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Nursery Production Crew Lead - Arid Solutions Nursery

Join one of the fastest-growing, innovative Landscape Nurseries in the Valley of the Sun. Arid Solutions Nursery is on the move and needs new team members who are knowledgeable and love what they do. We are currently in search of the right candidate to fill a Nursery Production Crew Lead position. This position has opportunity for growth and is a full time position. Pay depending on experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in Nursery Production
  • Minimum 3 leadership experience as a crew leader
  • Bilingual – English, Spanish
  • Strong Customer Service and communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently without supervision. 

Plant/Cacti/Tree production skill set:

  • Knowledge of Southwestern Plants, Cacti and Trees
  • Directs and assists with the preparation, planting and preparation of nursery inventory
  • Plans, coordinates, and assists with the planting of nursery liners.
  • Monitors growth and health of nursery stock and inventory
  • Plans and monitors for weed control, both chemical and mechanical.
  • Coordinates transfer of inventory in larger containers and tree boxes.
  • Prepares and maintains soil mixtures for production

General duties:

  • Reviews scope of work and safety issues with crew prior to beginning each work assignment. Implements safe work procedures in production field operations.
  • Ensures that each crew member is trained for each designated job assignment
  • Participates in and conducts all job site safety briefings with crew members
  • Ensures that all crew members utilize all required personal protective equipment
  • Maintains tool and equipment inventories.
  • Completing daily production reports as required
  • Other duties as assigned by Management

Supervision & Reporting Structure:

  • The Nursery Product Crew Lead directs Production Team members as well as seasonal personnel engaged in nursery production operations.
  • This position reports directly to the Nursery Production Manager

Work Environment:

  • Work is principally outdoors. A certain amount of strength, dexterity, and alertness is necessary due to proximity to equipment, tools and other trades. Employees must be aware of the hazards and safety requirements of working in a Landscape Nursery environment. Employees must be able to lift up to 50 pounds repetitively

Arid Solutions maintains a policy of equal employment opportunity for all employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other classification protected by law.

Applicants may apply in person Mon- Fri (9:00 – 3:00 p.m.) at Arid Landscape/AAA Landscape, 3747 E. Southern Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85040, CALL 602-575-2028, FAX resume to 602-437-2970 or email resume to hr@aaalandscape.com

Plant Health Care (PHC) Technician - Integrity Tree Service 

Title: Plant Health Care (PHC) Technician

Reports to: PHC Director and Sales Representatives

Qualifications:
Licensing – Compliance with all government and industry licensing requirements.
Communication – Ability to communicate in English with customers and employees to effectively and safely perform job responsibilities.
Operation and Control – Ability to use vehicles, equipment and tools in a responsible and safe manner to minimize risk of personal injury and reduce repair and maintenance costs.
Physical Demands – Ability to regularly lift and move up to 75 pounds. Ability to perform all job duties in varying weather conditions including extreme heat.

Requirements:
First 90 days: Acquire OPM license to apply pesticides - Licensed applicator with the Office of Pest Management -Turf and Ornamental, Right of Way.
Become knowledgeable in tree, pests and disease identification.
Second 90 days: Become Certified in Sustainable Landscape Management (SLM) with the Arizona Landscape Contractors Association (ALCA).

Primary Function:
Within 1 year: Become a TCIA Certified Plant Health Care Technician
The PHC Technician serves as member of the PHC Department with the primary responsibility of applying chemicals for disease and insect control using the most environmentally sustainable products and application methods possible. Other duties include root collar examinations and fertilization plus supervision of other PHC Technicians and Trainees.

Responsibilities:
Performs all required spray services in support of specific PHC assignments as directed by the Plant Health Care Director or Sales Representative.
PHC Technicians need to demonstrate ability to:
Follow work order instructions carefully and consistently
Use clear handwriting and documentation
Perform all required PHC duties including administration, scheduling, inspections, sampling, treatments, inventories, equipment maintenance, record keeping and customer relations
Follow all safety procedures to store, mix, transport, apply and dispose of chemicals in compliance with government and industry regulations
Understand and adhere to label directives on each product
Work efficiently alone and with others
Maintain clean driving record

22425 N. 16th Street / Suite 2 / Phoenix, AZ 85024 / Office (602) 788-0006 / Fax (602) 788-0006 / www.itreeservice.com / information@itreeservice.com / AZROC 224113

Groundskeeper Specialist (Arborist) - Tempe Campus
Arizona State University

Grounds Services
Campus: Tempe
Requisition Id# 36477BR 
Salary Range:  To be determined
Close Date:  10-October-2017 

Job Description:  Facilities Development and Management, Grounds Services, seeks a Groundskeeper Specialist (Arborist) to maintain trees and woody plants to ensure they are healthy, safe and in attractive condition, which will include chemical application, repairing, cabling, fertilizing, watering, pruning and removal of any dead, diseased or declining trees or plants.

