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Irrigation Specialist

Valencia College
Orlando, FL

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Position Title:

Irrigation Specialist

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Employee Class Description:

Staff (ed. support)

General Position Description:

Responsible for the repair, service, and installation of the irrigation systems of the college.



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Primary Work Location:

Orlando, FL 32811 - West Campus

If multiple locations, what are the other locations::

Orlando, FL 32811 - West Campus

Proposed Work Schedule (Please note hours subject to change based on business needs):

Monday – Thursday – 5AM – 2:30PM
Friday – 5AM – 9AM

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Salary Range:

$27,248 per year

Description of Job Function:

1. Performs repair and installation on all types of irrigation systems.

Description of Job Function:

2. Installs and services various irrigation equipment-Rainbird, Nelson, Toro sprinklers and turfs; valves, controllers, etc.

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3. Performs repair and maintenance on well pumps and motors.

Description of Job Function:

4. Installs and repairs broken sprinkler heads and pipes.

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5. Services time clocks to ensure proper working order and sequence.

Description of Job Function:

6. Develops new plans for the installation of irrigation for areas being renovated.

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7. Maintains inventory records and files.

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8. Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Minimum Education:

High school diploma or general education degree (GED)

Other Required Qualifications:

Irrigation experience.

Required License/Certification:

A valid driver’s license.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge of landscape requirements, basic irrigation repairs and upkeep.

Knowledge of design and layout of various types of irrigation systems.

Ability to perform hard manual labor which may require heavy lifting and carrying.

Ability to read, write, and understand written and verbal instructions.

Ability to work effectively in a diverse community and meet the needs of diverse student populations.

General Working Conditions:

This job primarily operates throughout the College’s worksites and grounds. The employee may be exposed to elements including but not limited to wet/humid weather, extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, and unpleasant odors. The role may also involve hazards or physical risks, which require comprehending and following basic safety precautions and may require Personal Protection Equipment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate and occasionally loud.

Typical physical competencies include but are not limited to remaining stationary, moving, ascending/descending, positioning self, reaching, lifting/moving objects weighing between 5-100 pounds. This job also entails communicating, discerning and exchanging information, detecting and perceiving objects up close, at a distance, and the ability to adjust focus. Cognitive abilities include but are not limited to discretion, judgment, reasoning, memory, learning, maintaining confidentiality, comprehension, problem solving, and decision-making.

The typical work environment, physical and cognitive demands listed above are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The College has a process to identify and make available reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Job specific working conditions:

Will be required to operate a college vehicle, including but not limited to on and between campuses and in the local community, in order to perform the essential job functions.

Diversity Statement:

All employees must demonstrate a commitment to Valencia College’s Equity and Inclusion efforts.


The winner of the inaugural Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, Valencia College is one of the largest community colleges in Florida, teaching more than 76,000 students annually.

But it's our quality of education, not size, that truly makes us great. Our Honors program is viewed by the National Collegiate and Southern Regional Honors Council as one of the exemplary programs in the nation. The Orlando Sentinel dubbed our fine-arts faculty one of the best in the region, and director Steven Spielberg called our film program one of the best anywhere. But the opinions that matter most are those of our students, and 92% say we met or exceeded their expectations on overall quality of education.

We strive to ensure that equal access to higher education belongs to everyone, because the future does, too.

We stand in the gap between what is and what can be. We pave a path to true potential. Whether it’s helping students land a dream job or continue on to the university of their Dreams, we do everything in our power to make that possible for each and every one of our students.

Recognized as one of “The Great Colleges to Work For” by the Chronicle of Higher Education, we understand the importance of fostering a collaborative environment that encourages teamwork, creativity and the achievement of a true work/life balance.

At Valencia College, it’s more than just a job. We’re committed to helping our students reach their full potential by providing them with the right opportunities, the right tools and the right support. And that begins with recruiting the right talent.

We seek leaders. Inspirers. Motivators. Educational enthusiasts, passionate optimists and experienced realists. Individuals who not only believe in our students, but will help our students believe in themselves.

Valencia College has convenient locations throughout Central Florida and easily accessible by local freeways, expressways, and surface streets. But the convenient commute is just part of the appeal. With beautiful year-round weather, endless entertainment and dining options, and world-famous attractions, there's no shortage of incredible ways to spend your spare time.



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