Job Description

  • Category
    Specific Schedule
    Monday-Friday 6:00am-2:30pm, including some holidays
    Regular Full-Time
    Village Center
    USD $12.00/Hr.
    USD $13.20/Hr.
  • Job Summary

    Friendship Village Tempe is seeking a full-time Grounds Technician for work Monday through Friday from 6:00am to 2:30pm. This position includes benefits detailed below.


    • This position is responsible for maintaining the grounds in accordance with the annual schedule; using equipment such as trimmers, blowers, chain saws etc., in a safe and proper manner under limited and/or minimum supervision.
    • Picking up trash and recycle from residents cottages.
    • Possess knowledge and an understanding to trim shrubs and trees.

    Education & Experience

    • High school graduate or G.E.D. diploma is desired
    • Must be 18 years of age or older.
    • Must have a current valid Arizona driver's license.

    Physical Requirements & Working Conditions

    • Job demands may require working weekends, holidays, and/or any shift.
    • Employee may be required to work overtime as directed by the department work load and staffing.
    • Must be able to walk long distances and at times may be required to bend, stoop or crouch, and climb ladders.
    • Must be capable of working in the extreme heat during the summer months.
    • May be exposed to the elements of weather (heat, cold, rain, dust, noise, fumes), unsanitary conditions and a variety of toxic chemicals.
    • Must be able to stand on feet for long periods of time, climb, bend and do extensive walking.
    • Flow of work and type of duties require flexibility and normal mental and visual demand much of the time.
    • Must be capable of lifting up to 100 pounds.
    • Frequent contact with residents and employees.
    • Responsible for own work.
    • Maintains direct contact with residents.
    • Must be courteous, friendly and helpful.
    • Reasonable care is required to prevent injury and accidents for others.
    • Flow of work and type of duties require flexibility and normal mental and visual demand much of the time.

    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

    Employee Benefits:

    At Friendship Village Tempe, we truly value our employees. We offer full-time employees benefits including:

    • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
    • 403B Retirement Plan – with Company Match
    • Life / Disability Insurance
    • Opportunities for Advancement
    • Competitive Pay
    • Direct Deposit
    • Employee Referral Bonus
    • Accident Insurance
    • Paid Holidays
    • Paid Sick Time
    • Paid Time Off/Vacation
    • Educational Grant Program
    • Employee Wellness Program and Gym On-site
    • Employee Discounts
    • Discounted Bus Passes
    • Discounted Employee Meals
    • Emergency Loan Program
    • Employee Events
    • Employee Recognition Programs
    • Flexible Spending Account
    • Trip Reduction Program
    • Paid Bereavement Leave
    • Paid Jury Duty
    • Leave of Absence Policy
    • Military Time Off


    Friendship Village is a place employees can wake up happy to come to work each day. We take pride in our exceptional culture of family and hospitality.

    Check out our 4.3 star rating on Glassdoor.

    We also hold a 4.0 star rating on Indeed has awarded us a 5 star rating


    Application Instructions

    Please click on the link below to apply for this position. A new window will open and direct you to apply at our corporate careers page. We look forward to hearing from you!

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