Gardener III

New Haven Unified School District

Class Title:

Gardener III


Under general supervision to operate and maintain a wide variety of grounds power equipment or maintain automatic irrigation systems as a regular and major assignment; to perform grounds maintenance and gardening work; to do related work consistent with the job description.


Directly responsible to designated administrators.


  • Operates and maintains large turf mower, tractors, trucks, and other equipment or repair irrigation systems
  • Performs athletic field preparation, landscape installation, and a variety of grounds maintenance duties
  • Performs general grounds keeping work
  • Performs heavy physical labor.


  • Must pass both qualifying written test and performance test.


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


  • Two years of experience as a Gardener II or demonstrable equivalency. Revised March 2011

Salary Range 29

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.