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JOBS AND RESUMES
 
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Caretake Landscape and Tree Management
The Branch manager is responsible for the day-to-day operations within their branch, this includes operations, client retention and safety. Provides a superior level of customer relations and promotes sales and service to our external clients, guidance and staff motivation. Review profit loss statement and branch sales goals through new business. Provides leadership, training and supervision, delegate’s day to day operations to the appropriate individuals. The Branch Manager reports/communicates to the VP of Maintenance on a regular basis.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Essential Functions
• Develop long-term relationships and communicate on a regular basis with clients
• Inspect client properties to monitor performance and overall job quality
• Ensure client retention and contract renewals are main focus
• Understand and work with accounting to ensure the branch is profitable
• Monitor branch safety record and implement methods to improve safe workplace practices
• Monitor, mentor and lead your team and help train supervisors training in the field
• Communicate with, counsel, train, discipline, review, and develop growth plan(s) for employees
• Implement and enforce policies and procedures as issued by Caretaker
• Utilizes safe work practices and follows directives, policies and procedures for assisting and maintaining a healthy and safe work environment
• Work with business development to ensure branch goals are being achieved
• Identify prospects to meet sales goals and communicate to business development
• Understand and be able to accurately estimate jobs
• Ensure proper paperwork is completed for all employees and turned in to accounting in a timely manor
• Formulate reports concerning such areas as work progress, costs and scheduling
• Identify, report, and assist with business process issues
• Ensure data is current and accurately reported to the Executive Team
• Other duties as assigned by management

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.

Interested parties, please submit your inquiries and/or resumes to careers@caretakerinc.com
or call 480-545-9755


Caretaker is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. This employer participates in E-Verify.
 
 
 
Caretake Landscape and Tree Management
Caretaker is hiring a Water Management Specialist who has a positive attitude, superb organizational skills and takes pride in her/his work. This position will be responsible for developing and administering the appropriate methods to manage water programs and customer accounts, to ensure optimum utilization of water schedules, usage and billings in compliance with contracts and policies and procedures.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
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.

• Manage all aspects of the irrigation department including irrigation techs and billing.
• Be proficient in ET based water systems.
• Be proficient in managing watering needs for the desert plant pallet.
• Attend board meetings and sell/upgrade current systems to smart clocks.
• Be able to speak publicly about water management.
• Primary water programs and customer relations liaison.
• Facilitate customer claims, concerns, to ensure contractual compliance, timely resolution of invoices, and effective performance and utilization.
• Design and maintain appropriate methods of tracking water deliveries and related water programs and report to management, board members, and other departments.
• Other duties assigned by management.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND COMPETENCIES
• Minimum 2 years’ experience in related field or position.
• High school diploma/GED
• Demonstrated ability to perform assignment independently and to function as a team player.
• Strong interpersonal and work relationship skills.
• Excellent professional written communication skills.
• Demonstrated ability to successfully work closely with customers and stakeholders.
• Excellent organizational skills.
• At least intermediate level skills with Microsoft office applications and Excel.

Required Licenses: Must have a valid drivers’ license and maintain a good driving record.

Interested parties, please submit your inquiries and/or resumes to careers@caretakerinc.com or call 480-545-9755

This employer participates in E-Verify. Caretaker is a drug free and Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants.
 
 
 
Account Manager - West Valley
Caretake Landscape and Tree Management
Caretaker is currently seeking an Account Manager (West Valley) to join the Maintenance Department who will be responsible for a portfolio of landscape maintenance accounts. Account Managers have excellent communication skills, enjoy a fast-paced environment and can juggle multiple large commercial projects.
 
Duties/Responsibilities:
• Ensuring that quality standards are met and that customers are satisfied through proactive communication, relationship building and regular account visits
• Selling enhancements to portfolio of accounts and coordinating the completion of the work with customers and team members
• Proactively manages the business portfolio as a profit center; increases revenue, leverages resources and track expenses to ensure revenue, efficiency, and gross margin goals are met
• Maintain monthly budgets and reporting results to management
• Acting as liaison between clients and our company to ensure that receivables are current
• Ensuring that all employees are working efficiently and safely at all times
 
Eligibility Requirements:
• 2+ years college & 2+ years landscaping experience or 4+ years landscaping experience
• Prefer a Bachelor’s degree in Ag Business, Horticulture, Ag Science, Landscape Maintenance,
Environmental Design, Landscape Architecture or other Green Industry degree.
• Proficient with computer software programs including Word, Excel and Outlook
• Knowledge of all facets of production including irrigation, spray equipment, etc.
• Customers service experience
• Precious supervisory experience
• Ability to prioritize job duties in a fast paced environment
• Effective oral an written communication skills
• Strong work ethic
• Bilingual in Spanish and English a plus
• Valid Driver’s License
 
Work Environment / Physical Requirements:
• 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. (equipment parts.)
• Ability to bend, stoop and twist continuously throughout the day
 
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: Monday through Friday (8 Hours/5 Days a week, some evenings and/or weekends may be required.)
 
AAP/EEO Statement
Caretaker is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants.
 
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.
 
Interested parties, please submit your inquiries and/or resumes to careers@caretakerinc.com
or call 480-545-9755
 
This employer participates in E-Verify. Caretaker is a drug free and Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants.
 
 

Groundskeeper - Tempe Campus
Arizona State University
Grounds Services
Campus: Tempe
46320BR

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

Salary Range: To be determined

Close Date: 22-October-2018

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.
Respond to trouble calls throughout campus and provide support for various campus events.
Ability to communicate verbally, read, write, see and hear to perform the essential functions of the job.

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

Minimum Qualifications: Any experience which provides knowledge, skills and ability to perform the work. Employee may be required to possess a valid US Driver’s license of the appropriate class and required endorsements throughout 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. 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.
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 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.

To apply please go to www.asu.edu/asujobs/ click "External Applicant" under Jobs at ASU, enter Req Id# 46320BR or go directly to: https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGnewUI/Search/home/HomeWithPreLoad?partnerid=25620&siteid=5494&PageType=JobDetails&jobid=3621968

 

 
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