Human Resources & Jobs

Port San Antonio is in the business of providing excellent customer service. If you are looking for an opportunity to be a part of this dynamic team, please contact jobs@portsanantonio.us

Apply to:
Port Authority of San Antonio/HR
907 Billy Mitchell Blvd
San Antonio, TX 78226
Email: jobs@portsanantonio.us
Fax: (210) 362-7829

Equal Opportunity Employer


Job Opening: Grounds Maintenance Worker (I & II)

Position Summary: Maintains grounds Port San Antonio property.

Working Conditions: Outdoor work, walking, standing, sitting, hearing, bending, crouching. Employee may be subject to moderate noise, extreme temperatures and hazardous conditions. Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally with or without accommodation, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Functions:

  • Mows lawns, trims and edges around walks, flower beds and walls and installs sod.
  • Waters and prunes shrubs and trees to shape and improve growth or remove damaged leaves, branches or twigs.
  • Sprays lawn, shrubs and trees with fertilizer, herbicides and insecticides.
  • Cleans grounds, removes litter and rakes leaves.
  • Spreads salt on public passage ways to prevent ice buildup during freezing weather.
  • Plants flowers, trees and shrubs.
  • Repairs and paints fences, gates, walls, walks and outbuildings when covered with graffiti.
  • Removes debris from drainage ditches and culverts.
  • Uses machinery such as bobcats, backhoes, shovels, mowers, edgers, ladders, fertilizer spreaders and lawn rollers.
  • Makes minor repairs on equipment and sharpens tools.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications for Level 1

Education: High School diploma or equivalent
Experience: 0-6 months experience in grounds keeping or related field
License & Certification: Class C driver's license
Testing: Criminal background check, Drug Test

Qualifications for Level 2

Education: High School diploma or equivalent
Experience: 1-2 years experience in grounds keeping or related field
License & Certification: Class C driver's license
Testing: Criminal background check, Drug Test

Other Abilities:

  1. Knowledge of: machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair and maintenance.
  2. Ability to: to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals; write routine reports and correspondence; add, subtract, multiply and divide all units of measure.