Jobs & Resumes

JOBS AND RESUMES

If you would like to post a job for 30 days, please contact Zayra@ALCA.org.  The cost is $25 per job posting for members and $50 for non-members.  You may find the list of resumes are after the job postings.

Landscape Irrigation Technician

Mariposa Landscape Arizona’s Maintenance Division is seeking hardworking individuals for immediate employment as a Landscape Irrigation Technician.

Overall Responsibilities:
Plan work schedules for irrigation repairs and inspections on multiple accounts
Troubleshoot and repair irrigation mainlines, valves, clocks and wiring
Quickly perform repairs correctly
Complete the required paperwork and recording on jobs completed
Program a variety of controllers from different manufactures both standard and ET type

Requirements:
3 years experience installing and/or repairing landscape irrigation systems
A valid drivers license and a driving record which is insurable to drive company vehicles
Able to perform labor intensive work outdoors on regular basis requiring a full range of mobility in upper and lower body along with the ability to reach over head as well as work in various positions including, but not limited to, stooping, standing, bending over, sitting, kneeling, and walking for extended periods of time.

Benefits:
Competitive Salary Based on Experience
401k Retirement Account with Company Matching
Paid Vacation/Holidays
Company sponsored Health Insurance

Walk-ins are welcomed to apply at our Glendale location: 7677 N 67th Ave Glendale AZ 85301
www.mariposa-ca.com

Landscape Maintenance Laborers

Mariposa Landscape Arizona, Inc. is seeking hardworking individuals for immediate employment as Landscape Maintenance Workers.

Overall Responsibilities:
Communicate with lead people regarding job assignments and progress of assigned tasks
Become proficient in the use of basic maintenance hand tools and power equipment
Become proficient in loading and unloading of truck and trailer used in landscape maintenance operations
Become proficient in performing all landscape maintenance tasks
Able to meet company production rates and standards

Requirements:
Knows how to operate mowing equipment
Able to perform labor intensive work on regular basis
At least 1 year of experience

Benefits:
Competitive Salary Based on Experience
401k Retirement Account with Company Matching
Paid Time Off

Walk-ins are welcomed to apply at our Glendale location: 7677 N 67th Ave Glendale AZ85301    www.mariposa-ca.com

Landscape Spray Technician

Mariposa Landscapes, Inc. is looking to fill a full-time landscape spray technician position. We are looking for Landscape Spray Technicians in our Glendale location and Phoenix location.This position will oversee chemical treatments/pest control.
Applicant must have an applicators license in category 3 or 4.
The hourly rate for this position starts at $14 per hr. based on experience and qualifications.

Required licenses or certifications:
Category 3 or 4

Benefits
Competitive Salary Based on Experience
401k Retirement Account with Company Matching
Paid Time Off
Job Typee
Full-time

Walk-ins are welcomed to apply at our Glendale location: 7677 N 67th Ave Glendale AZ85301    www.mariposa-ca.com
 

Groundskeeper - Tempe campus

Arizona State University
Grounds Services
Campus: Tempe
Requisition Id# 34843BR 
Salary Range:  To be determined
Close Date:  16-Aug-2017

Job Description:
Facilities Development and Management, Tempe campus, seeks a Groundskeeper to maintain grounds and participate in all types of grounds maintenance activities.

Essential Duties:
•Maintain grounds and roads e.g. plant, remove debris, water; spray for weeds and insects;    operate and maintain landscaping tools and equipment. Perform maintenance, and install/remove outdoor signage.
•Plant shrubs, trees, and flowers. Prune trees and shrubs.
•Remove debris from stairs and walk, rake leaves and mow lawns.
•Pick up litter and empty outdoor trash/recycling cans.
•Water trees, shrubs and lawns and perform irrigation activities.
•Spray for weeds and insects using unrestricted chemicals as required.
•Operate large power lawn mowers, edgers, hand tools and large vehicles associated with ground maintenance and landscaping activities.
•Operate pick-up trucks for hauling purposes and for trash and debris removal.
•Perform minor maintenance and repair on equipment and tools as required.

Minimum Qualifications:
Any experience which provides knowledge, skills and ability to perform the work.  Some positions in this classification may be required to obtain a current Type D Arizona driver's license upon employment.

