Exterior Management Associate (Groundskeeper) - Drone Specialization

City of Hope

Duarte, CA

Job posting number: #7183085 (Ref:10022991)

Posted: September 28, 2023

Salary / Pay Rate: $20.00 - $24.00 / hour

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

About City of Hope

City of Hope's mission is to deliver the cures of tomorrow to the people who need them today. Founded in 1913,City of Hope has grown into one of the largest cancer research and treatment organizations in the U.S. and one of the leading research centers for diabetes and other life-threatening illnesses.

Position Summary

A City of Hope Exterior Management Associate supports the exterior management efforts on the Duarte campus. This role requires support of a five-star campus experience via landscaping, cleanliness, general appearance, and occasional customer service. The production team is the liaison between the external environment and perceived patient/staff/visitor experience at City of Hope. This team delivers services with a high level of engagement, interpersonal skills, safety acuity, and City of Hope values. This role is the front line in providing a campus-wide five-star experience.

This position also includes a drone pilot specialty. Drones are used as part of our window washing system.

For immediate consideration, email resume to the recruiter – Jake Baird [email protected]

Key Responsibilities include:


· Picking up trash/debris (on foot) across campus

· Planting flowers, trees, or other landscaping items

· Clearing weeds/leaves/debris from exterior locations

· Watering/fertilizing landscaping

· Pruning/edging/manicuring landscaping

· Cleaning exterior furniture/monuments/signage

· Moving rocks/mulch/plant material from one location to another

· Placing rocks/mulch/plant material

· Collaborating with departments to ensure campus grounds are highly cared for/monitored

· Placing semi-permeant and/or temporary signage

Pilot/Operate Window Washing Drone System:

· Operate drone and window washing system safely and effectively

· Maintain/care for drone and associated equipment

· Troubleshoot, report problems, perform minor repairs

· Conduct pre-flight inspection of drone equipment

· Understand and monitor weather conditions for safety

· Ensure compliance with FAA regulations and guidelines

· Participate in safety meetings

· Complete necessary trainings and maintain all required certifications/licenses

Basic education, experience and skills required for consideration:

· High school diploma or equivalent

· Three years of experience in landscaping, events staffing, or related field role with at least one year of customer-facing experience.

· One year of experience flying/operating equivalent drone system

· Current CA Driver’s License

· Current FAA Part 107 Certification

Additional Information:

· As a condition of employment, City of Hope requires staff to comply with all state and federal vaccination mandates.

City of Hope is an equal opportunity employer. To learn more about our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, please click here

Salary / Pay Rate Information:
Pay Rate: $20.00 - $24.00 / hour

The estimated pay scale represents the typical [salary/hourly] range City of Hope reasonably expects to pay for this position, with offers determined based on several factors which may include, but not be limited to, the candidate’s experience, expertise, skills, education, job scope, training, internal equity, geography/market, etc. This pay scale is subject to change from time to time.

City of Hope is a community of people characterized by our diversity of thought, background and approach, but tied together by our commitment to care for and cure those with cancer and other life-threatening diseases. The innovation that our diversity produces in the areas of research, treatment, philanthropy and education has made us national leaders in this fight. Our unique and diverse workforce provides us the ability to understand our patients' needs, deliver compassionate care and continue the quest for a cure for life-threatening diseases. At City of Hope, diversity and inclusion is a core value at the heart of our mission. We strive to create an inclusive workplace environment that engages all of our employees and provides them with opportunities to develop and grow, both personally and professionally. Each day brings an opportunity to strengthen our work, leverage our different perspectives and improve our patients’ experiences by learning from others. Diversity and inclusion is about much more than policies and campaigns. It is an integral part of who we are as an institution, how we operate and how we see our future.

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Job posting number:#7183085 (Ref:10022991)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:City of Hope
United States
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