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Lawn Technician

at Bland Landscaping

Posted: 7/10/2019
Job Status: Full-Time/Regular
Job Reference #: 69

Job Description

Tracking Code
69-249
Job Description

Job Purpose

The Lawn Technician is a hands-on position in Grounds Management that performs IPM functions, planning, administrative and regulatory functions. Other duties as directed from the Production Manager.

Responsibilities - Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Production

  • Maintain at all times proper environmental and public safety practices
  • Maintain Chemical Storage area in a clean and organized manner
  • Daily Communication with Asst. Managers and Branch Manager regarding concerns or pest problems
  • Attend and participate in crew and department general and safety meetings
  • Safe driving of company owned vehicles trucks (with or without trailers)
  • Perform current IPM Practices and procedures as stated in company program
  • Snow removal in the winter months
  • Assist with seasonal tasks such as annual flower installation and enhancements
  • Must be able to work various shifts (early mornings or evenings in order to perform duties when public, property, or safety is an issue)
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision

Horticulture

  • Observe and identify major turf and ornamental pests/formulate safe and effective remedies
  • Supervise and train maintenance crews on all aspects of landscape maintenance services

Customer Service

  • Maintain communication with clients and general public in order to address questions or concerns

Accounting

  • Prepare timesheets and other daily paperwork as required by the company
  • Keep current all Pesticide Application Records and site Pest History Reports

Required Skills

  • Ability to obtain NC Pesticide Applicators License (Ground Applicator, Sub Class l turf and Ornamental) within 90 days of employment in this position.
  • Ability to obtain other Pesticide specialty licenses.
  • Ability to bend and stoop on a continual basis
  • Ability to work outside in all weather conditions
  • Ability to work around bees, poison ivy, pollen, thorns and other environmental risks
  • Must be able to read and understand standard Pesticide Labeling and perform proper procedures for mixing,
  • Must adhere to Bland landscaping uniforms and present yourself in a clean and polite manner
  • Must have valid NC Driver’s license and maintain a good driving record
  • Must comply with Bland’s policies and procedures/demonstrate Bland’s commitment to excellence
  • Ability to pass a background check is required.
Required Experience

Must have 1 + years experience in Horticultural Pest Management/IPM or the equivalent.

Job Location
Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
Position Type
Full-Time/Regular
Salary
650.00 - 850.00 USD