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Salary: $2,687.00 - $3,204.00
Posted: 04/29/2013

Job Description:

The Academy has an immediate opening for a full-time Groundskeeper.

Under the direct supervision of the Groundskeeper Supervisor or Lead Groundskeeper, the Groundskeeper’s duties include:

•  Performing general and specific assignments in the upkeep, propagation, and maintenance of the Academy grounds and surrounding areas.

•  Mowing, edging, trimming, pruning, planting, weeding, cultivating, fertilizing, and manual labor associated with grounds maintenance.

•  Cleaning and repair of walkways and roadways, parking lots, and undeveloped areas.

•  Proper, safe use of grounds-related equipment including:  mowers, tillers, edgers, chainsaws, and power-trimmers.

•  Cleaning and maintenance of grounds-related equipment.

•  Assisting in the set-up and tear-down for Academy special functions.

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.

  Must possess ability to read and write English at a level consistent with successful job performance.

Who may apply:  Persons currently in the classification, who are eligible to transfer, lateral transfers, voluntary demotions, reinstatements, those eligible for appointment from a certification list, and employees on a 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 and/or Employment Application (Rev. 06/10), and the Criminal Record Supplemental Questionnaire to the address below.  Please indicate your eligibility in the Explanation Box of the application.  SROA/Surplus applicants must attach a copy of their letter.  The STD. 678 may be accessed through the CalHR website at  Please include a copy of this notice with your application.

Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
None Specified 388 - 091 - 0731 - 001
Location County
West Sacramento YOLO
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
091 Academy
3500 Reed Avenue
West Sacramento
Diane Coleman
(916) 376-34-31

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