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Gardener Laborer (Starting at $17/hr)

Location: Durham, CT, United States
Date Posted:
Req number: 54034
Job Type: Regular Full-Time
Remote Type:
Pay Range: 17.00 -

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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.  We’re looking for an Gardener/LaborerCan you picture yourself here?  

Here’s what you’d do:   

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

You’d be responsible for:   

  • Remove or plant grass, utilize garden tools including rakes, shovels, picks, etc.  
  • Utilize pruning and trimming equipment to maintain trees and shrubs.       
  • Water plants, lawns, and gardens.  
  • Serve as backup to interior, landscaping maintenance, gardening, irrigation technology and grounds person job or job function. 
  • Remove materials from overhead racks on truck and transport materials from site to site.  

You might be a good fit if you have:   

  • 6+ months commercial landscape experience preferred but no required
  • Prior landscape detail/enhancement experience highly preferred
    • Example: Pruning, Planting Flowers
  • Knowledge to identify proper amount of water application and penetration
  • Valid Drivers License required

 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.

Here’s what to know about working here:   

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

If you’re 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, there’s 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.    

Start Your Bright New Career Journey   

    

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

    

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