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Tribal, 2 Kwaaypaay Court, El Cajon, California, United States of America Req #12974
Tuesday, November 15, 2022
The ancestors of the Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation existed many centuries ago as a community of people…a Tribe living together, farming, hunting and fishing to survive.

Much has changed since that time.  Today the Sycuan Tribe governs its Reservation, owns and operates a Casino and a Golf Resort, and owns a number of other business ventures in the San Diego Region.   

One attribute that remains unchanged, however, is Sycuan's sense of community.  Sycuan is more than just a business.  Sycuan is a community of people working together toward a common goal.  Whether you work in our state-of-the-art  Casino, our beautiful Resort, or become a staff member in our Tribal Government division, you will be part of the Sycuan family.
Irrigation technician Job Purpose:
Operates, maintains and repairs existing and new irrigation systems.

Irrigation technician Job Duties and Responsibilities:

(Note: Duties and responsibilities may be added, deleted, or changed at the sole discretion of Sycuan Management at any time)

  1. Ensures irrigation systems are operational by routinely inspecting systems, repairing or replacing broken or missing parts, installing new irrigation fields with main and lateral lines if necessary, ensuring final grade drainage to the storm drain box, installing and repairing backflows, and reading various gauges as related to the irrigation system. - 90%
  2. Provides guidance to landscapers by answering questions regarding irrigation procedures and protocols and providing landscapers irrigation guidance in the performance of their duties. - 5%
  3. Maintains safe work area by observing established safety standards while using tools, performing equipment repairs, and cleaning work areas. - 5%

Irrigation technician Job Specifications:

Education and Experience:


  • 5 years of irrigation systems work experience
  • California Drivers License in good standing

Skills and Knowledge:


  • Working knowledge of equipment used in the development and maintenance of the irrigation systems
  • Working knowledge of main lines, gate and ball valves to isolate breaks
  • Ability to analyze blueprints and related drawings and make sound decisions pertaining to placement of irrigation/drainage systems
  • Ability to map out and install extensive irrigation systems to proper specs
  • Ability to understand and follow verbal directives
  • Ability to use mowers, backhoes, trenchers, push mowers, rakes, shovels, blowers, sprayers, hands saws, small tools, waters hoses, and weed eaters
  • Ability to drive landscaping vehicles
  • Ability to wire irrigation clocks and valves
  • Ability to communicate effectively with co-workers
  • Ability to delegate tasks amongst staff
  • Ability to repeatedly grasp and lift up to 100 lbs
  • Ability to bend and stoop
  • Ability to perform intensive labor for extended periods of time in all weather conditions
  • Ability to shovel dirt, sand, and other materials 


  • Working knowledge of plant disease, insects, rodents, chemicals and methods used to control these undesirable elements
  • Ability to learn occupational hazards and safety precautions
  • Ability to work flexible hours 

Irrigation technician Supervisory/Managerial Accountability:

Direct: None

Indirect: Landscapers

If you enjoy being part of a community dedicated to creating a memorable guest experience, we invite you to explore career opportunities with Sycuan and join our winning team!

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  • Pay Type Hourly
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