Grounds, Athletic Field

Job category: Auxiliary
Exemption Status/Test: Non Exempt
Reports to: Grounds Supervisor
Date Revised: April 14, 2016
Dept./School: Maintenance

Primary purpose

Help maintain and upkeep all district athletic fields. Assist in preparation of competitive events.



High School Diploma or GED

Valid Texas Driver’s License with good driving record/CDL preferred

Strong background in landscaping, irrigation, turf care, drainage, and fertilization

Experience with various types of grounds equipment

Ability to complete additional duties assigned


Experience with the operations and maintenance of mowing equipment

Experience with lawn care and athletic fields maintenance

Special knowledge/skills

Knowledge and understanding turf care and Athletic field management

Knowledge of tools, methods of materials used in grounds construction, landscaped area maintenance worked, and building maintenance and improvement

Good organizational and people skills

Ability to follow directions

Ability to handle high-volume, fast paced work loads

Ability to get along with others

Ability to complete assignments in a timely and workable manner

Major responsibilities and duties

Mental demands/physical demands/environmental factors

Tools/Equipment Used: 
Must be skilled with a variety of lawn tools
Ability to climb on and off equipment
Frequently lift 10 to 80 pounds
Mental Demands: 
Maintain emotional control under stress

This document describes the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and is not an exhaustive list of all responsible and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required.