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Groundskeeper

Employer
University of California, Los Angeles
Location
Los Angeles
Salary
USD $22.24/Hr. - USD $29.33/Hr.

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details



Groundskeeper

University of California Los Angeles


Budgeted Pay Scale:



Full Salary Range:
USD $22.24/Hr. - USD $29.33/Hr.

Position Summary

Under the direction of the Department Manager and the Supervisor the incumbent performs a wide range of skilled and semi-skilled duties designed to maintain and preserve the health and beauty of the landscape and hard-scape for all properties managed by the UCLA Housing & Hospitality Services. Performs routine care of cultivated and surfaced areas to include but not limited to mowing, edging, fertilizing, aerate, renovating and installing lawns.

Salary & Compensation

*UCLA provides a full pay range. Actual salary offers consider factors, including budget, prior experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business considerations. Salary offers at the top of the range are not common. Visit UC Benefit package to discover benefits that start on day one, and UC Total Compensation Estimator to calculate the total compensation value with benefits.
Qualifications

  • Plant Treatment Two years of experience in the care and treatment of a wide variety of plant life, including ability to identify horticultural pests and diseases. (Required) And
  • Plant Care Two years of experience and working knowledge of proper methods in pruning shrubs, mowing/edging lawns and cultivating plants. (Required)
  • Broad knowledge in the identification and care of commonly used landscape plants and turf grass. (Required)
  • Ability to maintain and safely operate power driven equipment, e.g., mower, edger, trimmer, shears, generator, renovator and aerifier, as well as various hand tools. (Required)
  • Skill in reading standard English text in order to follow through on written orders and carry out assignments. (Required)
  • Ability to write simple English text using correct grammar and spelling to complete reports, forms and work orders that are accurate and easy to comprehend. (Required)
  • Ability to work independently and follow through on assignments. (Required)
  • Oral communication skills to obtain or convey clear, concise and grammatically correct information. (Required)
  • Ability to work as part of a team through close collaboration with colleagues. (Required)
  • Working knowledge of standard safe work practices. (Required)
  • Ability to work overtime, weekends and special events. (Required)
  • Ability to stand, crawl, walk, and stoop; push and pull, lift or lower objects up to 50 lbs. Ability to push and pull, lift or lower objects weighing up to 80 lbs. with assistance. Ability to work outdoors, in wet or humid weather, and in fluctuating and/or extreme temperatures. Ability to work under adverse situations and conditions, e.g., dirty, noisy, etc. (Required)
  • Must possess and maintain a valid California Driver's License, Class C. Ability to drive a truck or other light vehicle in the course of duties. Continued employment contingent upon proof of a satisfactory driving record. (Required)

  • Education, Licenses, Certifications & Personal Affiliations

  • California Driver's License Current (Required)

  • Special Conditions for Employment

  • Background Check: Continued employment is contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory background investigation.
  • Live Scan Background Check: A Live Scan background check must be completed prior to the start of employment.
  • Age Requirement: Candidate(s) must be 18 years or older to be eligible to be hired.
  • Pre-Placement Physical: Employment is contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory physical examination.
  • Driving Record: The position is subject to the California DMV "Pull Notice System" and continued employment is contingent upon proof of a satisfactory driving record.
  • Back-lifting Exam (Required)

  • Schedule

    7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
    Union/Policy Covered

    SX-Service
    Complete Position Description

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    Organization

    Working at University of California, Los Angeles

    UCLA is a public research university located in the Westwood neighborhood of Los Angeles, California. It was founded in 1919 and is the second oldest of the ten campuses affiliated with the University of California system. UCLA offers over 300 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in a wide range of disciplines and enrolls about 26,000 undergraduate and about 12,000 graduate students from the United States and around the world every year.

    UCLA features the College of Letters and Science, seven general campus professional schools, and four professional schools for the health sciences. The UCLA College of Letters and Science has 34 academic departments and 900 faculty, and houses the majority of UCLA's 129 undergraduate majors as well as the students in the Graduate Division of Letters and Sciences. The UCLA College Honors Program is also housed in the College. The College of Letters and Science's programs are divided into five academic divisions: humanities, social sciences, life sciences, physical sciences, and the International Institute. UCLA also offers certificate programs, undergraduate degree-credit and continuing education credits for non-full-time students through its UCLA Extension education program.

    The 2010 edition of U.S. News & World Report ranked UCLA as the 24th best university in the nation and 32nd best in the world. In the 2007 edition of U.S. News and World Report, UCLA Medical Center was ranked best in the West, as well as one of the top 3 hospitals in the United States alongside Mayo Clinic, Cleveland Clinic, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Johns Hopkins Hospital. In 15 of the 16 medical specialty areas examined, UCLA Medical Center ranked in the top 20.

    The campus' location in Los Angeles makes excursions to local museums, theaters, or other entertainment venues relatively quick and easy.

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