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Job Opportunities

Tree Climber Position – Integrity Tree Service

Integrity Tree Service is seeking an experienced tree climber to join our award-winning team. Candidates must have tree climbing experience and demonstrate safe and approved climbing and pruning skills. Rigging and tree removal experience is preferred. Advanced training, crew leadership and career opportunities are available. Starting Pay is $12 to $24/hour DOE plus benefits including: 401(k), health insurance, paid holidays and paid vacations.

To apply, send a resume or completed employment application to slundahl@itreeservice.com. A printable application is available at http://itreeservice.com/pdfs/application.pdf

Since 1989, Integrity Tree Service has been providing quality tree care in the greater Phoenix area.

- First TCIA-Accredited Tree Service in Arizona

- Accredited Member of the Better Business Bureau

- Recipient of the BBB Business Ethics Award

- Recipient of the Phoenix Chamber of Commerce Impact Award

- Drug-free Workplace

- Equal Opportunity Employer

For other available employment opportunities , visit our website at http://itreeservice.com/employment.html. Come work with Integrity!

 

 

LANDSCAPE CONSTRUCTION SUPERINTENDENT

Caretaker Landscape and Tree Management-Gilbert, AZ

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 we want to hear from you!

Superintendent will supervise construction job sites, providing leadership to field staff, and ensure successful completion of all trade work. He/she will also work closely with the Project Manager to ensure timely and quality completion of the project.

Responsibilities include:

  • Ensuring that all construction services are delivered according to contract specifications & drawings, are within budget and on schedule
  • Representing the company, interfacing and building relationships with owners, clients, architects, general contractors and subcontractors
  • Support the Preconstruction process including assisting with developing detailed schedules and scope of work proposals
  • Maintain a thorough understanding of contract documents
  • Managing labor force & subcontractors to ensure labor budgets are on track
  • Review and understand material budgets and negotiate purchase orders
  • Review and understand equipment budgets
  • Monitor project costs and identify areas for improvement
  • Provide leadership in quality process and safety and accident prevention programs
  • Document daily construction activities including pictures of site and work in process
  • Issue and maintain short term schedules
  • Verify that drawings are kept current
  • Subcontractor management
  • Supervise completion of all punch lists for turnover
  • Demonstrating role model behaviors on ethics and integrity as well as positively promoting the Company culture, in particular, regarding safety, quality and customer service
  • Communicating Company goals to management and employees

Job Requirements Skills/Qualifications:

  • 5+ years' experience as a Landscape Superintendent. Must have a commercial landscape construction experience
  • Must be available to travel statewide
  • Must have experience with Microsoft Suite, full computer literacy
  • Experience with high volume project turnaround

This employer participates in E-Verify.

Caretaker is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants.

To apply you can go to our website and fill out an application at caretakerlandscape.com or email your resume to careers@caretakerinc.com .

 

Irrigation Technician

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.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Summary/Objective

We currently have a full time position available for Irrigation Technician. The Irrigation Technician position will be responsible for working with programs, monitors, and adjusting computer controlled irrigation systems.

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.

  • 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

Work Environment

  • Ability to work in extreme conditions-temperatures may exceed 100 Degrees Fahrenheit
  • Ability to work in direct sunlight for extended period of time

Physical Demands

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;

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.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

  • This is a full-time position

Travel

  • This may require in state an out of state business travel based on business needs.

Other Duties

  • Please note that this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

This employer participates in E-Verify.

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

To apply you can go to our website and fill out an application at caretakerlandscape.com or email your resume to careers@caretakerinc.com .

 

Maintenance Gardener/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.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Essential Functions

  • 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

Competencies

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.

Physical Demands

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.

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.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position: Monday through Friday (some overtime/weekend work may be required)

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

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

Other Duties

  • Please not that this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

This employer participates in E-Verify.

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

To apply you can go to our website and fill out an application at caretakerlandscape.com or email your resume to careers@caretakerinc.com .

 

 

Mountainscapers Landscaping has been serving Arizona for over 25 years and is quickly growing and looking to add new members to our team.  We are looking for candidates who are passionate, eager to learn, quick self-starters with strong work ethics.  We seek experienced candidates, but are also willing to train the right individuals.

