Seasonal Landscape Technician

Church Hill Landscapes, Inc.
Seasonal Landscape Technician                                                                      

  • Job Title: Landscape Technician
  • Reports To: Foreman they are assigned to that day
  • Wage Range: $12-$16

The Gardening Technician is an integral part of his/her gardening crew assisting with all gardening maintenance and installation projects at client properties. Garden Technicians are responsible for maintaining and enhancing the attractiveness of the landscape; while also keeping the area free of diseases and insects. Gardening Technicians are in good physical shape to keep up with the demands of the role.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Assist crews in performing high quality gardening, construction, and mowing services at all Church Hill gardening clients.
  • Operate various tools and equipment, including: rototillers, wheelbarrows, saws, pruners, shovels, edgers, etc.
  • Operate trucks and trailers as needed
  • Load and unload materials, tools, and equipment required to complete construction and maintenance tasks
  • Perform preventative maintenance on tools and equipment by inspecting, lubricating, and cleaning at regular intervals.
  • Ensure a safe, clean, and orderly site at all times

Skills, Knowledge and Experience

  • Equivalent work experience
  • Capable of operating required equipment and tools in a safe and responsible manner
  • Effective communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license
  • Knowledge of specific materials, methods, tools and equipment required to complete various landscape/horticulture practices
  • Time management skills
  • Ability to work both independently with little supervision and as part of a team
  • Willingness to receive training and learn proper installation techniques, efficient jobsite operations, and equipment/vehicle operation.
  • Ability to walk, stand, and crouch for long periods of time and carry out strenuous physical tasks

Work Conditions

  • Ability to work with hand tools, power tools, small engine equipment, and materials
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs. repeatedly through an entire work shift
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Excellent stamina is required
  • Work near heavy equipment and other vehicles on a regular basis 
  • Work outdoors in various conditions including heat and humidity, rain, snow, dust, noise, and cold
  • Ability to work 40-50 hours per week (with occasional Saturdays) 

Expectations for Success

  • Efficient work – Capable of keeping up with assigned tasks. 
  • Work in a safe manner – No accidents or injuries
  • Incredible Customer Service – Clients wants us to be there as a result of your work exceeding expectations, kindness, and communication
  • Productive while unsupervised (cleaning job site, organizing tools, sharpening blades, and etc.)
  • Willingness to complete training and acquire knowledge relevant to trade

Benefits

 

  • PPE allowance
  • Paid holidays during active employment
  • Cell phone stipend

 

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Church Hill Landscapes January 30, 2020