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Section Gardener | California Institute of Technology - Military Veterans

at HERC - Southern California

Section Gardener Caltech Job Category: Fulltime Temporary Exempt Overtime Eligible: Overtime Eligible Benefits Eligible: Benefit Based Caltech is a world-renowned science and engineering institute that marshals some of the world's brightest minds and most innovative tools to address fundamental scientific questions. We thrive on finding and cultivating talented people who are passionate about what they do. Join us and be a part of the diverse Caltech community. Job Summary Under the supervision of a crew leader, performs a variety of gardening and/or landscape maintenance techniques in a research environment in order to maintain high quality aesthetic standards throughout the campus community. Performs work in accordance with Institute and regulatory agencies safety standards and practices. Essential Job Duties Apply knowledge of grounds and/or landscape maintenance while using basic hand tools and equipment such as hoes, shovels, pruners, hedge shears, and periodically use leaf blowers. Perform basic pruning and trimming, cultivates flower beds, pulls weeds, and water areas as necessary. Transplant small plant material and maintain new plantings of shrubs, color beds during establishment periods. Identify, flag, and report sprinkler problems. Clean maintenance equipment and report equipment problems. Police campus areas, sweep hardscape surfaces, and empty trash and cigarette containers. Perform other duties as assigned. Basic Qualifications Knowledge and Experience One year experience in gardening, landscape, or nursery landscape environment. Knowledge of botanical or common names of plants. Knowledge of tools and equipment and methods and materials used in landscape maintenance. Valid California driver's license. Physical Requirements Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs., walk, bend, and twist on a constant basis and be able work in an outside environment exposed to elements. Required Documents Resume To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Copyright 2022 Inc. All rights reserved. Posted by the FREE value-added recruitment advertising agency jeid-4a9fea29dfca27459561afd08b10ed5f

Pasadena, CA

HERC - Southern California

Southern California HERC, established in 2003, is a non-profit organization composed of a diverse group of colleges and universities, and research, medical, and cultural institutions. Our institutions are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the recruitment process and providing a work environment sensitive to work/life balance. We also understand that employment decisions often involve two careers and offer state of the art dual career resources and solutions. SoCal HERC includes members from the Central Coast, Los Angeles, Orange County, Inland Empire, and San Diego.

HERC is a gateway to more jobs in higher education and related fields than any other website. HERC provides job seekers with comprehensive and transparent access to job opportunities, daily job alerts, career advice news and webinars, dual career support, and regional multicultural resources to help with relocating to a new community.

SoCal HERC Member Institutions:

Antioch University, Azusa Pacific, University Cal Tech

CSU Fullerton, CSU Northridge,  CSU San Bernardino 

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Chapman University, Citrus College

Concordia University Irvine, Grossmont-Cuyamaca CCD, Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine 

Loyola Marymount University, MiraCosta Community College, Mount St. Mary’s University

North Orange County CCD, Occidental College,  Pacific Oaks College & Childrens School 

Point Loma Nazarene University, San Diego State University, Soka University of America

The Claremont Colleges, The Salk Institute for Biological Sciences, UC Path Center

UC Irvine, UCLA, UC Riverside

UCSD, University of Redlands, University of San Diego

University of Southern California, Vanguard University, Whittier College

While there are certainly wonderful opportunities to teach and conduct research at HERC campuses, of the 42,000 jobs on, over 24,000 (or 57%) are non-teaching positions. You will find jobs in healthcare, administration, software, information technology, finance, technical and trades, social work, student affairs, and much, much more.

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