Twin Sisters Historic Dance Hall

Want to dance right into 2017 this New Years Eve?  The Twin Sisters Historic Dance Hall is hosting a New Years Eve dance that is sure to be a good time.  The Guru supports the dance hall by not only enjoying the wide variety of community events they host, but also by helping them to raise money for upkeep of this historic dance hall. They currently are raising money for the new roof the dance hall needs to stay open.  In September there was a Raise the Roof event that included a silent auction that raised $15,000!  The Guru contributed gift card for services to the silent auction.

If you are looking for a charity to donate to as we close out 2016 or if you are just looking for something fun to do this New Years, check out the Twin Sisters Historic Dance Hall website at http://www.twinsistersdancehall.com/

 

 

Do you like to Climb Trees? We have the job for you!

Tree ClimbingLandscape Lighting Guru is excited to announce we are hiring.  This is a position with a big opportunity to grow in the company and requires tree climbing skills.
We are looking for a future lighting crew leader that can learn the Landscape Lighting business from the tops of the trees down. We are looking for a new member of our Lighting Guru Family. This is a long term position that requires a long term attitude.

This position requires:
1. Excellent tree climbing skills
2. Above average intelligence
3. A competitive spirit
4. Ability to read and speak English
5. Clean Driving Record with driver’s license
6 Over the age of 18
7 Must have a flexible attitude (often we do other things than our absolute preferred job) You have to be able to take on new challenges
8 Drug free work place
9 Working outside in all kinds of weather
10 Ability to safely lift over 50lbs
11 Ability to safely climb with over 15lbs

Nice to haves:
1. Landscape Lighting experience
2. Electrical Experience
3. Climbing with ropes and saddles and climbing gear
4. Tree trimming experience
5. Small team Management experience
6. Spanish speaker
7. Computer experience
8. Smart phone experience

Benefits:
40 hours of paid vacation after the first 6 months
40 hours of paid vacation after the second 6 months
4 paid holiday days
Family atmosphere
Ability to learn and share in the growth of a company from a proven leader in the industry

Current position pays between $12-$17 per hour based upon experience and skill level with ability to increase with time and quantity of jobs and people managed.

If interested, please email your resume to kmcfarland@landscapelightingguru.com.

Looking for work? We are hiring!

HiringLandscape Lighting Guru is excited to announce we are hiring.  This is a position with a big opportunity to grow in the company.
We are looking for a future lighting crew leader that can learn the Landscape Lighting business from the tops of the trees down. We are looking for a new member of our Lighting Guru Family. This is a long term position that requires a long term attitude.

This position requires:
1. Excellent tree climbing skills
2. Above average intelligence
3. A competitive spirit
4. Ability to read and speak English
5. Clean Driving Record with driver’s license
6 Over the age of 18
7 Must have a flexible attitude (often we do other things than our absolute preferred job) You have to be able to take on new challenges
8 Drug free work place
9 Working outside in all kinds of weather
10 Ability to safely lift over 50lbs
11 Ability to safely climb with over 15lbs

Nice to haves:
1. Landscape Lighting experience
2. Electrical Experience
3. Climbing with ropes and saddles and climbing gear
4. Tree trimming experience
5. Small team Management experience
6. Spanish speaker
7. Computer experience
8. Smart phone experience

Benefits:
40 hours of paid vacation after the first 6 months
40 hours of paid vacation after the second 6 months
4 paid holiday days
Family atmosphere
Ability to learn and share in the growth of a company from a proven leader in the industry

Current position pays between $12-$17 per hour based upon experience and skill level with ability to increase with time and quantity of jobs and people managed.

If interested, please email your resume to info@landscapelightingguru.com and call at 210-710-7737.

Proud Supporter of Texas Public Radio

logo_fidLandscape Lighting Guru is proud to be a supporter of Texas Public Radio.  Texas Public Radio (TPR) is a community of listener-supported, non-commercial radio stations in South Central Texas and the Hill Country.  Their mission is to produce and distribute educational, cultural and entertainment content for the people of Texas. 

TPR is broadcast on KPAC 88.3 FM, KSTX 89.1 FM (San Antonio); KTXI 90.1 FM (Hill Country); KVHL 91.7 FM (Highland Lakes); KTPR 89.9 FM (Big Country); online at www.tpr.org

Helping our Environment and Giving Back to the Community

green-recycling-iconHere at the Landscape Lighting Guru we see a lot of trash.  Most of it is in the form of cardboard that new fixtures and spools of wire come in.  But a lot of it is in the form of old fixtures and old wiring that has been removed to make room for new projects.  There is really no reason wiring should ever go bad, unless it was originally installed incorrectly.  But of course that’s the rub.  Most old systems that we remove are either very old Mercury Vapor or Incandescent systems, or they are lighting jobs that were done by home owners, or someone with just as little experience as home owners.  Most of the time when we find poorly installed connections this has allowed corrosion to inhibit the wire’s capabilities. It is less expensive for us to replace the wire than to try and fix every issue in old wire to make it work for new lighting.

Sorry for the digression.  You started reading this to understand how we try to be good stewards of our planet.  All of the people involved with the Guru have young children.  So without getting all hemp and Birkenstocks on you we would like to leave the planet as good as we can for the next generation.

We take all of our cardboard, plastic, and paper products to the local recycling center, and we turn in all of our removed fixtures, wire, and ballast boxes to a metal recycling center for pennies on the pound.  Well the pounds add up, so we decided to give 50% of that money back to our employees at the end of every year and give the other 50% to local charities.  Our 2015 charity is the Bulverde Food Pantry.  33145_bulverde-food-pantry_asq

So if you’re thinking about having us install new efficient LED lighting, just know that the old fixtures and wiring that don’t work anymore will not be headed to the landfill.  Even better they may help some less fortunate family eat a little better in the coming year.

For more information on the Bulverde Food Pantry, click here

http://bulverdefoodpantry.org/