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JOBS:

Arizona State University
Grounds Crew Chief (Nights) - Tempe Campus

FDM FM Grounds Services, Campus: Tempe, 55044BR

Job Description:
Facilities Management, Grounds Services, seeks a nights Grounds Crew Chief to supervise a crew in the maintenance of grounds and hardscape as well as waste diversion management.
Salary Range: To be determined
Close Date: 11-September-2019

Essential Duties:
Supervise, assign and monitor the daily work of a grounds maintenance crew in the maintenance of grounds and hardscape management activities. Coordinate pickup and delivery of dumpsters. Operate and troubleshoot trash compactors. Monitor cleanliness of sidewalks and outdoor furniture; schedule power washing. Supervise the clean-up and maintenance for special events and sporting activities (i.e. graduations, events at Gammage, Well Fargo Arena, Old Main and other signature buildings on campus). Monitor work of subordinates. Ensure adherence to safety regulations. Install and repair irrigation systems. Use grounds related chemicals utilizing a sprayer to disperse grounds chemicals including insecticides and herbicides. Trim and prune trees and shrubs.  Rake leaves and mow lawns. Remove debris. Operate hand tools (e.g. loppers, rakes, shovels) and power tools (e.g. power washers, chain saws, blowers, power hedge shears, string trimmers, edgers, aerators).

DAYS AND SCHEDULE: Sunday - Friday 10:30PM – 7:00AM and will need to be available to direct activities as required for night and weekend campus events and emergency response including nights, weekends, and holidays.

Minimum Qualifications:
Five years of grounds maintenance related work experience which includes one (1) year of lead experience; OR, Associate's degree in Horticulture or related field AND three (3) years of grounds maintenance related work experience which includes one year of lead experience; OR, any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved. Employee may be required to possess a valid US Driver’s license of the appropriate class and required endorsements throughout employment.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience operating industrial power washers.
  • Experience operating forklifts and/or tractors.
  • Experience operating and troubleshooting trash compactors.
  • Experience in general turf care.
  • Experience in operating turf maintenance equipment and riding mowers.
  • Experience in underground sprinkler repair and/or installation.
  • Experience in grounds maintenance in a university/higher education setting.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of principles of horticulture.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of principles, practices and/or techniques of grounds maintenance.
  • 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; and 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. May be exposed to hazardous and dangerous materials, tools, and equipment which will require safety precautions and/or specific process to be followed, and may include the use of Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) (e.g. safety glasses, hearing protection, negative pressure and positive pressure respirator).  Use of PPE may require medical clearance prior to use. 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.  Stand for long periods of time. Walk and inspect campus. Drive university vehicle/cart.

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.
Facilities Development and Management at ASU employment requires current eligibility to legally work in the United States.  Facilities Development and Management will not be a sponsor for this position.
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 (minimum Class D) upon employment and maintain throughout employment.  A Department of Motor Vehicle search will be conducted.  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 conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications.

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 80,000 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.

Notice of Availability of the ASU Annual Security and Fire Safety Report
In compliance with federal law, ASU prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and resources. ASU’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at https://www.asu.edu/police/PDFs/ASU-Clery-Report.pdf. You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965-3456.
Relocation Assistance – For information about schools, housing child resources, neighborhoods, hospitals, community events, and taxes, visit https://cfo.asu.edu/relocation-services.
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.

To apply please go to www.asu.edu/asujobs/ see Req Id# 55044BR or go directly to: https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGnewUI/Search/home/HomeWithPreLoad?PageType=JobDetails&partnerid=25620&siteid=5494&jobid=3877458#jobDetails=3877458_5494

DBL, LLC

Spray Technician

**Weed & Right of Way License and/or Ornamental & Turf License is required**

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
•    The Spray Technician is responsible for managing all pesticides, chemicals and fertilizers used for treating plants, trees, shrubs and ground covers.
•    Spray Technician must be well versed in all chemicals needed for the successful management of plant materials, weeds, pests, and fungus.
•    Accurate identification of trees, shrubs, plants, groundcovers, grasses, weeds, pests, insects, and diseases that prey upon them.
•    Be able to understand and accurately interpret all labels of chemicals used (e.g. pesticides, fertilizers, growth retardants).
•    Provides ongoing training to crews on the application, storage, and safety for chemicals that they will be using.
•    Inventories all chemicals needed for applications.
•    Responsible for all spray equipment inclusive of but not limited to storage, training, and maintenance.
•    Responsible for completing spray records and other forms as required by the Pest Management Division.

Knowledge, Qualifications, and Skills:
•    Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) is preferred but not required.
•    Minimum of 1 year of experience as a spray tech in the landscape industry.
•    A valid State of Arizona Class "A" Driver's License with a good driving record is required.
•    Weed & Right of Way License and/or Ornamental & Turf License is required.
•    Must know how to use a cell phone and a computer.

