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Mesa Public Schools Tree Trimmer Worker Grounds - 555 S Lewis in Mesa, Arizona

This job was posted by http://www.azjobconnection.gov : For more information, please see: http://www.azjobconnection.gov/ada/r/jobs/3728924 Tree Trimmer WorkerGrounds - 555 S LewisPrior to employment or during the first 3 months of new hire probationary period, drug and alcohol testing shall be required of all new contract employees who work for Operations. Any applicants having a confirmed positive test shall not be eligible for employment.Hourly Rate: $13.34Salary Band/Grade: B21Term: 12 monthsFSLA: Non-ExemptBenefits: Vacation, sick leave, holidays, retirement, workers' comp, life, health, dental and vision insurance PositionTo perform landscape maintenance of trees as required by district standards and to maintain the cleanliness and safe conditions of a school environment.QualificationsMust possess a Commercial Drivers License or be able to obtain one within 90 daysAbility to perform heavy manual labor and lift up to 80 poundsMust be proficient in tree trimming (including palm) and various landscape maintenance equipmentKnowledge and experience in the operation of bucket truck, chipper, chain saws and equipment preferredMust be able to work with supplies, materials and equipment in a safe mannerTrained and skilled in the operation of landscaping power equipmentAbility to establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with district personnel of all levelsEssential Duties Trim trees throughout the district for proper growth, safety and overhanging branches onto buildings, sidewalks and streetsInstall plant material, fertilize and over-seed new and existing turf and landscapingPerform landscape maintenance of trees, shrubs and other vegetationPerform minor preventive maintenance on equipment assigned to crewOperate power and hand equipment used for landscape maintenance workPerform other related duties, as assigned, to ensure the efficient and effective functioning of the work unitRegular and on-time attendance requiredMarginal Duties Operate concrete mixers, trenchers, large tractor loaders and field mowersInstall and repair PVC irrigation linesLayout and prepare athletic fields as neededAssist other personnel as may be required for the purpose of supporting them in the completion of their work activitiesSupervisionGrounds ForemanAN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY ORGANIZATION: The district does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex or gender, sexual orientation, disability, age or marital status.

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