Experienced Lawn and Shrub Technician
Posted on Feb 20, 2021 by Quality First Lawn and Shrub Care Inc
We are looking for a lawn & shrub technician with 2+ years experience. The training we provide matches the skills of the trainee. We will advance your knowledge and skills no matter your experience level. When you are assigned a vehicle and route you will maintain those customers seldom working out of your assigned territory. No sales required. This position is primarily responsible for mixing or applying pesticides, herbicides, fungicides, and/or insecticides.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Core duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Operates, troubleshoots, and repairs spray equipment typically found in landscape maintenance.
Operates light to heavy vehicles, tools and equipment in the application of various herbicides and lawn care functions.
Utilizes various hand held manual and electrical sprayer equipment according to the work being performed.
Maintains cleanliness of facilities and equipment; maintains inventory of materials.
Prepares and mixes chemical agents used in the trade; prepares work area prior to beginning job and cleans area after completion of job.
Maintains excellent customer service and communication skills with employees, clients, vendors and management.
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem solving situations; uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
Technical Skills - Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; pursues training and development opportunities; strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; shares expertise with others.
Customer Service - Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; responds promptly to customer needs; solicits customer feedback to improve service; responds to requests for service and assistance; meets commitments.
Judgment - Displays willingness to make decisions; exhibits sound and accurate judgment; supports and explains reasoning for decisions; includes appropriate people in decision-making process; makes timely decisions.
Motivation - Sets and achieves challenging goals; demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles; measures self against standard of excellence; takes calculated risks to accomplish goals.
Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; looks for ways to improve and promote quality; applies feedback to improve performance; monitors own work to ensure quality.
Attendance/Punctuality - Consistently at work and on time; ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; arrives at meetings and appointments on time.
Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; takes responsibility for own actions; keeps commitments; commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
Hourly pay based on experience level and knowledge
Average of 50 hours a week with 1.5 overtime pay
We start early but finish the day early as well
Generally work one Saturday per month
Company pays 65% of health Insurance
Year-end Christmas / Holiday bonus
Extremely well cared for service vehicles and equipment
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
High school diploma or general education degree (GED);
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
WE ARE A DRUG FREE WORKPLACE.
BACKGROUND CHECK REQUIRED.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $11.00 - $19.00 per hour