Alutiiq Gardener in Ridgecrest, California
A Gardner is responsible for providing general gardening care and grounds maintenance involving trees, lawns, turf, shrubs, hedges, ground cover, flowers and athletic fields. Work will include both routine work and special assignments to support a government contract.
Primary duties will consist of mowing, trimming, edging, fertilization, pruning, debris and weed removal, tree staking, berm maintenance and limb removal
Will maintain improved and semi-improved grounds
Build and maintain irrigations systems to include valves, vacuum breakers, backflow preventers, pressure regulators, irrigation connections, sprinkler heads, bubblers, risers, heads, underground piping, controls, irrigation time clocks and other water emitting devices
Operating motorized equipment such as, tractors, weed eaters, chain saws, etc., as required
May be required to drive to outlying areas
Performs work assignments as directed by immediate Supervisor
Other duties as assigned
Responsibilities & Requirements:
Must be able to drive manual shift equipment up to a two-ton truck
Must be proficient in the use of hand tools, including shovels, rakes, lawn rollers, pruning saws and sheers, hand mowers, hula hoes, etc.
Ability to comply with all safety requirements and wear issued Personal Protective Equipment at all times
Alutiiq-Mele, LLC maintains a professional environment at all times. Harassment of any type will not be tolerated
Ability to comply with instruction and direction
Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
Applicant must have the ability to successfully pass a background investigation for both the company as well as the base
Must have the ability to obtain a Security Clearance within 90 days of hire
Must have a valid state Driver’s License
Alutiiq-Mele, LLC maintains a drug/alcohol free workplace. Must have the ability to pass a pre-employment drug screening
Must be able to perform physical labor to include lifting and carrying a maximum of 50 lbs
Ridgecrest, California, United States
We respect diversity and accordingly are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability or handicap, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, veteran status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws (“protected status”). Our management team is dedicated to ensuring the fulfillment of this policy with respect to recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, benefits, employee activities and general treatment during employment.