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Work type: Staff
Location: Los Angeles
Categories: Unit 5 - CSUEU - Operations and Support Services, Custodial/Facilities, Probationary, Full Time

Job No: 533349; 11/14/2023

Facilities Services 

Salary Range: $3,376 - $5,297/Monthly (Budgeted Salary: $3,376 - $3,534) 

Work Schedule: Full-Time, Monday – Friday, 5:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.; non-exempt classification.

Essential Functions: Under the direction of the Facilities Services, Senior General Manager, the incumbent performs general gardening work and maintains the grounds in an assigned area of a campus. The incumbent plants, cultivates, fertilizes, waters and sprays ornamental plants, shrubs, hedges, trees, lawns, and flowers; rakes leaves; hoes weeds; cleans trash from assigned areas including parking lots; prepares and treats soils for planting; maintains hoses, sprinklers, tools, supplies and equipment in proper condition and repair; trims trees, hedges, and shrubs and erects tree supports. The incumbent operates and performs minor maintenance on small power-operated pavement sweepers, power mowers, small riding mowers, and other gardening power equipment. 

Required Qualifications & Experience: One year of experience in the care and maintenance of landscape areas or in general grounds maintenance methods. The incumbent must possess a valid California Driver's License and attach a copy to their application. The incumbent must have thorough knowledge of general gardening and grounds maintenance methods; proper methods of planting, cultivating, and caring for hedges, ornamental trees, shrubs, lawns, and flowers and of the use and care of gardening materials, tools, and equipment. The incumbent must have the ability to recognize the more common species of ornamental shrubs, trees and flowers grown in California; perform strenuous physical work as described in this class; mechanical aptitude and motor coordination; learn to skillfully operate small trucks and power-driven grounds equipment; read and write at a level appropriate to the duties of the position; and to follow simple oral and written instructions. The incumbent must have a demonstrated interest and/or ability to work in a multicultural/multiethnic environment. A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the California State University. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current California State University employees who may apply for the position.


California State University, Los Angeles, as part of the CSU system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University requires all employees upon date of hire to reside in the State of California.


As of January 1, 2022 the CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.



Closing Date: Review of applications will begin on November 28, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled; however, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received. A COMPLETED ON-LINE CAL STATE LA EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION IS REQUIRED. RESUMES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED IN LIEU OF A COMPLETED APPLICATION.

The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 revised July 21, 2017, as a condition of employment.

In addition to meeting fully its obligations under federal and state law, California State University, Los Angeles is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual. To that end, all qualified individuals will receive equal consideration without regard to economic status, race, ethnicity, color, religion, disability, national origin or cultural background, political views, sex or sexual orientation, gender, or other personal characteristics or beliefs.

Candidates must demonstrate ability and/or interest in working in a multicultural/multiethnic environment. Certain positions require fingerprinting. The University actively encourages qualified minorities, women and persons with a disability to apply.  Upon request, reasonable accommodation will be provided to individuals with protected disabilities to (a) complete the employment process and (b) perform essential job functions when this does not cause an undue hardship. We are an Equal Opportunity/Title IX Employer.

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