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General Description and Classification
Standards Performs general grounds keeping and assists in construction or maintenance projects for assigned department.
Works under direct supervision and follows standardized procedures and written instructions to accomplish assigned tasks.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Performs general grounds keeping and assists more seasoned employees in construction or maintenance projects. Assists in minor repairs of interior/exterior maintenance such as carpentry, painting and masonry to maintain facilities. Maintains equipment and supplies. May utilize carpentry, masonry, painting tools and hand tools.
Follows standardized procedures and written instructions to accomplish assigned tasks.
Skills & Abilities
Basic knowledge of the proper use of hand tools e.g. hammer, saw, screwdrivers. Basic knowledge of the safe operation of grounds keeping equipment e.g. Lawnmowers, weed trimmers, edger, blower. Ability to read and write. Ability to follow all safety rules and regulations related to equipment and tools in use.
Education and Experience
High school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED) Some experience related to the duties of the position.
Preferred Education & Experience
High school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED) and 1 year of experience in construction or maintenance.