• Full Time
  • Atherton, CA
  • September 8, 2024

Website Sacred Heart Schools



Job Details


Position Summary


Position Purpose: To provide general facilities support & maintenance of the campus outdoor spaces.


Specific Expectations for Operations Staff: In addition to duties and essential job functions listed in job descriptions, the following responsibilities are expected of all employees in the Operations department:


• All staff are expected to maintain their school issued tools and equipment in good working order at all times

• All staff are expected to wear the appropriate uniform during their working hours

• All staff are expected to be available to work beyond the regular work schedule as directed and approved by their supervisor

• All staff are required to wear personal protective equipment for jobs requiring a certain level of protection

• All staff must complete training on all equipment used for their job function prior to using the equipment

• All staff are required to submit time-off requests two weeks prior to date(s) requested. All requests will be considered on a case-by-case basis according to business need

• All staff are required to coordinate job duty responsibilities with their manager prior to taking scheduled time off

• All staff are responsible for policing their assigned areas for hazards, cleanliness and maintenance and addressing as necessary or escalating it to the appropriate resolution channel

• All staff are required to notify their supervisor immediately if an unsafe condition is discovered or encountered

• All staff are required to work safely and in accordance with local, state and federal laws, industry standards and School directed safe practices

• All employees will be paid appropriately and according to current law. If staff are required to work outside of regular work schedule; non-exempt employees will receive overtime pay, as eligible


Essential Duties:


• Performs the maintenance and care for school grounds and turf sports fields including but not limited to football, baseball, lacrosse, soccer fields, etc.

• Inspects flowers, shrubs, trees, lawns and natural & artificial turf for evidence of insects, fungi and other pests

• Maintains and prunes foliage, plants, flowers, trees and open areas

• Mows school grounds and athletic fields with hand and power mowers; prunes trees and trims hedges to promote growth, plant health & improve appearance

• Applies fertilizers and weed control chemicals & products in compliance with the law

• Maintains, repairs and connects sprinkling equipment – waters lawns, athletic fields, and flower beds and works on building related equipment as required

• Adjusts and repairs equipment such as lawnmowers, sprinklers, and other lawn equipment & tools

• Assists with traffic control, crosswalk duties and related assignments

• Cleans, sanitizes assigned areas following safety and departmental procedures

• Handles emergency situations as they occur

• Other duties as assigned by the Facilities Manager

• Drives/transports school van shuttle

• Contribute positively to team, morale maintaining a positive, pleasant demeanor

• A clear commitment to the mission of the school as articulated in the Goals and Criteria of Sacred Heart Schools




• High School diploma or equivalent- a combination of education and experience can be substituted for a high school diploma

• A minimum of two years of experience in a similar position, is preferred

• Proficiency maintaining various types of landscaping and athletic fields


• Proven ability to work equally well as a team member and individually

• Demonstrated excellent attendance and punctuality

• Must be available to work occasional overtime on evening and weekend events

• Ability to apply common sense understanding and to carry out instructions furnished in written or oral form

• Ability to communicate effectively with all constituents in a school environment. Conversant in Spanish is preferred


Physical Requirements and Work Environment


• Regularly operates a variety of power tools and equipment

• Regularly stoops, crawls, kneels, pushes, pulls and reaches

• Ability to travel safely and comfortably across the 63-acre campus

• May climb ladders including to roof tops

• Be able to regularly life up to 70 lbs. while using proper lifting techniques

• Regularly uses close and distance vision

• Works in a wide variety of environments as found in all areas of the school, the Operations Department and cross-functionally with other groups on campus


Salary: Please note that if there is a salary estimate listed for this position, it is being automatically generated from the career website and may not be an accurate reflection on the salary for this position. However, we offer competitive compensation based on years of experience and skills level. This position offers health and welfare benefits subject to plan parameters, including medical, dental, vision, Life & LTD, 403(b) retirement plan and more.


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