San José Unified School District

Lead Groundskeeper - San Jose

San Jose, CA
San José Unified is an innovative urban school district that is reinventing the education system by

Job Description

Lead Groundskeeper

Posted: Sunday, 5/12/2024

The impact you will have: As a Groundskeeper you will perform general gardening and landscaping work, as well as cleaning, operating, and maintaining facilities in an efficient and safe way to meet customer needs and support an enriching educational environment for our students, staff, and community. A more detailed job description is available at:

Who you are:
An experienced groundskeeper, you are a detail-oriented professional who has excellent time management skills and a commitment to customer service and safety. You are able to work well independently and within a team. You apply best practices and have a desire to continuously improve and grow within our organization.

What you need for this position:

  • Completion of 12th grade or equivalent
  • Resume and Letter of Introduction outlining desire and qualifications for this position
  • Three (3) years of experience operating heavy power equipment
  • FMCSA Clearinghouse Registration at

Preferred Within the first six months of employment:

  • Medical Certificate
  • Class A California Driver’s License
  • Industrial Lift Truck Operator’s Permit

When will you hear back from us:
Within seven days of applying, we will inform you if you will be moving forward in our hiring process and share next steps. If there is a delayed response, feel free to reach out to [email protected] or [email protected].

FMCSA Clearinghouse Registration Notice to Applicants:
This position is considered a safety-sensitive position by the Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). Effective January 6, 2020, any applicant who wishes to be considered for this position must be registered with the FMCSA Clearinghouse. Regulations require San José Unified School District to perform a full query of any individual prior to that person being hired into a safety-sensitive position. Regulations also require applicants to provide consent for the full query. Consent for the full query can only be provided via the online Clearinghouse by individuals registered with the Clearinghouse.

For more information on the Clearinghouse or to register, please visit: Applicants may also come into the Transportation office for assistance in registering.

San José Unified School District At A Glance

San José Unified is an innovative urban school district that is reinventing the education system by bringing together teachers and staff with parents and students, inspiring each to discover their own greatness. Serving over 30,000 students from transitional kindergarten through high school in 41 schools from Downtown San José in the north to the Almaden Valley in the south, San José Unified is Silicon Valley’s largest and most diverse school system.
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