Grounds Maintenance Worker/Driver San Bernardino in San Bernardino, CA at Goodwill Southern California

Date Posted: 10/21/2021

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Job Description

Goodwill Southern California (GSC) prepares and places thousands of individuals into sustainable employment through programs and services throughout Los Angeles, Riverside and San Bernardino counties. As one of the leading non-profit brands in the world, and the largest non-profit in Southern California, we have been transforming lives through the power of work for over 100 years. Goodwill Southern California supports its mission with proceeds generated from over 78 retail stores and over 44 attended donation centers, as well as from charitable donations and grants from the public and private sectors. Goodwill SoCal is a rapidly evolving organization and yet we have never been more focused – on our mission, on our people, and on our future. It’s always a GOOD day in SoCal!


Primary Responsibility / Summary Performs grounds and landscape maintenance at multiple Company and contract locations, and drives to work sites.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Performs grounds/landscape maintenance services in a professional manner, providing neat, attractive appearance; duties include lawn care, planting, weeding, trimming, and irrigation repairs.
  • Maintains all landscape equipment operational by following manufacturer's instructions and established operating procedures.
  • Maintains landscape supply inventory, anticipating needed supplies and notify supervisor when supply order is needed, to avoid delays in performing service.
  • Interacts cooperatively with customers.
  • Works cooperatively with team members, to accomplish duties in the most efficient, effective manner.
  • Additional Duties & Responsibilities

  • Performs other grounds maintenance related duties as assigned by supervisor.
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    Supervisory Responsibilities

    • This job has no supervisory responsibilities.        
    Qualifications

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

     

    Education & Experience

    • No prior experience or training.
     

    Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

    • None required.
    Other Educational Skills & Abilities

    • No skills & abilities needed.
     

     

     

    English Language Skills

    • Ability to read a limited number of two- and three-syllable words and to recognize similarities and differences between words and between series of numbers.  Ability to print and speak simple sentences.
     

    Mathematical Skills

    • No skills needed.
     

    Reasoning Ability

    • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.  Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
     

    Computer Skills

    • No skills needed.
     

    Physical Demands

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

     

    • No special vision requirements.
     

    Work Environment

    The physical, mental & environmental conditions in which the work is performed. The work environment characteristics described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

     

    • Very loud noise
     

    Other Qualifications

    • Possesses a valid driver's license and state-required auto insurance.
    • Required to travel extensively (> 50% of the time).
    • Shift flexibility and overtime when needed.
    • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
    • Punctual and dependable attendance.
    • Free from alcohol and drug abuse.
    • Understands the basic philosophy of Goodwill and participates fully in carrying out its mission.
    • Adheres to Goodwill’s values of Respect, Integrity, Service, & Excellence.
     

    Required Training

    • New Hire Orientation
     

    Values-Based Work Environment Notice

    Goodwill Southern California provides a values-based work environment for our employees.  All individuals are expected to support and promote our values:

     

  • We treat everyone with respect, compassion and inclusion, recognizing their contributions and differences.
  • We conduct business with transparency, integrity and accountability.
  • We serve, empower and advocate for our clients, community, business partners and each other.    
  • We pursue a vision of excellence and continuous improvement to better the lives of those we serve.
  • Pre-Employment Testing

    • Drug Screen
    • Background Check
    • Employment Verification
     

     


    Goodwill Industries in Southern California is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf

    Goodwill gives preferential consideration to persons with barriers to employment.   Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. 

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    Goodwill is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for applicants and employees. Employment decisions will comply with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination in employment including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination Employment Act of 1967, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Immigration and Nationality Act, and any other characteristic protected by federal or state law.  

    Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disabilities

    In furtherance of our commitment to end discrimination against qualified disabled individuals, and in accordance with the provisions of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and all regulations properly issued thereunder to protect the rights of qualified disabled persons, it is Goodwill's policy that no program or activity administered by it shall exclude from participation, deny benefits to or subject to discrimination any individual solely by reason of his or her disability.   Equal employment opportunity will be extended to qualified disabled persons in all aspects of the employer-employee relationship, including recruitment, hiring, upgrading, training, promotion, transfer, discipline, layoff, recall and termination.   We further affirm that we will provide reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified disabled employee or applicant.  

    It is the policy of Goodwill to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment.  If you need assistance for accommodations to interview because of a disability, please notify the Human Resources Department. Employment opportunities will not be denied to anyone because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a disability.


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