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Job Title: Groundskeeper I - Landscape Services
Location: Azusa, CA United States
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 10/03/2017
Expire Date: 11/03/2017
Job Categories: Other
Job Description
Groundskeeper I - Landscape Services
A leader in the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities, Azusa Pacific University is committed to excellence in higher education. Offering more than 100 associateís, bachelorís, masterís, and doctoral programs on campus, online, and at six regional locations across Southern California, APU continues to be recognized annually as one of Americaís Best Colleges by U.S. News & World Report. APU is seeking employees who desire to engage in our thriving culture by cultivating community through professional interactions, demonstrating a posture of lifelong learning, and modeling Christ-like character. Working together, employees at APU commit to establishing a university atmosphere that is edifying to God and to one another.

For staff positions, please apply directly at: http://apustaffjobs.silkroad.com

APU is seeking employees who desire to engage in our thriving culture by cultivating community through professional interactions, demonstrating a posture of lifelong learning, and modeling Christ-like character. Working together, employees at APU commit to establishing a university atmosphere that is edifying to God and to one another.

Under close supervision of the Landscape Services Lead, performs a variety of entry-level grounds keeping duties to keep the campus attractive and litter free.

Required Education
* High school education or equivalent

Required Experience
* Entry-level up to two years of grounds keeping experience.

Primary Duties/Essential Functions
* Performs all core duties on a routine basis, under close supervision.
* * Core duties
* Operates and does routine maintenance on basic grounds keeping equipment, including:
- Walk behind mower, edger, string trimmer, blower, hedge trimmer, chainsaw, transport vehicle, backpack sprayer, hand pruners, loppers, saws, various hand tools, irrigation controllers in area, fertilizer spreader, ladders.
- Maintains existing landscaping to keep area clean and pedestrian friendly.
- Repairs broken irrigation lines and sprinkler heads. Operates irrigation controllers in assigned area.
- Trims and prunes shrubs and trees to control size and keep walking area unobstructed.
- Monitors irrigation needs.
- Keeps area weed free.
- Uses non-selective herbicide as directed. Keeps record of chemical use.
- Feeds turf as directed.
* * Follows detailed instructions, and established procedures. Refers all problems to immediate supervisor.
* * Works as part of a team to accomplish some tasks.
* * Completes special projects as required.

Azusa Pacific University is a Christ-centered, multicultural community that values and seeks faculty and staff who are committed to diversity, work effectively with diverse populations, and engage others in ways that honor our rich cultural mosaic and biblical foundation.

Click below to discover some of the many benefits APU employees enjoy including competitive health care options, an 8% retirement match, and a generous tuition discount.

http://www.apu.edu/humanresources/benefits/

You can learn more about APU by watching the stories of faculty, staff, and alumni as they carry out our mission here: http://www.apu.edu/stories/

Azusa Pacific University will conduct a background check on all final candidates.

Review of applications will begin immediately, and the position will remain open until filled unless otherwise stated. Azusa Pacific University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
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