Essential Duties: 

•Specialize in tree care, the planting and transplanting of trees and plants including site preparation, installation, backfilling, staking, pruning, watering, and mulching.

•Inspect trees and plants, identify disease, pests and other problems, recommend and apply appropriate treatments.

•Identify potentially hazardous trees and other tree-related problems; develop and apply appropriate tree hazard management strategies.

•Maintain records of work performed on all campus trees and maintain tree inventory records

•Maintain grounds and roads, remove debris, water, treat weeds, insects, and other pests.

•Train, work alongside, and coordinate Groundskeepers in the maintenance of grounds, trees and shrubs as required.

•Maintain lawns, planting areas, sprinkler systems and area watering lines.

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

•Perform minor maintenance and repair on equipment and tools as required. Coordinate irrigation and watering activities within area of specialty.

•Perform maintenance, and install/remove outdoor signage.

Minimum Qualifications: 

Two (2) years of grounds maintenance experience, OR, Associate Degree in Horticulture or related field e.g. Golf Course Management, Sports Turf Management, Landscape Construction; OR, Any equivalent combination of education and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved; AND possess and maintain One (1) Grounds certification or equivalent e.g. Arizona Pest Application License, Certified Arborist from International Society of Arboriculture, Certified Grounds Technician from PGMS, Passed Desert Landscaper School from the Phoenix Desert Botanical Garden; Some positions in this classification may be required to obtain a current Type D Arizona driver’s license upon employment.

Desired Qualifications: 

•Experience in tree maintenance, pruning and deadwooding.

•Experience operating and performing maintenance on specialized equipment including brush chipper, stump grinder, and chainsaws in a safe and efficient manner.

•Experience training, working alongside, and coordinating others in proper pruning practices and work site safety.

•Demonstrated knowledge of tree care concepts and ability to perform various activities related to urban forestry/arboriculture on private and commercial properties such as diagnostics, pruning, and removal, stump grinding, cabling, fertilizing, and planting.

•Demonstrated knowledge of fertilizer and other soil amendments, and/or pesticide application.

•Demonstrated knowledge of local tree species and standards.

•Experience with customer service.

•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.

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

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 (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.

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# 36477BR or go directly to: https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGWebHost/jobdetails.aspx?partnerid=25620&siteid=5494&jobId=3176176

Groundskeeper - Polytechnic Campus
Arizona State University

Facilities, Management Polytechnic 
Campus: Polytechnic 
Requisition Id# 36302BR
Salary Range: To be determined
Close Date: 10-October-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.)
•Experience in 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.
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.
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# 36302BR or go directly to: https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGWebHost/jobdetails.aspx?partnerid=25620&siteid=5494&jobId=3167442

Groundskeeper Specialist (Irrigation) - Tempe campus
Arizona State University

Arizona State University
Grounds Services 
Campus: Tempe 
Requisition Id# 35923BR 
Salary Range:  To be determined
Close Date:  06-October-2017 

Job Description:  Facilities Development and Management, Grounds Services, seeks a Groundskeeper Specialist (Irrigation) to install, repair and troubleshoot manual and timer controlled irrigation systems.

Essential Duties:  Install new drip/irrigation and sprinkler systems; set and maintain times on computer and electronic valve clocks.  Troubleshoot computerized electronic systems, irrigation controllers, solenoid valves and heads of all types.  Replace/repair/adjust faulty sprinkler heads or drip systems, irrigation controllers or valves.  Perform scheduled shut offs for campus event requests.  Program, monitor and adjust computer controlled irrigation systems.  Check for and repair leaks to ensure minimal water loss.  Recognize water deficiencies in turf areas and make necessary corrections. Operate small trenching machine and track down and repair water leaks and faulty wiring.  Perform strenuous work in outdoor elements to include extreme heat and desert environment.

Minimum Qualifications:  Two (2) years of grounds maintenance experience, OR, Associate Degree in Horticulture or related field e.g. Golf Course Management, Sports Turf Management, Landscape Construction; OR, Any equivalent combination of education and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved; AND possess and maintain One (1) Grounds certification or equivalent e.g. Arizona Pest Application License, Certified Arborist from International Society of Arboriculture, Certified Grounds Technician from PGMS, Passed Desert Landscaper School from the Phoenix Desert Botanical Garden; Some positions in this classification may be required to obtain a current Type D Arizona driver’s license upon employment.

Desired Qualifications: 
•Two (2) years of underground landscape irrigation/sprinkler system repair and installation experience.
•Irrigation Technician Certification
Demonstrated experience in:
•Operating irrigation related equipment and tools.
•Central controller irrigation systems (e.g. Calsense).
Demonstrated Knowledge of:
•Underground landscape sprinkler system repair and installation techniques.
•Design/redesign of irrigation systems.
•Reading and interpreting blueprints.
•Sustainable landscaping practices.
•Customer service.
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.  Maintain turf in sports fields

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

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# 35923BR or go directly to: https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGWebHost/jobdetails.aspx?partnerid=25620&siteid=5494&jobId=3135399

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