Landscape Crewman

Company Name:
Premier Lawns Inc.
Company Address:
964 South Elizabeth St
Lima, OH 45804
Date Job is Available:
October 27th, 2023
Deadline for Application:
November 26th, 2023
Job Description:
Description:   The Landscape Crewman is an experienced team member capable of working with minimal supervision.  He or she is responsible for performing a variety of landscaping duties and assisting landscape foreman and supervisor as directed.  Crewman is responsible for performing landscape duties for residential and commercial customers.   This position reports to the Landscape foreman and the supervisor   Skill Set  
  • Minimum of 90 days of experience in horticulture or construction field
  • Ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions
  • Reputable driving record
  • Proficient heavy equipment operating skills including front-end loaders, mini-excavators, and skid steer machinery with various attachments; other equipment as needed
  • Strong mechanical aptitude and understanding of materials, tools, equipment, and procedures used in landscaping implementation process
  • Knowledge and experience in installing a variety of hardscape applications
  • Knowledge of perennials, shrubs, evergreens, and trees; identification and cultural requirements
  • Highly motivated, self-driven individual who is detail orientated
  • Excellent attention to detail while working in a fun, fast-paced environment
  • Verbal and written communication skills; able to read and write
  • Good time management skills
  • Ability and willingness to work weekend, holiday, and overtime hours as needed to accomplish goals and objectives; available for long hours all year round
  • Able to work effectively with individuals of differing knowledge and background
  • Clean and professional appearance
  • Punctual and dependable
  The landscape crewman may be exposed to any or all of the following job-related hazards:  
  • Stress related to job function
  • Standard office and workplace hazards
  • Hazards relating to environmental elements including but not limited to heat, cold, rain, wind, snow, grasses, dirt, bugs, plants, trees, shrubs, flowers, dust, and pollen
  • Frequent exposure to fertilizers, fumes, and lawncare chemicals
  • Daily travel on public roadways to and from job sites and, as needed, operating a motor vehicle (with or without trailer) on public roadways
  • Ability to efficiently and safely operate a variety of mechanical equipment and hand or power tools including but not limited to articulating loader, skid steers, mini skid steers, string trimmers, bed edgers, rototillers, gas-powered sheers, plant augers, chainsaws, backpack blowers, small/medium/large duty trucks with manual or automatic transmission, and truck and trailer combinations
  • Lifting and/or carrying up to 80 lbs.
  • Crawling, kneeling, sitting, twisting, pushing, pulling, walking, crouching, grasping, bending, reaching
  • Decision-making, mental alertness, visual acuity, oral communication, hand-eye coordination
  Pay: $16.00 - $22.00 per hour   Required Licenses  
  • Valid Ohio’s driver’s license that is not currently suspended or revoked
  • Willingness to participate in educational training and certifications required for job performance
  Job Duties and Functions  
  • As needed, assist Landscape Foreman/supervisor in providing direction, training, and monitoring the work of assigned team member
  • Ensure all daily tasks are completed on schedule and according to quality standards
  • Participates in and conducts all job site safety briefings with crew members
  • Utilize all required personal protective equipment
  • Be aware of and abide by company policies, processes, and procedures including but not limited to standard operating procedures, safety protocols, and work rules
  • As needed, assist Landscape Foreman/supervisor and team members with planning and organizing jobs, ensuring the necessary resources and materials are available in sufficient quantities and time is managed efficiently
  • Installation work is performed in accordance with industry and company standards
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment, including job sites and equipment
  • Immediately report any damaged, broken, missing, or malfunctioning equipment and/or any safety concerns to the Landscape Foreman/supervisor and/or mechanic
  • Maintain and monitor the vehicle and equipment fluid levels and ensure that the vehicle is in proper working condition prior to use; Clean the vehicle as needed, perform daily safety inspections
  • As needed, brief the Landscape Foreman/supervisor and offer recommendations related to job status, personnel issues, and/or client concerns; report any violations of company policies, safety protocols, or SOPs to the landscape team leader; proactively provide information whenever possible in order to resolve issues early-on
  • Leads by example; follows directions from Landscape Foreman/supervisor
  • Strives to improve job skills and develop the potential for upward mobility
  • Completes required forms, reports, and paperwork
  • Drive company truck to job sites to transport team members, materials, and equipment
  • Assist Landscape Foreman/supervisor and crew members with unloading and loading of materials and equipment at each job site
  • Read landscaping blueprints, review landscaping plans, implement plan according to specifications
  • Be flexible to help on any crew needed per management discretion.
  • Help remove snow during winter months as needed
  • Apply chemicals under the direction of the licensed commercial applicator
  • Perform all other duties as assigned
  To Apply: Email resume to [email protected] with “Landscape Crewman” in the subject line
How to Apply
Contact Name: Megan Shepler
Contact Email: [email protected]