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Grounds Specialist

San Jacinto College
Houston, TX 77049
  • Job Code
    117077453

San Jacinto College

Equal Opportunity Statement: The San Jacinto College District is committed to equal opportunity for all students, employees, and applicants without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, pregnancy, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, genetic information, marital status, or veteran status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.

Grounds Specialist - Central Campus

Essential Job Functions:
  • Special tasks of grounds and high visibility areas(fertilizing, pruning, spraying chemicals, landscape design and renovation / installation)
  • Sports field program (the use of chemicals and cultural practices in order to achieve the maximum quality and safest playing surface desired) implantation, and maintenance of NJCAA soccer field at South Campus, NJCAA softball field at South Campus, NJCAA baseball field (non routine maintenance) at North Campus, GCIC intramural flag football field at Central Campus.
  • Irrigation systems monitoring and maintenance of all systems including Central, South, North Campuses and District offices.
  • Pest control in accordance with State SPCS laws, regulations and policies.
  • Maintain State pest control license thru certified continuing education courses as required by State laws.
  • Coordinate with contractors to do work dealing with pest control, sports fields, irrigation, and landscape/maintenance according to College policies.
  • Keep all records for State SPCS for pest control usage and C.E.U. training as well as College inventory, purchases and time.
  • Respond to after hour emergency calls
  • Other duties as assigned


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Experience and background in horticulture, landscape design installation and maintenance, sports turf maintenance and pest control both interior and exterior.
  • Must possess a SPCS certified non commercial pest control license.
  • Working knowledge of all department computer software programs involving purchasing, inventory, work orders, labor costs, and communication.
  • Must be able to develop, organize and implement structural pest control programs District wide as well as Sports field programs and maintenance.
  • Work with minimal supervision.

Required Education:
  • High school diploma

Required Experience:
  • Must have 5 years experience and working knowledge in turf grass management and programs.

Required Licenses/Certifications:
  • Texas State structural pest services license and categories.
  • Maintain yearly continuing education unit as required by Structural Pest Control Services.


Work Environment:
  • Office with computer and desk with A/C or heat
  • Extreme heat of outside conditions sports fields and landscape
  • Extreme cold of outside conditions sports fields and landscape
  • Exposure to chemicals or hazardous materials.
  • Rainy weather or wet conditions.

Physical Activity:
  • Lifting bags of up to 100 lbs.


Salary Grade: 12

Salary is based on the Board-approved salary schedule for the current fiscal year. See Salary Schedule

Requisition Number: req2268

Posting Close Date: 1/31/2020

PI117077453

<br/><b>San Jacinto College</b><br/><br/><b>Equal Opportunity Statement:</b> The San Jacinto College District is committed to equal opportunity for all students, employees, and applicants without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, pregnancy, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, genetic information, marital status, or veteran status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.<br/><br/><b> Grounds Specialist - Central Campus </b><br><br><strong> Essential Job Functions: </strong> <br><ul><li> Special tasks of grounds and high visibility areas(fertilizing, pruning, spraying chemicals, landscape design and renovation / installation) </li><li> Sports field program (the use of chemicals and cultural practices in order to achieve the maximum quality and safest playing surface desired) implantation, and maintenance of NJCAA soccer field at South Campus, NJCAA softball field at South Campus, NJCAA baseball field (non routine maintenance) at North Campus, GCIC intramural flag football field at Central Campus. </li><li> Irrigation systems monitoring and maintenance of all systems including Central, South, North Campuses and District offices. </li><li> Pest control in accordance with State SPCS laws, regulations and policies. </li><li> Maintain State pest control license thru certified continuing education courses as required by State laws. </li><li> Coordinate with contractors to do work dealing with pest control, sports fields, irrigation, and landscape/maintenance according to College policies. </li><li> Keep all records for State SPCS for pest control usage and C.E.U. training as well as College inventory, purchases and time. </li><li> Respond to after hour emergency calls </li><li> Other duties as assigned </li></ul> <br><br><strong> Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: </strong> <br><ul><li> Experience and background in horticulture, landscape design installation and maintenance, sports turf maintenance and pest control both interior and exterior. </li><li> Must possess a SPCS certified non commercial pest control license. </li><li> Working knowledge of all department computer software programs involving purchasing, inventory, work orders, labor costs, and communication. </li><li> Must be able to develop, organize and implement structural pest control programs District wide as well as Sports field programs and maintenance. </li><li> Work with minimal supervision. </li></ul><br> <strong> Required Education: </strong> <br><ul><li> High school diploma </li></ul><br> <strong> Required Experience: </strong> <br><ul><li> Must have 5 years experience and working knowledge in turf grass management and programs. </li></ul><br> <strong> Required Licenses/Certifications: </strong> <br><ul><li> Texas State structural pest services license and categories. </li><li> Maintain yearly continuing education unit as required by Structural Pest Control Services. </li></ul><br><br><strong> Work Environment: </strong><br><ul><li> Office with computer and desk with A/C or heat </li><li> Extreme heat of outside conditions sports fields and landscape </li><li> Extreme cold of outside conditions sports fields and landscape </li><li> Exposure to chemicals or hazardous materials. </li><li> Rainy weather or wet conditions. </li></ul><br> <strong> Physical Activity: </strong> <br><ul><li> Lifting bags of up to 100 lbs. </li></ul><br><br><b> Salary Grade: </b> 12 <br><br> Salary is based on the Board-approved salary schedule for the current fiscal year. <b> See Salary Schedule </b> <br><br><b> Requisition Number: </b> req2268 <br><br><b> Posting Close Date: </b> 1/31/2020 <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/xWEGodhm6yQNUo6NuxxQe"> <p>PI117077453</p>
Posted: 2020-01-14 Expires: 2020-02-14

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