Grounds Services Manager
Grounds Services Manager
$63,756.00 - $78,412.00 Annually
DO Personnel Commission
9/30/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
Under direction, plans, organizes, supervises and evaluates the staff and daily operations of the District's grounds maintenance unit; plans and supervises the maintenance of grounds, turf and hardscapes at all campuses; oversees the planning, installation and repair of irrigation systems; assists in developing and monitoring the department budget; and performs related duties as assigned.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to this class.
Employment Standards / Minimum Qualifications
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Skills and Abilities to:
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
An associate degree in horticulture, landscape management or a related field, and at least six years of progressively responsible experience in grounds maintenance, at least two of which were in a lead or supervisory capacity; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
LICENSES, CERTIFICATES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS
A valid California driver's license and the ability to maintain insurability under the District's vehicle insurance program.
A valid California Department of Pesticide Regulation Qualified Applicator License. Aerial work platform and powered industrial truck operator certificates. Annual completion of Healthy Schools Act training.
PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS
The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by employees to successfully perform the essential functions of this class. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this class, employees may encounter heavy physical labor with constant standing and walking for extended periods; walking over rough or uneven surfaces; pushing, pulling, lifting and carrying of heavy objects weighing up to 75 pounds; bending, stooping and kneeling; repetitive use of upper extremities on a regular basis; manual dexterity to safely operate motorized equipment and vehicles; ability to operate a motor vehicle or an electric cart to pick up/deliver supplies to various locations on or off campus; ability to travel to a variety of locations on and off campus as needed to conduct District business.
While performing the duties of this class, employees are regularly required to use written and oral communication skills; read and interpret data, information and documents; analyze and solve problems; observe and interpret situations; learn and apply new information or skills; perform highly detailed work; work on multiple, concurrent tasks; work with frequent interruptions; work under intensive deadlines; and interact with District managers, staff, the public and others encountered in the course of work.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential duties of this class. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Employees work under typical office conditions, and the noise level is usually quiet.
The employee may be required to travel to locations other than assigned work site and to adjust to work schedule changes and requirements to work overtime.
To move forward in the selection process, you must complete an online application through our web site at https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/scccd/jobs/2758764/grounds-services-manager. Please attach to your application a copy of your transcripts (including when degree was awarded) or your application may be considered incomplete. Resumes may also be uploaded but cannot be used in lieu of a completed application.
ONCE YOU HAVE SUBMITTED YOUR APPLICATION YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO MAKE REVISIONS TO YOUR APPLICATION MATERIALS.
When completing the application, please make sure you include ALL current and previous employment in the Work Experience section of the application and complete ALL fields, including the name and contact information for your supervisors. Experience that is included in the resume but not in the Work Experience section of the application may not be considered for the purpose of determining whether you meet the minimum qualifications.
All required documents must be submitted by the applicant. Personnel Commission staff will not upload your documents for you. The State Center Community College District does not accept letters of recommendation for classified positions. Please do not attempt to attach letters of recommendation to your application.
APPLICATION REVIEW AND ASSESSMENTS
The application review process includes an evaluation of training and experience based on given application information and answers to supplemental questionnaire. Only the most qualified applicants, who pass the minimum qualifications review, will be invited to the assessment process.
The assessment process will include a written prompt (25% weight) and an oral interview assessment (75% weight). Passing score is 75% out of 100% on each assessment section.
INITIAL TESTING TENTATIVELY SCHEDULED FOR OCTOBER 20, 2020
The assessment process / assessment date is subject to change as needs dictate. All communication regarding this process will be delivered via email to the address listed on your application.
Those applicants who pass the assessment will be placed on a district-wide eligibility list within ranks 1-3. Using the same process, a separate Promotional List will be established and both Lists will be used concurrently. The eligibility list will be used to fill current vacancies in this classification for at least one year. The current vacancy is at District Operations.
PASSING THE ASSESSMENTS AND BEING PLACED ON THE ELIGIBILITY LIST DO NOT GUARANTEE AN OFFER OF EMPLOYMENT.
Individuals with disabilities requiring reasonable accommodation in the selection process must inform the State Center Community College District Personnel Commission Department in writing no later than the filing date stated on the announcement. Those applicants needing such accommodations should document this request including an explanation as to the type and extent of accommodation needed to participate in the selection process.
State Center Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of State Center Community College District to provide all persons with equal employment and educational opportunities without regard to race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, age, disability, medical condition, marital status, religion or similar factors as defined by law. We are a Title V employer.
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