FY 21-07 Groundskeeper III Texas School For The Blind And Visually Impaired-Day Shift The Texas Facilities Commission Austin

Title Fy 21-07 Groundskeeper Iii Texas School For The Blind And Visually Impaired-day Shift
Date 2021
Company The Texas Facilities Commission
City Austin

Short Description :

Or personal To apply for a state agency job with TFC, you must complete the electronic State of Maintaining the appearance of grounds and exterior areas of state buildings, and maintaining and repairing tools, Watering, sports ,…

Full Description :

JOB Vacancy Notice: FY21-07

Business Title: Groundskeeper III State Classification: Groundskeeper III

Salary Group: A08 Salary: $1,892.00$2,769.00(Month)

$22,705.00-$33,229.00(Year)

Hours/Week: 7:00am – 4:00pm, M – F*

Location: Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired 1100 West 45th Street, Austin, Texas 78756

Posting Date: 10/14/2020 FLSA Status: Non-Exempt Hours: 40

Closing Date: Open Until Filled Shift Differential: Openings: 1

Division: Facilities Management and Operations Program: Grounds and Landscaping

Note: To apply for a state agency job with TFC, you must complete the electronic State of

Texas Uniform Application for Employment through www.WorkInTexas.com.

  • Must be able to work flexible hours during a legislative session and as needed.

JOB SUMMARY:

Performs moderately complex (journey-level) grounds and building maintenance work. Work involves caring for and

maintaining the appearance of grounds and exterior areas of state buildings, and maintaining and repairing tools,

equipment, and supplies. Works under general supervision with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and

independent judgment.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 

Performs grounds maintenance work, such as mowing, edging, trimming, blowing weeding, mulching, fertilizing,
watering, sports field marking and maintenance, removing and planting; performs general grounds maintenance

and landscaping installations. 

Removes dirt, plant debris, and refuse from grounds; empties trash containers on building exteriors. 

Performs repairs and preventative maintenance work on planters, parking lots, roads, fences, and sidewalks. 

Performs the mixing, spraying, or spreading of fertilizers, herbicides, and pesticides on grass, shrubs, and trees. 

Performs tree pruning processes, including storm damage clean-up for agency. 

Operates and maintains grounds maintenance and landscaping equipment and tools such as mowers, tractors,
chain saws, sod cutters, and hedge pruners. 

Cleans areas soiled by animals, including pigeons and bats. 

Services repairs, and conducts preventive maintenance on grounds maintenance equipment. 

Drives trucks and hauls materials, supplies, soil, and office furniture as needed. 

Assists with facilitating events and set-up. 

Assists in installing, maintaining, and performing preventative maintenance on landscape irrigation systems. 

May train others. 

Performs related work as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 

Graduation from a standard senior high school or completion of GED preferred. 

Three (3) years’ experience in professional grounds operations. 

Education and experience may be substituted for one another on a year-for-year basis.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES: 

Knowledge of building grounds, maintenance and landscaping tools and equipment; and safety precautions.

Texas Facilities Commission

Employment Opportunities

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Texas Facilities Commission

Central Services Building,

1711 San Jacinto, Austin, Texas 78711

Office 512-463-3433 

Knowledge of the installation and care of plants; and application of pesticides and fertilizers. 

Skill in the use of grounds, building maintenance and landscaping materials, tools, and equipment. 

Skill in the use of grounds, landscaping materials, and building maintenance materials, tools, and equipment. 

Skill in the operation of motorized and gas-operated equipment. 

Ability to perform routine building repair and maintenance. 

Ability to maintain and care for hand and power tools. 

Ability to move up to 50lbs. without assistance; ability to move up to 75 lbs. with assistance of equipment or
other individuals. 

Ability to operate a motor vehicle. 

Ability to follow oral and written instructions. 

Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND/OR WORKING CONDITIONS: This position requires the ability to stoop,

bend, lift and stand for prolonged periods of time. Must be able to move 50lbs. Must be able to work outdoors and in

various weather conditions. Must be able to navigate uneven terrain and at various heights using ladders and lifts.
Veterans: Use your military skills to qualify for this position and others at TFC. Go to www.texasskillstowork.com to translate

your military experience, training, and formal education into civilian job terms, qualifications, and skill sets.

Veterans, Reservist or Guardsmen with an MOS or additional duties that fall in the fields of SN Seaman, 3372 Marine Aide,

BA200 Enlisted Aide or other related fields pertaining to the minimum experience requirements may meet the minimum

qualifications for this position and are highly encouraged to apply. Please call Human Resources at (512) 463-1717 with

questions or for additional information.

Additional Military Crosswalk information can be accessed at

http://www.hr.sao.state.tx.us/Compensation/MilitaryCrosswalk/MOSC_Custodial.pdf

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Conditions of Employment:

Initial screening is based on the Education and Experience minimum qualifications defined in the job posting. Interviewee selection

is based on applicant information explaining how they meet each Competency (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities) requirement.

Follow application instructions and fill out application form completely for further consideration.

If selected for interview, all veterans must provide a DD214 long form. Official transcripts or other minimum requirement

validations will be requested at the time of interview.

As part of its employment process, TFC may procure or have prepared a criminal background check. An applicant with an

unsatisfactory criminal background check report is ineligible to be hired for the position for which the report is initiated.

Driver’s record check will be conducted by the agency. Satisfactory driving records are required for driving state or personal

vehicles and motor driven equipment to conduct agency business. CDL “Drivers” must consent to TFC’s Drug and Alcohol Testing

Policy against the illegal use of alcohol and drugs.

If hired, employee must provide document(s) within three (3) days of hire date that establish identity and employment eligibility.

A complete list of acceptable documents is on file with the local Texas Workforce Commission office.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Texas Facilities Commission

Employment Opportunities

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Texas Facilities Commission

Central Services Building,

1711 San Jacinto, Austin, Texas 78711

Office 512-463-3433

Note: Any male between the ages of 18 and 25 must show proof of registration with the Selective Service System before he can

be selected for employment with the Texas Facilities Commission.

WIT Job Number: 14226614

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