Groundskeeping Position - Mehlville R-IX School District
Position: Groundskeeping Position
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Head Groundskeeper
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Mehlville R-IX School District
St Louis, MO 63125
Telephone: 314-467-5100
Job Description:
$15.35 Per Hour

Responsible for supervising and participating in the maintenance of District grounds.  Participates in the employee selection process and assists in training new employees.

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred
  • Requires 2-5 years of job-related prior experience
  • Requires a Commercial Drivers License       
  • Requires completion of Asbestos Awareness Program
  • Ability to effectively supervise and motivate others/maintain positive interpersonal relationships
  • Ability to understand and apply grounds keeping terminology
Essential Job Functions:
  • Directs and distributes labor assignments to the groundskeepers
  • Evaluates conditions of District grounds and makes recommendations for improvements
  • Participates in the employee selection process.
  • Oversees and participates in the preparation of athletic fields for sporting events
  • Coordinates and participates in the removal of snow and ice before, during and after school hours
  • Trains new employees or delegates training duties to other crew members and assists in evaluating performance
  • Safely maintains and ensures the beauty of the grounds including cutting grass, controlling weeds, trimming, landscaping and caring for plants, trees and shrubs
  • Hauls dirt, sand, gravel and mulch
  • Operates, repairs and maintains grounds maintenance equipment and ensures its safety
  • Moves heavy objects and equipment
  • Repairs and installs asphalt and concrete as needed
  • Repairs fences
  • Repairs and installs asphalt and concrete as needed
  • Coordinates grounds keeping and related projects within the District
  • Serves as substitute custodian as needed
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday, February 21, 2020

Qualified individuals who wish to apply for this position should complete an on-line application by visiting:

Jennifer Hansen
Executive Director – Human Resources
3120 Lemay Ferry Road
St. Louis, MO 63125
Mehlville School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.