General Atomics and Affiliated Companies Groundskeeper/Landscaper in San Diego, California

Job ID#: 19025BR

Company: General Atomics

Title: Groundskeeper/Landscaper

Job Category: Facilities

City: San Diego

State: California

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Hourly

Travel Percentage Required: 0% - 25%

Clearance Required?: No

Job Summary:

General Atomics (GA), and its affiliated companies, is one of the world’s leading resources for high-technology systems development ranging from the nuclear fuel cycle to remotely piloted aircraft, airborne sensors, and advanced electric, electronic, wireless and laser technologies.

We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Groundskeeper/Landscaper to join our Facilities Department located in the greater San Diego, CA.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Performs a combination of cutting lawns, trimming and edging around walkways, roads, flower beds and walls.

  • Prunes shrubs, trees and plants. Rakes up leaves and litter.

  • Performs periodic inspections of plants and grasses.

  • Makes routine recommendations for changes in care schedules.

  • Assists in determining the timetable for fertilizer and disease/pest control programs.

  • Mixes and uses chemicals, some of which may be hazardous materials subject to special handling requirements.

  • Assembles, installs, modifies and maintains irrigation systems and plumbing under general direction.

  • May perform trade work such as carpentry or painting.

  • Assists in planning and designing changes or modifications to landscape.

  • May operate tractors or other equipment with attachments such as mower, fertilizer spreader, rototiller, sod remover, back hoe, lawn roller, etc.

  • Performs other duties and assigned or required.

Job Qualifications:

  • Typically requires a high school diploma or equivalent.

  • May require a valid California driver's license with a good driving record verified by the DMV.

  • Must have complete knowledge and understanding of safe lifting procedures.

  • Work is performed outside often during inclement weather under limited supervision.

  • Assignments are somewhat complex in nature and may require physical stamina to complete tasks.

  • Independent judgment is often required in solving basic problems and making routine recommendations.

  • Bi-lingual skills (English-Spanish) are an asset.

General Atomics and affiliated companies is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, genetic information, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law.