Salary: $15.18 per hour and $4.48 per hour worked in fringe benefits.
Seasonal position based at FE Warren Air Force Base. Employment expected to start April 22, 2019 for the season.
We are looking for an individual who will maintain quality and control standards when conducting and completing work and who has the ability to train, coach, and evaluate crew members. The individual in this position will be responsible for communicating with the supervisor and management regarding any resources needed to complete duties. The ideal candidate has the ability to work independently and in a crew setting, has effective time management skills, demonstrates reliability in all aspects of the position, and is safety conscious.
We prefer someone with a high school diploma or GED but it is not required.
Two years experience as a landscape irrigation technician working with a variety of irrigation systems (commercial, residential, and large sports fields).
Experience working with galvanized, poly, and pvc systems; is familiar with the operation and functions of newer, smart irrigation systems and water conservation techniques.
Experience safely operating various tools and equipment (such as backhoes, compactors, power saws, etc.); and has experience with irrigation system installation.
The individual in this position must be safety conscious and familiar with confined space safety measures and trench shoring safety measures.
You must also have empathy and respect for individuals with disabilities.
Must pass pre-employment background check.
Must have a valid driver's license, be at least 18 years of age with at least three years driving experience, and have a safe driving record determined by Skils'kin's vehicle insurance carrier.
Must pass FE Warren Air Force Base Federal Background check.
Will need to have a current passport OR enhanced ID, or enhanced drivers license to be approved for base access.
Skils'kin creates opportunities for adults with disabilities, and our goal is to have a diverse workforce. Hiring preference is given to candidates with documented disabilities.
We expect candidates who state they have a documented disability to bring documentation to the initial interview to be considered for that hiring preference.
There are many types of acceptable documentation. Examples include a signed letter from a doctor with a diagnosis, a school IEP, or paperwork from Social Security that states a specific diagnosis.
Compensation & Benefits
As required by the Service Contract Act, Skils'kin pays an additional fringe benefit amount of $4.48 per hour toward the employee's health and welfare benefits which includes options for medical, dental, life insurance, and 401K. Employees also earn paid time off.
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If you have questions about disability documentation, please call 509-326-6760 ex 2307 for assistance.
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Skils'kin is an equal opportunity employer. Skils'kin abides by the contractor and subcontractor requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on status.
Skils'kin takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Skilskin is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to people with disabilities who need assistance with our application process.
To request an accommodation in any step of our process, please contact Human Resources at (509) 326-6760.