Job Site Working Superintendent – Landscape Install (Full time)

Train and work directly with the owner to learn and benefit from his 25+ years of experience in the industry and eventually manage your own crew.

Responsibilities

  • Plan and execute work plan based on design drawings 
  • Supervise small crew including hiring, training, scheduling, assignments, and work quality
  • Manage subcontractors and equipment.
  • Manage materials including development of materials list, sourcing, scheduling, or pick up
  • Some customer interaction
  • Participate in job construction (grading, hardscape development, masonry, irrigation, tree and shrub planting, ground cover, etc.) as needed

Qualifications

  • Bilingual Spanish/English preferred
  • Able to communicate well-both with the client and with the field crew. 
  • Understands the construction process including able to read drawings and know what the proper order of construction
  • Able to create material lists from a set of drawings and know how to source the materials required
  • Knows the trades of landscape, drip and lawn sprinkler installation, electric, gas, fountain, hardscaping, fire pit, and BBQ construction.
  • Experience with pavers, travertine, flagstone, concrete, and block construction
  • Has an understanding of suppliers for each of the above mentions areas of focus and able to get the correct items as needed for each project
  • Have a high school diploma or general education degree (GED) or 1-2 years of related experience or training
  • Have reliable transportation and clean driver's record and can be insured when driving for the company

Other 

  • Competitive pay and based on experience
  • Possible bonus opportunity based on client satisfaction and job performance
  • Based on 90-day performance -- job vehicle may be provided.

    E-mail resume to Sean@mountainscapers.com

 

 

Mountainscapers Landscaping has been serving Arizona for over 25 years and is quickly growing and looking to add new members to our team.  We are looking for candidates who are passionate, eager to learn, quick self-starters with strong work ethics.  Due to significant growth, we have an exciting opportunity for a position in Landscape Design/Sales to service the Metro-Phoenix area.

Landscape Design/Sales – Account Management

The sales representative will be responsible for expanding the company’s client base by meeting with potential clients, providing designs and estimates that meet their needs, and successfully converting appointments to sales contracts.  Must be a strong self-starter, with landscape design experience, and a proven track record working alone and with a team to develop new business.  Leads will be provided, but candidate should also have the ability to seek growth in untapped markets.

Responsibilities

  • Take client calls and prequalify prospects
  • Coordinate appointment calendar
  • Meet with clients, listen effectively to their needs and requirements
  • Translate client desires into landscape design and detailed proposal and estimate
  • Follow-up with clients
  • Close the sale with signed contractual agreements – accurately documented with detail
  • Ensure details of job sold are clearly communicated with team, stay on schedule, budget
  • Routine walk-throughs with clients
  • Manage change orders with clients
  • Collect deposits, payments – you are ultimately responsible for client payment

Qualifications

  • Outgoing personality
  • Highly self-motivated with commitment to new business development
  • 2 years’ experience in Landscape Design/Estimating/Sales
  • Background/Understanding of Landscape Design, Construction, and Plants
  • Ability to create designs with software or by hand
  • Ability to create detailed estimates with software or by hand
  • Effective prospecting, presenting and closing skills
  • Excellent customer relationship and management skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task

Other 

  • Competitive pay and based on experience
  • Possible bonus opportunity based on client satisfaction and job performance
  • Based on 90-day performance -- job vehicle may be provided.

    E-mail resume to Sean@mountainscapers.com

 

 

Chemical Application Supervisor


AAA Landscape, an award winning commercial landscape company is looking for an experienced Chemical Applicator Supervisor to join our team. The ideal candidate will have technical expertise, leadership ability and a stable work history.

This position will be responsible for Chemical Division activities for a regional portfolio of properties and projects while reporting to the Director of the Chemical Division. This is a working role that will also have direct supervisory responsibility over Chemical Applicators, their equipment and vehicles.

Chemical Applicator Supervisors are responsible for ensuring safe and timely applications of chemicals within the limits of laws and labels and with the interest of safety to our environment. They are also directly responsible for fostering a team environment and providing professional training/instruction to their team members.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum 5 years verifiable experience required in chemical application/ landscape maintenance/management in business development
  • Ability to read, write and communicate effectively in English. Bilingual a plus.
  • Math skills: Good Basic Math Skills. Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide
  • Computer Skills: Outlook, Excel, Word
  • Must portray a highly motivated, energetic and enthusiastic personality
  • Must be resilient and able to maintain high energy and enthusiasm
  • Must be well organized, self-disciplined and willing to learn


Must be certified as a Chemical Applicator by the Office of Pest Management, Arizona Structural Pest Control Commission.

