Farrington Yardworks Inc Landscape Crew Member in Cape Carteret, North Carolina

Landscaping Maintenance Crew MemberPosition Overview The landscaping Maintenance Crew member is an experienced landscaper and assists the crew leader. The position works as a member of the crew and is responsible for landscape maintenance and enhancement projects under the direction of the crew leader. The landscape maintenance crew 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, weed control, spring clean-up, fall clean-up, trimming and pruning.2. Completes landscape enhancement projects such as mulch application, plantings, pine straw application.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, string trimmers.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 clientandrsquo;s satisfaction throughout the project. Communicates clients concerns to the team leader or management.8. Assists the team leader with route and job organization, ensuring that sufficient resources and materials are available.9. Cares for equipment and notifies management of needed repairs.10. May apply 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. Candidate must be able to read with good comprehension and write. Strong oral and written communication skills, math skills, problem solving skills and mechanical aptitude are a must.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. The employee may also occasionally be exposed to the homeownerandrsquo;s pets.