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Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas Groundskeeper I - II in Little Rock, Arkansas

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Groundskeeper I - II

Little Rock, AR, USA

Campus Services / Full Time

Arkansas Electric Cooperatives, Inc. (AECI) is an organization with a rich history and a bright future.As a leader in the energy industry we look to our employees to help us grow, change, and provide power to over 500,000 members of our 17 electric distribution cooperatives.

A Groundskeepermaintains the grounds and environment of a facility in a clean, attractive, orderly, safe, and healthy condition. Cuts and maintains lawns and grass. Rakes and maintains leaves, and cares for plants, flowers, trees and shrubs. Provides grounds maintenance in all seasons.

Responsibilities

  • Mow or edge lawns, using power mowers or edgers.

  • Operate vehicles and powered equipment, such as mowers, tractors, power blowers, weed eaters, chain saws, electric clippers, sod cutters, and pruning saws.

  • Perform parking lot maintenance such as removal of trash, limbs, or other debris. Shovel snow from walks, driveways, or parking lots.

  • Care for established lawns by mulching, aerating, weeding, grubbing, removing thatch, or trimming or edging around flower beds, walks, or walls.

  • Use hand tools, such as shovels, rakes, pruning saws, saws, hedge or brush trimmers, or axes.

  • Gather and remove grass clippings, leaves, branches, and other litter and dispose of them properly.

  • Mix and spray or spread fertilizers, herbicides, or insecticides onto grass, shrubs, or trees, using hand or automatic sprayers or spreaders.

  • Perform other duties such as hauling, lifting, carrying, and other physical tasks as required to support the overall mission of the Cooperative.

  • The ability to handle stress and work well with others are essential functions of this position.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Pursuant to the Arkansas Medical Marijuana Act 593, this position is designated safety-sensitive according to AECC/AECI standards and processes

  • High School diploma or GED, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Current and valid Driver’s License

  • At least 18 years old

Minimum Experience

  • Groundskeeper I: No Experience Required

  • Groundskeeper II: At least 2 years of related experience or training

Benefits

  • 401k Retirement Plan

  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance

  • 9 Paid holidays

  • Educational assistance

  • Paid time off accrual

  • Short-term disability

  • Long-term disability

  • Free & confidential Employee Assistance Program

EEO/AA/M/F/VETS/DISABLED

Should you elect to apply for this position, AECC/AECI will review your qualifications. If after reviewing the qualifications and experience of all applicants, your skills and credentials meet our needs, someone from our organization may contact you. Please be advised that the time required to complete the applicant review process typically takes between 30 and 90 days, but could extend beyond that. Once the position has been filled, all applicants will be notified via email.

Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation and Arkansas Electric Cooperatives, Inc. are Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age or any other protected category.

The Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas, AECC, and AECI endeavors to make the Careers portion of its website accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the applications process, please get in touch with the Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas, AECC, and AECI Human Resources recruiter at 501-570-2200. This contact information is for accommodation requests only.

Job ID 2021-2311

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