Northern Michigan Escapes is currently hiring for our lawn care department with both full time and part time positions available. We are seeking a skilled and experienced Lawn Care Technician to join our team. As a Lawn Care Technician, you will be responsible for maintaining and improving the health and appearance of our clients' lawns. You will use your knowledge of lawn care techniques and tools to diagnose and treat common lawn problems, including weeds, pests, and disease. You will work independently or as part of a team to ensure that all assigned properties are maintained to the highest standards of quality and customer satisfaction.
While serving in this role, your responsibilities would include, but are not limited to:
Perform lawn care services including mowing, edging, trimming, and blowing at commercial and residential locations
Apply fertilizers and other treatments to control weeds, pests, and diseases
Operate and maintain lawn care equipment such as mowers, trimmers, and
Communicate with clients to ensure their satisfaction with lawn care services and
address any concerns or questions they may have
Extract and dispose of invasive plants and weeds and other debris.
Complete all necessary paperwork and documentation for each job, including
work orders, invoices, and timesheets
Follow all safety procedures and guidelines for operating equipment and handling
Maintain a safe and clean working environment by performing basic routine
maintenance and cleaning all trucks and equipment. WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR
High school diploma or equivalent
1-year previous experience in lawn care or related field preferred
Ability to use standard lawncare equipment
Candidate must have knowledge of common lawn care techniques and tools
Candidate must have experience operating a riding lawn mower, a zero-turn lawn
mower, a push mower and other lawn care tools.
Candidate must be able to work independently or as a team and have strong
customer service and communication skills.
Candidate must have an attention to detail and safety and the ability to follow
Candidate must have a valid driver's license and reliable transportation
Candidate must have the ability to operate and maintain lawn care equipment
safely and effectively
Candidate must have strong communication and customer service skills
Candidate must have the ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions
Ability to walk, bend, stand, sit, and lift up to 50 pounds with or without assistance
for extended periods of time.
Must be able to stretch/reach, hear, see, hand/finger dexterity and drive a vehicle
operate lawn care equipment for extended periods of time.
Must be free of physical limitations.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities
to perform essential functions in accordance with applicable laws.
Candidate will be expected to perform the duties required by the role on a full-time basis and devote all reasonable efforts to ensure the role is adequately performed with variation based on occupancy / season.
WHAT WE OFFER Paid Time Off
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*This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
If you have a passion for lawn care and a desire to provide high-quality services to customers, we encourage you to apply for this position.