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Landscape Lead

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Fresno
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

AnnouncementPRIDE Industries is a fast-paced company with a mission: To Create Jobs for People with Disabilities while providing high quality, value-added solutions to our nationwide customers. We are currently recruiting to fill the following position:Job DescriptionPRIDE Industries Job Description Job: Landscape LeadJob Code: K10 - PR-Landscape LeadHR Title Group: Commercial Contracts (Custodial & Landscape)Salary Grade: N16FLSA Status: Non-ExemptApproval Date: September 2020SUPERVISES: There are no direct reports with this position.POSITION SUMMARY: Under general supervision the Landscape Lead oversees landscape activities in installing and maintaining landscaped areas, roads, and parking lots of assigned facilities. This job class requires knowledge of landscaping practices, standards, supplies and equipment; and the ability to organize, schedule and supervise the work of people with developmental disabilities in assigned locations. Employees in this job perform work to assure grounds are maintained in safe and pristine condition. TYPICAL DUTIES: 1. * Performs landscape maintenance activities: mows lawns, trims hedges, shrubs, pulls weeds and maintains flower beds to maintain the overall appearance of landscape vegetation and grounds. 2. * Trains employees; sets up work, directs workflow, and monitors progress of projects through to completion. Ensures adherence to procedures, regulations and guidelines while minimizing errors and safety risks. 3. * Provides work instruction and training in the safe and proper use of equipment and chemicals to include the application of fertilizer, weed killer, and necessary pesticides, pulls weeds, and maintains flower beds. 4. * Oversees work activities and reviews work to ensure it is performed safely, on-time, and according to established procedures, regulations, and guidelines. 5. * Monitors and maintains irrigation systems to ensure that vegetation is properly irrigated. 6. Performs other duties and special projects as assigned. * DenotesEssential Job Function MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: - At least one year of landscaping experience;- Ability to effectively train and direct employees to meet departmental goals/objectives;- Knowledge of landscape maintenance standards and techniques, materials, and the safe and proper use of chemicals; - Knowledge of departmental operations and procedures, and organizational policies; - Knowledge of Cal OSHA and OSHA occupational safety regulations;- Ability to communicate effectively and respond to questions and requests from team, customers and others;- Effective written communication skills using appropriate business English; - Human relations skills to maintain effective working relationships with team; - Effective customer service skills; - Intermediate computer literacy including knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, database and presentation software; - Basic mathematical ability including addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division; - Demonstrated customer service, problem solving and commonsense skills. EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: Not ApplicableCERTIFICATES REQUIRED: The following licenses or certificates may be required depending on local, state and/or contract requirements:Valid Driver's License PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Employees must have the ability to perform the following physical demands for extended periods of time with or without assistance: --- Standing and walking --- Bending, kneeling, squatting, stooping, reaching, pushing, pulling and shoveling --- Lifting of equipment up to 50 pounds with or without assistance --- Carrying a 20-pound backpack blowerWORK ENVIRONMENT: Majority of work is performed on job sites, in an environment using grounds maintenance tools, mechanical and electrical equipment. Employees may be exposed to uneven surfaces, toxic substances, electrical shock, noise from equipment and depending one external weather conditions, wind, rain, cold and heat. Travel to other worksites is required for certain positions.DISCLAIMER: The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to this job. Employees are expected to follow their supervisor's instructions and to perform the tasks requested by their supervisors. At PRIDE, we make a difference in the lives of many, one job at a time. How to ApplyIf you are interested in working for this unique organization that blends business with a social mission, please apply online at.PRIDE Industries is a VEVRAA federal contractor committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. Visit our website to learn more! PRIDE will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c) PRIDE will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of all federal, state, and local laws.

Keywords: Disability Solutions, Fresno , Landscape Lead, Other , Fresno, California

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