Groundskeeper (Two Positions), Scottsdale Community College

Groundskeeper (Two Positions)



Job ID:

East Maricopa

April 05, 2024

Contact Information:
Scottsdale Community College
9000 E. Chaparral Road
Scottsdale, Arizona 85256
District Website

Phone: 4804236328
District Email

Job Description:

Groundskeeper (Two Positions)

Job ID: 318856

Location: Scottsdale Community College

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Salary Range

$18.48 - $19.87/per hour, DOE



Work Schedule

Monday - Friday, 8am - 5pm; some evenings and weekends may be required

Summer Hours: Monday - Thursday, 7am-6pm

Work Calendar

12 Months

Maricopa Summary

Are you looking for a place to work where you can make a real difference in the lives of over 200,000 college students every year?

Would you like to be part of an organization that adds $7.2 billion dollars to the economy and supports nearly 100,000 jobs in the fastest growing county in the United States?

Whether you're teaching, working, or learning Make It Happen At Maricopa County Community Colleges!

About Us

• Many of our campuses have received grant awards through the to improve undergraduate STEM Education: Hispanic-Serving institutions program (HSI Program).

• Commitment to diversity, inclusion, equity and employee groups to create an environment of shared governance

• One of the largest community college systems in the country

• 2020 Healthy Arizona Worksites Program recipient

• Named 19th Best Employer for Women by Forbes

• 2019 No. 42 in Arizona's Best Employers

Campus Statement

Scottsdale Community College (SCC) is proud to be the only two-year public higher education institution located on Native American land. As one of the 10 Maricopa Community Colleges, SCC currently serves more than 9,000 full and part-time students each semester from its surrounding communities, including the cities of Scottsdale, Fountain Hills, Phoenix, and the Salt River Pima - Maricopa Indian Community.

We are seeking to attract academically and culturally diverse staff and faculty who possess a strong commitment to teaching, learning, and student success. We encourage all in our college community to contribute to and shape the direction of SCC's social justice, inclusivity, and equity strategies.

At SCC we are proud of our reputation as an innovative college that is focused on student success. Come join us in our desire to improve the quality of life in our communities by providing challenging, supportive, and engaging learning experiences.


The Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) is committed to providing you with a competitive, comprehensive benefits program that provides the care you and your family need to lead healthy and productive lives. Our benefits are designed to provide support for every life stage and lifestyle in our community.

• 16 paid observed holidays

• & 12% Employee Contribution Match (Pension, Long Term Disability, and Health Insurance)

• Paid vacation, sick, and personal time (if applicable)

• Maricopa Employee Store: Perks & Gears (exclusive discounts and offers for Maricopa Community Colleges faculty and staff)

• $4,000 Annual professional development growth funding (if applicable)

• Tuition reimbursement for employees and dependents (if applicable)

• Flexible work schedules

• Maricopa Employee Health & Wellness Program:

• Sight-On-Site Eye Care Services

• Diabetes Empowerment Education Program

• Mobile On-site Mammography Screenings

• Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

• Wondr™ online program that teaches clinically-proven, healthy habits that lead to less stress, better sleep, weight loss, and more

• Pre-Retirement Events

• (may forgive the remaining balance on a federal student loan made directly by the U.S. Department of Education after qualifying).

• 10+ Maricopa Affinity Resource Employee Groups (Celebrates diversity, embraces inclusion, and supports employees, students, and community!)

Job Summary

Come join our team as a Groundskeeper, at Scottsdale Community College. The Groundskeeper performs a full-range of grounds maintenance services and landscaping for the grounds department. This work includes but is not limited to general groundskeeping services, various landscape construction projects, athletic field maintenance, event preparations, equipment maintenance, irrigation repair and maintenance.

To best serve the students, department, and college, this position requires a physical presence on campus.

Please read the "How to Apply" section to avoid incomplete application materials.

Essential Functions

35% - Operates small and medium size trucks and various lawn maintenance equipment

35% - Prepares facilities and fields for athletic events.

20% - Performs general landscaping and grounds maintenance work

10% - Performs minor repairs and maintenance of equipment and other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

High School Diploma or GED.

There is no substitution or equivalency allowable for the High School Diploma or GED.

Desired Qualifications

A. Experience with irrigation maintenance and repair

B. Experience working in an educational environment and/or public institution

C. Experience with athletic field maintenance and preparation

D. Possession of a current Arizona Pesticide Applicators Certificate

E. Formal training in turf & drip irrigation, sports field maintenance, or landscaping

Special Working Conditions

• Travel to campus during the interview/selection process will be at the candidate's own expense

• May be required to work evenings and weekends

• May be required to lift or carry up to 50 lbs

• This position requires a physical presence on campus

• May be exposed to hazardous chemicals

• Climbing stairs and/or ladders to reach assigned areas along with working at heights

• Work outdoors in a variety of temperatures and environmental conditions

• Will be required to work in an area of light to heavy noise levels daily

• May be required to obtain Arizona Pesticide Applicators Certification within one year from hire date

• Work hours may vary. Summer hours are; Monday - Thursday 4:30 am - 3:00 pm

• Will be required to follow written and verbal instructions in English

How to Apply

Applicants are required to submit a resume showing how the applicant meets the minimum and desired qualifications. All minimum requirements must be met at the time of the application.

Additional materials will not be accepted after the job posting has closed.

Missing materials or incomplete employment history will not be considered.

Please ensure your materials clearly provide the following information.

• Clearly illustrate how prior experience, knowledge and education meet the minimum and desired qualifications for this position.

• Indicate whether former or current employment is Full-Time or;

• Part-Time employment (must include number of hours worked)

• Provide employment history in a month/year format (e.g., 09/07 to 10/11) including job title, job duties, for each position held and name of employer for each position.

• Three professional references, preferably current and/or former supervisors. If references are not provided in resume upon application, they will be requested at time of interview.

Posting Close Date

Open until filled

First Review August 14, 2023

Applications received after the review date may not be screened

EEO, Title IX, & Clery Act

Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) will not discriminate, nor tolerate discrimination in employment or education, against any applicant, employee, or student because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status (including document abuse), age, disability, veteran status or genetic information.

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, states: "No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance."

The policy of the MCCCD is to provide an educational, employment, and business environment free of gender discrimination. Incidents of misconduct should be reported to the college Title IX Coordinator, as outlined in policy, contact information is available at this link Title IX Coordinators.

The Clery Act is a Federal law requiring United States Colleges and Universities to disclose information about crime on and around their campuses. Crime reporting data for each of the Maricopa Community Colleges, as required under the Clery Act, is available at this link Clery Act.

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