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Gardner

Atharva Workforce

Gardner

Rialto, CA
Full Time
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    <p><strong>Job Summary:</strong></p><p>The Gardner will perform landscaping duties and related services required to maintain safe and attractive grounds for client job sites.</p><p><strong>Duties/Responsibilities:</strong></p><ul><li>Collects and discards litter or other waste materials.</li><li>Operates a variety of maintenance equipment such as shovels, rakes, or saws to complete assignments.</li><li>Operates power equipment and other vehicles such as tractors, trailers, mowers, chainsaws, clippers, or other similar machines.</li><li>Ensures proper hydration of lawns, trees, and plants using sprinkler systems, hoses, watering cans, or irrigation systems.</li><li>Trims trees and vegetation and maintains flower beds.</li><li>Maintains sidewalks, driveways, parking lots, fountains, planters, or other features; performs general cleaning.</li><li>Delivers and spreads topsoil and/or straw over newly seeded areas.</li><li>Prepares chemicals as needed for application by mixing according to directions.</li><li>Applies fertilizers, herbicides, or insecticides onto grass, shrubs, or trees by spraying or spreading.</li><li>Performs regular and seasonal maintenance on irrigation systems including any necessary winterizing procedures.</li><li>Installs and maintains specialty features such as rock gardens, retaining walls, decks, or playground equipment.</li><li>Educates and consults with clients regarding plant selection, care, and costs of additional services and maintenance.</li><li>Performs other related duties as assigned.</li></ul><p><strong>Required Skills/Abilities:</strong></p><ul><li>Good verbal communication skills.</li><li>Basic understanding of groundskeeping and landscaping practices and procedures.</li><li>Ability to work efficiently and thoroughly.</li><li>Ability to follow directions.</li><li>Thorough understanding of how to care for various types of lawns, greenery, and plants.</li><li>Ability to operate various types of power equipment including lawn mowers, trimmers, hedge trimmers, leaf blowers, and other landscaping equipment.</li><li>Ability to use hand tools required for landscaping.</li><li>Ability to follow instructions and complete assignments.</li></ul><p><strong>Education and Experience:</strong></p><ul><li>High school degree or equivalent.</li><li>On-the-job training offered.</li><li>Completion of applicable pesticide training required.</li><li>Must know how to operate lawn maintenance equipment, such as lawnmowers, string trimmers, leaf blowers, and hedge trimmers.</li></ul><p><strong>Physical Requirements:</strong></p><ul><li>Prolonged periods standing, walking, stretching, bending, climbing ladders, kneeling, and pulling.</li><li>Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds at a time.</li><li>Must be physically able to operate power equipment.</li><li>Must be able to work in a variety of weather conditions.</li></ul>