Gardener II

New Haven Unified School District

Class Title:

Gardener II


Under general supervision, to perform grounds maintenance and gardening work; and to do related work as required.


Directly responsible to designated administrators.


  • Performs general grounds maintenance work and general clean-up
  • Keeps supplies, tools, and equipment in proper condition and repair
  • Plants, cultivates, fertilizes, water, and sprays ornamental plants, shrubs, hedges, trees, flowers, and lawns
  • Trims trees, hedges, and shrubs
  • Prepares and treats soil for planting
  • Sets out plants
  • Keeps assigned areas free from pests and plant diseases
  • Rakes leaves and hoes weeds
  • Operates small, medium, and heavy trucks and power equipment such as power mower, power edger, rototiller, and other heavy equipment and tools in performance of work
  • Performs ground maintenance duties including forming and pouring cement, installing sprinkler pipe, repairing and maintaining sprinkler valves, sprinkler heads, and hydraulic and electrical controllers
  • Prepares athletic fields
  • Reports any conditions which require work to maintain area assigned to in good condition.


  • Possession of appropriate California Operator’s License issued by the State Department of Motor Vehicles.


  • Must pass both qualifying written test and performance test.


  • One year of experience in gardening, grounds maintenance, or related work.

Salary Range 26

How to Apply


The application process is as easy as 1-2-3!

  1. Browse New Haven US job listings and submit an online application on Ed-Join.
  2. When the hiring principal is ready to interview, applicants will be considered and may be selected to interview.
  3. If selected to interview, you will be contacted by the school to set an appointment.
  4. Once you have interviewed, if you are selected for the position, you will be contacted by the personnel department. If you are not selected for the position, you will be notified by the school.