Landscape Intern

Location: Saginaw, MI
Deadline: April 15, 2014

About Us:

One of the largest, most comprehensive health care providers north of metro Detroit, Covenant HealthCare is a non-profit health system that offers a broad spectrum of programs and services ranging from high risk obstetrics, neonatal and pediatric intensive care, to acute care including a Level II Adult and Pediatric Trauma Center, cardiology, oncology, orthopedics, robotic surgery and many other services on the leading edge of medicine. All programs and services exemplify the Covenant commitment to providing extraordinary care for every generation.

As a medical facility with 623 acute care licensed beds, and a
complete range of medical services, Covenant HealthCare stands ready to meet the health care needs of east central Michigan. With more than 20 inpatient and outpatient facilities and a trauma/emergency department that provides 85,000 visits per year, Covenant HealthCare offers convenience and easy access to high quality care throughout the region.

LOCATION:

700 COOPER AVE, SAGINAW, MI

CONTACT:

BRIAN SCULLY, FACILITIES SERVICES MANAGER-ENGINEERING PHONE: 989.583.4090

bscully@chs-mi.com

DESCRIPTION OF WORK

Covenant HealthCare will be installing 73 new exterior signs at our Main Campus, 700 Cooper, Saginaw, MI. The Main Campus consists of 9 buildings totaling more than 600,000 sq. ft. and sits on approximately 40 acres. We will need landscaping around many of the signs, and would like to take this opportunity to improve the overall landscaping. This opportunity includes: landscape design, developing proposals, presenting proposed designs and costs, maintaining the budget, and installing new plants and beds on approved projects.

Covenant HealthCare is seeking an individual that can demonstrate competency in landscape design and maintenance including: plant identification and application, sustainability, irrigation maintenance, and landscape installation. The overall goal is to design an attractive, sustainable and low maintenance landscape that will beautify Covenant HealthCare’s Main Campus.

JOB SPECIFICS

  • Seasonal Full-time Position May 26, 2014, through August 15, 2014.

  • 8 hours/per day Monday through Friday, 40 hours per week. May vary.

  • The Landscape Intern will report directly to the Grounds Specialist and will present projects to the Facilities Services Manager-Engineering.

  • Must possess a valid driver’ s license.

  • Must have a strong work ethic.

  • Must possess the ability to work independently and be a team player.

  • The successful candidate will be well organized and able to manage projects.