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Groundskeeper at University of California - San Francisco

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full Time
Location: San Francisco, California

Job Description:

Under the direction and general supervision of the Assistant Superintendent, the Groundskeeper performs a wide variety of skilled tasks which includes various types of landscaping and grounds maintenance including: irrigation installation, repair, and water management; planting of trees, shrubs, and groundcovers; pruning of trees and shrubs; lawn and groundcover care; landscape demolition and earth moving; refuse u0026 recycling disposal; stocking and storing materials; maintenance of hardscape, site furnishings, and outdoor art work; minor repair and maintenance of tools u0026 equipment; and other landscaping and grounds duties as instructed.

The individual is expected to perform assignments under various weather conditions and various terrains including: stairs, forest trails, hills, slopes, and rocky foot paths.

The job involves the ability to kneel, stoop, and stand for long periods of time; climb and work on extension ladder.

This position will be required to work Monday Friday, 6:00 am 2:30 pm.

The UCSF Facilities Services Department (FS) is committed to creating an exceptional campus physical environment to support the research, teaching, health care and community service mission of the University. FS employs over 360 professional staff and acts as steward for over $90 million in operating funds to achieve its goals in operating and maintaining the UCSF campus environment. Located in the Campus Life Services organization, FS is organized into five distinct units: (1) Mission Bay/East Campus Operations, (2) Parnassus/West Campus Operations, (3) Infrastructure u0026 Utilities Services, (4) Customer Service u0026 Technology, and (5) Strategic Organization Development.

FS participates in system-wide Principles of Community and all FS leaders are expected to create a fair, equitable, safe and supportive work environment, where everyone can do their best work. FS leaders share accountability for the overall success of the operation, and strive towards a high performance work environment. We value innovation, creative problem solving, and diligent follow-through.

The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. It is the only campus in the 10-campus UC system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.\\",\\"

Required Qualifications: High school diploma
Current valid California driver s license
One year of experience as a professional gardener; or an equivalent combination of education and experience in maintenance including irrigation management
Working knowledge of water management and irrigation repair
Demonstrated experience safely operating and maintaining power tools
Ability to communicate clearly both orally and in writing in English with customers and department staff at all levels
Ability to read, write and perform basic arithmetic calculations
Ability to read, write, and follow oral and written instructions in English
Ability to perform work on schedule in a safe and timely manner
Ability to work without direct supervision and handle multiple projects simultaneously
Ability to deliver high quality customer service and to respond to the customer s needs


Preferred Qualifications: Proficiency in Microsoft Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint)
Demonstrated knowledge of ornamental and California native plants

License/Certification: Current valid California driver s license

Equal Employment Opportunity: The University of California San Francisco is 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, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.