San Jose, CA
Facilities – Facilities Maintenance Team /
Are you a person who enjoys helping others? Are you currently seeking fulfillment in your professional life?

Hope Services is Silicon Valley’s leading provider of services to people with developmental disabilities and mental health needs. We seek candidates who share our inspirations & aspirations. Selection of staff is made on a competitive basis, and we are committed to promoting diversity, equity, inclusion & belonging at all levels..
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Salary Range: $22.50 - $23.10 per hour commensurate with experience and qualifications

Responsible for the cultivation and care of the landscaping and grounds surrounding all of the Hope Services facilities. Plants flowers, mows, pulls weeds, repairs structures, and maintains outside of building and parking lots.
Essential Functions
The following responsibilities represent the essential functions of the position. An employee in this classification is responsible for carrying out the following functions:
·       Perform grounds keeping and building maintenance duties.
·       Mow lawn, by either hand or using a riding lawnmower.
·       Cut lawn using hand, power or riding mower and trim and edge around walks,
flowerbeds, and walls.
·       Landscape by planting flowers, grass, shrubs, and bushes.
·       Apply pesticide to rid grounds of pests such as mosquitos, wasps, ticks, and
·       Apply fertilizer to ground to enhance growth.
·       Perform routine maintenance duties such as applying plaster, fixing fountains, and
other duties assigned by the facilities department.
·       Sweep walkway of debris.
·       Cut down tree limbs that are posing a danger.
·       Trim shrubs and pull weeds.
·       Perform preventive maintenance procedures and minor repairs on equipment
utilized in grounds keeping.
·       Install exterior furniture.
·       Rake, mulch, and prune the grounds as needed.
·       Install rock, cement, lighting, water, and furniture (Hardscape).
·       Water plants and grass as needed and apply fertilizer.
·       Repair / replace broken sprinkler valves / sprinklers
·       Knowledge of basic facilities experience is a must. Basic plumbing. Change out
light bulbs. Painting. Etc
Qualifications Required
High school diploma or equivalent plus two years of related experience in a landscaping or groundskeeping role. Possession of a valid California driver’s license and clear driving record. Approval by HOPE’s insurance carrier may be required.

Required Knowledge and Skills
·       Must be able to operate maintenance equipment including lawn mowers, leaf
blowers, and hedge trimmers
·       Strong knowledge of pest management and basic lawn maintenance
·       High attention to detail
Environmental Conditions
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. Primarily functions outdoors, with exposure to heat, cold, and inclement weather. Exposure to hazardous chemicals (fertilizers, pesticides, etc.), fumes from equipment operation, dust/dirt and pollens. Local travel required.
$22.50 - $23.10 an hour
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Hope Services is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees not regardless of, but with consideration and appreciation for race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex, age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family or parental status, or any other status.