Grounds Keeper

West Valley School District (Yakima)   Yakima, WA   Full-time     Construction / Physical Labor / Skilled Trades
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Posted on June 25, 2021

West Valley School District –

Yakima Grounds Keeper

Starting Wage $21.99 an hour


The job of Groundskeeper is done for the purpose/s of maintaining attractive grounds area/s and athletic fields; maintaining and repairing irrigation systems; applying required pesticides; ensuring the availability of required equipment; protecting against erosion; maintaining grounds for assemblies, recreational activities and/or athletic events; and ensuring assignments are competed in a safe, proper and timely manner.

Working Environment

The usual and customary methods of performing the job’s functions require the following physical demands: significant lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling; some climbing and balancing; frequent stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling; and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally the job requires 10% sitting, 60% walking, and 30% standing. The job is performed under some temperature extremes and some hazardous conditions.

The mission of the Yakima School District Human Resources department is to recruit a team of exceptionally qualified administrators, teachers and support staff dedicated to providing a safe, positive learning environment in which every student shall be valued, challenged, encouraged and have the opportunity to become a productive citizen.