Job Description

Location: Kanab, Utah

Hiring Range: $16.00 per hour to $18.00 per hour, depending on experience.

Work Schedule: Monday-Friday (Weekends off!)

Position Summary: The General landscaper (Tier 1) assists in the maintenance of the landscaped areas of the Sanctuary, maintain the natural beauty of the undeveloped areas of the Sanctuary, and performs a variety of related tasks.

Culture Statement and Responsibility:

Treat people around you as our most valuable resource by leading with Kindness and Compassion in all your actions, build trust by demonstrating authenticity and following through on your commitments, encourage self-care and work-life balance through your own example, and work to build strong relationships with your team by creating communication loops to share and receive honest feedback. You are responsible and accountable for the culture of your team.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

Treat people around you with Kindness and Compassion, build trust by demonstrating authenticity and following through on your commitments, prioritize your well-being like you do our mission, and work to build strong relationships with your colleagues by participating in communication loops to share and receive honest feedback. You are responsible and accountable for the culture you add to your team dynamic.
Performs manual and power tool assisted weed removal from lawns, garden & flower beds, rock beds, walkways, parking lots, animal areas, areas of heavy traffic and natural landscaped areas.
Performs daily mowing and edging of lawns using gas or battery powered mowers and trimmers.
Performs pruning of trees and various vegetation to industry standard using chainsaw, power tools & hand tools.
Waters areas by hand using a hose and/or watering can as directed.
Monitors all plants while working and report any changes or concerns.
Performs snow removal of walkways and public buildings.
Maintains a safe workplace, valuing and modeling safe work practices, adhering to organizational safety practices and rules, and communicating about unsafe practices and conditions.
Other duties as assigned.
Skills and Experience:
Must be personally committed to the Mission and Core Values of the Best Friends Animal Society.
Previous experience in landscaping or gardening preferred.
Ability to work alone as well as working as part of a team.
Ability to follow written or oral direction effectively.
Sensitivity to environmental issues.
A positive approach to challenging situations.
An ability to learn on the job and a desire to learn new skills.
General basic computer skills required, email, calendar & internet applications.
Ability to professionally advocate Best Friends' positions on issues.
Physical Requirements:
Must be able to routinely lift and carry 80 pounds.
Must be able to work outdoors for prolonged periods in all weather conditions with temperatures ranging from below freezing to above 100 degrees.
Must be able to perform strenuous physical activity daily, including, but not limited to: climbing, lifting and carrying, reaching, stooping, squatting, cleaning and bending.
Must have a valid driver's license with a 3-year clean driving record.

This is a full time job

Contact Information

Job Contact Details

Kristi Littrell
recruiter
435-644-2001
jobs@bestfriends.org

Closing Date: Monday, December 19, 2022

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