This position is represented by SEIU Local 2007 and the collective bargaining agreement between the university and SEIU Local 2007 governs the terms and conditions of employment.
Sprinkler/Landscape Tech I Responsibilities: This is an entry level position working under the direct supervision of a Grounds Supervisor or a higher-level employee or the Sprinkler/Landscape Lead. These employees perform a variety of duties involved in the modification, maintenance and repair of manual and automatic sprinkler systems as well as landscape preparation, recovery and planting throughout the campus. The supervisor or lead schedules and assigns work. The Sprinkler/Landscape Tech I performs routine maintenance, minor repairs and landscape work with only general instructions from the supervisor or lead and with or without check of completed work. Guidance from lead or supervisor is available via phone and/or in person as needed or requested. In performing more difficult work, they receive detailed instructions and review. Characteristic Duties:
Prepare designated areas for installation and repair of irrigation systems and other landscape components
Install handheld remote unit to operate controller remotely
Utilize computerized tools to analyze irrigation systems for problems
Perform routine maintenance and repairs for sprinkler/irrigation systems
Visually inspect irrigation systems, lawns and plant areas for excessive water and/or dryness
Apply mulch to designated areas
As directed, plant trees, shrubs, flowers, etc. and install header boards for edging
Other related duties as assigned Qualifications:
Ability to work in all types of outside weather conditions
Ability to work with various plant pollens, dust and poison oak
Ability to withstand extensive standing, bending, squatting, walking, kneeling, pushing, pulling and digging
Ability to reach above head, climb and work from a ladder
Ability to lift up to 75 pounds
Must possess a valid California driver's license
One year sprinkler/irrigation and landscaping experience preferred
High school diploma or equivalent required
Basic understanding of centralized computerized irrigation control systems required
California Landscape Technician (CLT) certification strongly preferred Additional Information
Location: Stanford, California, United States Schedule: Classification Level:
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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