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Enhancement Landscape Laborer

Location: Des Moines, IA, United States
Date Posted:
Req number: 52933
Job Type: Regular Full-Time
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Pay Range: -

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Description

At BrightView, the best teams are created and maintained here. If you are searching for your next fulfilling career, picture yourself on a best-in-class team where you can grow to be your brightest. Were looking for anEnhancement Landscape Laborer.Can you picture yourself here?

Heres what youd do:

The Enhancement Landscape Laborer executes small scale landscaping operations and maintains grounds and landscape of commercial properties.

Youd be responsible for:

  • Perform plant removal, replanting of lawn, converting lawn areas to planters, or planters to lawn, replace broken sidewalk, lay mow strips, mulch, prune and plant trees.
  • Serve as backup to interior, landscaping maintenance, gardening, irrigation technology and grounds person job or job function.
  • Remove or plant grass, utilize garden tools including rakes, shovels, picks, etc.
  • Dig trenches and set up cement forms for sidewalk replacement, mow strips, and planters.
  • Utilize pruning and trimming equipment to maintain trees and shrubs.
  • Operate lawn maintenance equipment including a 36" mower, blower, gas powered trimmer, and other power equipment.
  • Water plants, lawns, and gardens.
  • Apply fertilizer in accordance with scheduled use and application standards.
  • Perform plant, weed, trim, and blow activities
  • Remove materials from overhead racks on truck and transport materials from site to site.
  • Handle tools, dig, cement fish, plant, weed, maintain, and mow

You might be a good fit if you have:

  • 6 months commercial landscape experience preferred but no required
  • Knowledge to identify proper amount of water application and penetration
  • Current drivers license
  • Knowledge to adjust and regulate sprinkler heads, finishing cement surfaces, preparing forms for cement pours, and weeding

And while not mandatory, it would be great if you also have:

  • Ability to work with cement in preparing for the pour and following finishing procedures.
  • Ability to operate a truck with trailer/gate and ramp for loading, unloading and transport of equipment
  • Ability to stand for 5 minutes, walk for 2 hours and sit for 30 minutes consecutively
  • Ability to lift and carry tools, equipment, and materials weighing up to 20 pounds. Distance carried - 50 feet maximum.
  • Ability to handle items such as plants, bushes, hoses, shovels, rakes, and burlap bags which are handled by two workers.
  • Ability to lift 30-50 lbs. (120 lbs. trees lifted and carried by 4 individuals) a distance of 20 feet for planting.
  • Ability to push or pull grass into rolls requiring force up to 20 lbs.
  • Ability to push/pull, twist, and turn trees with a force of up to 35 lbs. when planting trees.
  • Must be able to bend at the waist when picking up leaves, branches, trimming, mowing, digging trenches, setting forms, and planting.
  • Must possess current drivers license.

Heres what to know about working here:

Here at BrightView, were as passionate about caring for our clients as we are about caring for each other. Though were the nations leading landscape company, we maintain a small company feel and supportive environment that makes our team members feel at home.

If youre looking to join a team of talented go-getters who tackle big vision projects other companies could only dream of, you just might have found your match. With our range of services, including landscape design, development, maintenance and enhancements, theres no limit to what we can do, and what you can achieve.

Growing Everyday

Like the communities we serve, you are on a constant path of discovery to shape your career and personal development. In addition to best-in-class opportunities and competitive salary, you may be eligible for benefits and perks like:

  • Paid time off
  • Health and wellness coverage
  • 401k savings plan

Start Your Bright New Career Journey

BrightView is an Equal Employment Opportunity and E-Verify Employer.

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