Information & Responsibilities
Under the direction of the Manager of Facilities Services, the Groundskeeper
position performs a variety of grounds maintenance duties necessary for the
upkeep of the Institute.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Plant and maintain turf, flowers, and ground-covers; prune trees and
Remove debris from parking lots, stairs, patios, walkways and maintain
Assist in the maintenance of parking lots including asphalt, concrete,
signs and painting.
Mix and apply fertilizers, insecticides and herbicides. Assist with
general pest control.
Participates in the collection of hazardous material for short term
storage and disposal.
Operate and perform minor maintenance and repair on equipment and tools
Operates, adjust and performs maintenance repairs to sprinkler systems and
all connected plumbing.
Available for call-in emergencies and any assignment within Facilities as
needed. Some weekend work required to accommodate special events or
Other duties as assigned.
Ability to operate and maintain grounds equipment.
Able to work in confined spaces.
Ability to lift up to 70 pounds.
Ability to move and to push heavy items manually or using special
Willing and able to be test fit for respirator and pass a pulmonary
Excellent communication skills both oral and written.
Ability to maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted
in the course of work.
Upon offer of employment, must pass a background check and pass a physical
High school diploma, GED or equivalent.
Knowledge of grounds equipment, tools and procedures of grounds gardening
Knowledge of fertilizer, insecticides and herbicides used in grounds
Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer service. This
includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services
and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
Minimum 1 year Groundskeeper experience preferred.
Must have a valid California driver license. Employment is subject to
driving record meeting the standards of the CalArts insurance carrier.
How to Apply
This position is available immediately. If you are interested, please follow
the link to Interfolio below:
Groundskeeper I - ID:116783
$18.98 - $20.63 an hour
Equity & Diversity
California Institute of the Arts shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR
§§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit
discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as
protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit
discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion,
sex, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered
prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and
advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion,
sex, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other
status protected under federal, state, or local law.
CalArts has a multidisciplinary approach to its studies of the arts through
six schools: Art, Critical Studies, Dance, Film/Video, Music and Theater.
CalArts encourages students to explore and recognize the complexity of the
many aspects of the arts. It is supported by a distinguished faculty of
practicing artists and provides its Bachelor and Master of Fine Arts students
with the hands-on training and exposure necessary for an artist's growth.
CalArts was founded in 1961 and opened in 1969 as the first institution of
higher learning in the United States specifically for students interested in
the pursuit of degrees in all areas of visual and performing arts.