|Job Title||Grounds Maintenance Technician|
|Wage & Benefits||$16.75/hr. & benefits|
|Job Details||Job Summary: Responsible for overseeing and performing a variety of types of grounds maintenance work to promote the general exterior upkeep of the property. He/She performs grounds labor work requiring practical knowledge of yard and landscape maintenance.
Job Duties and Essential Functions: Complete tasks using the standard methods, materials, tools, equipment and practices of the grounds, landscaping and facilities maintenance trades; adhere to the occupational hazards and safety precautions necessary in grounds, landscaping and facilities maintenance work ; participate in an On-Call emergency schedule for evening, weekend and holiday coverage, as scheduled; perform maintenance on the exterior of housing units perform installation, upkeep or maintenance on exterior plant material including but not limited to grass, trees, shrubs, plantings and flowers. Includes removal of weeds from shrubbery beds and dead plant material; perform upkeep on the following areas to keep them safe, presentable, and free of litter and debris: dumpster areas, recreation areas, in front of the office, walkways to, from and in-between buildings; physically walk the property on a frequent basis and removes litter, debris and pet waste; greet and interact with residents in a professional, courteous and helpful manner, and while on duty, answer all incoming calls in a professional, positive manner; inspect the exterior of units and grounds throughout the property to determine damages and the specific Maintenance needs; occasionally assist in custodial work, including sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, emptying trash, cleaning window s, etc., in common areas, residential units and in other work areas; occasionally distribute resident communications when requested; responsible for reporting units that are seen as presenting any health, fire or safety concerns; perform scheduled maintenance on all equipment utilized, when appropriate and available, manufacturer’s recommendations and operating manuals; maintain safe, organized, clean work areas and work vehicles.
Minimum Qualifications: High School diploma or equivalent; valid Alaska driver’s license; ability to be insured by company’s auto insurance; prior grounds maintenance or landscaping experience; or experience in related field required; ability to understand and execute oral and written instructions; ability to work independently and willingness to learn.
A complete job description is available in the Anchorage dispatch office. Applicants must be registered with the Union, have a current dues receipt and a current resume on file in the Anchorage dispatch office that reflects the qualifications required, to be referred to the Employer for this position.