Desired Qualifications:
Experience in:

•using and operating grounds equipment and/or tools (e.g. leaf sweepers, line trimmers, hedge trimmers, blowers, hand truck, power lift gate, hammer drill, chain saw, basic hand tools, etc.)
•repairing/maintaining irrigation systems
•planting shrubs, trees, flowers, pruning trees/shrubs
•operating riding, push lawn mowers, and other turf related equipment
•power washer operation
•trash compactor operation
•minor equipment maintenance (e.g. oil changes, blade sharpening, filter changes, spark plug changes, use of grease gun, etc.)
•work that requires customer service skills
Evidence of effective verbal and written communication skills 

Working Environment:
Activities regularly require long periods of exposure to external elements indigenous to a desert environment, weather, potential exposure to venomous insects, insecticides, herbicides and fertilizers. Regularly required to operate a variety of landscaping equipment, tools and machines requiring extended periods of walking over uneven and occasionally rocky surfaces, stooping, bending, reaching, lifting and pushing objects of varying weights up to 50 pounds. Ability to clearly communicate verbally, read, write, see and hear to perform essential functions. Regular use of mowers, trimmers, edgers, shears, spreaders, hoses, hand and power tools/machines.  May regularly operate a motor vehicle as assigned. This position receives regular review of daily work tasks to ensure adherence with established standards for quality, aesthetics, and quantity.  Drive University vehicles and/or carts.

DAYS AND SCHEDULE: Monday – Friday; 5:00 AM - 1:30 PM

Department Statement: 
Facilities Development and Management measures performance expectations and seeks candidates who are aware of, participate in, and encourage team support of Arizona State University's sustainability programs.  The University has made an institutional commitment to lead by example through the sustainable operations of its campuses.  By demonstrating exemplary practices and sharing solutions, ASU stimulates changes in individual, institutional, and corporate behaviors to create a more sustainable world.
ASU offers tuition waiver (to include yourself, spouse and dependents), paid vacation and holidays, excellent benefit package, employee training and development opportunities, and an employee assistance program.
This position is located at University Services Building, 1551 S. Rural Road, Tempe, AZ (on Rural Road south of Apache Blvd).
Must possess a valid Arizona driver's license upon employment and maintain throughout employment.  Post-offer of employment, selected candidate must possess an acceptable driving record which is 5 or fewer points in the most recent 39 month period from date of hire. 

ASU Statement:
Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 90,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.
ASU is a tobacco-free university. For details visit www.asu.edu/tobaccofree
AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.
Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.
ASU conducts pre-employment screening which may include verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. 

Background Check Statement:
ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the background check. 

Instructions to Apply:
Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated.
Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.
Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.
Work reference history information for 3 current and/or former supervisors will be requested at time of interview.
Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.
Facilities Development and Management at ASU employment requires current eligibility to legally work in the United States.

To apply please go to www.asu.edu/asujobs/ click "External Applicant" under Staff job opportunities, see Req Id# 34914BR or go directly to: https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGWebHost/jobdetails.aspx?partnerid=25620&siteid=5494&jobId=3101498

 

Account Manager – Integrated Landscape Management

Duties:
Manages assigned primary customer contacts for assigned book of business. Which includes but not limited to regular communications, assisting with budgets, providing ongoing work & progress reports, provides quality evaluations of all aspects of landscape and irrigation systems for client properties, suggests solutions and ideas for property improvements.  Responsible for annual sales goal.

Salary: $48,000 - $55,000 BOE  + incentives

Benefits: Group Medical, Dental and Life Insurance, 401(k) Plan, Paid Sick/Vacation time & Holidays, and Training Support.

Requirements:
Bachelor Degree a plus
Landscape knowledgeable and sales driven
Valid Arizona Drivers License and acceptable driving record.
Strong computer skills a must
Customer service driven, dynamic, team work skills, flexible, adaptable, highly motivated, self-starter, ability to coach and train others.
Previous Account Manager experience a plus

Send, Fax or E-mail Resume to1150 E. Gilbert Dr.
Tempe, AZ 85281
Fax: 480.675.7619
Email: jhernandez@ilm-llc.com
Apply online: http://ilm.ourcareerpages.com/

Sales - Cox Cactus Farm

Cox Cactus Farm is a wholesale grower in North Phoenix providing quality plant material and exceptional customer service to landscapers, nurseries, resorts, municipalities, and more throughout the Valley and beyond. We are a fast growing company seeking a sales person to support our ongoing sales and marketing efforts.

The right candidate for this position will be:
- An energetic self-starter with a can-do attitude and ability to "follow through" 
- Detail-oriented with the ability to multi-task and prioritize
- Friendly, pleasant, and upbeat

Daily duties include:
- Field customer questions and orders via email or phone and respond in a timely manner. This may include providing pricing and availability as well as emailing pictures
- Make sales calls and follow-up sales calls to potential and current customers
- Help walk-in customers with plant selection in the yard, if needed
- Stay abreast of our current plant inventory so that you can speak knowledgeably to customers about quality and availability
- Provide support to lead sales as needed

Requirements:
- Ability to identify some plants is a must
- Ability and willingness to learn plant identification is a must
- Ability to understand and speak Spanish is preferred
- Experience in the nursery or landscaping industries is a must
- Knowledge of QuickBooks is a plus

A typical work week is Monday through Friday with seasonal hours from 6am to 2:30pm in the Summer and 7am to 3:30pm in the Winter. This position does require time spent outside in the nursery year-round. 

This is a full-time position with compensation based on experience.

