Landscape Maintenance Labourer

  • Full Time
  • Seasonal
  • Shubenacadie, NS
  • April 15, 2020

Website MacPhee's Landscaping Services

Job Contact: Paul MacPhee
Job Start Date: Approximately April13th, 2020

The Landscape Maintenance Labourer is responsible for performing a variety of work tasks in order to complete grounds maintenance service contracts. The landscape maintenance labourer will be required to operate a variety of tools and equipment to carry out specified job tasks.

Job Duties:

  • Aid in the loading/unloading of trucks and trailers in the AM and PM
  • Cut grass, trim edges, clean up refuse, blow trimmings, fertilize and water turf areas and perform other lawn care duties as directed by foreman
  • Move and install soil, mulch and plant material to assist with the construction of landscape gardens and related areas
  • Operate power equipment including, but not limited to, lawn tractors, lawn mowers, line trimmers, blowers, hedge trimmers, pruning saws, sod cutters, and chain saws
  • Conduct daily inspections and maintenance on vehicles, tools, and equipment
  • Assist foreman in other work-related duties including construction projects, shop and yard maintenance, vehicle and equipment maintenance
  • Wear appropriate personal protective equipment at all times
  • Comply with all company policies and regulations
  • Work in accordance with all local health and safety laws and regulations
  • Communicate with customers in a polite and courteous manner
Other Requirements :
  • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent
  • Minimum one year experience in the landscape maintenance industry
  • Capable of operating required equipment and tools in a safe and responsible manner
  • Effective communication skills – must be able to carry out verbal instructions, read labels and signs, complete simple reports, report progress to foreman
  • Time management skills
  • Knowledge of specific materials, methods, tools and equipment required to complete various landscape maintenance practices
  • Ability to work both independently with little supervision, and as part of a team
  • Ability to walk, stand, crouch for long periods of time and carry out strenuous physical tasks
  • Preference will be given to candidates with a valid driver’s license and safe driving record

Work Conditions:

  • Ability to work with hand tools, power tools, small engine equipment, and materials
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs. repeatedly through an entire work shift
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Requires good manual dexterity
  • Excellent stamina is required
  • Work near heavy equipment and other vehicles on a regular basis
  • Work outdoors in various conditions including heat and humidity, rain, dust, noise, and cold
  • Flexible working hours including occasional weekend work
Salary Range: $13.00 per hour to start
    Essential Skills:
  • Working with Others
  • Communications Skills
  • Problem Solving
    Soft Skills:
  • Motivation
  • Attitude
  • Accountability
  • Time Management
  • Team Work
How to Apply:

Apply with resume by email to info@macpheeslandscaping.com

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