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Westgate Community School Grounds Keeper-Facility Maintenance

Westgate Community School is a K-12 public charter school located in Thornton, CO. Westgate seeks a motived Grounds Keeper to perform all aspects of grounds maintenance on the school property. This is a full time hourly, benefit eligible position with flexible hours (dependent on season and workload i.e. during snow storm, come in early and leave early).

Job Description

Responsible for the cutting, trimming, watering, fertilizing and weed control of lawns, shrubs, and trees. Will perform new landscaping projects, and maintain existing landscaping, and perform routine grounds clean up. Will assist Facility Manager with building maintenance during winter months and inclement weather. Specific duties may include, but are not limited to:


Responsible for overall appearance and status of grounds, including;
Snow removal, watering, landscaping
Cleanup of grounds
Raking and removal of leaves and pine needles
Inspect, maintain, and clean play area and equipment * Sprinkler system seasonal maintenance
Parking lot painting

Ensure safety of students, staff and visitors.
Maintain building standards, both exterior and interior state to a high standard.
Assist in maintenance and construction projects as directed

Interaction with kids on a daily basis
Positive attitude and commitment to teamwork and to making a positive contribution to the Westgate community
This position requires daily physical activity including lifting
Must be able to adapt to rapidly changing directives
Must be able to read, write and speak English fluently
Education and Experience

High School Diploma, or Equivalent
Technical Skills

Ability to perform “handyman-type” repairs
Ability to use power tools, mowers, and lawn equipment
Strong Customer service skills
Must be willing and able to learn new skills as required
Other Information

This position may require successful completion of pre-employment checks to include a criminal background check, fingerprinting and drug screening.
This position normally works Monday – Friday
Some weekend and evening hours due to special projects or snow removal is required
Job Type: Full-time
Contact Sharon Collins
Phone: 303 452-0967
Fax: 303 452-4519
12500 Washington Street, Thornton, CO 80241