Athletic Services Worker
Company: Spring Branch ISD
Location: Houston , TX
Category: General
Job Type: Full Time
Pay Amount: $12.00 to $17.44 / Hour
Posted: 11/23/2020
JOB DESCRIPTION:

Athletic Services Worker

Reports To: Athletic Complex Foreman, Athletic Services Supervisor, Manager of District

Grounds and the Executive Director of Athletics or designee

Classification: Auxiliary (Skilled Labor)

Wage/Hour Status: Non-exempt

Days: 250

Salary: See Compensation Plan for Auxiliary Pay Plan, Pay Grade 302

Contract: None


Primary Purpose:

  • Perform custodial, groundskeeping, and light maintenance work at the District’s Central Athletic Facilities including the Natatorium, Don Coleman Coliseum andthe Tully Complex. Oversee certain stadium operations before, during, and after events held at Central Athletic Facilities.

 

Major Duties and Grounds and Landscaping:


Responsibilities:

  • Assist in maintaining the cleanliness of all Central Athletic Facilities and associated grounds.
  • Assist in maintaining all equipment and buildings at Central Athletic Complexes.
  • Perform Groundskeeping duties at Central Athletic Facilities as needed.
  • Mow and detail district grounds.
  • Care for trees, shrubs and flowers by watering, pruning, fertilizing, mulching, caring for beds and controlling weeds.
  • Plant shrubs and vegetation.
  • Water grounds and apply fertilizer.
  • Collect and dispose of leaves, dirt, rubbish and refuse from district facilities.
  • Assist with the inspection, repair and installation of sprinkler systems.


Safety:

  • Operate tools and equipment according to prescribed safety procedures.
  • Follow established safety procedures and techniques to perform job duties, including lifting, climbing, etc.
  • Correct unsafe conditions in work area and report any conditions that are not correctable to supervisor immediately.
  • Help keep vehicle, equipment and tools in safe operating condition.
  • Inspect and adjust tools and equipment for safety and efficiency and perform preventive maintenance as needed.


Other:

  • Assist in the setup for all events scheduled at Central Athletic Facilities.
  • Work at Central Athletic Facility events after normal working hours. This includes: a) Working at different facility sites. Transporting self and equipment to these sites. b) Working in excess of eight hours per day, many days. c) Activities occur on all seven days of any given week. d) Duties include any normal daily activities plus those listed below in the next two (2) sections.
  • Work with administrators, police, coaches, students, and spectators during contests and events to ensure stadium regulations are followed and a safe, secure, pleasant atmosphere exists for the students, officials, coaches and spectators.
  • Assist with after game/contest/event duties as designated.
  • Work during all graduations scheduled at Don Coleman Coliseum.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Supervisory Responsibilities: None


Equipment Used:

  • Tractor and mower, riding and power mower, gas-powered weed trimmer, blower, edger, sprayer, striping machine, garden and hand tools, posthole auger, aerator.
  • Light truck or van.

 

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Qualifications/Skills:


Education/License:

  • Minimum ninth (9) grade education or equivalent preferred.
  • Ability to obtain an herbicide applicators license.
  • Valid current Class “C” Texas driver’s license.
  • Ability to obtain a license to operate heavy equipment.


Special Knowledge/Skills:

  • Ability to work well with peers and managers.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in both English and Spanish.
  • Ability to safely operate and maintain grounds equipment: buffer, floor scrubber, vacuum, etc.
  • Work well in a crew environment.
  • Ability to perform extensive physical and repetitive activities, including but not limited to custodial work, mopping, buffing, heavy lifting, moving furniture, pushing, pulling, bending and reaching.


Experience:

  • Minimum one (1) year experience operating grounds equipment and large mowers.

 

Working Conditions:

 

Mental Demands:

  • Maintain emotional control under stress.
  • Work with frequent interruptions.
  • This position requires regular interacting with the public.


Physical Demands:

  • Continual standing, walking, pushing and pulling.
  • Frequent stooping, bending, kneeling and climbing (ladder), moderate lifting and carrying.
  • Occasional overtime is required.
  • Work for continuous or extended periods of time.


Environmental Factors:

  • Exposure to sun, heat, cold, poor weather conditions and/or mechanical equipment noise.
  • Exposure to chemicals (herbicides and fertilizer).
  • Work outside and around moving objects or vehicles.


Application Procedure:

Spring Branch Independent School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer in compliance with Title IX and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, veteran status or disability.

The foregoing statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required.

LOCATION:

Houston, TX
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