LAWN CARE TECHNICIAN

Position description: The Lawn Care Technician must be thoroughly familiar with all aspects of lawn care and its applications to include: safe handling of materials, proper mixing and transporting of materials, First Aid procedures in case of an accident or spillage, proper application of materials, properly diagnosing insect and disease issues, operating all equipment, and interfacing with customers, etc. Requires minimal supervision and conducts all work in a safe manner. The Lawn Care Technician must also attend to and complete all paperwork and administrative requirements related to the job while maintaining a professional demeanor.

Skillset and educational requirements: The Lawn Care Technician must possess the following skillset and educational background:

  • Have a valid driver’s license and must be insurable on the company’s insurance policy.

  • Have a clean criminal record.

  • Physically able to handle the workload of a Lawn Care Technician.

  • Have full range of mobility in the upper and lower body.

  • Able to lift 50 pounds without assistance

  • Has proper applicator’s licenses and certifications or willingness to obtain.

  • Able to interact with customers in a professional and courteous manner on a daily basis.

Responsibilities:

  • Has previous lawn care experience and/or a willingness to learn.

  • Able to operate company equipment: trucks, backpack sprayers, hose reels, motorized spreaders, etc.

  • Able to perform all daily preventative maintenance on company equipment.

  • Meets or exceeds company production standards for Lawn Care work.

  • Ensures that jobs are kept on schedule and on budget.

  • Ensures that all safety procedures are followed and reports any unsafe conditions to supervisors.

  • Looks for extras and up-sales, and converts them into work orders when appropriate.

  • Maintains a clean crew truck at all times.

  • Able to fill out and process all necessary job paperwork, purchase orders, and timesheets, etc.

  • Able to train a novice lawn care assistant and maintain a high level of morale.

  • Thoroughly understands and complies with company policies, procedures, and SOPs.

  • Able to work with minimal supervision from the General Manager, but knows when to ask for assistance.

  • Continuing education requirement: minimum of 45 hours per year.

 

Salary, bonus, and/or commissions: Commensurate with experience ($15.00 to $18.00 per hour).

 

Success factors:

  • Is a steady, thorough, dependable individual.

  • Is a self-starter.

  • Is organized in all areas (personal office space, field operations, crew truck, job sites, etc.).

  • Presents himself or herself in a professional manner.

  • Initiates action when needed.

  • Anticipates problems and plans ahead for needed materials, equipment, and assistance.

  • Requires minimal supervision.

  • Informs General Manager when assistance is needed.

 

Potential career path for the next four positions:

  • Lawn Care Manager/Supervisor.

  • Operations Manager.

  • Lawn Care Sales Person.

  • General Manager.

 

Job Type: Full-time

 

Pay: $15.00 - $18.00 per hour

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