We are looking for a landscape turf technician with at least two years experience applying pesticide and fertilizers to turf applications. To do this job applicants mush possess a (Certified Pesticide Applicators License). We would prefer to hire someone whom has experience, however we will hire a less experienced personnel if they show and interest in training to become a turf technician and prove to have the ability to pass the required state tests to get properly licensed. Applicants must possess a valid driver's license with a clean DMV record, have two forms of ID and possess a conversational proficiency in English. We are looking for turf technician with the interest in growing with a growing company.
The position earns competitive hourly wage plus benefits (health insurance, 401(k) plan, etc.)
Starting pay & raises will depend on several factors including:
- Ability to learn quickly
- Eagerness to work
- Works well with others
- Fluency in English
- Work experience
- Driver's license
- Driving record
- Driving experience
JOB DESCRIPTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF A TURF TECHNICIAN
The Job of turf technician will be to actively service annual landscape maintenance contracts for the company's clients. This will include applying fertilizer and pesticides to lawn and landscape beds. The duties would also include, mulching, lawn mowing, weeding of beds, hedgetrimming and driving a plow truck. The turf technician will need to operate on a schedule and complete tasks within allotted time frames. Records and other paperwork will need to be filled out and turned-in completely and accurately in a timely fashion. This will include, time sheets, route sheets, worksheets and receipts.
Turf technician will be responsible to manage a crew of two or more labors, they must provide on-site supervision of crew and train the crew on safe-operation of equipment. The turf technician must operate the company vehicles and equipment in a safe manner and obey all traffic laws and not operate a smartphone or other distracting devices while driving and abstain from the use of any alcohol or drugs prior to and during work, etc.
Taking personal responsibility for tools and equipment issued to his crew. This will include checking fluid levels in vehicles. Spreaders will need to be greased, cleaned and checked to broken or worn parts on a weekly basis. Oil will need to be changed once each month on spreaders. Report any maintenance issues with the equipment immediately to the service manager.
Maintain a professional appearance and demeanor always. Wear a company issued uniform on daily basis and ensure that all crewmen are properly uniformed always. Always have a positive attitude toward clients and co-workers.