If you feel you are the right candidate for this position and can meet all the requirements listed above, please email your resume to Jessica at jessica@coxcactusfarm.com or fax it to 480-336-2933. You may also contact Jessica at 480-220-1848.

Caretaker Landscape and Tree Management - Irrigation Tech, Maintenance Gardener, Receptionist, Landscape Construction Laborer
Caretaker Continues to Grow!

At Caretaker we're all about our team, our partners, doing the right thing, working hard and having fun. If this sounds like a team you would love to be a part of or feel you are the right candidate, please submit your inquiries and/or resumes to: Patricia Myers, Human Resources Director pmyers@caretakerinc.com.

This employer participates in E-Verify.

Caretaker is a drug free and Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants.

Irrigation Tech Description - Caretaker Lanscape & Tree Management

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Installs, adjust, repair, and replaces irrigation systems
  • Plans and schedules work to provide for preventative maintenance and efficient performance to quickly locate and repair broken pipes, sprinklers etc. to reduce water loss and assure proper operating systems.
  • Adjusts, resets, repairs or replaces irrigation controllers and/or valves
  • Programs, monitors and adjusts computer controlled irrigation systems
  • Manages an inventory of parts and tools while preforming job responsibilities
  • Compiles and prepares necessary maps, reports and records
  • Strive to improve system efficiencies to conserve water usage
  • Other duties assigned by management

Eligibility Requirements: 6 months experience preferred but not required

Work Environment / Physical Requirements:

  • Work 8+ hours per day (6:00 am – 2:30 pm) with applicable breaks x 5 days/week (some overtime/weekend work required)
  • Ability to work in extreme conditions – temperatures may exceed 100 degrees Fahrenheit
  • Ability to work in direct sunlight for extended periods of time
  • Ability to lift and carry 40 lbs. (mulch, fertilizer, etc.)
  • Ability to bend, stoop and twist continuously throughout the day

Maintenance Gardener - Caretaker Lanscape & Tree Management

We currently have a full time positions available for and Maintenance Gardeners valley wide.   This is a non-exempt position is responsible for performing a variety of unskilled and semi-skilled landscape tasks including horticulture, grounds maintenance, and equipment operation; perform related work as required.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
The examples of functions listed in this job description are representative, but not necessarily exhaustive, of any one position in this job classification.  Management may assign other functions not listed herein at its sole discretion.

  • Follows directions from the Crew Leader; performs landscape maintenance functions (e.g., pulling weeds, raking leaves, sweeping sidewalks, and cleaning debris)
  • Clears ditches, digs holes, and performs handwork as necessary using a pick, shovel, or other hand tools
  • Waters vegetation using a hose; cleans canals, drains, and tree wells; operates light landscape equipment (e.g., 21” mower, leaf blower, weed eater, stick edger, and hedge trimmer)
  • Operates demanding landscape equipment (e.g., 36”, 48” and riding lawn mowers)
  • Ensures work is performed to the company's and customer's expectations
  • Finishes the work efficiently thereby improving gross margin
  • Recognizes areas for improvement in the landscape and communicates this to the Crew Leader
  • Maintains tools and equipment to ensure safety
  • Performs general clean up at the work site
  • Thinks ahead and completes tasks efficiently within budget and timelines
  • Attends safety meetings
  • Demonstrates the ability to work independently
  • Applies chemicals (e.g., fertilizer, Round Up, Fusillade) to landscape
  • Uses chemical application equipment (e.g., spray tank, belly grinder)
  • Communicates well with others using basic English or Spanish
  • Identifies weeds, insects, and plants correctly
  • Role models PPE usage
  • Plants vegetation as instructed
  • Provides excellent service (e.g., accurate, complete, and timely) to clients, work-site partners, and company staff in a courteous and efficient manner

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND COMPETENCIES

Knowledge Areas: Safe work practices; proper watering techniques; proper operation of light landscape equipment, demanding landscape equipment, and tools; various plants and their proper care; insects; weeds; application methods and safety precautions for applying fertilizers, pesticides, and chemicals; appropriate watering techniques; methods of soil preparation and conditioning; PPE; basic mathematics; basic English or Spanish; and company customer service objectives, norms, and strategies.

Skills: Use and maintain hand tools (e.g., shovel, rake, broom) and light landscape equipment (e.g., weed eater, lawn mowers, stick edgers) and demanding landscaping equipment (e.g., 36”, 48” and riding lawn mower) properly and safely; use all PPE as required; prune trees with proper equipment; apply chemicals, fertilizers, and fungicides correctly; plant various types of vegetation (e.g., trees, shrubs, and ground cover) properly; work independently; communicate and follow directions appropriately; time management to show up for work punctually and complete tasks efficiently; communicate using basic English or Spanish; work well with others; and provide excellent customer service by ensuring clients/ needs are fulfilled in an accurate, complete, and timely fashion by demonstrating courtesy, efficiency, and professionalism.

