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Facility Aide (East Mesa)

Company: Legacy Traditional Schools
Location: Mesa
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

_*Ignite your desire to be the best! *_Imagine an energy so positive, so powerful, it ignites your desire to be the best, inspires you to bring out the best in others, and fuels your aspiration to do the best work of your career.At Legacy Traditional Schools we do things a special way, in a way that ignites our desire to be the best, illuminates our educators best talents, lights up the minds of our students, and fuels our school spirit. We shine the brightest when we raise our hands and rise to the challenge of changing lives through education, cultivating bright curious minds, achieving award-winning results, upholding our values, and engaging positively with our students, parents and communities.Under general supervision, performs a variety of work in the general maintenance of landscape and grounds; maintain and perform minor repairs to grounds maintenance equipment; performs related duties as assigned.* Maintains the general appearance of exterior landscaping in a quality manner by following daily, weekly, monthly and annual landscape schedules* Weeds landscaped planting beds; mows and edges lawn areas and fence lines* Edges and trims around walkways, sidewalks, flower beds and against walls* Prunes shrubs and trees to shape and improve appearance and growth* Sprays lawn areas with herbicides to control undesirable weeds as directed* Maintains all landscape equipment and tools in good working condition and demonstrates proficiency of use (pole saws, chainsaws, lawn mowers, etc.)* Waters lawn areas using timed and manual irrigation system methods* Maintains and makes minor repairs to irrigation systems* Assures exterior play areas and equipment are safe* Monitors grounds and playground areas and responds to any unsafe situations* Empties exterior trash cans and picks up exterior trash* Assists with field preparation for sporting events* Rakes rock areas to maintain uniform spreading, especially around playground equipment* Blows sidewalks to keep free of rocks and debris* Follows Landscape Management Guide, Landscape Schedules, Field and Ground Treatment Schedules and Annual Soil Testing Reports; makes recommended changes as neededEducation and Experience* High School Diploma or equivalent* Minimum one year of experience of professional landscape experience.Work Experience or Related Experience* Minimum one year of experience (prefer 2-5 yrs.) of professional landscape experience.Specialized Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:* Must have the knowledge, skills and interest in improving and maintaining landscape quality throughout the campus.* Requires landscape and maintenance knowledge in the care and upkeep of play fields, landscaped areas, walkways, parking lots and all other campus exterior areas.* Willing to follow all company work rules, including safety rules as defined in the company handbook and follow all required PPE for landscape duties.* Able to work independently in a quality manner.* Able and willing to fill in for custodial duties as needed and to support school events which may require extra hours.* Able and willing to be flexible regarding work hours to support needed campus coverage, particularly in the absence of the Campus Manager* Ability to communicate, both in writing and orally, technical information in a way that is understandable to people without technical training.* Demonstrated ability to work effectively with staff from various areas of responsibility.* Self-motivated and able to work in a quick paced environment.* Ability to plan and manage multiple tasks in a timely manner.* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.* The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Must have ability to work safely with mechanical and manually operated landscaping equipment and tools and work outside in high temperatures (up to above 100 degrees) on a regular basis.* Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. Duties are performed typically in school and/or office settings throughout the division. May include frequent walking, standing, stooping, lifting up to approximately 40 pounds and occasional lifting of equipment and/or materials weighing up to approximately 50 pounds may be required.* Must have the ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time; to enter data into a computer keyboard; to research identified job related duties using the Internet and other resources; see and read a computer screen and printed material with or without vision aids; hear and understand speech at normal levels and on the telephone; speak in audible tones so that others may understand clearly in person and on the telephone; and the ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.* The incumbent in this position will be required to pass a criminal history background checkArizona Employees:* Arizona Department of Public Safety Level One IVP Fingerprint Clearance Card* Must be able to obtain and hold a valid IVP Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card at all timesNevada & Texas Employees:* Background Check* Travel between campuses is required from time to time.* This position requires the need to lift objects (up to 25 pounds) on occasion.* This position may require sitting for long periods at times, talking on the phone, standing, kneeling, stooping and long periods of concentration.* Local and in-state travel required._*Enjoy the benefits of being the best*_Education is not a spectator sport, so we encourage you work hard, learn, have fun and always do your best. If you raise your hand to accept the challenge of changing lives through education and give your very best to contribute to our students success, youll experience:A. our colorful school spiritB. a fulfilling careerC. a culture of connectionD. our spirit of traditionE. the benefits of being the best._Hint: If asked in your interview how we ignite your desire to be the best, the answer is All of the above_Enjoy industry-leading pay, rewards, referral bonuses and paid time-off. Care for your health and your family with comprehensive medical, dental and vision benefits, discounted onsite childcare and student enrollment priority, even for part-time roles. Invest in your future with retirement plans - Arizona has 401(k) plans with 6% employer matching, Nevada participates in the Nevada State Retirement PERS and Texas participate in the Texas retirement TRS. Enhance your growth with promotion opportunities, training, mentoring and tuition reimbursement. Thrive in a welcoming, supportive and inclusive environment where we celebrate the diversity of our team and our communities and uphold our values to treat others with fairness, equality and respect as an equal opportunity employer._*Come be an educator with LTS*_Every team member, from our support staff to our leadership team has knowledge to share, skills to teach, inspiration to offer, and a passion for helping others learn and perform their best, which is why we are proud to call all our employee's educators.Our smart, talented, diverse educators across Arizona, Nevada and Texas are working together to change lives through education and make our charter schools the best place learn, grow and work. Come be an educator at Legacy Traditional Schools and experience a positive collective energy so powerful, it ignites your desire to be the best!*Ignite your career. Apply Today!*Job Type: Full-timeBenefits:* 401(k)* Dental insurance* Flexible schedule* Health insurance* Paid time off* Referral program* Vision insuranceSchedule:* Monday to FridayWork setting:* In-personWork Location: In personby Jobble

Keywords: Legacy Traditional Schools, Mesa , Facility Aide (East Mesa), Other , Mesa, Arizona

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