Landscape Worker Job Description

Landscape Worker Job Description

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Landscape worker provides manual labor for various jobs in the Athletics Department including but not limited to: 1) Repairs and maintenance; 2) Grounds maintenance; 3) Moving equipment.

Landscape Worker Duties & Responsibilities

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

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Clean and care for grounds utility tools, equipment, materials, and supplies
Cultivate landscape and outdoor environment through a variety of activities, including weed pulling, mulching, leaf removal, mowing, weed eating, blowing, aerating, overseeding, fertilizing, grading, sodding, pruning, watering, planting trees and shrubs, installing ground cover, and placing stakes and guywire
Perform all work in accordance with safety rules and procedures, such as OSHA, federal, state, and local regulations
Operate and perform minor maintenance on landscaping equipment, such as lubrication, maintaining fluid levels, repairs, blade sharpening, and cleaning in accordance with manufacturer's instructions
General landscaping tools and machinery
Helps propagate planting materials in the nurseries
Utilize your commendable work ethic and commitment to detail as you play an integral role in maintaining the grounds of the various areas of the American Club Resort
Participate in the snow removal plan by shoveling, de-icing, sanding, and operating heavy snow removal vehicles and equipment
Participate in football game preparation, including barricade placement and tailgate clean up
Operating small equipment such as mowers, hedgers/trimmers

Landscape Worker Qualifications

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

Education for Landscape Worker

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the landscape worker job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Doctoral and Bachelor's Degree in Education, Supervision, Engineering, Distance Learning, Psychology, Nursing, Marine Biology, Educational Leadership, Graduate, Horticulture

Skills for Landscape Worker

Desired skills for landscape worker include:

Plants and their care
Grounds maintenance
How to use several kinds of lawn care equipment
Landscaping
Pruning
Campus
Federal
Grounds keeping procedures
Local codes and requirements pertaining to maintenance and construction
Materials

Desired experience for landscape worker includes:

Initiative - Dealing with situations and issues proactively and persistently, seizing opportunities that arise
Three to twelve months related experience and/or training
Mow, seed, and aerate lawns and turf
Under limited supervision does general labor work
Able to listen to instructions and follow directions from supervisors
Must possess a Commercial Drivers License or be able to obtain one within 90 days

