District Grounds Assistant 1 

 

Millard Public Schools is looking for a District Grounds Assistant 1 to join our talented team.  This position is entry-level and can be assigned to a high school or a grounds crew working out of the central maintenance office. A background in grounds along with a current Nebraska pesticide license is preferred but not required at time of hire. Ability to obtain the license is required. Duties for the position of Grounds Assistant 1 include mowing, landscape maintenance, pavement repair, playground equipment repair, snow removal, and completion of work orders of varying complexity. If you are a self-starter with a strong work ethic and drive to improve the landscape of a world-class school district, we want to talk to you! MPS offers a weekday schedule with opportunities for overtime, competitive pay, and a fantastic benefits package including health care coverage, pension, and paid sick and vacation time. Apply today, not for a job, but for a CAREER with Millard Public Schools!  

 

General Summary:  This position requires routine manual labor associated with grounds maintenance and performs various duties requiring moderate physical strength. This employee performs a variety of skilled landscaping and grounds maintenance duties maintaining District campus grounds, athletic complexes, and landscaped areas.

 

Essential Job Functions:

 

Assists and performs maintenance and repair duties on District grounds: 

 

  

Marginal Job Functions:

 

Assists and performs maintenance and repair duties on District grounds to a lesser capacity:

 

 

Qualifications:

 

Education Level:

 

Certification or Licensure:

 

Preferred Background/Knowledge:

 

Environmental Demands:

 

Other Requirements:

 

 

Special Requirements:

 

 

 

Occasional

1-32%

Frequently

33-66%

Constant

67%+

1.

Standing

 

 

x

2.

Walking

 

 

x

3.

Sitting

 

 

x

4.

Lifting   60   lb max

 

 

x

5.

Carrying   50   feet

 

x

 

6.

Pushing/pulling   70   lbs of force

 

x

 

7.

Climbing/Balancing

 

x

 

8.

Stooping/Kneeling/Crouching/Crawling

 

 

x

9.

Reaching/Handling

 

 

x

10.

Speaking/Hearing

 

x

 

11.

Seeing/Depth Perception/Color

 

 

x

 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE CONSIDERATION, please complete our application from the MPS website.  Highly qualified applicants providing at least two references (one supervisory reference) will receive priority consideration. All applicants will receive notifications by email, but only the most qualified will be called for interviews.  Please check your email for status updates.