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POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

January 28, 2021

POSITION: Groundskeeper

LOCATION: Facilities


JOB SUMMARY:

Groundskeeper will be responsible for maintaining the landscape of the grounds for the district. Essential duties include moving lawns, removing weeds, trimming shrubs, planting new greenery and ensuring walkways remain clear.


QUALIFICATIONS:
High School Diploma or equivalent preferred Considerable knowledge of the standard practices, methods, materials, equipment and tools of grounds care and landscaping maintenance is required Two years’ experience in Grounds Care and Landscaping Maintenance Must be physically able to perform standard tasks of the trade Must have a valid Georgia Driver’s License and a good driving record Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board may find appropriate

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:
Operate vehicles and/or power equipment such as mowers, tractors, back hoes, front end loaders, twin axle vehicles, chain saws, hedge clippers, pruning saws, weed eaters, edger, and back pack blowers for performing grounds care and landscaping maintenance Use hand tools such as post hole diggers, rakes, shovels and axes Prepares ground for planting and plants grass, flowers, bulbs, seeds, shrubs and trees to produce attractive grounds Cultivates, fertilizes, prunes and performs other relates duties in the care and maintenance of shrubs and trees throughout the site Collects and disposes of leaves, limbs, and other debris and refuse from grounds. Clears storm drains and traps of debris Applies insecticides by use of sprayer as directed and by adhering to necessary safety precautions Maintains required records, logs and inventory of items such as asset inventory, time and materials expended on each work order Maintains all tools and equipment assigned in a secure, clean and orderly manner Responsible for maintaining the required uniform and ensuring a professional appearance and attitude at all times Must have the ability to read work orders, basic operating instructions and chemical mixing instructions Frequently is required to walk, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl during a regular work day. Frequently lift and/or move up to 50lbs. and occasionally lift and/or move up to 80lbs. Possess knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions. Must maintain a valid Georgia Driver’s License and a good driving records Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned by Supervisor
REPORTS TO: Maintenance Services Supervisor

SALARY RANGE: Twelve months. Salary in accordance with the DCCS Compensation Guide
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applicants will begin on February 9, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.
INTERESTED APPLICANTS SHOULD APPLY ONLINE.
THE DOUGHERTY COUNTY SCHOOL SYSTEM DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, AGE, SEX, NATIONAL ORIGIN OR DISABILITY

The System reserves the right to waive any qualifications or other provisions of this advertisement by statute or regulations.
Dougherty County School System uses the Applicant Tracking system from Aspex Solutions to manage employment applications online.


About Us

The Dougherty County School System is a leading catalyst and advocate for public education in Southwest Georgia. It's the largest school system in the second congressional district. The school district has 21 schools (14 elementary, 4 middle and 3 high schools), five learning centers and the Commodore Conyers College & Career Academy. All schools are accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) and the Georgia Accrediting Commission (GAC). The DCSS offers a competitive salary and benefits package.

Dougherty County is recognized for its quail and duck hunting, fishing, the Flint River and many cypress swamps. The County has a population of approximately 90,000. Our County has two institutions of higher education, Albany State University and Albany Technical College. Notable points of interests include the Albany Museum of Art, the Flint RiverQuarium, the Albany Civil Rights Institute, the Parks at Chehaw, Radium Springs Gardens, and Thronateeska Heritage Center, which includes the Museum of History, Wetherbee Planetarium, and the Science Discovery Center. Dougherty County is a short drive to Atlanta, the Georgia coast, as well as the Florida Gulf Coast beaches.



Important Note This document provides descriptive information about the above The Dougherty County School System position. Work actually performed by incumbents in this position may vary. Although this document may be used for recruiting, staffing, or career planning, the information contained herein should only be used as a guideline or recommendation for the content of and qualifications for this position. The Dougherty County School System reserves the right to make changes to this document as deemed necessary without providing advance written notice.



Jan 28, 2021. Dougherty County School System Jobs from Albany Herald

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