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Grounds Maintenance Worker

Updated: October 20, 2021

NATURE AND SCOPE OF JOB

Performs grounds maintenance to ensure that all students, staff, and the community are provided a safe, attractive, clean and healthy environment for learning and work. Under immediate supervision, performs campus grounds maintenance duties. This position works outdoors and will be exposed to seasonal changes in weather.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

The Grounds Maintenance Worker shall:

  • Have earned a high school diploma or its equivalent.
  • Hold and maintain a valid driver’s license, with no serious violations.
  • Demonstrate knowledge, a minimum of six months of experience, and proficiency in several 
areas of grounds maintenance (e.g.- sweeping walkways, leaf clearing, weed removal, use of 
hand tools, knowledge of outdoor plant care and maintenance).
  • Provide evidence of COVID-19 vaccination, as approved and endorsed by the CDC in accordance with organizational policy.
  • Be able to successfully pass a background check.

EMPLOYMENT TERMS

The Grounds Maintenance Worker shall be employed under the following terms:

  • Full time work year of twelve months, hourly rate $12-$15 commensurate with experience and ability.
  • Perform general maintenance in a variety of areas as assigned by the Director of Maintenance or Supervisor in accordance with all applicable codes and regulations.
  • Ensure that the work site and conditions are safe.
  • Perform regular inspections of equipment and systems, reporting any abnormalities and 
hazards immediately.
  • Employment of the Grounds Maintenance Worker is subject to a 90 day probationary period. 
Upon successful completion of the probationary period, the status of the new hire’s employment will remain “at-will.”

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Grounds Maintenance Worker shall:

  • Perform general grounds maintenance tasks for the Escuela and Harwood campus.
  • Daily trash pick-up and removal.
  • Sweep and maintain all sidewalks including gum removal and graffiti clean-up.
  • Complete special projects – painting benches, tree planting, building and maintaining 
trenches for water lines on as-needed basis.
  • Remove snow and ice by shoveling and/or sanding walks, driveways, parking areas, and 
steps.
  • Establishes and maintains constructive and cooperative interpersonal relationships with staff, students, families, and supervisors as applicable to the essential duties and responsibilities.
  • Keep a log of all ground maintenance functions performed.
  • Recommend repairs or procedures that are beyond the scope of responsibilities, skill, or 
experience.
  • Operate and maintain in a safe and operational condition all tools and equipment necessary to 
carry out job functions and responsibilities.
  • Report immediately any damage or vandalism to facilities, or theft of equipment.
  • Make recommendations for improvement in the effectiveness and efficiency of the 
maintenance operations.
  • Use computers and/or electronic equipment to fulfill job functions.
  • Serve as a role model for students in demonstrating positive attitudes, appropriate attire and 
appearance, and an effective work ethic.
  • Participate in appropriate in-service and workshop programs and attend any required 
meetings.

PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the responsibilities and functions of the job, but are not meant to be all- inclusive. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential responsibilities and functions of the job. Unless reasonable accommodations can be made, while performing this job the staff member shall: Work inside and outdoors, depending on the day. Regardless of the location, this often entails physical activity such as lifting and moving heavy objects (up to 50 labs), climbing ladders and stairs, walking long distances and standing for extended periods of time.
The environmental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential responsibilities and functions of the job and are not meant to be all-inclusive:

  • Exposure to a variety of childhood and adult diseases and illnesses.
  • Exposure to seasonal changes in weather.
  • Exposure to heated/air conditioned and ventilated facilities.
  • Exposure to buildings in which a variety of chemical substances are used for cleaning, 
instruction, operation and/or stored.
  • Function in a workplace that is usually moderately quiet but that can be noisy at times.

The above information is intended to describe the most important aspects of the position. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required in order to perform the work.

Maintenance Worker

Updated: October 20, 2021

DESCRIPTION: Performs maintenance, repairs and inspections to ensure that all students, staff, and the community are provided a safe, attractive, clean and healthy environment for learning and work.

QUALIFICATIONS

The Maintenance Worker shall:

  • Have earned a high school diploma or its equivalent.
  • Hold and maintain a valid driver’s license, with no serious violations.
  • Demonstrate knowledge, a minimum of three years of experience, and proficiency in several areas of maintenance (e.g.- plumbing, painting, carpentry, masonry/concrete/tile, window glazing, electrical, mechanical, HVAC systems, roof repair, plastering/spackling, field/playground maintenance, furniture repair, and small engine repair).
  • Have excellent integrity and demonstrate good moral character and initiative.
  • Exhibit a personality that demonstrates interpersonal skills to relate well with students, staff, administration, parents and the community.
  • Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively.
  • Provide evidence that they have received a Covid-19 vaccine, as approved and endorsed by the CDC.

