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  2022-07-19     Pacifica Graduate Institute     801 Ladera Lane      $17 - $18 hour  

Schedule may be flexible – tentatively M-F 7-3:30


Clean and maintain the grounds of 40 acres split between two campuses and assist maintenance with repairs and improvements as needed.  Groundskeeper will conform to institutional policies and procedures and adhere to diverse, equitable, and inclusive practices.


Clean common areas.

Mow lawns.

Wipe tables

Trim hedges, trees, and groundcover.

Maintain plants, fruit trees, and grass (prune, fertilize, etc).

Sweep/blow walkways, parking lots, and roads.

Weed all areas.

Plant vegetation, flowers, etc.

Maintain dog waste stations.

Maintain irrigation reservoirs.

Assist staff with office moves and moving large items.

Assist with facilities projects as assigned.

Purchase supplies as needed.

Install, repair, and maintain irrigation systems, tools, and machinery.

Carry out policies established by others.

Work within existing rules and procedures.

Execute all other duties as assigned.


To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above and below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Ability to interface with a number of different departments. Must be self-motivated with prioritization and time-management skills. Ability to work both independently without supervision, and receptive to direction and feedback.

Ideal candidate will be self-motivated and eager to contribute to the team. A keen eye for detail and creativity in landscaping are a plus.  


High School Diploma preferred.

Maintenance/Construction/Landscaping experience (irrigation experience preferred).

Ride-on mower, power tools, chain saw.

Positive personality.

Ability to read, write, speak, and receive instruction in English.  Basic math may be required.

Creativity with landscaping design preferred.

Ability to problem-solve while following established policies, regulations, and procedures. Ability to pro-actively identify potential problems and positively resolve them while meeting deadlines.


CA driver’s license.


Requires standing for long periods, sitting, climbing, balance, kneel, crouch, crawl.

Job requires height and ladder work; manual and power tool usage, and ability to lift 75 lbs.

Pacifica Graduate Institute is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by nondiscrimination policy.

Do not contact this company in solicitation of any product or service.

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