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HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMISSION Groundskeeper I in CARLSBAD, Texas

Job/Position DescriptionGroundskeeper ICome work in an environment where we truly value and respect those we serve and believe in the mission that all people can achieve a higher level of wellness and independence. The state supported living centers serve people with intellectual and developmental disabilities who are medically fragile or who have behavioral problems. The centers provide campus-based direct services and supports at 13 centers located throughout the state. Learn About Our State Supported Living CentersThe state of Texas offers many benefits to employees. HHSC is a qualifying organization for the Federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program, which forgives the remaining balance on college student Direct Loans after making 120 qualifying monthly payments. We also offer excellent health benefits, a lifetime monthly retirement annuityas well as 401(k) and 457 Programs under the Employees Retirement System of Texas.If you are looking for a place to work where you can establish a career that is filled with purpose, this is the job for you!Groundskeeper I works under general supervision with moderate latitude and independent judgment. Work involves caring for and maintaining the appearance of grounds and gardens; maintaining and repairing grounds-keeping tools, supplies, and equipment; and performing various gardening activities. Works as a team-member moving campus property. Performs other duties as assigned and will be scheduled to work weekends and holidays depending on needs of the department for callout. Essential Job FunctionsAttends work on a regular basis and may be required to work a specific shift schedule or, at times, even a rotating schedule, extended shift and/or overtime in accordance with agency leave policy and performs other duties as assigned. Works under general supervision with moderate latitude and independent judgementMaintain grounds with both rotary and riding lawn equipment, electric edger, and various hand toolsUses hand tools, power tools, grounds-keeping and material handling and safety equipment to ensure safety during equipment operation and maintenanceAssist with the installation and repairs of sprinkler systems, pesticide application, moving furniture, or working in other areasConstructs forms and install new concrete structures such as sidewalks to ensure safety and support campus programsPlant trees and maintain flower beds on campusMaintain and repair campus grounds, including removing recyclables, trash, debris, and rubbishProcess paperwork to fulfill department needsCommunicates to facilitate maintenance related business and promote productive work relationships Other duties as assigned include but are not limited to actively participating and/or serving in a supporting role to meet the agencyand#146;s obligations for disaster response and/or recovery o https://jobshrportal.hhsc.state.tx.us/ENG/CareerPortal/job\_profile.cfm?szOrderID=539923 Copy the URL in the preceding sentence to an Internet Explorer browser to apply to the job directly through the Texas Health and Human Services Career Portal.

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