Southwest Key Programs Inc.

Landscape Technician

US-TX-Austin
3 months ago
Job ID
2017-7224
# Positions
2

Job Summary:

The Grounds Keeping Crew is responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of clients’ lawns, bushes, trees, shrubs, plants, and other landscaping / grounds keeping related items. All duties will be performed based on professional training and experience, with minimal supervision. The position is subject to work overtime.

Essential Functions:

  • Assist with grounds keeping duties including, but not limited to: tree care, basin care, pruning trees, staking & guying, tree clearance and visibility, shrub care and pruning, turn maintenance, weed control, insect and disease control, .
  • Maintain flower beds and groundcover
  • Maintain lawn: mowing, trimming, picking up leaves, trash
  • Parking lot: picking up trash
  • Sprinklers and watering: Water lawn, check sprinkler heads, and report to client problems with sprinkler system.
  • Any other duty as requested by Supervisor
  • Maintains all work sites in a safe, functional and presentable manner. 
  • Ensures all equipment and supplies are accounted for at all times.
  • Maintains equipment according to maintenance schedule
  • Responds to all assigned work orders in a timely manner.
  • Requests supplies and equipment as needed from supervisor or designee.  Procure materials as needed.
  • Follows fire safety procedures and regulations when needed.

Other Functions:

  • Transport all appropriate equipment required for job to assigned work site.
  • Able to react to change productively and handle other essential tasks as assigned

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • A combination of one of the following:
    • Two (2) to five (5) years’ experience in construction, maintenance, landscaping, roofing service industries, and facilities management.
    • Formal maintenance training.
  • Must possess a valid U.S. Driver’s License and be eligible to drive.
  • Some Travel may be required

Physical Demands:

Bending, stooping and lifting up to 20 lbs. required to complete daily tasks. Most activities include repetitive motions and can include overhead reaching.

Work Environment:

Work shifts are subject to change. Noise levels vary from moderate to intense. Predominantly outdoors, occasional indoor monitoring or activities. This is a fast paced environment with various sharp objects, hazardous materials and machines present and extreme temperatures. Involves walking and standing for extended periods of time.

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