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Landscaper

The Marbridge Foundation is currently hiring for a full-time landscaper. The Landscaper is responsible for maintaining the upkeep and appearance of all outdoor areas around Marbridge including grounds, flower beds, and other outdoor spaces.

Landscaper Shift Available:

  • Full-Time, Monday-Friday from 7:00am-3:00pm

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Gather and remove litter or debris across the property grounds. Includes removing breakfast and lunch trash from community kitchens.
  • Purchase and restock gardening supplies as necessary. Inform supervisor when supplies are low
  • Upkeep of lawns by mowing, trimming, planting, watering, digging, raking and applying fertilizer and herbicides.
  • Plant seeds, bulbs, foliage, flowering plants, grass, ground covers, trees, and shrubs; apply mulch for protection using gardening tools.
  • Follow planned landscaping designs to determine where to lay sod, rocks, or plant flowers and foliage.
  • Plant and cultivate lawns and gardens.
  • Prune and trim trees, shrubs, and hedges using shears, pruners or saws.
  • Trim and pick dead flowers, and clear weeds throughout campus beds. Spray weeds throughout campus.
  • Water lawns, trees, and plants using portable sprinkler systems, hoses or watering cans.
  • Install rock gardens, ponds, drainage systems, irrigation systems, retaining walls, fences, and planters
  • Install, or assist in the installation of Christmas decorations
  • Other duties as assigned as it would benefit the facilities team or the organization

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to perform work tasks within the physical demands requirements
  • Ability to work around chemicals such as pesticides, fertilizers, and herbicides.
  • Knowledge of how to operate powered equipment such as mowers, tractors, blowers, chain-saws, electric clippers, golf carts, and pruning saws.
  • Ability to use hand tools such as shovels, rakes, pruning shears, saws, hedge trimmers, and axes. Care of tools and economical use of all maintenance supplies.
  • Ability to visualize how an overall outdoor space will look once landscape project is complete.
  • Requires lifting, bending, stooping, reaching and standing for extended periods of time
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, SKILLS & PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • At least 21 years of age with a valid Texas drivers license and a clean driving record (required)
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Knowledge of standards principles, methods, practice, techniques, tools, and equipment used in a groundskeeper role
  • Ability to communicate effectively, orally, and in writing
  • Must be able to operate various industrial groundskeeper equipment such as: gas powered mowers, tractors, blowers, chain-saws, electric clippers, and pruning saws. Other equipment includes hand tools such as shovels, rakes, pruning shears, saws, hedge trimmers, and axes
  • One year of experience in a groundskeeper role preferred
  • Experience in small engine repair (lawn mower, chain saw, weed eaters, etc.) preferred
  • Experience with installation and maintenance of underground sprinkler systems preferred

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