Landscaper

| Coral Gables, FL, United States

Posted Date 1/04/2022
Description

Landscaper Position:

Maintaining the grounds of a private 4 acre estate located in Miami, Florida. This position will report directly to the homeowner and will be responsible for the overall upkeep of the landscape and exterior image. The hours are Monday through Friday, 7:00am to 4:00pm.

Job Function:

Landscape and maintain the grounds of the estate using hand or power tools or equipment. Workers typically perform a variety of tasks, which may include any combination of the following: sod laying, mowing, trimming, planting, watering, fertilizing, digging, raking, sprinkler installation, and repairing structures.

Responsibilities:

  • Care for established lawns by mulching, aerating, weeding, grubbing and removing thatch, and trimming and edging around flower beds, walks, and walls.
  • Mix and spray or spread fertilizers, herbicides, or insecticides onto grass, shrubs, and trees, using hand or automatic sprayers or spreaders.
  • Mow and edge lawns, using power mowers and edgers.
  • Plant seeds, bulbs, foliage, flowering plants, grass, ground covers, trees, shrubs, and trees, using hand or automatic sprayers or spreaders.
  • Decorate gardens with stones and plants.
  • Follow planned landscaping designs to determine where to lay sod, sow grass, or plant flowers and foliage.
  • Gather and remove litter.
  • Haul or spread topsoil.
  • Maintain irrigation systems.
  • Prune and trim trees, shrubs, and hedges, using shears, pruners, or chainsaws.
  • Rake, mulch, and compost leaves.
  • Trim and pick flowers, and clean flower beds.
  • Water lawns, trees, and plants, using portable sprinkler systems, hoses, or watering cans.
  • Install rock gardens, ponds, decks, drainage systems, irrigation systems, retaining walls, fences, planters, and/or playground equipment.
  • Maintain and repair tools and equipment.
  • Provide proper upkeep of sidewalks, driveways, fountains, planters and other grounds features.
  • Use irrigation methods to adjust the amount of water consumption and to prevent waste.
  • Operate powered equipment such as mowers, tractors, twin-axle vehicles, chain-saws, electric clippers, sod cutters, and pruning saws.
  • Use hand tools such as shovels, rakes, pruning saws, saws, hedge and brush trimmers, and axes.
  • Vacuum pool.
  • Wash decking.

Job Requirements:

  • Previous experience working in a private home.
  • Able to work independently with good organizational skills.
  • Background check and drug testing required.

COVID-19 considerations:

  • Proof of vaccination is required.

Physical Demands The physical demands below must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate and has to speak and listen. This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing all day. The employee must frequently lift and/or move items over 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Job Type: Full-time

Job Type
Full-Time
Job Categories
Groundskeeper
Compensation
$15.00 - $20.00 per hour

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