Job Description


Responsible for various grounds maintenance and repair functions relating to landscaping and operation of equipment at various district sites. Develops and promotes good community relations among various community school stakeholders.

  • This Grounds Assistant vacancy is to hire for Four Temporary Seasonal positions.
  • Each will be a 12 week position; approximate dates are May 20, 2019 - August 9, 2019 (Successful applicants may choose to begin 1-2 weeks earlier or continue 1-2 weeks later.)
  • Position is not open to current District 20 260 workday employees
  • Position does not offer Benefits
  • Required minimum age is 18 years

The following statements are illustrative of the essential functions of the job and other key duties that may be required. The description may not include all functions performed by the incumbents in various locations. The district reserves the right to modify or change the duties or the essential functions of this job at any time.

  • Reports consistently for work as scheduled
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Attains proficient or higher evaluations on established Performance Standards
  • Keeps buildings and grounds, including sidewalks, driveways, athletic, and play areas neat and clean at all times
  • Mows lawns and trims and edges around landscaping
  • Cleans out drainage ditches and or culverts
  • Performs the operation of machinery and equipment including power mowers and weed trimmers


  • Knowledge of materials, equipment, and methods used in general grounds maintenance work
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, written, listening, and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrates discernment, excellence, honesty, integrity, patience, perseverance, respect, responsibility, and trustworthiness
  • Detail-oriented
  • Energetic, creative, innovative, flexible
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, coworkers, and staff
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions
  • Ability to manage simultaneous demands
  • Ability to operate and care for mechanized equipment
  • Ability to work days, hours, locations, and assignments as directed
  • Ability to work independently on assignments without supervision
  • Ability to work well with individuals from many diverse backgrounds and professions


  • Minimum age is 18 years
  • High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED)
  • Colorado Driver’s License or be eligible at time of application
  • Must meet pre-employment drug and alcohol testing requirements; subject to random drug and alcohol testing, including reasonable suspicion

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those a staff member typically encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. They are included for informational purposes and are not all-inclusive.

  • The noise level in the work environment may alternate among quiet, moderate, and loud.
  • The incumbent is frequently required to interact in person and through communication methods with the students, public, and/or other staff.
  • The incumbent is required to work scheduled school/work hours and/or days.
  • The incumbent may be required to work extended school/work hours and/or days as directed.

Salary/Pay: $11.10 per hour Hours/Days of Employment: 7:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M. (12 Week Position) Additional Information:

The following are some of the physical demands commonly associated with this position. They are included for informational purposes and are not all-inclusive. All physical demands, if listed, are considered essential functions.

  • Sits, stands, walks, stoops, kneels, and crouches/squats while performing duties
  • Has oral and auditory capacity enabling interaction interpersonally and/or through communication devices
  • Uses eyes, hands, and finger coordination enabling the use of equipment and writing utensils

The following are some of the cognitive functions commonly associated with this position. They are included for informational purposes and are not all-inclusive. The staff member may be required to analyze, communicate, compare, compile, compute, coordinate, copy, evaluate, instruct, negotiate, synthesize, reason, and use interpersonal skills.

All custodial positions require the ability to lift 50 pounds and to push/pull burdens up to 100 pounds.

All special education positions require the ability to safely conduct a two person 50 pound lift.

How to Apply:

Current District 20 Staff:
Current District 20 staff members should complete an Academy District 20 - Transfer Request Form, checking the option of Additional Position Request, and return it to the Human Resources Office. The Transfer Request Form and important Additional Position information can be found on the District 20 Intranet site: Click on 20Net Forms and Documents, scroll down to Human Resources, click on the HR - Other Forms and Miscellaneous folder icon, and click on the document name HIRING - Transfer Request Form.

New Applicants:
If you are a new applicant, you must complete a District 20 classified application packet which can downloaded from link below or obtained at:

Facilities Management
10221 Lexington Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80920
(719) 234-1500

Please download application packet (in Adobe Acrobat Reader PDF format): Classified Facilities Management Application: * If you do not have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your computer, please download and install the appropriate version: Email Contact:

Application Instructions

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