Groundskeeper-2538 Phoenix

Job | Posted 20 days ago
Position Areas
Non-Instructional Support




  Location:   Phoenix
  Employee Status:              Permanent   
  Hours Per Week:   40
  Work Calendar:   12-Month
  Pay Rate:   $$14.7806            
  # of Positions:    2

Areas of responsibility include: ensuring that the landscaping and grounds (including track, sidewalks, driveways, and parking lots) are maintained in a pleasant, professional, and presentable condition.
Daily activities can include, but are not limited to the following: planting, transplanting, cultivating, watering, weeding, mulching, fertilizing, spraying, pruning, mowing, edging, lining of football field, etc. Responsible for the operation, maintenance and repair of sprinkler and irrigation systems. Assists with concrete and carpentry work related to function. Maintains inventory of supplies, prepares requisitions for supervisor, records of work requested, materials used, and watering schedules. Makes recommendations to supervisor for the additions, deletions, or modifications of campus landscaping.
Position will be responsible for some or all of the listed duties and/or additional duties that occur from time to time.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Two (2) years experience in ground maintenance, landscaping or related field. To include the following: experience with plants indigenous to the Southwest, operation, maintenance, and repair of tools and equipment utilized in grounds care duties, installation and repair of various types of sprinkler and irrigation systems.
  • Must be able to pass FBI and State background check
  • Defensive Driver Training Program to be completed by all agency personnel that drive on State business
  • Policies, procedures, and programs of the immediate work unit
  • Principles and practices of administration and management
  • Agency or program rules, regulations, and operating procedures
  • Proper Plant and Lawn care
  • Irrigation system including time clocks, sprinklers, PVC and Poly piping.
  • Proper trimming, and plant care
  • Tool/equipment maintenance
  • Tree Trimming and care
  • Work on various ground/landscaping types.
  • Work in hot and cold conditions.
  • Work with a team in order to plan and coordinate work activities
Benefit eligible employees have a variety of choices for medical, dental, vision, short-term disability, supplemental and dependent life insurance.  Offered plans provide exceptional value to our employees and their eligible dependents.   Employees have a 31-day period from effective date of hire to elected coverage.  Elected benefits could start as early as 2 weeks after hire. 
Benefit eligible employees are automatically covered for basic life, non-smokers, accidental death and dismemberment and seat belt insurance
Benefit eligible employees are automatically enrolled in the State’s retirement plan and long-term disability (LTD) program.  Enrollment is mandatory and is subject to a 26-week waiting period before initial enrollment.  Employees may also choose to participate in a deferred compensation program to take advantage of tax-deferred retirement investments.  Benefit Options also offer Employee Self-Service, Wellness, Tuition Discount, Travel Reduction, Auto & Home Insurance and Purchase Discount Programs.  
For more information contact the Recruiter at:
Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting the Recruiter. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation.
Arizona State Government is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.


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AZ State School for the Deaf and Blind

PO Box 88510 , Tucson, AZ 85754

At the following locations


7654 North 19th Avenue , Phoenix, AZ 85021