at the time of appointment.


If the position involves the operation of school buses, candidates must satisfy the requirements for School Bus Driver as set forth in the Rules and Regulations of the NYS Commissioner of Education.

 


PO Resolution 87-133

Revised 8/11/87
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