UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 10/10/18 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor. Eligible Disability Counseling and Consulting services (DCC) or Special Selection clients should contact their Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor for assistance.
Under general supervision, perform a variety of skilled and semi-skilled landscape maintenance duties in the care of the University's landscaped areas; provide safe and appropriate environment, facilities and outdoor classrooms for the use and enjoyment of students, faculty, staff and visitors; perform maintenance and repair functions in the care of landscaped areas and related facilities.
Job functions include but not limited to: maintaining and repairing irrigation systems, operating a variety of landscape maintenance power equipment and machinery, selective pruning of shrubs and small trees in accordance with University guidelines, fertilizing, planting, turf maintenance and litter pickup.
At least one (1) year recent relevant work experience; or a combination of education and experience as a Landscape Technician or Groundskeeper at a University, College, Hospital, Municipality, and/or other large commercial facility.
Strong experience in landscape maintenance work including knowledge of methods, tools, materials and related equipment. Experience in the operation of trenchers; aerators; tractors; roto-tillers and other commonly used power driven landscape maintenance equipment.
Demonstrated experience maintaining Southern California plant material; solid understanding of their cultural requirements, pests and diseases; ability to identify undesirable plant material.
Proven experience maintaining and repairing irrigation systems utilizing recognized standards, guidelines, applications and practices. Experience creating irrigation schedules and programming irrigation controllers based on horticultural and water conservation principles.
Experience safely operating commonly used landscape maintenance equipment and tools such as but not limited to: mower, edger, blower, hedge trimmer, line trimmer, chainsaw, rake, shovel, hoe, broom, and other related landscape maintenance equipment and tools.
Basic computer skills to check email, enter time and material data and to complete electronic records.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; ability to interact in a positive manner within a multicultural environment.
Ability to understand and carry-out verbal and written instructions; problem solving skills and sound judgment.
Flexibility to adjust to changing priorities and ability to follow through and carry out assignments.
DOJ/FBI background check clearances required prior to hire. DMV driving record check clearance prior to hire.
Must possess and maintain a valid California driver's license.
Must be physically able to perform all essential functions. May be required to work overtime as operationally necessary.
UC San Diego is an academic powerhouse and economic engine, recognized as one of the top 8 public universities by U.S. News and World Report. Innovation is central to who we are and what we do. Here, students learn that knowledge isn't just acquired in the classroom - life is their laboratory. UC San Diego's rich academic portfolio includes six undergraduate colleges, five academic divisions and five graduate and professional schools. The university's award-winning scholars are experts at the forefront of their fields with an impressive track record for achieving scientific, medical and technological breakthroughs.
Founded in 1978 by electronics technicians, ETA® International is a not-for-profit 501(c) 6 association whose mission is to represent and support the technical professional.
ETA aligns with ISO 17024 standards, vocational and education curriculums, and businesses’ resource initiatives through certification programs, conferences, speaking engagements, books, and other publications. Download ETA's Certification Booklet to see how ETA can help your career, business, or school.
Members can access the Members Only area for current and past issues of The High-Tech News, practice exams, and other member benefits. Certification Administrators can also download forms, order exams, and review exam information.
Career Resource Center
Mobilize your success with ETA’s Career Resource Center (CRC). We offer employers and job seekers a way to connect professionals with the most in-demand careers available. Resume and job postings are FREE.