Landscaping Technician

Kidango | Fremont, CA

Posted Date 3/29/2022
Description

Kidango, a private, not-for-profit child development agency is a Northern California Bay Area leader in early education. Providing quality care and education in 9 Bay Area cities to over 2,500 children daily and has an immediate opening for a full-time Landscaping Technician to join our Facilities & Operations Team.

We are currently searching for a Landscaping Technician! The Landscaping Technician is responsible for performing a wide variety of semi-skilled landscaping duties. Perform preventive maintenance and transportation of supplies and materials to ensure the health and safety of children, families, and staff.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Performs a variety of semi-skilled repair duties in landscaping, gardening, plumbing, electrical, and general clean-up with minimal supervision
  • Keeps buildings, facilities and equipment clean, in proper running order and in good working condition
  • Documents all observations of needed repairs or unsafe environments and informs supervisor in a timely manner
  • Completes work orders and performs repairs and renovations as scheduled.
  • Receives, distributes, stores and delivers maintenance equipment and supplies. Keeps equipment clean and in good operating condition
  • Maintains inventory of equipment, tools and supplies
  • Sets-up and breaks-down furniture and equipment in auditorium and other facilities as scheduled
  • Follows all policies and procedures, common safety practices and injury prevention.
  • Maintains all required safety equipment in good working condition
  • Maintains inventory of equipment, tools and supplies making sure they are clean and in good operating condition
  • Complies with maintenance dress code
  • Transports, delivers and stores food, supplies and/or materials
  • Follows agency procedures for use of Kidango vehicles.
  • Attend meetings as requested
  • Perform all other duties as assigned
  • Participates in activities that further professional growth of self and staff.
  • Works as a member of the agency team by promoting the mission and philosophy of the organization
  • Maintains confidentiality of children, families and staff
  • Provides a safe, clean environment for children, staff and families
  • Provides excellent customer service to all staff, clients, and contacts of agency
  • Advocates on behalf of all children, families, and staff of agency
  • Skilled at social emotional relationships with staff, families, children and the community.
  • Works as a member of the agency team by promoting the mission and philosophy of the agency
  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse group of people
  • Strong oral, written communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with people from a wide range of backgrounds
  • All other duties as assigned
  • Cool under pressure
  • Accurately scopes out length and difficulty of tasks and projects

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:

  • Two years’ experience performing a variety of maintenance tasks with minimal supervision
  • Knowledge of maintenance equipment and tools including an understanding of safety measures required
  • Able to perform heavy physical labor with maintenance equipment of various weights.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

COMPANY WIDE JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must provide proof of vaccination for Covid-19
  • Must pass a health screening and TB test
  • Must provide proof of Tdap and MMR vaccinations (or receive vaccinations during health screening)
  • Must pass background fingerprint clearance
  • Valid Driver License
  • Must be 18 years or older

EMPLOYEE PERKS:

  • Medical - Sutter Health Plus, Kaiser
  • Dental - MetLife
  • Vision - VSP
  • Life Insurance - $50,000
  • 401(k) - 3% match
  • Flexible Spending Account - Health Care, Dependent Care, Transit/Parking
  • 9 paid sick days
  • 12 paid holidays
  • 15 paid vacation days
  • 4 weeks paid parental leave
  • EAP (Employee Assistance Program)
  • Mental Health Benefits
  • PEAK (Program for Educational Advancement at Kidango) - Tuition reimbursement program
  • Kidango Enrollment discount - 50% off enrolling your child at any Kidango center
  • 24 Hour Fitness discount - 30% off all monthly membership dues
Salary24.31 Hour
Job Category
Operations/Facilities
Type
Full time

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