Groundskeeper III
Denton, TX 
Posted 2 months ago
Job Description
Posting Type:Open to All Applicants
Category:Installation, Repair, and MaintenanceFLSA Exempt/
Agency:Health & Human Services CommDepartment:Groundskeeping
Job Title:Groundskeeper IIIPosting Number:463378
Full Time/Part Time :Full Time Regular/Temporary:Regular
Job Location:3980 STATE SCHOOL RDCity:DENTON
Contact:AccessHR Service CenterTelephone: 888-894-4747
Salary Range:$1,892.08 - $2,769.08Salary Group:A08
Shift:Days (First)Travel:5%
Closing Date:09/14/2020
Job Description:
Groundskeeper III Groundskeeper III:Performs moderately complex journey-level grounds and building maintenance work at a State
Supported Living Center. Work involves caring for and maintaining the appearance of grounds, and gardens for the facility as well as caring for grounds keeping tools, supplies, and equipment. Works under general supervision of the
Maintenance Technician Supervisor with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. May
Perform duties in various environmental maintenance areas within the homes were the individuals live. May
Provide other maintenance duties as needed for relief purposes and will include some weekend, after hour callout,
And shift work as needed. Completion of work requires use of established methods and/or techniques and
Decisions are varied but based on well-defined guidelines.
Essential Job Functions:
Attends work on a regular and predictable schedule in accordance with agency leave policy and performs other
Duties as assigned.

Performs grounds keeping maintenance duties at the facility including mowing, trimming, fertilizing, removing and
Planting trees and shrubs.

Inspects, oversees, and mentors the work of the Environmental Home staff.

Trains Environmental Home staff on proper techniques and procedures.

Performs general maintenance, repairs and construction work for the facility.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Other duties as assigned include but are not limited to actively participating and/or serving in a supporting role to meet the agency's obligations for disaster response and/or recovery or Continuity of Operations (COOP) activation. Such participation may require an alternate shift pattern assignment and/or location.
Knowledge Skills Abilities:
Completion of the 8th grade with six (6) months of work experience in ground maintenance work.
Knowledge, skill and ability to use lawn / garden / farm tools and equipment.
Knowledge, skill and ability to use a variety of hand and power tools (construction / repair).
Knowledge, skill and ability associated with the care and management of livestock and wildlife.
Must be able to meet facility driver requirements.
Ability to speak and read English.
Ability to read, understand and apply a variety of inter-related instructions such as those found in guidelines,
Regulations and policies.
Ability to perform basic mathematical computations.
Ability to communicate effectively.
Ability to follow written and oral instructions.
Ability to train others.
Ability to lift 50 pounds.
Ability to stand/walk for extended period of time.
Ability to work in hot and/or cold conditions.
Ability to work harmoniously and productively with co-workers and residents.
Registration or Licensure Requirements:
Initial Selection Criteria:
Valid Texas Driver's License

Additional Information:
Requisition #463378

Salary Note: The salary offered will follow HHS starting salary guidelines which are typically made at or near the minimum of the salary range.

Applicants must pass a fingerprint criminal background check, pre-employment drug screen, and registry checks including the Client Abuse/Neglect Reporting System (CANRS), Nurse Aide, Medication Aide and Employee Misconduct and HHS OIG List of Excluded Individuals/ Entities. Males between the ages of 18 - 25 must be registered with the Selective Service.

All State Supported Living Center employees are subject to Random drug testing.

Flexibility in work hours may be required for this position. The position may be required to work overtime and/or extended hours.

Note: There are no Military occupations that relate to the initial selection criteria and registration or licensure requirements for this position. For additional information see the Texas State Auditor's Military Crosswalk at

Requisition ID 423906
MOS Code:

HHS agencies use E-Verify. You must bring your I-9 documentation with you on your first day of work.

I-9 Form - Click here to download the I-9 form.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), HHS agencies will provide reasonable accommodation during the hiring and selection process for qualified individuals with a disability. If you need assistance completing the on-line application, contact the HHS Employee Service Center at 1-888-894-4747. If you are contacted for an interview and need accommodation to participate in the interview process, please notify the person scheduling the interview.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Salary and Benefits
$1,892.08 - $2,769.08
Required Experience
0 to 1 year
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