Landscape Crew Member

Position:  Landscape Crew Member

Position Summary:

The landscaping team member is an experienced landscaper and assists the team leader. The position works as a member of the team and is responsible for landscape maintenance and enhancement projects under the direction of the team leader. The landscape team member is able to operate a variety of equipment and has a working knowledge of horticultural practices.

Primary Responsibilities:

  1. Completes landscape maintenance duties, such a mowing, fertilizer application, weed control, aeration, spring clean-up, fall clean-up, trimming and pruning.
  2. Completes landscape enhancement projects such as mulch application, plantings, top soil application, lawn seeding.
  3. Maintains a clean and safe work environment, including work site and equipment.
  4. Completes work in the most time-efficient manner meeting the company productivity targets.
  5. Operates a variety of mechanical equipment including but not limited to bed edgers, commercial mowers, blowers, dump trailers, chain saws, line trimmers, and tillers.
  6. If approved as a driver, safely operates vehicles such as trucks and trailer combinations.
  7. Assists the team leader with communication with clients by answering questions, and ensuring the client’s satisfaction. Communicates clients concerns to the team leader or management.
  8. Assists the team leader with route and job organization, ensuring that sufficient resources and materials are available.
  9. Cares for equipment and notifies management of needed repairs.
  10. Applies chemicals under the direction of licensed applicator.

Knowledge and Experience

  • The successful individual will have a working knowledge of standard horticultural practices, including but not limited to planting, pruning, corrective pruning, and fertilization.
  • This position requires one + years’ experience in the landscaping field.
  • Candidate must be able to read with good comprehension and write.
  • Valid Driver’s License.
  • New Jersey pesticide licenses a plus.
  • Snow plowing experience is a plus.


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