Landscape Maintenance Crew Leader

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Careers bloom with the opportunities to grow, lead and change the face of the local landscape. Signature Landscapes is the region’s most successful landscape industry leader in installation, maintenance and customer service.

 

POSITION: Full time Landscape Maintenance Crew Leader.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain grounds of industrial, commercial or public properties

You’ll be performing the following duties:

  • Cutting lawns using various sized power mowers
  • Trimming and edging using a gas powered edger/trimmer
  • Operating a gas powered backpack blower
  • Trimming shrubs and low trees to shape and improve growth or to remove damaged leaves, branches or twigs using shears, pruners or gas powered hedge trimmers
  • Planting seasonal color
  • Applying chemicals or fertilizers
  • Performing light irrigation repair
  • Picking up leaves, trash and cut grass and placing onto burlap and loading onto a truck or trailer
    Performing weeding by hand or using a garden hoe or hula hoe
  • Managing plant materials
  • Basic insect/disease identification
  • Basic irrigation controller programming

Qualifications:

  • Manage and ensure the safety of crew
  • Manage equipment
  • Complete Company required forms
  • Use hand equipment with mechanized moving blades such as gas powered shears
  • Use manual hand tools such as pruners
  • Ride cutting/vacuuming equipment such as mowers
  • Use self-propelled lawn maintenance equipment
  • Work from elevated heights such as an 8’ A-frame ladder
  • Wear and operate a backpack blower (18 lbs) for extended periods of time
  • Use a hand rake for extended periods of time
  • Drive a motorized vehicle
  • Operate machinery on public roads

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 1 year commercial landscape experience
  • Valid & clean drivers license

HOURLY RANGE: $13 – $18 per hour

A Career with Signature Offers You:

  • Competitive salary DOE
  • Medical, 401(K) and other benefits
  • Focused, collaborative & energetic workplace

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