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Irrigation Specialist Assistant

Full-Time Position, Days

Location: Rockwood South Hill

Job Description

Rockwood South Hill is looking for a Full-time Irrigation Specialist Assistant. This talented individual will be assisting our Irrigation Specialist with helping to maintaining our 95+ acre community. By learning our WIFI controlled irrigation system that can be accessed from both a work phone and an irrigation computer, you will help install flow meters to irrigation manifolds and several more exciting upgrades to our system.

This person does not need experience. If you're willing to learn, we are willing to teach the right person. We have an amazing Irrigation Specialist who is a great teacher.


  • Assisting in spring startups, installing drip irrigation, upgrading, maintaining, and repairing sprinkler systems
  • Testing systems for potential issues
  • Assisting in winterization of each system
  • Knowledge regarding opening and closing sprinkler systems
  • Using tools and machinery to perform services like excavating, filling trenches,
  • Digging, trenching, using power tools, problem solving irrigation breaks or pressure losses
  • Assist with the team setting up our grand Christmas lighting in the community common areas
  • In the winter you will help remove snow with our RTV’s using plows. Shoveling snow at times, or deicing. Helping to assist in our fire wise program keeping our community free of fire hazard brush and down trees.
  • Winter CE classes on irrigation keeping up with all the new things that come out in the irrigation industry
  • Helping the irrigation specialist with any other duties as assigned

Required Skills and Experience

  • Must have a Valid Driver's License
  • Experience welcomed


All employees regularly scheduled to work at least 30 hours a week and have completed our waiting period of employment are eligible for the following benefits:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Wellworks Wellness Program [participation results in discounted monthly insurance premiums]
  • Vacation available after 90 days of full-time service
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Flex Spending Accounts
  • 403(B) with match and no waiting period to begin deferrals
  • 6 Paid Holidays and 2 Personal Holidays Per Calendar Year
  • Holiday Pay
  • Group Life Term Insurance and AD&D (Employee, spouse, and child(ren) -No cost to full-time team members)
  • Voluntary Life Insurance and AD&D
  • Identity Theft Protection Assistance
  • Critical Illness Insurance
  • Critical Accident Insurance
  • Pet Insurance
  • Jury Duty, Bereavement Leave, Pet Bereavement Leave, Personal Leave, and Military Leave
  • Years of Service celebration and bonus
  • Rockwood Retirement Residents' Foundation Funds for employees (e.g., Employee Financial Assistance Fund, Employee Tuition Assistance, Employee Scholarship Fund

Additional perks include:

  • Free soup and discounted meal prices
  • Food Pantry, Free/Discreet
  • Employee Financial Assistance Fund (Rockwood Residents' Foundation Benefits)
  • Continuing Education Scholarships (Rockwood Residents' Foundation Benefits)
  • Sponsorship opportunities for Nursing Assistant Certification
  • Employee Bus Pass Program – Deep discount
  • Free Fitness Center access for employees and a guest on campus
  • Employee Health and Wellness Program [participation results in discounted monthly insurance premiums]
  • Payroll deductions for coffee and meals at our restaurants
  • Ability to purchase discounted Premiere Movie Passes
  • Employee Appreciation Events
  • Years of Service Celebrations and Awards
  • Referral Programs
  • Free Flu Shot
  • Free Hepatitis B Vaccine
  • Free parking
  • Open Door Philosophy
  • Encourage and support promotions from within


You may apply online now, or submit an intent to apply form, to notify us of your interest, and complete your application later.

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