Must possess an Arizona Driver's License, acceptable Motor Vehicle Record, ability to pass our driving test and background screening.

Salary: $40,000 to $45,000 - Depending on Experience

 

Ability to work effectively and efficiently without supervision. Willingness and ability to work flexible hours. Ability to understand and follow oral instructions. Ability to arrive on time and work an 8-hour day. Although typical workdays are Mon-Fri, must be able to work the occasional weekend. 


Please email resumes to George McNeely at g.mcneely@aaalandscape.com.

                                                      AAA Landscape

Job Description

Business Development Manager

We are growing!  More positions needed!

AAA Landscape is an award-winning, Commercial Landscape Company seeking an individual interested in growing our landscape maintenance division on a large scale.

This is an opportunity for an entrepreneurial individual, with passion and energy to expand our Landscape Maintenance Division through relationship building on a corporate level, using the various resources, support and encouragement that the AAA Landscape environment offers, along with the rewards that come with it.
 

Job Purpose: Business Development Manager will work to improve Company’s market position and achieve financial growth. You will define long-term organizational strategic goals, build key customer relationships, identify business opportunities, negotiate and close business deals (with Branch Manager Approval) and maintain extensive knowledge of our current market conditions.

Responsibilities: Specific responsibilities for the Business Development Manager will fall into several categories, including pursuing sales leads and prospective clients, delivering presentations and proposals, and negotiating and closing business deals; developing business plans that include marketing strategies; maintaining extensive knowledge of current market conditions and reporting this to key staff; and building and maintaining important client relationships:

Skills

  • Ability to work under pressure and within stringent timetables
  • Ability to think in a creative, innovative, and practical way for new business development
  • Knowledge of specifications, contracts, and performance standards within landscape operations
  • Ability to quantify property and put together a responsive budget
  • Ability to coordinate several projects simultaneously without on-site supervision
  • Excellent communications skills, both verbally and in writing, to a wide variety of individuals
  • Must be a self-starter with track record of success in new business development
  • Must portray a highly motivated, energetic and enthusiastic personality
  • Must be resilient and able to maintain high energy and enthusiasm
  • Must be well organized, self-disciplined and willing to learn
  • Must be a team player
  • Must have valid AZ Driver's License and Acceptable Driving Record
  • Must encompass a solid skillset/horticultural background and years of industry experience, high functioning communicator with a grip on the merits of social media.

Required Experience

  • Minimum of 3 years experience in landscape maintenance/management in business development
  • Knowledge of Southern Arizona vegetation and horticultural practices in maintenance and irrigation.  Landscape conservation experience related to smart irrigation and native plant design schemes a plus.
  •  An equivalent combination or experience and education may be considered.  

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree in Marketing / Sales  or Equivalent
  • Bachelors Degree in Horticulture, Landscape Architecture or a related landscape field

Please email resumes to George McNeely at g.mcneely@aaalandscape.com.

 

Arizona State University

Groundskeeper (Weekend) – Tempe Campus

Grounds Services 

Campus: Tempe 

Requisition Id# 31274BR 

Salary Range: 

To be determined 

Close Date: 

21-April-2017-EXTENDED.

Job Description: 

Facilities Development and Management, Tempe Campus, seeks a weekend 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.

•Clean up and maintenance for special events and sporting activities (i.e. events at Gammage, Wells Fargo Arena, or Old Main).

DAYS AND SCHEDULE: 

Saturday – Wednesday; 5:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. 

Minimum Qualifications

One year of grounds maintenance experience; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved. Must possess and maintain current Arizona driver 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.)

•Experience in repairing/maintaining 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 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# 31274BR or go directly to: https://sjobs.brassring.com/tgwebhost/jobdetails.aspx?jobId=2856255&PartnerId=25620&SiteId=5494&type=mail&JobReqLang=1&recordstart=1&JobSiteId=5494&JobSiteInfo=2856255_5494&gqid=1771

 


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