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CALIFORNIA HIGHWAY PATROL, DEPARTMENT OF

Title:  LEAD GROUNDSKEEPER
Salary: $2,805.00 - $3,505.00
Posted: 02/27/2013

Job Description:

Duties:  Under the direction and supervision of the Supervising Groundskeeper I, as a working lead person, the Lead Groundskeeper duties include:
*  Performing general and specific assignments in the upkeep, propagation, irrigation, and maintenance of the Academy grounds and surrounding areas.
*  Operate any grounds maintenance equipment, to include riding mowers, street sweepers, tractors, dump truck, and other automotive equipment.
*  Cleaning and repair of walkways and roadways, parking lots, and undeveloped areas.
*  Assists with training of new employees assigned to the Grounds Unit in the proper and safe use of grounds-related equipment including:  mowers, tillers, edgers, chainsaws, and power trimmers.

*  Cleaning and maintenance of grounds-related equipment.
*  Participate in the Academy special events and direct in the absence of the Groundskeeper Supervisor I.
*  Maintains a current applicator’s license and maintains the records required by state and local agencies.

Desirable qualifications:
*  Able to follow written and verbal directions.
*  Must be diplomatic and maintain a good rapport with co-workers, peers, and supervisors.
*  Must possess ability to operate grounds-related equipment in a safe manner.
*  Ability to read and write English at a level consistent with successful job performance.

Who may apply:  Persons currently in the classification eligible to transfer, lateral transfers, voluntary demotions, reinstatements, those eligible for appointment from a certification list, and employees on a State Restriction of Appointments (SROA) list or designated Surplus.  All applicants will be considered; only the most qualified will be interviewed.

How to apply:  Interested individuals should submit a STD. 678, Examination/Employment Application (Rev. 6/2010), and the Criminal Record Supplemental Questionnaire to the address below.  Please indicate your eligibility in the Explanation Box of the application.  The SROA/Surplus applicants must attach a copy of their letter.  The STD. 678 may be accessed through the California Department Human Resources (CalHR) Website:  www.calhr.ca.gov.  The criminal supplemental questionnaire may be accessed through the CalHR jobs website at http://jobs.ca.gov/pdf/crsq.pdf.  Please include a copy of this notice with your application.

Although the intent is to fill this vacancy as soon as possible, the exact duration of the selection process can vary and is unknown at this time.



Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
None Specified 388 - 091 - 0725 - 001
Location County
West Sacramento YOLO
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
03/12/2013 http://www.CHP.Ca.Gov
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
091/Academy
3500 Reed Avenue
West Sacramento, 95605
David Brunolli
(916) 376-3350

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