Landscape Worker Examples

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Landscape Worker Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a landscape worker. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for landscape worker
  • Respond to weather conditions on Grounds by clearing walkways and removing snow and ice
  • Rope off unsafe areas, post caution signs and protect work in progress
  • Operate power equipment, such as mowers, weed-eaters, and backpack blowers
  • This position requires safely driving a University vehicle during the workday
  • Operate power equipment, such as mowers, weed-eaters, backpack blowers
  • This position requires safely driving a University vehicle during the work shift
  • Maintains lawns, shrubbery and trees including planting, watering, trimming, mowing, edging, weeding, spreading mulch, fertilizing and weed and pest control
  • Picks up and disposes of trash and debris
  • Maintains walkways, steps, parking areas, and roads to keep areas clear and safe for pedestrian traffic
  • Assists with trenching, digging and management of irrigation equipment
Qualifications for landscape worker
  • Must possess or be able to obtain certification within 6 months to apply pesticides from the State of Arizona Structural Pest Control Board
  • Report pest problems on turf, ground covers, flowers, trees, and shrubs
  • Remove snow from sidewalks, steps, road, and parking lots by means of hand tools, power brooms, tractors, and trucks
  • May be required to attend Horticulture program at a local college
  • Must meet minimum enrollment requirements
  • Outgoing personality, strong communication skills, and ability to work independently
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Landscape Worker Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of landscape worker. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for landscape worker
  • Care and upkeep of tools and equipment
  • Operate power equipment such as mowers, string-trimmers, backpack blowers, edgers
  • Current Victorian driver’s license
  • Experience in similar industries including parks & gardens, grounds, landscape gardening roles or roadside vegetation maintenance
  • Skid steer, Excavator, Chipper are desirable
  • Qualifications such as a Certificate 3 in either Landscape Construction, Parks and Gardens and/or Arboriculture are desirable
  • Chemical and Chainsaw use certificates are desirable
  • Manually weeds hotel grounds and other areas as assigned
  • Irrigates planting material
  • Performs various basic tasks in the caring and growing of plants and the upkeep of the beautification of hotel grounds
Qualifications for landscape worker
  • Experience in landscape maintenance is preferred
  • Previous work history outdoors including physical labor
  • Must be able to work outdoors in all types of weather, stand for long periods of time, and able to lift or carry up to 50 lbs
  • Substantial experience working in landscape and hardscape construction, repair and maintenance
  • Experience operating pneumatic or electric jackhammers, vibrators, and power saws and other landscape equipment
  • Ability to operate dump trucks equipped with air brakes transport equipment on a trailer
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Landscape Worker Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of landscape worker. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for landscape worker
  • Uses the weed whacker in areas inaccessible to mowing
  • Assists in general irrigation PVC hook up
  • Performs work with due regard to safety of self and fellow employees, exercising proper care and protection of company property
  • Turf Care which includes mowing, string trimming, aerating, over-seeding, fertilizing, grading, sodding
  • Maintain the cleanliness of Grounds by picking up litter, sweeping patios, walks and steps and emptying trash/recycling barrels
  • Respond to weather conditions on Grounds to maintain routine and emergency access which includes operating trucks, equipment and shovels to clear walkways, roads and parking lots of snow and ice
  • Assist as needed to prepare for events on-grounds occasionally requiring work to be performed during nonstandard shifts (weekends and/or evenings)
Qualifications for landscape worker
  • Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot and make necessary adjustments and repairs
  • Ability to prioritize staff requirements, determine material/supply needs and plan maintenance of repair work effectively
  • Knowledge and ability to pour and form concrete in construction of sidewalks, steps, vaults, walls, curbs
  • Skill in reading, interpreting and understanding blueprints and system diagrams
  • Ability to calculate slopes and grades in the construction of sidewalks and drain lines
  • Knowledge and ability to make minor irrigation repairs and alterations
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Landscape Worker Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of landscape worker. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for landscape worker
  • They must be responsive regarding issues to multiculturalism, sexism, racism, gender, sexual orientation, lifestyle, and disability
  • Must be able to crawl, bend, and stoop with or without reasonable accommodations
  • Must has basic knowledge or plumbing systems
  • Age 18 years old or older
  • Prefer someone with experience in lawn maintenance
  • Preference will be given to applicants available for work during summer break
Qualifications for landscape worker
  • Knowledge and understanding of related safety procedures and practices of power equipment and tools
  • Strong analytical and solid problem solving skills and use of sound judgment
  • Ability to plan, follow through and effectively carry out landscape construction assignments
  • Excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills, including strong ability to train new employees and providing daily instruction
  • Ability to coordinate work with other crews and units within the department and with outside contractors
  • Proficiency in use of computer software including email, spreadsheets, word processing, and internet browsers
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Landscape Worker Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of landscape worker. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for landscape worker
  • Skill in operating trenchers, tractors, roto-tillers, and other commonly used large pieces of power-driven grounds and sport field equipment
  • Demonstrated knowledge and skill to operate commonly used grounds equipment and tools
  • Skill to establish and implement short and medium range development plans
  • Proven ability to operate personal computer and other electronic devices to communicate and relay details regarding work orders, maintenance and equipment requirements
  • State of Hawaii Driver's License
  • Maintain lawn by mowing, seeding, and aerating turf
Qualifications for landscape worker
  • Litter collection
  • General road maintenance labouring
  • Team oriented, versatile, well groomed hospitality professional
  • Demonstrated experience in turf and artificial field maintenance
  • Demonstrated skill and ability to direct others, organize and coordinate landscape maintenance
  • Proven ability to perform journey level tasks including operation of heavy grounds equipment, landscape construction and associated sport and turf management

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