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand and walk. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

When you join the DBL team, you’ll enjoy:
•    Wages higher than industry average
•    Extensive, paid training (plus pay for the time spent in training)
•    Updated equipment and vehicles
•    Full benefit package, including PTO and 401K
•    Many advancement opportunities
•    Weekly meetings and daily huddles to keep everyone in the loop and address any questions or challenges
•    Referral program ($300 - $600 depending on position)
•    Friendly and fund work environment

Email resume to Elizabeth: echavez@dblaz.com  
 

DBL, LLC
Irrigation Technician


Job Description:
Join the DBL Family…
Working at DBL isn’t just any ol’ job. We’re a family-owned business that invests in our employees and culture. The more we care of our team, the happier they are, the better service they provide our clients, and the more we grow as a company. It’s a win-win-win for everyone!

Turnover is common in the landscaping industry, but not at DBL. We’ve built a strong culture made up of team members who believe in our vision, share our core values, and love coming to work each day. This culture makes people want to stay. In fact, several of our first employees are still with us from the day we first opened our doors over 10+ years ago.

When you join the DBL team, you’ll enjoy:
•    Wages higher than industry average
•    Extensive, paid training (plus pay for the time spent in training)
•    Updated equipment and vehicles
•    Full benefit package, including PTO and 401K
•    Many advancement opportunities
•    Weekly meetings and daily huddles to keep everyone in the loop and address any questions or challenges
•    Referral program ($300 - $600 depending on position)
•    Friendly and fund work environment

Job Title: Commercial Irrigation Technician
Location: Greater Phoenix Area
FLSA Status: Non - exempt

Basic Function:
An irrigation technician will include, but are not limited to; performing Commercial property repairs, making adjustments and troubleshooting irrigation systems; such as clock programming, trenching, irrigation heads, valves, pipe replacement, wiring, and general problem identification. The ability to communicate effectively with supervisors is required. A valid Arizona driver’s license and a clean driving record with the ability to process paperwork on a timely matter are a must. The Irrigation Technician reports to Field Supervisor.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
•    Oversee that assigned projects fulfill obligations spelled out by work orders or contracts
•    Oversees the design, maintenance and implementation of all components of the irrigation system including mechanical and electrical systems.
•    Must be able to program all commercial clocks
•    Common knowledge of commercial Rainbird, Hunter, Irritrol clocks
•    Make purchases in the most cost efficient manner using proper authorization
•    Perform irrigation parts inventory on a regular basis, and report to Supervisor
•    Oversees the repair, preventative maintenance, and records for all equipment associated with irrigation
•    Report on time to supervisors during dispatch and at end of day
•    Follow established routine through work order or route
•    Conform to dress and safety policies
•    Submit all necessary paperwork – completed work orders, extra work order justifications, time sheets, various inspection reports, etc
•    Review problems and/or day’s accomplishments with supervisor
•    Perform irrigation repairs consistent with industry standards
•    Must attend ongoing training provided by company
•    Dig and trench
•    Bend frequently to ground level

Knowledge, Qualifications, and Skills:
•    3+ years of commercial irrigation experience is a must
•    Excellent communication and organizational skills, attention to detail, drive and motivation
•    Must report to work in a timely fashion
•    Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
•    Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.Job planning skills, problem solving skills are a must.
•    Valid Driver License is with a clean driving record is a must
•    Bilingual is a plus

List of Physical Requirements:
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; Must be able to tolerate natural elements (heat, sun, wind, rain) for extended periods of time

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $18.00 to $22.00 /hour
Email resume to Elizabeth: echavez@dblaz.com
 

Caretaker Landscape and Tree Management
Commercial Landscape Estimator


Summary:
The Estimator has overall responsibility for the development of accurate, timely and detailed cost estimates on large, complex commercial landscape construction projects. The Estimator has extensive knowledge of landscape construction means and methods, costs and construction principles. The Estimator will be a self-starter and work efficiently with minimal oversight, must be able to meet critical deadlines and have the ability to lead and work as part of a greater team.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
MUST have commercial landscape construction and irrigation expertise. We are a commercial landscape construction company
• Will support projects for our Arizona and Colorado construction teams
• Reviews construction documents and understands scope of work to bid
• Executes take-offs of construction documents; Utilizing On-Screen Take Offs
• Develops estimate spreadsheets based on quantity take-offs and obtain material pricing
• Obtains pricing for materials
• Obtains bids from subcontractors
• Informs immediate supervisor of any observed inaccuracies or omissions in quoted items or computer database
• Attend pre-bid conferences
• Experience with Excel
• Performs special projects and other duties as assigned

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND COMPETENCIES:
• Must have minimum of 3 years of landscape construction estimating experience
• College Degree Preferred
• Demonstrated on Screen Take-Off experience
• Excellent communication skills to gain agreement or acceptance of ideas, plans, activities, products, and services
• Ability to consistently deliver accurate estimations while setting realistic expectations of the company’s ability to deliver these products and /or services
• Excellent time management, problem-solving, decision making, presentation and organizational skills
• Strong MS Office skills including Word, Excel, and Outlook

BENEFITS:
• Medical, dental and vision packages
• 401K
• Paid vacation and holidays
• Casual work environment

Apply Online at caretakerlandscape.com or submit inquiries and/or resumes to careers@caretakerinc.com

Caretaker is a drug-free and Equal Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified
applicants. This Employer participates in E-Verify.


 

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