Production Job Description

Position Overview

The landscaping team member is an experienced landscaper and assists the team leader / supervisor. 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 / supervisor. 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 the job 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 throughout the project. Communicates clients concerns to

the team leader or management.

8. Assists the team leader / supervisor with route and job organization, ensuring that sufficient resources and materials are available.

9. Cares for equipment, documents any damages or malfunctions immediately 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 at least one year’s experience in the landscaping field.

• Candidate must be able to read with good comprehension and write.

• Strong oral and written communication skills, math skills, job planning skills, problem

solving skills and mechanical aptitude are a must.

• To be approved as a driver -- Illinois Driver’s License and insurable with company’s agent.

• State of Illinois pesticide licenses a plus.

• Snow plowing experience is a plus

 

Work Environment

Physical Demands

Employee is regularly required to stand; walk; crouch; stoop or kneel. The employee must

regularly lift and/or move up to 80 pounds.

 

Job Site Conditions

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to wet and/or humid

conditions, outside weather (heat or cold), and moving mechanical equipment. In addition, job

sites are located on both residential and commercial property.

About Us


Landscape Pros has been serving Rockford, IL with outstanding lawn care services and landscape maintenance. We are committed to providing quality, reliability, and exceptional results for the landscapes of our clients.

Phone:  (630)440-6691

5936 Covey Ridge Trail
Loves ParkIllinois  61111
United States

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