Landscape Technician/Crew Member
Company: Elite Lawnscapes, Inc.
Posted on: February 15, 2019
Elite Lawnscapes is a full service grounds maintenance company that provides professional service and expert maintenance for outdoor residential/commercial spaces. For over 10 years, we've worked closely with our clients to maintain property value, attract customers, and build a trusted brand of expertise.
Our work spans over Northwest Florida and Alabama including Mobile, Alabama to Panama City, Florida. Our services include: landscape design, construction and installation (sod installations, annual plants, mulching/pine straw installation), landscape maintenance, irrigation services, hardscapes and installation (pavers, fountains, fire pits).
WHY JOIN OUR TEAM?
Elite Lawnscapes operates on a culture of integrity and valued customer service. We take pride in perfecting the environments of our clients. As a crew member, you're responsible for safely and efficiently producing quality landscape services meeting and exceeding the expectations of our clients and Elite Lawnscapes.
Crew Member Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Prepare trucks for day/end of day for next day:
- Load vehicles with mowers and other equipment
- Maintain and correctly use issued personal protective equipment.
Perform maintenance on properties:
- Safely operate equipment with all necessary personal protective equipment
- Mow turf using a variety of mowers
- Edge grass at curbs, walkways and flowerbeds as directed
- Blow leaves and clippings after each job and as needed
- Prune shrubs and trees as needed and clear debris
- Pull weeds
- Clean site and watch for trash, limbs, rocks, and various debris
Plantings and Flower Installation:
- Prep soil properly for flower or groundcover installation
- Plant material properly with consideration for depth, size, placement, and spacing
- Apply pine straw/mulch for appropriate ground cover
- Set irrigation timers etc. based on need
- Edge beds or establish new bed edges as directed
Perform maintenance on equipment:
- Unload/reload equipment from trucks
- Wash equipment and truck as needed
- Change equipment blades and oil on a regular basis and as needed
- Clean air filters on regular basis and as needed
- Grease machine fittings on a regular basis and as needed
- Safely perform heavy lifting/pushing/pulling of various landscaping equipment and materials, including, but not limited to backpack blowers, trimmers for edging/weeding, large/bulk materials to include mulch/plant material/rock, various sizes of lawnmowers, etc.
- Safely operate hand and power equipment, including but not limited to manual and powered sawing and cutting equipment
- Leverage 80 lbs. of a ride/walk behind mower over curbs
- Lift and carry up to 50 lbs.
- Lift branches and limbs
- Push, pull, grip and squeeze various tools, products and/or items (e.g., pruning)
- Walk up to 10 miles a day, sometimes uphill and on uneven terrain, often while carrying, pushing, or pulling equipment, materials, or debris.
- Bend and kneel up to 9 hours or more a day
- Spray various pesticides/herbicides as deemed necessary and in accordance to laws
- Work hours vary and may exceed 12 hours per day
- Work in extreme weather conditions (heat, cold, precipitation)
- Noise level may be loud at times and use of ear plugs may be required (e.g., outdoor conditions, backpack blowers, running mowers, trimmers)
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
- Some experience in lawn care helpful
- Must be able to operate various lawn care machinery including mowers, edgers, backpack blowers
- REQUIRED - Valid/active driver's license and reliable transportation to and from work/work sites* - Can discuss during interview.
- Grooming/Hygiene requirements due to the client interaction at various properties.
All positions are outdoors, very physical and fast paced. Estimated start time is 6:00 am** till 6:00pm**. End and start times vary depending on traffic, weather, job task and seasons.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $11.00 to $15.00 /hour
Keywords: Elite Lawnscapes, Inc., Pensacola , Landscape Technician/Crew Member, Engineering , Pensacola, Florida
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