JOB OPPORTUNITY

Landscape Team Member

Reports to:  Construction Foreman and/or Team Lead

 

Summary:

 

The Landscape Team Member is responsible for performing a variety of work tasks (generally physical labor) in order to assist with the completion of landscape and water feature construction projects. The landscape team member will be required to operate a variety of tools and equipment to carry out specified job tasks.

 

Core Capabilities:

 

  • Customer  and quality focus

  • Effective communication skills (both verbal and written)

  • Team work

  • Excellent problem solving abilities

  • Responsibility and dependability

  • Ethics and integrity

 

Job Duties:

 

  • Assist in the preparation of jobsites prior to the beginning of a project

  • Operate various tools and equipment, including: concrete saws, jackhammers, laser levels, measurement equipment, shovels, hammers, drills, etc.

  • Assist in the construction of water features, walkways, patios and walls.

  • Perform preventative maintenance on tools and equipment by conducting inspections, lubricating, and cleaning on a daily basis

  • Dig pond basins, ditches or trenches

  • Plant and maintain garden beds

  • Load and unload materials, tools, and equipment required to complete landscape construction projects

  • Transport materials using shovels, wheelbarrows, carts, dollies, and hand lifting/carrying

  • Assist foreman with job-related tasks

  • Read and interpret blueprints, structural drawings, and specifications to perform work activities

  • Wear appropriate personal protective equipment at all times

  • Comply with all company policies and regulations

  • Work in accordance with all local health and safety laws and regulations

 

Requirements:

 

  • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent

  • Minimum one year experience in the landscape/construction industry

  • Capable of operating required equipment and tools in a safe and responsible manner

  • Effective communication skills (both verbal and written)

  • Time management skills

  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and specifications

  • Knowledge of specific materials, methods, tools and equipment required to complete various landscape/construction practices

  • Ability to work both independently with little supervision, and as part of a team

  • Ability to walk, stand, crouch for long periods of time and carry out strenuous physical tasks

  • Preference will be given to candidates with a valid driver’s license and safe driving record

 

Work Conditions:

 

  • Ability to work with hand tools, power tools, small engine equipment, and materials

  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs. repeatedly through an entire work shift

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment

  • Requires good manual dexterity

  • Excellent stamina is required

  • Work near heavy equipment and other vehicles on a regular basis

  • Work outdoors in various conditions including heat and humidity, rain, dust, noise, and cold

  • Flexible working hours including occasional weekend work

HOW TO APPLY

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