Job Description

Boulder Valley School District is committed to create challenging, meaningful, and engaging learning opportunities so that all children thrive and are prepared for successful, civically engaged lives. Our comprehensive and innovative approach to education ensures that each student meets expectations relative to intellectual growth, physical development and social emotional well-being. The district covers approximately 500 square miles and serves the communities of Boulder, Erie, Louisville, Lafayette, Superior, Broomfield, Nederland, Ward, Jamestown and Gold Hill. Website: BVSD.

Location: US:CO:BOULDER

Department: Maintenance

Position Title: Summer Groundskeeper

Position Start Date: April 15, 2024

Position Type: Unit C-Maintenance

Work Schedule: Temporary (4/15/2024 - 10/1/2024)

Hourly Rate: $22.00

Closing Date: April 18, 2024 

Summary:

Under the supervision of the Grounds Crew Leader, the Summer Groundskeeper is responsible for the safety, maintenance, care, and modification of district grounds, landscapes and athletic fields. These duties will require the operation of electric and gas-powered grounds keeping equipment and machines, the use of small hand and power tools or equipment in planting, cultivating, trimming, pruning, debris removal and athletic field maintenance. Must perform all work in a safe, efficient, and orderly manner; Demonstrate regular and reliable attendance; and perform other duties as assigned.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform specialized grounds keeping in the care and maintenance of District and site grounds.
  • Mow, edge, water, weed, fertilize, cultivate lawns, flowerbeds, athletic fields, and other landscaped areas.
  • Operate a variety of power and hand tools and light motorized equipment including tractors, power mowers, edgers, and weed eaters.
  • Conducting basic irrigation audits and performing basic irrigation repairs.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Required:

  • Minimum of 16 years of age. 
  • Completed and submitted BVSD on-line application.
  • Communicate (read, write, and speak) in English.
  • Ability to perform strenuous physical activity for extended periods, occasionally under unfavorable conditions.
  • Ability to frequently lift of up to 50 pounds; occasional dual-lifts of up to 100 pounds; frequent movement of heavy loads.
  • Safety operate and maintain manual tools and small power tools and equipment.
  • Safely operate a variety of tools and equipment including, but not limited to: lawn mowers, trimmers, paint sprayers, pressure washers, and other various power and hand tools.

Preferred:

  • Knowledge of basic landscaping, or building maintenance techniques.
  • Knowledge of basic safety procedures and precautions. 

Salary Information:

Salary Placement varies according to experience and education.

BVSD engages in a salary placement process vs. a salary negotiation process. This information is provided in compliance with the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act and is the company's good faith and reasonable estimate of the compensation range and benefits offered for this position. The compensation offered to the successful applicant may vary based on factors including experience and education. All salaries are set by Human Resources based on a review of qualifications compared to the requirements on the job description; therefore listing all related education and experience on your application is recommended. 

Application and Selection Procedure:

  • External Candidates: Apply on-line at jobs.bvsd
  • Current BVSD Employees: Must apply through the INFOR portal
  • If you do not have internet access, a computer is available in the Human Resources Division, Education Center, 6500 E. Arapahoe, Boulder, Colorado.
  • Applications are reviewed to match candidates with position qualifications, with a limited number selected for interviews. For the final selection, employment is contingent upon successful completion of the post-offer screening process, including a background check and possible medical examination. 

The Boulder Valley School District is an equal opportunity educational institution and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, sex, gender identity/expression, national origin, creed, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status in admission or access to, and treatment and employment in its educational programs or activities. Inquiries or complaints: BVSD Legal Counsel - 720-561-5903; Office for Civil Rights - http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/addresses.html


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