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Landscaper- AbilityOne Contracts

Location: Phoenix, AZ, US
Type: Part Time
Beacon Group
12.00 - Hourly

Since 1952, Beacon Group has been committed to providing employment related opportunities to people with disabilities. We provide training, development and access to real work for a segment of our community. We are looking to hire a full time Landscape/Grounds Maintenance staff person to be a part of our growing team. You will be responsible for providing on-going landscape maintenance for several of our government and commercial properties and completing work in a safe and efficient manner.

Our organization is an Ability One Program and we encourage people with disabilities to apply. Benefits include health, dental, vision, 401k and long-term disability.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer – qualified females, minorities, disabled persons and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities

  • Ensure all landscaping and ground maintenance assignments meet contractual standards.
  • Maintain all safety standards.
  • Monitor all job related supplies and equipment. Ensure all equipment is maintained properly and in good working order.
  • Work with Supervisor to resolve all landscaping issues.
  • Perform all landscaping duties as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned

Safety

  • Attend training and yearly review on the OSHA Boloodborne Pathogens Standard and Beacon’s Exposure Control Policy. Understand and follow the Standard and Exposure Control Program
  • Report any potentially dangerous situations to supervisor and Human Resources. Take steps necessary to protect clients and staff until the situation is corrected.
  • Reinforce safe practices to Clients and other staff.
  • Attend Safety training(s) as required
  • In the event of an industrial accident or illness, in conjunction with supervisor, complete an accident investigation and report to Human Resources.

Essentials Functions

  • Ability to balance, bend, stand, walk, kneel, twist, stretch, climb and sit
  • Ability to use hand or power tools or related equipment
  • Ability to lift, carry, push or pull up to 10 pounds unassisted
  • Ability to drive and maintain a clean driving record
  • Ability to communicate effectively with people with disabilities, supervisors and the public
  • Ability to follow instructions
  • Ability to work effectively with people with disabilities and the public
  • Ability to use good judgment, problem solve and meet deadlines
  • Ability to learn, use and train others on how to use equipment

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent.
  • One to three years of experience in the landscaping or ground maintenance field required.
  • Knowledge of machines and tools used in landscaping/ground maintenance including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance is preferred.
  • Must have a documented disability