GROUNDS CREW CHIEF-WEEKENDS (TEMPE CAMPUS)
Company: Arizona State University
Posted on: January 21, 2023
Grounds Crew Chief- Weekends (Tempe campus)
Arizona State University
FDM FM Grounds Services
Facilities Management, Grounds Services, seeks a weekend Grounds
Crew Chief to supervise a day crew in the maintenance of grounds
and turf management.
$21.92 per hour. ASU offers a comprehensive benefits package with
the State of Arizona.
16-January-2023 is the initial close date. Applications will
continue to be accepted and reviewed each week until the job is
Supervise, assign and monitor the work of one of our day crews in
the maintenance of grounds and turf management activities.
Supervise the clean-up and maintenance for special events and
sporting activities (i.e. graduations, events at Gammage
Auditorium, Desert Financial Arena, Old Main and other signature
buildings on campus).
Monitor work of subordinates.
Ensure adherence to safety regulations.
Install and repair irrigation systems.
Use grounds related chemicals utilizing a sprayer to disperse
grounds chemicals including insecticides and herbicides.
Trim and prune trees and shrubs.
Rake leaves and mow lawns.
Operate hand tools (e.g. loppers, rakes, shovels) and power lawn
tools (e.g. chain saws, blowers, power hedge shears, string
trimmers, edgers, aerators).
Use ability to clearly communicate to perform essential functions
of the job.
DAYS AND SCHEDULE: Friday - Tuesday, 5:00AM - 1:30PM
Five years of grounds maintenance related work experience which
includes one (1) year of lead experience; OR, Associate's degree in
Horticulture or related field AND three (3) years of grounds
maintenance related work experience which includes one year of lead
experience; OR, any equivalent combination of experience and/or
education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities
have been achieved. Employee may be required to possess a valid US
Driver's license of the appropriate class and required endorsements
General turf care.
Mowing and overseeding practices.
Operating turf maintenance equipment and riding mowers.
Underground sprinkler repair and/or installation.
Design and/or redesign of irrigation systems.
Grounds maintenance in a university/higher education setting.
Principles of horticulture.
Principles, practices and/or techniques of grounds maintenance.
Evidence of effective communication skills
Activities regularly require long periods of exposure to external
elements indigenous to a desert environment; weather; and potential
exposure to venomous insects, insecticides, herbicides and
fertilizers. Regularly required to operate a variety of landscaping
equipment, tools and machines requiring extended periods of walking
over uneven and occasionally rocky surfaces, stooping, bending,
reaching, lifting and pushing objects of varying weights up to 50
pounds. Regular use of mowers, trimmers, edgers, shears, spreaders,
hoses, hand and power tools/machines. Stand for long periods of
time. Walk and inspect campus. Drive university vehicle/cart.
May be exposed to hazardous and dangerous materials, tools, and
equipment which will require safety precautions and/or specific
process to be followed, and may include the use of Personal
Protection Equipment (PPE) (e.g. safety glasses, hearing
protection). Use of PPE may require medical clearance prior to
ASU Facilities Development and Management (FDM) maintains and
services all university-owned property, and develops and constructs
innovative and sustainable facilities. FDM's vision is to
contribute to and guarantee the success of the university's mission
by creating and caring for the ASU campus and environment. We
provide quality customer service, effectively steward our
resources, and meet the needs of the university through creative
and collaborative efforts.
ASU offers a comprehensive benefits package at very competitive
rates to enhance the total compensation of its faculty and staff.
This package includes low-cost health and life benefits to insure
you and your family, a wellness program for preventative health
education and screenings, a disability and leaves program for
income protection, employee assistance for free and confidential
behavioral health services, access to world-class educational
opportunities at ASU/UofA/NAU at deeply discounted rates for you
and your eligible dependents, disability resources for Americans
with Disabilities (ADA), a retirement program with a variety of
retiree benefits to ensure your financial security at the end of
your career, paid vacation and holidays - and more. For more
information, please visit the Office of Human Resources, Benefits
website, at https://cfo.asu.edu/benefits
ASU's comprehensive benefits package is a significant part of your
overall total compensation - and ASU pays for most of it when you
are a benefits-eligible employee.
For more reasons to join ASU, please visit:
Facilities Development and Management at ASU employment requires
current eligibility to legally work in the United States.
Facilities Development and Management will not be a sponsor for
This position is located at the Tempe campus, Tempe, AZ (on Rural
Road south of Apache Blvd).
Must possess a valid Arizona driver's license (minimum of Class D)
upon employment and maintain throughout employment. Post-offer of
employment, selected candidate must possess an acceptable driving
record which is 5 or fewer points in the most recent 39 month
period from date of hire.
Must pass pre-employment physical examination, to include
audiogram, post offer of employment.
Arizona State University is a new model for American higher
education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence,
entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American
University is a single, unified institution comprising four
differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social,
cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its
research is inspired by real world application blurring the
boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU
serves more than 100,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona,
the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and
cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and
more than one hundred nations across the globe.
ASU is a tobacco-free university. For details visit
Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other
basis protected by law.
Notice of Availability of the ASU Annual Security and Fire Safety
In compliance with federal law, ASU prepares an annual report on
campus security and fire safety programs and resources. ASU's
Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at
https://www.asu.edu/police/PDFs/ASU-Clery-Report.pdf. You may
request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police
Department at 480-965-3456.
Relocation Assistance - For information about schools, housing
child resources, neighborhoods, hospitals, community events, and
taxes, visit https://cfo.asu.edu/az-resources.
ASU conducts pre-employment screening which may include
verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and
Background Check Statement
ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which
includes a criminal background check, verification of work history,
academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is
contingent upon successful passing of the background check.
Instructions to Apply
Application deadline is 3:00pm Arizona time on the day
Please include all employment information in month/year format
(e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer
for each position.
Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience
meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.
Work reference history information for 3 current and/or former
supervisors will be requested at time of interview.
Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.
IMPORTANT NOTE: What is the meaning of "equivalent combination" in
the minimum qualifications? It means one year of higher education
or 24 credit hours, is equal to one year of experience. For
example, a four year Bachelor's degree is equal to four years of
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