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Substitute Gardener/Groundskeeper at Orange Unified School District

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About the Employer

About Us The Orange Unified School District serves approximately 28,000 students in grades kindergarten through 12th, and encompasses all or part of the cities of Anaheim, Garden Grove, Orange, Santa Ana, and Villa Park. In 1953, the citizens of the area voted to form a “unified” school district, combining the original five elementary districts with the high school district into one unified district, now known as the Orange Unified School District. The District has a long history of excellence that continues to grow and be enriched by the accomplishments of its students, teachers, staff and community. VISION - Our Commitment Inspiring our learners of today to be purposeful leaders of tomorrow. MISSION - Our Intention In partnership with our community, we will provide a safe, equitable, and innovative culture of learning for each scholar to have a competitive EDGE as a leader. CORE VALUES - Our Foundation * Integrity - We embrace a culture of ethical and transparent decision making and actions. * Equity - We promote inclusive and culturally relevant environments by supporting the social-emotional and intellectual needs of all. * Respect - We advocate for strong, compassionate relationships that appreciate the unique qualities of our diverse community. * Excellence - We strive for the highest standards in all endeavors by deliberately pursuing continuous growth and innovation.

Job Information

Date Posted: 8/30/2019 Application Deadline: Until Filled
Employment Type: Part Time Length of Work Year: 9.5 months/up to 8 hours
Salary: $19.44 per hour Number Openings: (At time of posting) Not Specified
Contact: Tony Nequette Email: anequette@orangeusd.org
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Job Description / Essential Elements: Print   
ORANGE UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT GARDENER/GROUNDSKEEPER DEFINITION Under general supervision performs roving maintenance and gardening work on school grounds and fields; performs grounds or athletic field maintenance; and does related work as required. Representative Duties Mows lawns and fields; trims shrubs, hedges, and trees; sprays flowers and shrubs with insecticides; waters lawns and fields; hoes weeds and rakes lawns; operates power mower and edger; operates a pickup truck in driving to various grounds areas; may be assigned to occasionally operate medium duty equipment, such as tractors, mowers, trucks, fork lifts; checks and services sprinkler systems; operates hand and power mowers and spray equipment; spades and otherwise prepares grounds around flowers and shrubs; does general grounds cleanup, including picking up paper and trash on grounds areas; assists in setting up for special events. Organizational Responsibilities Positions in this class report to a Lead Grounds Maintenance Worker, are assigned to work in roving capacity out of the central District yard. All assignments require independent responsibility in following prescribed methods and schedules. ENTRANCE QUALIFICATIONS GUIDE Training and Experience Good work history including one year of experience as Groundsman or Gardner. Knowledge and Abilities Good knowledge of: the basic methods, materials, tools, and equipment used in grounds keeping work; lawn sprinkling systems, safe working methods and procedures. Licenses A valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS: Heavy Work: Positions in this class perform work which involves the frequent lifting, pushing and/or pulling of objects which may approximate 75 pounds and may occasionally weigh up to 100 pounds. Mobility: Positions in this class require the mobility to stand, stoop, reach and bend; Positions in this class require mobility of arms to reach and dexterity of hands to grasp and manipulate small objects. Other Conditions: Incumbents may be required to work in inclement weather without effective protection from sun, cold and rain; Incumbents may be required to work with harsh or toxic substances; Incumbents may be required to work around foul odors; Incumbents may be required to wear protective apparel including goggles, face protectors, aprons, shoes and oxygen breathing apparatus.

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          Comments and Other Information

          Notice to all applicants: Assembly bill 1610 prohibits the employment of any person in any classified position (to include Substitute and Temporary Personnel) until the Department of Justice/FBI completes a criminal background record search. The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute a contract, express or implied; and any of the provisions contained herein maybe modified or revoked without notice. The Orange Unified School District reserves the right to re-advertise this position or delay the filling of this position if it is deemed that applicants do not constitute an adequate applicant pool. Should a qualified individual with disabilities need reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment proves, the Orange Unified School District must be notified no later than five working days of the scheduled interview date. The Orange Unified School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, ancestry, national origin, marital status, or disability. Equal employment opportunity will apply to all personnel actions, including, but limited to, recruitment selection, training, transfers, promotions, evaluation, compensation, discipline, layoffs, terminations and rehires. The Orange Unified School District is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer, with Drug-Free and Tobacco-Free workplace policies. In accordance with Board Policy, discrimination in any form, including sexual harassment, of or by any employee, applicant contractor and/or student will not be tolerated. If offered employment, you will be required to provide proof of work eligibility in accordance with Public Law 99-983.

          Comments and Other Information


          Notice to all applicants: Assembly bill 1610 prohibits the employment of any person in any classified position (to include Substitute and Temporary Personnel) until the Department of Justice/FBI completes a criminal background record search. The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute a contract, express or implied; and any of the provisions contained herein maybe modified or revoked without notice. The Orange Unified School District reserves the right to re-advertise this position or delay the filling of this position if it is deemed that applicants do not constitute an adequate applicant pool. Should a qualified individual with disabilities need reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment proves, the Orange Unified School District must be notified no later than five working days of the scheduled interview date. The Orange Unified School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, ancestry, national origin, marital status, or disability. Equal employment opportunity will apply to all personnel actions, including, but limited to, recruitment selection, training, transfers, promotions, evaluation, compensation, discipline, layoffs, terminations and rehires. The Orange Unified School District is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer, with Drug-Free and Tobacco-Free workplace policies. In accordance with Board Policy, discrimination in any form, including sexual harassment, of or by any employee, applicant contractor and/or student will not be tolerated. If offered employment, you will be required to provide proof of work eligibility in accordance with Public Law 99-983.

           


          Application Deadline

          Until Filled

          Date Posted

          8/30/2019

          Contact

          Number of Openings

          Not Specified

          Salary

          $19.44 per hour

          Length of Work Year

          9.5 months/up to 8 hours

          Employment Type

          Part Time