Competencies:

  • Safety:  Performs all job functions safely; complies with all safety policies, procedures, and standards (e.g., PPE, proper lifting, wears seat belt when in a vehicle); reports all safety-related incidents to supervisor immediately; attends all safety meetings.
  • Punctuality, Attendance, and Appearance:  Shows up to work each day on time; completes all tasks within time expectations; adheres to company dress code policy; wears clean clothes to work each day; follows inclement weather policy and attendance policy and procedures.
  • Horticulture:  Pulls weeds, rakes leaves, sweeps sidewalks, and cleans debris; prunes shrubs and low trees; grooms color beds; clears ditches, digs holes, and uses hand tools effectively; cleans canals, drains, and tree wells; plants vegetation correctly; uses chemicals and burlaps effectively.
  • Customer Service:  Consistently exceeds customer expectations by working efficiently and ensuring that all job quality standards are met; maintains a pleasant, positive, and professional disposition to all customers; is friendly at all times.
  • Equipment Operation:  Operates light landscape equipment (e.g., 21” mower, leaf blower, weed eater, stick edger, and hedge trimmer) and demanding equipment (e.g., 36” and riding lawn mowers) properly and safely.
  • Interpersonal Skills:  Treats others with respect, collaboration, and support in such a way that work relationships are improved and morale is increased; communicates well with others.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:  An example of the preferred education, training, and/or experience that demonstrates possession of the knowledge, skills, and competencies for this position includes:  at least six (6) months of professional landscape and grounds management experience similar to that described above.

ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS: The physical characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the functions required by this job classification.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable an individual with qualified disabilities to perform the functions of this job classification, on a case-by-case basis.

Frequently stand, walk, or crouch on narrow and/or slippery surfaces; stoop, kneel, bend to pick up or move objects; walk for long distances and on sloped ground and uneven surfaces; move, lift, and carry objects weighing up to 50 pounds; normal manual dexterity and hand-eye coordination; corrected hearing and vision to normal range.

SPECIAL NOTES, LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS

Language:  Though not required, bilingual English and Spanish skills are desirable.

Working Conditions:  Work is predominately outdoors, exposed to varying temperatures, weather conditions, and noise levels; exposure to dust, pesticides, herbicides, grease, oils, dust, fumes, and electrical currents.

Background Investigation:  Incumbents must have a reputation for honesty and trustworthiness. 

Introductory Period:  Incumbents appointed to this job classification serve an introductory period of three months.

Eligibility Requirements:  Interested candidates must submit a resume to careers@caretakerinc.com.

Receptionist/Office Admin Job Description - Caretaker Lanscape & Tree Management

Purpose: Office Admin is actively involved in all areas of the company. She/he needs to have a full understanding of what is occurring in the day-to-day operations of the company in order to assist clients, subcontractors/suppliers, and service personnel who have correspondence with the company. It is extremely important that the office admin be aware that she/he is the first point of contact for our company and therefore needs to present a good impression and be able to interact with people in a friendly business-like manner. At all times the office admin needs to be aware that there is only one time to make a first impression.

Job Duties:

  • Answering incoming calls and routing them to the appropriate person in the office, voice mail, or the proper jobsite
  • Greeting people (clients, employees, subcontractors/suppliers) as they come into the office
  • Place outgoing calls as requested or required
  • Picks up, opens, sorts, stamps, and distributes incoming mail and interoffice mail
  • Scans and routes all incoming invoices in a Paperless Environment software
  • Sending and receiving faxes
  • May type memos, letters, transmittals, and listings as backup and may organize / alphabetize filing
  • Manages office supplies orders
  • Attend required meetings
  • Responsible for coordinating company related functions like employees birthdays, potlucks and holiday celebrations
  • Assists the Business Development team with initial bid set up folders, emailing Termination Notice’s, and other tasks.
  • May be required to attend association industry events like tradeshows and golf tournaments
  • Perform additional assignments per supervisor’s direction

Competencies: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies to perform the essential functions of this position.

  • Problem solving—the individual identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner, gathers and analyzes information skillfully.
  • Customer service—the individual manages difficult client/customer situations, responds promptly to customer needs, solicits customer feedback to improve service, responds to requests for service and assistance and meets commitments.
  • Planning/organizing—the individual prioritizes and plans work activities and uses time efficiently.
  • Quality control—the individual demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness, monitors own work to ensure quality and applies feedback to improve performance.
  • Quantity—meets productivity standards and completes work in a timely manner.
  • Adaptability—the individual adapts to changes in the work environment, manages competing demands and is able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events.
  • Dependability—the individual is consistently at work and on time, follows instructions, responds to management direction and solicits feedback to improve performance.
  • Safety and security—the individual observes safety and security procedures and uses equipment and materials properly.

