Landscape Irrigation

OC Fair & Event Center - Costa Mesa, CA (30+ days ago)4.3


Position Title: Landscape Irrigation

Rate of Pay : $15.25 per hour (based on experience)

Position Purpose:
Working directly with the Maintenance Supervisor to plan, implement and manage landscape jobs. Installing, troubleshooting and maintaining irrigation systems. Assists with a variety of skilled general maintenance-related activities, and may perform janitorial and custodial duties as needed. This is a seasonal/temporary position and can not exceed 119 days.

Essential Functions:
Assists in skilled general maintenance and repair activities to fairgrounds buildings and facilities
Provides assistance to Plumbers with needed repairs when assigned.
Performs a variety of landscaping duties including mowing lawns and caring for plants and shrubs.
Loads and unloads supplies throughout the facilities.
Installing systems and ensuring that they function efficiently.
Repairing and maintaining valves, tracing electrical components, installing and initializing clocks an timers, locating existing zones.
May assist in other general maintenance duties. including carpentry and painting.
May participate in janitorial and custodial duties. including cleaning buildings and facilities, cleaning and restocking restrooms, emptying trash, and cleaning guest tables and eating areas.
Assists in maintenance activities of fairground’s landscape.
Provides assistance to landscape staff with needed repairs when assigned.
Performs a variety of landscaping duties including mowing lawns, weeding, pruning, and general plant care throughout the fairgrounds.
Turf grass repair, watering, seeding, edging, and mowing.
Assists with debris removal from planters, lawns, shrubs, and walkways.
Assists in irrigation repair, tree planting, fertilizing, and tool maintenance and repair.
Operates landscape machinery such as ride-on mower, push mower, string line trimmer and leaf blower.
Loads and unloads supplies throughout the facilities.
This document in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.

Qualifications: .
Must be at least 18 years of age.
Must possess a valid California driver’s license to operate a utility cart and other equipment.
Minimum of 1 year experience working with irrigation systems.
Previous general, skilled maintenance and repair experience required.
Ability to safely operate a variety of hand and power tools necessary.
Ability to operate a forklift using proper safety standards required.
Good customer service skills and the ability to work well with others a must.
Previous landscape experience, knowledge of landscape equipment care and maintenance.
Experience with general plant care.
Ability to work outside the normal business day/week as demanded by events and programs.
Must be available to work 5 days per week, on any shift (days, swing, graveyard) between mid July and mid August.
Preferences: .
Experience in safely operating heavy equipment such as forklift, manlift, scissors lift, Bobcat (skid steer tractor) and/or skip loader highly preferred.
Irrigation certification a plus.
Familiarity with the layout and facilities of the OC Fair & Event Center helpful.

Physical Demands:
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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk; use hands and fingers to operate, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

Must be able to stand for extended periods of time

Work Environment:
Will work in a fast-paced, environment in both indoor and outdoor environments during all types of weather. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is moderately loud, particularly when working outdoors or in an exhibit building.

The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change. Will be required to perform other duties as directed, requested or assigned.