R Silva Enterprises LLC Landscaping Crew Member Indianapolis, IN · Full time

This is an entry level position for residential landscape maintenance; daily tasks are mowing, trimming, edging and weeding customer’s yards and flower beds.

Description

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • General knowledge of landscape maintenance
  • Basic knowledge and skills with hand and power equipment used in basic landscape maintenance (mowers, string trimmers, pruners, etc.)
  • Ability to communicate effectively with others.
  • Ability to work effectively with strong, diverse personalities.
  • Strong conflict resolution skills
  • Operation and Control of equipment

Education and Experience:

Preferred:

  • 1 year of landscape maintenance experience

Required:

  • Fluent in English
  • Valid driver license is required for employment.
  • At least 18 years old
  • No criminal record

Duties

  • Maintain customer’s landscapes including lawns and beds per foremen/leads guidance.
  • Gather and remove litter.
  • Use hand tools, such as shovels, rakes, pruning shears, loppers, hedge trimmers, and other landscape maintenance equipment as needed.
  • Perform work requiring the use of hand tools, power tools, spray packs and mowing equipment to complete assigned tasks.
  • Ensure company equipment is operated and maintained properly, including but not limited to initiating any action needed to remedy malfunctioning or unsafe equipment or report any issues to foreman.
  • Prune or trim trees, shrubs or hedges, using shears or pruners.
  • General housekeeping of truck and trailer.
  • Adhere to uniform and PPE (Personal Protection Equipment) guidelines.
  • Understand and comply with all company policies.
  • Regular attendance and punctual for scheduled shift
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Physical Demands:

*The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. *

  • Able to lift up to 50 pounds, regularly.
  • Stand, walk, lift, and bend entire shift (8-10 hours)
  • Push/guide mower throughout the day.
  • Climb/step in/out of truck bed.
  • Carry buckets or bags weighing between 10 and 50 pounds.
  • Maneuver on foot in all site conditions (muddy, rocky, slope, wet, etc.)

Work Environment

Must be able to work outside in all weather conditions (rain, sun, heat, cold, mud, dust)

Salary

$12 - $19 per hour