Job Requirements

  • Bilingual – Spanish
  • High School Diploma
  • Friendly and outgoing personality
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word
  • Master organizer and attention to detail
  • Detail oriented with customer focus attitude
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Basic math skills and be able to perform simple calculations
  • Typing alpha-numeric data accurately and timely

Landscape Construction Laborer - Caretaker Lanscape & Tree Management

We currently have a full time position available for Landscape Construction Laborers valley wide.   This is a non-exempt position is responsible for performing a variety of unskilled and semi-skilled landscape tasks.   

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The examples of functions listed in this job description are representative, but not necessarily exhaustive, of any one position in this job classification.  Management may assign other functions not listed herein at its sole discretion.

  • Using hand and/or power tools or equipment to perform a wide range of landscape and irrigation duties
  • Plants vegetation as instructed, grads, digs, spreads DG and rakes  
  • Follows directions from the Crew Leaders; performs landscape construction functions
  • Clears trenches, digs holes, and performs handwork as necessary using a pick, shovel, or other hand tools
  • Ensures work is performed to the company's and customer's expectations
  • Finishes the work efficiently thereby improving gross margin
  • Recognizes areas for improvement in the landscape and communicates this to the Crew Leader
  • Maintains tools and equipment to ensure safety
  • Performs general clean up at the work site
  • Thinks ahead and completes tasks efficiently
  • Attends safety meetings
  • Demonstrates the ability to work independently
  • Communicates well with others using basic English or Spanish
  • PPE usage required at all times
  • Plants vegetation as instructed
  • Provides excellent service (e.g., accurate, complete, and timely) to clients, work-site partners, and company staff in a courteous and efficient manner

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND COMPETENCIES

Knowledge Areas: Safe work practices; proper watering techniques; proper operation of light landscape equipment and tools; various plants and their proper care; watering techniques; soil preparation and conditioning; PPE; basic mathematics; basic English or Spanish; and company customer service objectives, norms, and strategies.

Skills: Use and maintain hand tools (e.g., pick, shovel, rake, broom) properly and safely; use all PPE as required; plant various types of vegetation (e.g., trees, shrubs, and ground cover) properly; work independently; communicate and follow directions appropriately; time management to show up for work punctually and complete tasks efficiently; communicate using basic English or Spanish; work well with others; and provide excellent customer service by ensuring clients/ needs are fulfilled in an accurate, complete, and timely fashion by demonstrating courtesy, efficiency, and professionalism.

Competencies:

  • Safety:  Performs all job functions safely; complies with all safety policies, procedures, and standards (e.g., PPE, proper lifting, wears seat belt when in a vehicle); reports all safety-related incidents to supervisor immediately; attends all safety meetings.
  • Punctuality, Attendance, and Appearance:  Shows up to work each day on time; completes all tasks within time expectations; adheres to company dress code policy; wears clean clothes to work each day; follows inclement weather policy and attendance policy and procedures.
  • Customer Service:  Consistently exceeds customer expectations by working efficiently and ensuring that all job quality standards are met; maintains a pleasant, positive, and professional disposition to all customers; is friendly at all times.
  • Interpersonal Skills:  Treats others with respect, collaboration, and support in such a way that work relationships are improved and morale is increased; communicates well with others.

ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS: The physical characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the functions required by this job classification.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable an individual with qualified disabilities to perform the functions of this job classification, on a case-by-case basis.

Frequently stand, walk, or crouch on narrow and/or slippery surfaces; stoop, kneel, bend to pick up or move objects; walk for long distances and on sloped ground and uneven surfaces; move, lift, and carry objects weighing up to 50 pounds; normal manual dexterity and hand-eye coordination; corrected hearing and vision to normal range.

SPECIAL NOTES, LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS

Language:  Though not required, bilingual English and Spanish skills are desirable.

Working Conditions:  Work is predominately outdoors, exposed to varying temperatures, weather conditions, and noise levels.

Background Investigation:  Incumbents must have a reputation for honesty and trustworthiness. 

Introductory Period:  Incumbents appointed to this job classification serve an introductory period of three months.

Arizona State University - Groundskeeper/Polytechnic Campus

Facilities, Management Polytechnic
Requisition Id# 34427BR
Salary Range:  To be determined
Close Date:  07-August-2017 

Job Description:  Facilities Development and Management, Polytechnic campus, seeks Groundskeepers to maintain grounds and participate in all types of grounds maintenance activities.

Essential Duties: 

•Maintain grounds and roads e.g. plant, remove debris, water; spray for weeds and insects; operate and maintain landscaping tools and equipment.

•Perform maintenance, and install/remove outdoor signage.

•Plant shrubs, trees, and flowers. Prune trees and shrubs.

•Remove debris from stairs and walk, rake leaves and mow lawns.

•Pick up litter and empty outdoor trash/recycling cans.

•Water trees, shrubs and lawns and perform irrigation activities.

•Spray for weeds and insects using unrestricted chemicals as required.

•Operate large power lawn mowers, edgers, hand tools and large vehicles associated with ground maintenance and landscaping activities.

