Job Description

Beatitudes Campus was founded in 1965 as a place where older adults could live, learn, and grow through all the days of their lives. Our Founders dreamed of a "campus," borrowing the term from the educational community because of its sense of continual growth and vibrancy. Our Campus was one of the first to introduce the concept of continuing care and improve the quality of retirement living in North Central Phoenix.

The Beatitudes Campus in Phoenix is looking for a Full Time (M-F, 6AM-2:30PM) Groundskeeper!

Under the direction of the Environmental Service Director, performs all levels of grounds keeping/landscaping/gardening service on Campus. 

Duties and Responsibilities will include but not be limited to;

mowing, trimming, seeding, irrigation repair/maintenance, watering, fertilizing, weeding, grooming trees/shrubbery, replacement and planting of annual and perennial plants, landscape maintenance and use planning (including water features), vendor/supplier relationships and product ordering, annual ryegrass, keeping grounds free from litter and fallen fruit, tree limbs, pool maintenance, landscape planning, and design, etc.

Position Qualifications:

Minimum Training and Experience:

Minimum Education: High school graduate or GED                          

 Minimum Experience: 3-5 years        

Level of Supervision: None     

Management Experience: Preferred but not necessary

Skills and Knowledge:

Machine:                                                              

  • Basic lawn equipment and hand tools                           
  • Tree trimming equipment                       
  • Trenchers, edgers, chainsaws, weed eaters                 

 Administrative:          

  • Certified in weed control/fertilization products 
  • Plan review & approve all expenditures

Knowledge of:

  • Arizona Horticulture (plants, grass, trees)  

Environmental Adaptability:

  • Outside temperatures & weather conditions
  • Noise abatement for residents
  • Must be able to work in heat and rain

Customer Service Skills:

  • Reliability and Punctuality are necessary 
  • Participates in and supports quality assurance/continuous quality improvement programs and processes.

Important Notes

Beatitudes Campus is an Equal Opportunity Employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, or veteran status.

Please Be Advised: Background checks, reference checks, TB testing, and drug and alcohol screenings are part of the hiring process at Beatitudes Campus. Felony convictions should be disclosed, but will not necessarily bar a candidate from employment.