Maintenance Position (see also Groundskeeping) - DeSoto 73
Position: Maintenance Position (see also Groundskeeping)
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Maintenance
Job Location: Athena Elementary
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: DeSoto 73
DeSoto, MO 63020
Telephone: 636-586-1000
Job Description:
Vacancy - Posted 11/28/2023
Maintenance- Athena Elementary

This individual will be responsible for all the maintenance for Athena Elementary including basic and preventative maintenance on the wastewater treatment plant on the Athena campus. This individual will also be responsible for maintaining the grounds at Athena, including mowing, trimming, weed eating, and overall grounds safety.

  1. Trade school education and certificate preferred.
  2. Valid driver's license required.
  3. Ability to gain and maintain CDL with appropriate endorsements.
  4. Knowledge of general building maintenance and grounds preferred.
  5. Ability to lift, push, and pull up to 100 lbs.
  6. Ability to work independently.
  7. Excellent human relation skills.
Universal District Expectations: 
  1. Recognize that every position in the district contributes to student academic achievement and serves as a role model for all students.
  2. Lead within your department/building to create learning environments and experiences that directly contribute to student academic achievement. 
  3. Collaborate to identify and respond to student needs in order to support academic achievement.
  4. Prepare for work in a way that supports student academic achievement. 
  5. Engage in positive interactions and strengthen relationships with families and community members to support students’ academic achievement.
  6. Actively participate in district processes to support continuous improvement aimed at increased student academic achievement.
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Location: 3775 Athena School Rd, De Soto, MO 63020
De Soto, “The City of Pride”, has a population of 6,375 and is located in the southeastern part of Missouri, approximately 45 miles south of St. Louis.

District Facts: 
Current enrollment - approximately 2,600 students. 
Current number of certified staff - approximately 200
100% 1:1 technology integration with Chromebooks grades K-12

Wage:  $14.55-$15.70/per hour, based on experience.

Benefits: Full Board-paid Medical, Dental, and Life for employee

Application Materials and Process: 
Applications should be submitted online through MOREAP at or may be submitted at the administration office at 610 Vineland School Rd., De Soto, Mo 63010

The De Soto #73 School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or age in its programs and activities as required by Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age of Discrimination Act of 1975 and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.  Inquiries related to District programs and to the location of services, activities, and facilities that are accessible by persons with disabilities may be directed to the De Soto School District Central Office, 610 Vineland School Road De Soto, MO 63020, or by telephone at (636) 586-1000.

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