•Operate pick-up trucks for hauling purposes and for trash and debris removal.

•Perform minor maintenance and repair on equipment and tools as required.

DAYS AND SCHEDULE: 
Monday- Friday; 5:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. (hours may vary seasonally)

Minimum Qualifications: Any experience which provides knowledge, skills and ability to perform the work.  Some positions in this classification may be required to obtain a current Type D Arizona driver's license upon employment.

Desired Qualifications: 

•Experience in using and operating grounds equipment and/or tools (e.g. leaf sweepers, line trimmers, hedge trimmers, blowers, hand truck, power lift gate, hammer drill, chain saw, basic hand tools, etc.)

•Repair and Maintenance of irrigation systems

•Experience in planting shrubs, trees, flowers, pruning trees/shrubs

•Experience in operating riding, push lawn mowers, and other turf related equipment

•Experience in power washer operation

•Experience in trash compactor operation

•Experience in minor equipment maintenance (e.g. oil changes, blade sharpening, filter changes, spark plug changes, use of grease gun, etc.)

•Experience in work that requires customer service skills

•Evidence of effective verbal and written communication skills

Working Environment:  Activities regularly require long periods of exposure to external elements indigenous to a desert environment, weather, potential exposure to venomous insects, insecticides, herbicides and fertilizers. Regularly required to operate a variety of landscaping equipment, tools and machines requiring extended periods of walking over uneven and occasionally rocky surfaces, stooping, bending, reaching, lifting and pushing objects of varying weights up to 50 pounds. Ability to clearly communicate verbally, read, write, see and hear to perform essential functions. Regular use of mowers, trimmers, edgers, shears, spreaders, hoses, hand and power tools/machines.  May regularly operate a motor vehicle as assigned. This position receives regular review of daily work tasks to ensure adherence with established standards for quality, aesthetics, and quantity.  Drive University vehicles and/or carts.

Department Statement:  Facilities Development and Management measures performance expectations and seeks candidates who are aware of, participate in, and encourage team support of Arizona State University's sustainability programs.  The University has made an institutional commitment to lead by example through the sustainable operations of its campuses.  By demonstrating exemplary practices and sharing solutions, ASU stimulates changes in individual, institutional, and corporate behaviors to create a more sustainable world.

ASU offers tuition waiver (to include yourself, spouse and dependents), paid vacation and holidays, excellent benefit package, employee training and development opportunities, and an employee assistance program.

This position is located at the ASU Polytechnic campus, 6045 South Sagewood, Mesa, AZ.

Must possess a valid Arizona driver's license upon employment and maintain throughout employment.  Post-offer of employment, selected candidate must possess an acceptable driving record which is 5 or fewer points in the most recent 39 month period from date of hire.

This position is dependent on the continuation of funding from a specific source other than state appropriations.  As such, this appointment may terminate when the funding is no longer available.

ASU Statement:  Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 90,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.

ASU is a tobacco-free university. For details visit www.asu.edu/tobaccofree

AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

ASU conducts pre-employment screening which may include verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. 

Background Check Statement:  ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the background check. 

Instructions to Apply:  Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated. Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position. Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position. Only electronic applications are accepted for this position. Facilities Development and Management at ASU employment requires current eligibility to legally work in the United States.

To apply please go to www.asu.edu/asujobs/ click "External Applicant" under Staff job opportunities, see Req Id# 34427BR or go directly to: https://sjobs.brassring.com/tgwebhost/jobdetails.aspx?jobId=3093028&PartnerId=25620&SiteId=5494&type=mail&JobReqLang=1&recordstart=1&JobSiteId=5494&JobSiteInfo=3093028_5494&gqid=1771

Arizona State University - Groundskeeper Lead/Tempe Campus

Grounds Services
Campus: Tempe
Requisition Id# 34382BR
Salary Range: To be determined
Close Date:  03-August-2017

Job Description:  Facilities Development and Management, Grounds Services, seeks a Groundskeeper Lead for the Tempe campus to lead Groundskeepers in the maintenance of grounds and grounds construction activities to provide for a visually inviting, safe and aesthetic environment for students, faculty, visitors and staff.

Essential Duties

•Maintain grounds and roads e.g. plant, remove debris, water; operate and maintain landscaping tools and equipment

•Coordinate and assign work to Groundskeepers in the maintenance of shrubs, trees, lawns, planting areas, sprinkler systems and area watering lines

•Train and assist in providing orientation to new employees

•Inspect work of personnel and recommend corrective measures to meet established standards

•Maintain labor and cost records and requisitions materials, supplies and equipment as required

•Operate large power and field mowers, hand tools, high pressure power washer, stake bed truck and large vehicles associated with grounds maintenance and landscaping activities

•Schedule and coordinate irrigation and watering activities as required in assigned areas

•Trim and prune a variety of trees and shrubs

•Operate a boom truck to trim trees

•Coordinate irrigation and watering activities within area of specialty

•Pick up litter and empty outdoor trash/recycling cans

•Spray for weeds and insects using unrestricted chemicals as required

•Perform minor maintenance and repair on equipment and tools as required

•Assist in the maintenance of roads, parking lots and other surfaces including asphalt repairs

•Perform maintenance, and install/remove outdoor signage

•Communicate effectively verbally and in writing

DAYS AND SCHEDULE: Monday - Friday; 5:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Minimum Qualifications: Three (3) years of grounds maintenance experience, OR, Any equivalent combination of education and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.  Some positions in this classification may be required to obtain a current Type D Arizona driver’s license upon employment.

