Landscape Laborer Job Description

Landscape Laborer Job Description

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Landscape laborer provides all necessary on-site direction and assist the Construction Manager to issue site instructions for landscaping, irrigation and associated items.

Landscape Laborer Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective landscape laborer job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included landscape laborer job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Assist customers with landscape materials
Assist with site set up of plant materials
Accomplish work by operating equipment
Maintain equipment operation by following operating instructions
Maintain safe, secure, and healthy work environment by following standards and procedures
Operate Equipment to load residential and commercial vehicles
Laying sod
Planting trees and shrubs
Digging holes and trenches
Moving soil and mulch

Landscape Laborer Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Education for Landscape Laborer

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the landscape laborer job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as High School Degree in General Education, Automotive, Education, Accounting, Ethics, Business, Masonry, Zoology, Science, Hydrology

Skills for Landscape Laborer

Desired skills for landscape laborer include:

Aggregate sizes and classifications
Trenching and shoring standards
Inventory and Order processing systems
Job site safety
Uses job specific computer system for ticketing and two way radio for communications
Materials
Methods
Tools involved in construction and paving
Tree physiology
Turf

Desired experience for landscape laborer includes:

Landscape experience is a plus
Valid Driver’s License is not required
Class B, CDL valuable, but not required
Previous related experience in the construction field is a plus
May be subject to drug testing, and physical agilities testing
Installing sprinklers

Landscape Laborer Examples

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Landscape Laborer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a landscape laborer. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for landscape laborer
  • Operate hand equipment and power equipment such as skid loaders and excavators
  • Using hand and/or power tools or equipment to perform a wide range of landscape and irrigation duties
  • Installing mortarless segmental concrete masonry wall units
  • Driving company vehicles and/or equipment
  • Operating Mini-X, Trencher, Back Hoe, Forklift, Skid Steer and Skip Loader
  • Trims, prunes, cuts and/or plants flowers, bushes, , as part of groundskeeping activities
  • Seeds, waters, weeds, and/or fertilizes lawns, flower beds, shrubs
  • Sprays lawns, flower beds, shrubs, , with fertilizers, pesticides, or herbicides
  • Performs related duties such as emptying rubbish barrels
  • Assists in University snow removal operations by operating light trucks, snow blowers, power shovels, shovels
Qualifications for landscape laborer
  • Verifiable commercial irrigation experience
  • Legal authorization to work
  • Verifiable commercial landscape or construction experience
  • Must have reliable transpiration
  • Minimum of 1 year experience working with commercial irrigation systems
  • Able to work in all seasonal weather conditions
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Landscape Laborer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a landscape laborer. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for landscape laborer
  • May be required to assist pest control section
  • This position is a maintenance function, which includes the obligation to work overtime and to return to work between schedule shifts when directed
  • Prepare site for landscape installation
  • Install landscape material according to plan provided includes hardscape and softscape
  • Experience with construction machinery helpful
  • Operates as part of a crew with supporting Crew Leader
  • Experience with operation of landcape maintenance equipment (mowers, weedeaters, blowers)
  • Use a variety of equipment such as mowers, blowers, clippers, and edgers
  • Be responsible for set up and clean up at Jobs
  • Maintain trucks and equipment
Qualifications for landscape laborer
  • Experience as a crew member in landscape installations is preferred
  • Two years of experience performing general or landscape labor work
  • Must maintain current driver’s license
  • Must be willing to work in the Minneapolis/St
  • Operate a Mini-X, Trencher, Back Hoe, Forklift, Skid Steer and Skip Loader
  • Frequent and repeated bending, stooping, and kneeling
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Landscape Laborer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a landscape laborer. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for landscape laborer
  • Knowledge of weight requirements and loading restrictions
  • Travel to and from various work locations
  • Other duties as assigned to ensure efficient business operation
  • Replace bark with rubber mulch
  • Move heavy stones/blocks from retaining wall
  • Move dirt
  • Ability to operate equipment such as bobcats and lawn mowers
  • Equipment repair experience is a plus
  • Applies mulch as needed
  • Clears debris and maintains driveways and walkways in safe condition
Qualifications for landscape laborer
  • Working with arms extended above head
  • Frequent lifting and carrying loads up to 100 pounds, up or down stairs
  • Loading and unloading truck, manually
  • Working in extreme weather conditions
  • Moving heavy bags of mulch and other heavy objects
  • CDL license preferred, but not required
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Landscape Laborer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of landscape laborer. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for landscape laborer
  • CDL Class "B" with air brake endorsement preferred at the time of hire
  • Class "2B" Hoisting License preferred at the time of hire
  • Class "D" Driver's License required at the time of hire
  • Commercial landscape or construction experience
  • Valid Driver’s License is perfered
  • Landscape or construction experience
Qualifications for landscape laborer
  • Knowledge of landscape equipment maintenance and repair
  • Knowledge of basic grounds keeping practices normally acquired through completion of some high school courses
  • 2+ years of experience in construction/labor
  • Personal PPE and vehicle
  • Massachusetts Pesticide Applicator's License required at the time of hire
  • Massachusetts Pesticide Bureau Commercial Certification State Code 41 is preferred at the time of hire
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Landscape Laborer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a landscape laborer. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for landscape laborer
  • Bi-Lingual –Spanish, valuable, but not required
  • Must be able, and willing, to work weekdays, weekends, and all major holidays
  • Class B, CDL preferred, but not required
  • Must have proof of US Citizenship
  • Complete Pre-Employment Drug Screening
  • Complete Backgroundcheck
Qualifications for landscape laborer
  • Legal work authorization
  • Ability to use manual hand tools such as shovels
  • Ability to work in climate change (temperatures may exceed 100 degrees Fahrenheit)
  • Employee will receive their training on the job from more experienced employees or from supervisors
  • Ability to support a direct service of the department in ensuring an attractive, comfortable, safe, and clean environment in which the University community can live, learn and work
  • Experience in landscaping highly valuable

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