Position for Immediate Hire: Grounds & Landscaping Technician
The Grounds Guys® are the newest addition to The Dwyer Group family and are breaking ground in the landscaping, lawn care and snow removal industries. It's a new name but comes with years of landscape management experience. Franchisees bring a proven system of success and excellence to the U.S. market and provide quality commercial and estate residential landscape management services. Although they have since outgrown the category, The Grounds Guys were recognized in 2011 as one of the Franchise Business Review's Top 50 Franchises - Under 50 Units.
The Grounds Guys is an Equal Opportunity Employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability or veteran status.
The mission of the Grounds and Landscaping Technician is to assure the overall outstanding exterior property maintenance of our residential and commercial customers. He/She is responsible for the upkeep and general maintenance of properties in accordance with established procedures. To perform the job successfully, the Technician should demonstrate the following competencies: is punctual, attends required staff meetings, follows instructions, responds to management direction, takes responsibility for own actions, commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals, and is able to complete tasks on time. The ideal candidate for this position must have some high school education and/or related experience and a valid, unrestricted driver's license in this state. In addition, he/she will be safety conscious, have an aptitude for grounds-keeping/landscaping, and must be experienced with the use of hand tools and other general landscaping equipment.
A representative list of duties and responsibilities is as follows:
-- mowing, edging, and blowing hard surfaces
-- trimming hedges & bushes
-- snow removal
-- weeding, cultivating beds, and mulching
-- servicing and cleaning of landscaping equipment
-- Perform other duties as required
Some high school education
Able to read, understand, and speak basic English instructions
Willing and able to operate a variety of tools, equipment, and vehicles including pickup trucks with trailers
Cleans grounds and removes litter and trash
Rakes, mulches, plants, mows, trims, and waters as required
Shovels snow from walks and driveways
Spreads salt/ice melt on public passageways to prevent ice buildup
Any related experience desired
Current and unrestricted driver's license
Able to excel in team environment as well as being self-directed when working alone
Ability to move quickly, bend, stoop, and climb ladders
Ability to lift 20 to 30 lbs frequently and up to 50 to 80 lbs occasionally
Three prior work references
Employment type: Full time
Compensation range: Depends of skills and experience ($12 - $17/hour)
Benefits: Progressive training program covering skills, equipment use and horticulture knowledge.
Cell phone allowance for crew leads
Location: Shop & yard: Duvall
Open date: for immediate hire
How to apply: CALL MICHELLE @ 206-795-2486
Serving Redmond, Duvall, Sammamish, Kirkland, Woodinville
23515 NE Novelty Hill Rd., Suite B221-135, Redmond, WA 98053 | 877.373.LAWN | 425.882-9971 | Fax: 425.412.5556