Desired Qualifications:
Experience in:

•Utilizing a high pressure power washer

•Driving large stake bed truck

•Customer service

•Grounds maintenance in a university/higher education setting

Demonstrated knowledge in:

•Turf maintenance

•Irrigation repair

•Plant knowledge

•Fertilizing

•Planting shrubs and trees

•Driving riding mowers

•Principles of horticulture 

Evidence of effective verbal and written communication skills

Working Environment:  Activities regularly require long periods of exposure to external elements indigenous to a desert environment, weather, potential exposure to venomous insects, insecticides, herbicides and fertilizers. Regularly required to operate a variety of landscaping equipment, tools and machines requiring extended periods of walking over uneven and occasionally rocky surfaces, stooping, bending, reaching, lifting and pushing objects of varying weights up to 50 pounds. Ability to clearly communicate to perform essential functions. Regular use of mowers, trimmers, edgers, shears, spreaders, hoses, hand and power tools/machines.  May regularly operate a motor vehicle as assigned. This position receives regular review of daily work tasks to ensure adherence with established standards for quality, aesthetics, and quantity.  Stand for long periods of time.  Walk and inspect campus.

Department Statement:  Facilities Development and Management measures performance expectations and seeks candidates who are aware of, participate in, and encourage team support of Arizona State University's sustainability programs.  The University has made an institutional commitment to lead by example through the sustainable operations of its campuses.  By demonstrating exemplary practices and sharing solutions, ASU stimulates changes in individual, institutional, and corporate behaviors to create a more sustainable world.

ASU offers tuition waiver (to include yourself, spouse and dependents), paid vacation and holidays, excellent benefit package, employee training and development opportunities, and an employee assistance program.

This position is located at the University Services Building, 1551 S. Rural Road, Tempe, AZ (on Rural Road south of Apache Blvd).

Must possess a valid Arizona driver's license upon employment and maintain throughout employment.  Post-offer of employment, selected candidate must possess an acceptable driving record which is 5 or fewer points in the most recent 39 month period from date of hire.

ASU Statement:  Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 90,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.

ASU is a tobacco-free university. For details visit www.asu.edu/tobaccofree

AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

ASU conducts pre-employment screening which may include verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications.

Background Check Statement:  ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the background check.

Instructions to Apply:  Application deadline is 3:00 PM Arizona time on the date indicated. Resumes should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meet the minimum and desired qualifications stated in this requisition. Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position. Work reference history information for 3 current and/or former supervisors will be requested at time of interview. Only electronic applications are accepted. Facilities Development and Management at ASU employment requires current eligibility to legally work in the United States.

To apply please go to www.asu.edu/asujobs/ click "External Applicant" under Staff job opportunities, see Req Id# 34382BR

https://sjobs.brassring.com/tgwebhost/jobdetails.aspx?jobId=3092732&PartnerId=25620&SiteId=5494&type=mail&JobReqLang=1&recordstart=1&JobSiteId=5494&JobSiteInfo=3092732_5494&gqid=1771

Epic Landscape - Crew Leader/Foreman

Epic Landscape, a 30 year old local company is hiring immediately for experienced Crew Leader/Foreman.

-        Immediate hire for experienced landscape maintenance crew leader / foreman. 

-        Must have at least 3 years as a foreman managing a team of at least 4-6 crew members

-        Skilled in operation of walkers, push mowers, weed eaters, hedge trimmers, blowers, etc.  Skilled in basic maintenance of these tools.

-        Skilled in irrigation repairs including valves, mainlines, drip irrigation lines, clock programming and management.

-        Ability to identify problems onsite and implement a solution based response or report to supervisor for correction

-        Manage weekly crew schedule, time management log, turn into office weekly

-        Exhibit great customer service skills

-        Bi-Lingual a plus

-        Valid AZ driver’s license.

-        E-Verify

Compensation - $16-18+ DOE

Benefits include paid vacation, 401K, Health Insurance, production and retention bonus structure.

