Summary: The lawn care technician’s main responsibility is to manage customer relations and lawn service for clients of Cole Lawn Care. The lawn care technician position requires attention to detail and ability to communicate any issues or concerns to the onsite team leader or office. The lawn care technician must also be in constant contact with the office concerning condition of the lawn care equipment. A weekly mowing schedule is set, and the lawn care technician is responsible for completing the schedule in a timely manner. Any remaining time will be spent finishing side work, cleaning vehicles, equipment, shop and performing maintenance on equipment including sharpening blades, oil changes and inspections.
***REQUIRED*** 1. Ability to communicate with Clients and Prospects 2. Valid Driver’s License 3. Take responsibility of duties and mishaps 4. Reliable transportation to and from office 5. Punctual. Must get to work on time 6. Smoke free drug free workplace
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Team Member will be trained if no experience. 1.Self-motivated. 2.Works well independently as well as with others. 3.Ability to manage time so that the daily schedule is done in an efficient manner. 4.Comfortable driving vehicles while towing a landscape trailer and able to attach, park and detach trailer safely. 5.Work in variable weather conditions and supply own weatherproof clothing and boots. 6.Ensure safe working environment (equipment functioning properly, equipment securely stored and tied down during transportation, appropriate PPE is being used) 7.Able to operate a push mower, edger, line trimmer blower and riding/zero turn lawn mower. 9.Able to do basic diagnosis of problems that arise with lawn equipment, and able to report problems to the office.
RESPONSIBILITIES TO SAFETY: 1.Protect the safety of self, team members and customers at all times. 2.Report any potentially harmful equipment or situations to the immediate team leader without delay. 3.Report safety-related accidents and incidents at once to immediate team leader. 4.Follow all company and department safety policies and procedures. 5.Operate equipment and vehicles in a safe manner that will not lead to injury of yourself or others. 6.Drive in accordance with the law and resort policies. 7.Handle all gardening and lawn mowing tools in a responsible manner and do not leave out and about.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE Previous professional landscaping and lawn care equipment experience strongly preferred.
LANGUAGE SKILLS Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions. Ability to log daily activities and email timecards to team leader weekly. Ability to communicate comfortably with team members and customers. Ability to read and understand lawn equipment manuals.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS Must be able to do basic addition and multiplication. Ability to use a scale and add weights in ounces and pounds.
REASONING ABILITY Ability to use common sense and carry out daily directions. Ability to understand weekly mowing schedule and adapt to the weather conditions and customer activities. Ability to diagnose and/or recognize issues with equipment as they arise, and either work with the office to fix problems or communicate with them about the issue.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a team member to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function 1.Able to lift 50 pounds, haul debris, bags of mulch and dirt repeatedly, carry watering jugs around properties, kneel or stand for long periods of time. 2.Ability to use standard gardening tools (clippers, shovels, wheelbarrows, rakes, etc.) for long periods of time. 3.Able to work outside in all weather conditions. 4.Ability to load lawn mowing equipment on landscaping trailer and secure in place. WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those a team member encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 1.While performing the daily routine of this job, the Team member will encounter all types of weather – hot, cold, rain, etc. Team member needs to arrive at work prepared to handle all weather throughout the day with appropriate clothing and water bottle. 2.The lawn care technician must always be ready and willing to take time to talk with customers and take care of any special requests. Job Type: Full Time Salary: $10.00 to $15.00 /hour
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