Landscaper Job Summary
A & Associates is seeking a skilled individual to complete landscaping work. The ideal candidate will be comfortable operating lawn maintenance equipment such as lawn mowers, trimmers, and blowers.
The landscaper will ensure the growth and vibrancy of our plants, flowers, lawn, and decorative shrubs. The landscaper will water, fertilize, and prune to remove damaged or dying plant life. The candidate can expect to work outdoors in a mix of weather conditions, and be able to perform maintenance duties to ensure employee safety during inclement weather by removing debris, snow, and ice from communal walkways and spaces.
Landscaper Duties and Responsibilities
Operate push or riding lawnmowers; may operate heavier tractor equipment if needed
Water all plants and lawn, and ensure all plants are evenly covered
Spread fertilizer, plant food, mulch, and other materials around plants
Remove weeds and dead plants; prune overgrown limbs and leaves
Operate string trimmer and edger to remove overgrowth and keep outdoor area tidy
Use leaf blower to clear walkways and pedestrian areas after lawn maintenance
Treat lawn and landscaping with pesticides to remove harmful insects
Maintain the existing landscaping design and ensure plant survival
Plant new flowers, bushes, plants, and decorative shrubs
Rake fallen leaves and remove debris
Keep pedestrian areas removed of snow and ice
Operate heavier snow blowers or other equipment as needed
Remove tree limbs, overgrowth, and other hazards
Ensure outdoor furniture, d cor, and lighting is maintained and good working order
Properly store and handle all equipment, tools, sprinklers, etc.
Oversee maintenance repairs to equipment, landscape structures, and hardscape walkways
Landscaper Requirements and Qualifications
High school degree or equivalent educational experience
Previous experience in landscaping or groundskeeping a plus
Must pass background check
Must be 18 years of age
Able to work independently
Must be able to operate lawn maintenance equipment such as lawnmowers, string trimmers, leaf blowers, hedge trimmers, etc.
Able to physically stand, bend, squat, and lift up to 40 pounds
Please respond to this ad and submit your resume as an attachment.