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Athletic Field Maintenance Worker - Extended!!!

Job Description

Athletic Field Maintenance Worker - Extended!!!

Job Location : San Diego County, Cuyamaca College

Job Type : Full Time

Job ID : R-01544

Transforming lives through learning isn’t just the vision of the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District. It happens every day with our 30,000 students who take the first step in their higher education, become trained for a new career, or learn knowledge that transforms their world perspective.

The Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District honors a diverse academic community and fosters equity mindedness across our institutions. As such, the District is committed to eliminating achievement gaps among different student groups by promoting a culture of appreciation for diversity, equity, inclusivity, and social justice, and continuously examining our processes and practices through an equity lens.

The District provides an excellent health and welfare benefits package to its employees. We take care of our employees and have continued to offer medical, dental and vision coverage to eligible employees and their dependents at no charge for any of the plans we offer.

Become a part of this dedicated team in beautiful San Diego County!

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Job Summary

Application Deadline: Monday, September 12, 2022 at 11:59 p.m.

NOTE: Application materials that are submitted on the last day of application and are timed out will not be accepted.

Department: Administrative Services, Facilities

Months worked out of the Year: 12 months

FTE: 1.0

Work hours: Monday – Friday, 7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Shift Differential: None

Starting Salary Range:
Range: CL-26: $3,283 (Step A) or $3,472 (Step B)
Based on education and experience

Anticipated Start Date: October 2022

Job Description

Under the direction of an assigned supervisor, perform a variety of grounds maintenance work in the preparation and maintenance of athletic fields, surrounding landscape, facilities and equipment.


  • Prepare and maintain athletic fields, surrounding landscape areas and facilities.
  • Mark athletic play areas with appropriate marking materials or equipment to delineate the area of play and restricting lines as prescribed and established by league and sport rules; design and construct new fields as required.
  • Prepare clay surfaces for pitching and batting areas; drag infield areas and base paths according to established procedures; drag, repair and prepare track in preparation of meets; prepare jumping pits and approaches and repair hurdles for track.
  • Clean and maintain athletic fields, facilities and related areas including dugouts, bleachers, courts and parking lots; wash down tennis and handball courts.
  • Perform a variety of grounds maintenance duties including preparing and cultivating soil, fertilizing, mowing, edging, trimming, weeding, pruning and other activities.
  • Perform outdoor pest, insect and weed control functions as assigned; identify pests and weeds to be eradicated; select, mix and spray insecticides, pesticides and herbicides; determine appropriate times to spray.
  • Assist in the maintenance and repair of irrigation systems to assure proper and safe operating conditions.
  • Confer with coaches and exercise science instructors and others as appropriate to coordinate field maintenance activities.
  • Perform minor maintenance and repair work on equipment and facilities; assist with other maintenance work as assigned; assist in setting up equipment and facilities for special events.
  • Assist in ordering and obtaining parts and supplies as needed. Maintain simple records related to work activities.


  • Operate a variety of equipment and machines including lawn mower, tractor, skip loader, sweeper, edger, nail and screen drag equipment and other grounds maintenance equipment and tools.
  • Maintain departmental area(s) in a safe, clean and orderly condition; assure compliance with established safety procedures and regulations.
  • Maintain currency of qualifications for area of assignment.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.



  • Methods, equipment and materials used in cultivating and maintaining landscaped and athletic field areas, including methods, equipment and material used in pest, insect and weed control.
  • Athletic fields and track boundaries and markings.
  • Methods, equipment and materials used in grounds maintenance work.
  • Technical aspects in field of specialty.
  • Proper methods of storing equipment, materials and supplies.
  • Health and safety regulations and procedures.


  • Perform specialized grounds maintenance work in the preparation and maintenance of athletic fields, surrounding landscape, facilities and equipment, including application of chemicals for pest, insect and weed control.
  • Operate tools and equipment used in grounds maintenance work.
  • Perform heavy manual labor.
  • Understand and follow oral and written directions.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Operate light power and mechanical equipment used in the care and maintenance of athletic fields and tracks.
  • Lift objects weighing up to 80 pounds.
  • Maintain routine records.
  • Observe legal and defensive driving practices.
  • Train and provide work direction to others.
  • Meet schedules and timelines.

Graduation from high school or equivalent.

Responsible grounds maintenance experience involving the care and maintenance of athletic fields.

Valid California driver's license and ability to qualify for district vehicle insurance coverage required. California Pesticide Applicators Certificate (preferred – not mandatory)

Outdoor environment; subject to lifting, climbing, stretching, pushing and adverse weather conditions. Lift objects weighing up to 80 pounds.

Additional Information


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Under Federal Law, employers are required to verify that all new employees are eligible for employment in the United States. Prior to appointment to a position, you must present acceptable proof of your identity and authorization to work in the United States.

GCCCD is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Title IX employer.

Applicants who are protected under the Americans with Disabilities Act and who require accommodations for completing the application process or interviewing should notify the Human Resources Department by calling (619) 644-7679.

Offers of employment are contingent upon successful fingerprint clearance. A processing fee plus Live Scan fee will be required.

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