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Company: University of California
Location: Santa Barbara, CA
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Government, Nonprofit, Education


Under supervision, performs operational level groundskeeping duties as assigned. Cultivates planted areas; plants, fertilizes and maintains shrubs, small trees, lawns and other ground covers; may operate irrigation systems manually and by automatic controls.

Uses a variety of hand and powered tools and equipment, including lawn mowers, edgers, line trimmers, hedge trimmers, blowers, and vacuums.

Cleans grounds and walks of litter; empties trash receptacles; maintains and makes minor repairs to tools, irrigation and drainage systems.


Minimum Requirements

Minimum three years' experience in institutional or commercial landscape maintenance and installation. Demonstrable knowledge of plant care, safe equipment use, landscape irrigation principles, horticultural pest control experience, a strong work ethic, and ability to be a team player. Ability to communicate effectively in English.

Desirable Requirements

A certified pesticide applicators license is desired. Academic coursework or certificated training in horticulture is a plus.

Special Conditions of Employment

Satisfactory criminal history background check
Maintain a valid CA driver's license

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