EMPLOYMENT TERMS

The Maintenance Worker shall be employed under the following terms:

  • Work year of twelve months, hourly rate DOE.
  • Perform general maintenance and repair tasks in a variety of areas as assigned by the Director of Maintenance or Supervisor in accordance with all applicable codes and regulations.
  • Perform only the maintenance and repairs that do not require a license, or perform maintenance and repairs under the direct supervision of a licensed technician.
  • Ensure that the work site and conditions are safe.
  • Respond to emergency situations and perform necessary repairs, which may include working cooperatively with custodial employees, and other entities during emergency operations.
  • Perform regular inspections of equipment and systems, reporting any abnormalities and hazards immediately.
  • Use the work order system, making sure that work orders have been written and approved before performing tasks, except in emergency situations.
  • JOB DESCRIPTION ESCUELA FACILITIES/GROUNDS/OPERATIONS
    Perform general maintenance tasks for the buildings, such as painting, carpentry, window washing, drywall repair, plastering, flooring repair and more.
  • Keep a log of all maintenance functions and repairs performed.
  • Recommend repairs or procedures that are beyond the scope of responsibilities, skill, or experience, outlining the work needed and specifications required of an outside contractor.
  • Ensure that all applicable fire, safety, health, and environmental regulations and laws are observed and exceeded.
  • Help maintain an adequate supply of parts and supplies usually used in repairs, and request needed supplies through the established procedures.
  • Operate and maintain in a safe and operational condition all tools and equipment necessary to carry out job functions and responsibilities.
  • Remove snow and ice by shoveling and/or sanding walks, driveways, parking areas, and steps.
  • Pest control and landscaping as needed.
  • Report immediately any damage or vandalism to facilities, or theft of equipment.
  • Make recommendations for improvement in the effectiveness and efficiency of the maintenance operations.
  • Attend required meetings, including daily briefings, and serve, as appropriate, on staff committees.
  • Display a cooperative and pleasant attitude at all times.
  • Notify and assist the administration, staff and appropriate emergency personnel with any emergency, in potentially dangerous or unusual situations.
  • Use computers and/or electronic equipment to fulfill job functions.
  • Protect confidentiality of records and information gained as part of exercising professional duties and use discretion in sharing such information within legal confines.
  • Serve as a role model for students and staff in demonstrating positive attitudes, appropriate attire and appearance, and an effective work ethic.
  • Participate in appropriate in-service and workshop programs and attend any required meetings.
  • Display ethical and professional behavior in working with students, parents, school personnel, and outside agencies associated with the organization.
  • Perform any duties and responsibilities that are within the scope of employment, as assigned by the supervisors, and not otherwise prohibited by law or regulation.PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential responsibilities and functions of the job, but are not meant to be all-inclusive. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential responsibilities and functions of the job. Unless reasonable accommodations can be made, while performing this job the staff member shall:
  • Work inside and outdoors, depending on the day. Regardless of the location, this often entails quite a bit of physical activity, like lifting heavy objects (lifting and moving up to 50 labs), climbing ladders and stairs, walking long distances and standing for extended periods of time.
  • Additionally, a maintenance worker’s duties often require them to work in uncomfortable or cramped positions in extreme temperatures.ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDSThe environmental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential responsibilities and functions of the job and are not meant to be all-inclusive.
  • Exposure to a variety of childhood and adult diseases and illnesses.
  • Occasional exposure to a variety of weather conditions.
  • Exposure to heated/air conditioned and ventilated facilities.
  • Exposure to buildings in which a variety of chemical substances are used for cleaning, instruction, operation and/or stored.
    Function in a workplace that is usually moderately quiet but that can be noisy at times.

The above information is intended to describe the most important aspects of the position. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required in order to perform the work.

Substitute Teachers

Updated: October 20, 2021

POSITION SUMMARY: Knowledge, skills and abilities required and desired:
– Willingness to learn about Escuela del Sol Montessori, Harwood Art Center, the educational philosophy and mission.
– Ability to observe children to understand their needs.
– Capacity to follow instructions carefully, carry out projects independently and manage time efficiently.
– Ability to interact and communicate with the public, colleagues and children in a respectful, friendly, courteous and articulate manner.
– Experience with children is a plus.
– Strong work ethic and attention to detail.

SCHEDULE & COMPENSATION:
Schedule: Full- or Part-time, depending on best candidate’s availability / Monday – Friday normal business hours.
Compensation: Pay commensurate with experience and education.

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