For questions regarding general grounds and sports field maintenance contact:
Supervisor: Bill Sneddon
Phone: (714) 663-6441
e-mail: bsneddon@ggusd.us

For questions regarding irrigation and trees contact:
Supervisor: Tim Sullivan
Phone: (714) 663-6441
e-mail: tsullivan1@ggusd.us

Services Provided:

  • Sports field maintenance
  • Planting, trimming, and maintenance of trees, plants, grass, and shrubs
  • Maintain, design, service, and installation of irrigation systems
  • Maintain, service, and provide annual certification of backflow devices
  • Field renovations including: aerating, roto-tilling, re-seeding, and fertilizing
  • Skip loader, backhoe, and trench work
  • Repairs to grounds and custodial equipment
  • Pest and weed control

Grounds Department Positions:

  • Groundskeeper/Gardener
  • Grounds Equipment Mechanic
  • Grounds Equipment Operator I
  • Grounds Equipment Operator II
  • Lead Groundskeeper/Gardener
  • Pest Control Technician
  • Sprinkler Repair Technician I
  • Sprinkler Repair Technician II
  • Tree Trimmer

The Grounds Maintenance Department provides the maintenance and upkeep of the grounds and athletic fields for all district facilities, including the new stadiums with artificial turf and track maintenance. The department is responsible for general grounds maintenance along with the sport fields renovations and refurbishment which may include aeration, roto-tilling, re-seeding, verticutting, and fertilization. The department is also responsible for planting, trimming, and/or removing trees, plants, shrubs, and grass, as well as maintaining the increasing drought tolerant landscaping. We also design, install, and repair the district irrigation systems. Additionally, our department maintains the backflow prevention valves and performs an annual certification of the valves. The department also maintains an integrated pest management system for all district sites which includes weed and pest control.

Tree (Specie) Shape Mature Height
Australian Willow Round 20'-40'
Bradford Pear Cone-Round 30'-50'
Camphor Round 25'-50'
Carrot Wood Round 20'-40'
Chinese Elm Weeping 40'-60'
Crape Myrtle Rounded 25'-30'
European Birch Weeping 30'-40'
Fruitless Mulberry Rounded 20'-60'
Fruitless Plum Round Under 25'
Ginkgo Round 25'-50'
Jacaranda Round (Field Only) 25'-40'
Purple Orchid Round 25'-40'
Star Pine Cone Over 100'
Sycamore Round 40'-80'
Tristania Conferta Columnar 30'-60'

Attached below is a PDF file of the District Approved Trees.

Plant (Specie) Mature Height
Amsonia 12" to 24"
California Poppy 12" to 24"
Dusty Miller 12" to 24"
Festuca 6" to 12"
Fountain Grass 24" to 36"
Gardenia 48" to 96"
Garlic Plant. (Purple Sensation) 12" to 36"
Heavenly Bamboo 48" to 96"
Iceberg Roses 24" to 48"
Indian Hawthorn 36" to 72"
Japanese Pittosporum 96" to 144"
Lily of the Nile 24" to 48"
Marguerite Daisy 24" to 42"
Mexican Feather Grass 2" to 24"
Mexican Sage 24" to 48"
Mojave Sage 24" to 36"
New Zealand Flax 48" to 72"
Podocarpus 48" to 72"
Privet 36" to 84"
Scarlet Bugler 24" to 48"

Attached below is a PDF file of the District Approved Plants and Shrubs.