Groundskeeper Lead (Landscape Irrigation) Polytechnic campus

Arizona State University
Facilities Management Polytechnic 
Campus: Polytechnic 
Requisition Id# 34145BR
Salary Range:  To be determined
Close Date:  28-July-2017 

Job Description: 
Facilities Development and Management, Polytechnic campus, seeks Groundskeeper Lead (Landscape Irrigation), to assist Groundskeepers in the maintenance of grounds and grounds construction activities to provide for a visually inviting, safe and aesthetic environment for students, faculty, visitors and staff.

Essential Duties: 

•Repair and maintain landscape irrigation systems

•Schedule and coordinate irrigation and watering activities as required in assigned areas

•Install new landscape irrigation components

•Operate landscape irrigation controllers and equipment

•Maintain watering logs and schedules

•Maintain grounds and roads e.g. plant, remove debris, water; operate and maintain landscaping tools and equipment

•Assist and coordinate work in the maintenance of shrubs, trees, lawns, planting areas, sprinkler systems and area watering lines

•Train and assist in providing orientation to new or existing employees

•Perform quality control of work and recommend corrective measures to meet established standards

•Maintain labor and cost records and requisitions materials, supplies and equipment as required

•Operate large power and grass/turf field mowers, hand tools, high pressure power washer, stake bed truck and large vehicles associated with grounds maintenance and landscaping activities

•Trim and prune a variety of trees and shrubs

•Operate a boom truck to trim trees

•Pick up litter and empty outdoor trash/recycling cans

•Spray for weeds and insects using unrestricted chemicals as required

•Perform minor maintenance and repair on equipment and tools as required

•Assist in the maintenance of roads, parking lots and other surfaces including asphalt repairs

•Perform maintenance, and install/remove outdoor signage

•Communicate effectively verbally and in writing

DAYS AND SCHEDULE:

Monday - Friday; 5:00am – 1:30pm (Hours may vary seasonally).

Minimum Qualifications: 

Three (3) years of grounds maintenance experience, OR, Any equivalent combination of education and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.  Some positions in this classification may be required to obtain a current Type D Arizona driver’s license upon employment.

Desired Qualifications: 

Experience in:

•Repairing/maintaining/installation of landscape irrigation systems

•Operating and repair of irrigation controllers and equipment

•Operate grass/turf riding mowers

•Utilizing a high pressure power washer

•Driving large stake bed truck with trailer

•Grounds maintenance in a university/higher education setting

•Fertilizing trees, shrubs and turf

•Planting trees, shrubs and turf

•Driving riding mowers

•Customer Service

Demonstrated knowledge in:

•Turf maintenance

•Irrigation repair

•Plant knowledge

•Principles of horticulture

Evidence of effective verbal and written communication skills

Working Environment: 

Activities regularly require long periods of exposure to external elements indigenous to a desert environment, weather, potential exposure to venomous insects, insecticides, herbicides and fertilizers. Regularly required to operate a variety of landscaping equipment, tools and machines requiring extended periods of walking over uneven and occasionally rocky surfaces, stooping, bending, reaching, lifting and pushing objects of varying weights up to 50 pounds. Ability to clearly communicate to perform essential functions. Regular use of mowers, trimmers, edgers, shears, spreaders, hoses, hand and power tools/machines.  May regularly operate a motor vehicle as assigned. This position receives regular review of daily work tasks to ensure adherence with established standards for quality, aesthetics, and quantity.  Stand for long periods of time.  Walk and inspect campus.

Department Statement: 

Facilities Development and Management measures performance expectations and seeks candidates who are aware of, participate in, and encourage team support of Arizona State University's sustainability programs.  The University has made an institutional commitment to lead by example through the sustainable operations of its campuses.  By demonstrating exemplary practices and sharing solutions, ASU stimulates changes in individual, institutional, and corporate behaviors to create a more sustainable world.

ASU offers tuition waiver (to include yourself, spouse and dependents), paid vacation and holidays, excellent benefit package, employee training and development opportunities, and an employee assistance program.

This position is located at the ASU Polytechnic Campus, 6045 South Sagewood, Mesa, AZ.

Must possess a valid Arizona driver's license (minimum of Class D) upon employment and maintain throughout employment.  Post-offer of employment, selected candidate must possess an acceptable driving record which is 5 or fewer points in the most recent 39 month period from date of hire.

ASU Statement: 

Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 90,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.

ASU is a tobacco-free university. For details visit www.asu.edu/tobaccofree

AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

ASU conducts pre-employment screening which may include verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications.

Background Check Statement: 

ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the background check.

Instructions to Apply: 

Application deadline is 3:00pm Arizona time on the day indicated.

Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.

Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.

Work reference history information for 3 current and/or former supervisors will be requested at time of interview.

Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.

To apply please go to www.asu.edu/asujobs/ click "External Applicant" under Staff job opportunities, see Req Id# 34145BR

https://sjobs.brassring.com/tgwebhost/jobdetails.aspx?jobId=3087782&PartnerId=25620&SiteId=5494&type=mail&JobReqLang=1&recordstart=1&JobSiteId=5494&JobSiteInfo=3087782_5494&gqid=1771

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