Individuals who do not have previous professional landscape maintenance experience will not be considered for employment. Reliable transportation to and from shop required.
Here at UPC we maintain high end residential estates and some commercial properties.
Successful candidates will have previous experience in landscape maintenance, but also be willing to learn and perform the UPC ways. Must have a positive attitude, great work ethic, and pride in your workmanship!
Cut and trim grass using weed wackers, push and riding style mowers.
Remove weeds from garden beds. Able to recognize the difference between perennials and annuals from weeds. Cultivate and edge garden beds.
Trim, dead head, and cut down various plants as required, using snips, loppers, hedge trimmers, and pole trimmers.
Use back pack blowers to tidy grass clippings, leaves, and other debris.
Record who your working with, the properties you go to, your arrival and departure times in daily log book.
Plant various types of vegetation on occasion, using shovels.
Physically demanding work. Always outside exposured to the elements sun, heat, cold, breeze, and lighter rain. Always on your feet, heavy lifting/ dragging, bending over, etc.
Must be able to work full time Monday to Friday. Days longer than 8 hours are common. Weekends are off. Time off for holidays. Must be able to work through both the summer and the fall. Opportunity for on call snow plowing/ shoveling and salting for winter available if interested.
Work with the highest regard for safety in mind. Wearing all PPE, securely loading truck and trailer, etc.
Experience driving a truck and trailor with a clean driving abstract is an asset.
Job Types: Full-time, Temporary
Salary: $17.00 to $25.00 /hour
- Landscape Maintenance: 1 year (Required)