Sioux Falls School District 49-5
DEPARTMENT: OPERATIONAL SERVICES
JOB TITLE: GROUNDSKEEPER II/I (High Schools)
GRADE K-directing lawn crews
A. Education Level: High School Diploma
B. Experience Desired: None
C. Other Requirements: Must pass a test of aptitudes showing basic
knowledge of position, and subsequently be certified
by state through testing to be a licensed herbicide
and pesticide applicator. Current State Vehicle
operator’s license; ability to operate all vehicles in
the district fleet safely. Insurable. Ability to work
unsupervised. Good attendance. Ability to
communicate and follow written and oral direction.
Ability to demonstrate recognition of equipment
malfunction. Demonstrated positive attitude
towards people with whom one works, ability to work
cooperatively and willingness to accept instructions
D. Physical Requirements: Good physical health including ability to lift 75
pounds, climb to high and difficult places and work
at those places. Constant standing and walking.
Frequent hand-eye and mind-eye coordination,
bending, carrying, climbing, hearing, lifting and
stooping. Repetitive motions with wrists, hands and
fingers. Occasional crawling and crouching.
E. Working Conditions: Often subjected to extremes of cold below 32 degrees
and heat above 100 degrees. Occasionally subjected
to extreme noise, vibrations, mechanical and
electrical hazards, fumes, odors, mists, gases, dust
and poor ventilation. Occasionally use special
clothing and protective devices.
REPORTS TO: Building Principal, Custodial Manager, Plant
DATE: Revised November 2009