Landscaping Technician (NC)

Temp
NC, Raleigh-Durham
Posted 3 years ago

Job Description

Job Summary:
• The Landscaping Technician is responsible for (including physical labor) assisting with the completion of landscape construction projects.
• Job responsibilities also include utilizing various hand tools, power tools, and equipment to carry out specified job duties.
Job Requirements:
• Responsible for hardscape and softscape landscape construction
• Construct rock gardens, decks, fieldstone paths, stone garden walls, fences, ornamental
• ponds, fountains and waterfalls, retaining walls, and interlocking brick
• Plant trees, shrubs, flowers, and bulbs, weed, prune, and trim trees and plants
• Apply fertilizers, cut grass, and water lawns and gardens, Cart and spread topsoil and other required materials, Lay sod or seed; grading (soil); and tree staking
• Utilize hand tools, power tools, and other necessary equipment to complete job tasks
• Perform lawn maintenance using lawn mowers, tractor mowers, trimmers, and weed eaters
• Move and transport materials using shovels, wheelbarrows, carts, dollies and manual lifting
• Perform other manual duties to clean and maintain landscaped environment, shop +
• Equipment, Conduct daily safety inspections of tools and equipment
• Follow directions from foreman/supervisor, Complete daily paperwork tracking job time and material costs, 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, Communicate with customers in a polite and courteous manner

Requirements:

• High School Diploma, GED, some college, vocational, or technical training
• Landscape Technician Certificate preferred, but not required
• Minimum 1 years’ experience in the construction of rock gardens, decks, fieldstone paths,
• stone garden walls, fences, ornamental ponds, fountains and waterfalls, retaining walls, and
• interlocking brick

Work environment: 

• Job requires ability to work with hand 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 and occasional weekend work

Work Hours- Typically 8:00am – 5:00pm Based on Weather

Payrate – $11- $14 DOE
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