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Landscaper I

at Point Loma Nazarene University

Posted: 10/24/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: R0001865
Categories: General Labor
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Job Description

The Point Loma Nazarene University community is, and intends to be, a decidedly Christian community, as exhibited by our shared beliefs, corporate practices, and Christlike character.

JOB SUMMARY

Provide general horticultural care and maintenance of exterior grounds of the PLNU campus.

JOB STATUS

Time:

Full time

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RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ensure exceptional Customer Service to the campus community.
  • Plan and organize assigned work: plant, trim, spray, mow, weed, fertilize, sweep, rake, cultivate, dig, water, shovel and other related functions.
  • Must wear proper personal protective equipment when the task requires.
  • Must wear proper work footwear.
  • Safely operate power tools and vehicles such as electric or gas powered carts, line trimmers, mowers, blowers, hedgers, saws, etc.
  • Safely and properly operate hand tools such as pruners, loppers, saws, shovels, etc.
  • Treat diseases or growth problems through the application of insecticides, fertilizers and chemical sprays as instructed.
  • Perform grounds patrol for trash and empty trash receptacles.
  • Remain up-to-date and informed of current practices with use of horticulture supplies such as chemicals and fertilizers.
  • Perform basic irrigation audit and make minor irrigation repairs.
  • Cooperate with others within the department, other department personnel and tradesmen in completing assigned tasks.
  • Perform all duties in a safe and professional manner and in accordance with established departmental policies and procedures. Participate in safety programs as directed.
  • Perform other responsibilities, including assisting with special events, as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school graduate or equivalent. 
  • Must have a valid California driver's license.
  • Understanding of and commitment to the spiritual mission of Point Loma Nazarene University.
  • Knowledge of the safe use of manual and power equipment involved in horticulture and grounds care, preferred.
  • Ability to be trained in any of the categories of horticulture and gardening.
  • Ability to perform duties and responsibilities that normally require special physical effort, including bending, crawling, stretching and lifting heavy objects typically under 50 pounds.
  • Must not have allergies that interfere with working outdoors (such as fertilizers, herbicides, insecticides, plant life, pollens, etc.).
  • Must be able to work outside during inclement weather.
  • Must be able to follow simple instructions in English.
  • Ability to be a team player.
  • Ability to work overtime.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Must be able to stand for long periods of time. Must be able to be physically active for extended periods of time.

Must be able to track through uneven terrain. Must be able to climb ladders up to 8 feet. Must be able to lift or carry up to 50 lbs.

Must be able to use power tools and hand tools such as blowers, mowers and pruners with proper personal protective equipment.

Must be able to use computers, smart devices, applications, and to read and respond to emails.

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Point Loma Nazarene University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices or procedures. In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide quality educational and employment opportunities, PLNU actively encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups in higher education.


If you are a current employee of PLNU, please login to your Workday account and use the internal career worklet to apply.

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One of the most gorgeous locations to work in all of Southern California, PLNU offers more than ocean views. As an employee you will be supporting the education of tomorrow's leaders.

Non-discrimination Policy

Point Loma Nazarene University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices or procedures. In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide quality educational and employment opportunities, PLNU actively encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups in higher education.

As a religious institution, PLNU retains the right to exercise religious preference in employing faculty and staff who agree with and support the religious mission of the University. You may find it helpful to learn more about our sponsoring denomination: Church of the Nazarene.

Community Life Covenant

The Point Loma Nazarene University community is, and intends to be, a decidedly Christian community, as exhibited by our shared beliefs, corporate practices, and Christ like character.  To read PLNU's full Community Life Covenant and to learn more about other community benefits please visit PLNU Benefits.

Crime Statistics

In accordance with the Jeanne Clery Act, PLNU's current annual crime statistics are available at : PLNU Annual Security Report.



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