• Landscaping/Grounds Maintenance Specialist I

    Job Locations US-AZ-Tucson | US-AZ-Tucson | US-AZ-Tucson | US-AZ-Tucson
    Job ID
    Regular Full-Time
    Mental and Behavior Health
  • Overview

    Maintenance Technician for groundskeeper and light maintenance work. 


    • Installs and maintains landscaped areas of residential and office sites, to include watering plants, trees, and shrubs; pruning shrubs and trees, and mowing and watering lawns.
    • Rakes and sweeps areas on a monthly basis; uses irrigation methods to adjust water consumption and prevent waste;
    • Maintains upkeep of of walkways, parking area, equipment and planters.
    • Light painting
    • Supports other maintenance staff to complete various maintenance and emergency repairs and moving furniture.
    • Reports findings to Facilities Manager in cases of liability or safety issues.
    • Responds to minor emergency repairs on-call 24-hours per day/7-days per week rotation  (usually one week per month).


    • Education - High School diploma or GED preferred
    • Experience - One year relevant experience preferred.
    • 21 years of age
    • Arizona Drivers license, 39-month Motor Vehicle Report, current Registration and Insurance to meet agency insurance requirements.
    • Eligible to clear DPS Level I fingerprint clearance.
    • Initial Physical Exam and current negative TB test within the prior 12 months. (Employer provides)
    • Must have own reliable transportation (pickup truck preferred). Mileage allowance paid.


    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    • Demonstrated knowledge of uses of chemicals and their interactions, danger signs, production techniques, and disposal methods.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of related machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of the correct paints or finishes for the surface to be covered, taking into account durability, ease of handling and method of application.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the maintenance and basic repair of houses and buildings.
    • Ability to skillfully and safely handles supplies and operate equipment, to complete daily duties of the position.
    • Ability to follow written and verbal  instructions; ability to respond in writing or verbally to supervisor and co-workers.
    • Ability to generate or use different sets of rules for combining or grouping things in different ways

    Physical Demands

    • Ability to stand, and hold arms over head, for long periods of time; able to do a considerable amount of climbing, bending and crouching.
    • Ability to quickly and repeatedly move arms and legs; bend, stretch, twist, or reach out with body, arms, and/or legs.
    • Ability to exert self physically over an extended period of time.
    • Ability to exert maximum force to lift, push, carry or pull objects.
    • Ability to exert muscle force repeatedly or continuously over time; the ability to use abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time.


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