Landscape Crewman

Premier Lawns Inc.
Lima, OH
United States
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Job Description
**Description:**

 

The Landscape Crewman is an experienced team member capable of working with minimal supervision.  He or she is responsible for performing a variety of landscaping duties and assisting landscape foreman and supervisor as directed.  Crewman is responsible for performing landscape duties for residential and commercial customers.

 

This position reports to the Landscape foreman and the supervisor

 

**Skill Set**

 

- Minimum of 90 days of experience in horticulture or construction field
- Ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions
- Reputable driving record
- Proficient heavy equipment operating skills including front-end loaders, mini-excavators, and skid steer machinery with various attachments; other equipment as needed
- Strong mechanical aptitude and understanding of materials, tools, equipment, and procedures used in landscaping implementation process
- Knowledge and experience in installing a variety of hardscape applications
- Knowledge of perennials, shrubs, evergreens, and trees; identification and cultural requirements
- Highly motivated, self-driven individual who is detail orientated
- Excellent attention to detail while working in a fun, fast-paced environment
- Verbal and written communication skills; able to read and write
- Good time management skills
- Ability and willingness to work weekend, holiday, and overtime hours as needed to accomplish goals and objectives; available for long hours all year round
- Able to work effectively with individuals of differing knowledge and background
- Clean and professional appearance
- Punctual and dependable

 

The landscape crewman may be exposed to any or all of the following job-related hazards:

 

- Stress related to job function
- Standard office and workplace hazards
- Hazards relating to environmental elements including but not limited to heat, cold, rain, wind, snow, grasses, dirt, bugs, plants, trees, shrubs, flowers, dust, and pollen
- Frequent exposure to fertilizers, fumes, and lawncare chemicals
- Daily travel on public roadways to and from job sites and, as needed, operating a motor vehicle (with or without trailer) on public roadways
- Ability to efficiently and safely operate a variety of mechanical equipment and hand or power tools including but not limited to articulating loader, skid steers, mini skid steers, string trimmers, bed edgers, rototillers, gas-powered sheers, plant augers, chainsaws, backpack blowers, small/medium/large duty trucks with manual or automatic transmission, and truck and trailer combinations
- Lifting and/or carrying up to 80 lbs.
- Crawling, kneeling, sitting, twisting, pushing, pulling, walking, crouching, grasping, bending, reaching
- Decision-making, mental alertness, visual acuity, oral communication, hand-eye coordination

 

**Pay:** $16.00 - $22.00 per hour

 

**Required Licenses**

 

- Valid Ohio's driver's license that is not currently suspended or revoked
- Willingness to participate in educational training and certifications required for job performance

 

**Job Duties and Functions**

 

As needed, assist Landscape Foreman/supervisor in providing direction, training, and monitoring the work of assigned team member

Ensure all daily tasks are completed on schedule and according to quality standards

Participates in and conducts all job site safety briefings with crew members

Utilize all required personal protective equipment

Be aware of and abide by company policies, processes, and procedures including but not limi
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