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Company: Maricopa Community College District
Location: Avondale
Posted on: March 11, 2023

Job Description:


Job ID: 316946
Location: Estrella Mountain Comm College
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

30K Livable Wage

MCCCD is committed to a $30,000 Livable Wage: $14.42/hour (rounded) for regular full-time employees; Not Eligible: OSO/OYO, Specially Funded, Non-Classified



Work Schedule

Monday - Friday, 5am - 1:30pm, possible evenings and weekends
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

What's Currently Happening at Maricopa

  • Many of our campuses have received grant awards through the National Science Foundation 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


    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.

    Benefits & Perks Options
    • Paid observed federal holidays & additional paid time off throughout the year
    • Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) & 12% Employee Contribution Match
    • Paid vacation, sick, and personal time (if applicable)
    • Multiple health and dental insurance coverage plans
    • Virtual: Reach a doctor 24/7
    • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
    • Maricopa Perks & Gears Discount Program
    • Employee assistance program (EAP)
    • $4,000 Annual professional development growth funding (if applicable)
    • Tuition reimbursement for employee and dependents (if applicable)
    • Revised summer work schedule
    • Maricopa Employee Health & Wellness Program
    • Employee recognition opportunities
    • Public Service Loan Forgiveness

      Job Summary

      Estrella Mountain Community College (EMCC) is hiring two (2) Groundskeepers to work under the Learning College philosophy

      (http://www.estrellamountain.edu/learning-college) where learning happens anytime, anyway, any place. This position performs a full

      range of grounds maintenance duties and assists in various related construction and landscaping projects.

      Essential Functions

      50% - Mows lawns, weeds, plants, trims, prunes trees, fertilizes, maintains irrigation systems, uses blower or sweeps walkways, and

      building entryways, and keeps assigned areas free of trash and landscape debris; maintains campus grounds.

      20% - Digs trenches, cultivates, plants and transplants, spreads mulch, rakes leaves/debris.

      20% - Operates various grounds equipment, such as tractors, mowers, edgers, trimmers, spreaders, aerators, top dressers, etc.

      10% - Sets up facilities for special events including layout and maintains other special venues according to the user's request or

      published specifications; other duties as assigned commensurate to grade level of position.

      Minimum Qualifications

      High School Diploma or GED.

      Desired Qualifications

      A. Experience maintaining hoses, supplies, tools, and equipment in proper condition and repair

      B. Experience with planting & transplanting vegetation, cultivating, watering, irrigating, ornamental plants, shrubs, hedges, trees, and


      C. Experience operating small and medium-size trucks and various lawn maintenance equipment

      D. Experience maintaining irrigation and sprinkler systems

      Special Working Conditions

      Possession of a valid State of Arizona Class D driver's license is required; must meet minimum standards regarding driving: http://business.maricopa.edu/risk-management/motor-vehicle-usage/motor-vehicle-driving-requirements

      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 on July 25, 2022

        If unsuccessful in finding a candidate during the initial review a subsequent review date will be determined

        EEO Information

        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

        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.

        Clery Act

        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

        To apply, visit https://jobs.maricopa.edu/psp/MCPAHPRD/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1000&JobOpeningId=316946&PostingSeq=1


Keywords: Maricopa Community College District, Avondale , Groundskeeper, Other , Avondale, Arizona

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