About Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University:
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is an independent, culturally
diverse institution providing quality education and research in
aviation, aerospace, engineering, and other related fields with
residential campuses located in Daytona Beach, Florida, and
Prescott, Arizona. The University's Worldwide campus provides
educational opportunities online and at approximately 130 locations
throughout the United States, Asia, Europe, and Central/South
As the largest and most comprehensive aviation and
aerospace-focused university in the world, Embry-Riddle is a unique
institution. Over the past 90 years, the University has evolved
with industry to break new ground and produce top-level graduates
who serve the ever-changing needs of aviation and aerospace, and
other STEM-related disciplines. Embry-Riddle offers programs in
seven primary fields of study including: Applied Science; Aviation;
Business; Computers and Technology; Engineering; Safety, Security,
and Intelligence; and Space.
For Academic Year 2020-21, there were over 10,700 undergraduate,
graduate, and doctoral students that attended the University's
residential campuses and approximately 32,700 students in total
enrolled with the University around the world.
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Prescott, Arizona campus is
hiring an experienced Grounds Maintenance Keeper to support the
Facilities Management Team. Embry-Riddle's Prescott Campus is
respected worldwide for cutting-edge instruction and training for
tomorrow’s aviation, aerospace, security and intelligence leaders.
Prescott is a mile-high city and its climate reflects seasonable
weather excellent for flying. Daytime averages are 80°F in the
summer and 45°F in the winter. At 5,000 ft. above sea level, it
boasts a mild climate, clean air, pristine wilderness areas, and
nearby national forests. The university is a small, private,
residential university in the mountains of Arizona with
approximately 3,500 students. Staff/faculty/student interaction is
highly valued and is a central theme of our campus. It is located
100 miles north of Phoenix and 120 miles south of the Grand
The Grounds Maintenance Keeper supports the Facilities Management
Department by performing grounds and landscape maintenance,
renovations of landscape, irrigation systems and hardscape, turf
management, irrigation installations and repairs to existing
irrigation, clearing and maintaining drainage systems, roads &
parking lots, fencing, picking up litter and debris, planting,
cultivating, irrigating and pruning a variety of types of trees,
shrubs, ground cover, flowers and grasses.
Includes the use and proper operation of electrically-powered and
gasoline-powered grounds keeping equipment and machines, and the
use of small hand and power tools or equipment.
ERAU benefits include:
- Retirement Plan - ERAU offers immediate vesting and provides a
6% gift and will match up to 4% of employee contributions
- Two BCBS health plans – PPO and high deductible plan with a
health savings account
- Tuition waivers for employees, spouses, and dependent
- Use of various campus services: fitness center, library,
mailroom and enjoy observation flights
- Minimum of three years work-related experience.
- Valid Arizona Driver’s License and acceptable MVR upon
- Ability to operate campus vehicles, equipment, machinery,
trucks, tractors, and mowers in a safe, responsible manner.
- Ability to read labels and directions for combining
- Ability to calculate mixtures using mathematics.
- Ability to write for managing daily work orders and recording
data related to herbicide application.
- Knowledge of fertilizers, insecticides, and herbicides used in
grounds care and gardening.
- Must be able to regularly lift greater than 25 lbs.