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Job Title: Landscaper and Small Equipment Mechanic

 

Overview:

We are seeking a versatile individual to join our team as a Landscaper and Small Equipment Mechanic. This role involves a combination of landscaping duties and equipment maintenance for landscape machinery. The ideal candidate will have a passion for outdoor work, a strong mechanical aptitude, and the ability to handle various landscaping tasks efficiently.

Responsibilities:

  1. Landscaping Duties:
  • Perform routine landscape maintenance tasks such as mowing, trimming, edging, and weeding.
  • Plant, prune, and maintain trees, shrubs, and flowers.
  • Install and maintain irrigation systems.
  • Assist with landscape design and implementation projects.
  • Ensure outdoor areas are kept clean, organized, and aesthetically pleasing.
  1. Small Equipment Maintenance:
  • Inspect, diagnose, and repair small landscape machinery including mowers, trimmers, blowers, and chainsaws.
  • Conduct routine maintenance such as oil changes, filter replacements, and blade sharpening.
  • Troubleshoot mechanical issues and perform necessary adjustments or repairs.
  • Keep accurate records of equipment maintenance and repair history.
  • Maintain a clean and organized workshop area.
  1. Safety and Compliance:
  • Adhere to safety protocols and guidelines while operating equipment and performing landscaping tasks.
  • Ensure all equipment is properly maintained and meets safety standards.
  • Follow environmental regulations related to pesticide and chemical usage.
  • Participating in safety training sessions and meetings are required.
  1. Teamwork:
  • Collaborate with other team members to complete landscaping projects efficiently and effectively.
  • Communicate effectively with supervisors and coworkers to coordinate tasks and ensure project requirements are met.
  • Assist and support to colleagues as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Proven experience in landscaping and/or small equipment maintenance.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude with the ability to troubleshoot and repair small engines and machinery.
  • Knowledge of landscaping techniques, plants, and irrigation systems.
  • Ability to operate landscaping equipment safely and effectively.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work well in a team environment.
  • Physical stamina and the ability to perform outdoor tasks in various weather conditions.
  • Attention to detail and a commitment to quality workmanship.
  • Valid driver’s license and a clean driving record.
  • Certification in landscape maintenance or small engine repair (preferred).

Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: None
Driver's License Required: Yes
Minimum Hourly Wage: 18
Maximum Hourly Wage: 25