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Landscape Technician

Details about this Career

The primary responsibility of the Landscape Technician is to assist with construction/installation of designated landscape projects. This position will assist with a variety of outdoor landscape project installations that improve the functional and/or aesthetic value of the property. Many of the projects include softscape and hardscape installation, including pavers, retaining walls, and outdoor kitchens. All Weller Brothers team members are expected to provide excellent client service by assisting clients promptly and courteously, answer questions and provide information as needed. A landscape technician will be expected to perform all job responsibilities in a safe, timely and efficient manner.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and competency satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required to perform this job. 

  • Take direction from the jobsite foreman. 
  • Communicate with the jobsite foreman and landscape designer to make sure the job is being completed to the Weller Brothers quality standards.
  • Have the ability to adapt and perform other landscape team member duties as needed.
  • Maintain clean and safe job sites. 
  • Maintain a strong work ethic to complete a variety of physical job tasks.
  • Professionally communicate with clients to achieve strong client/company relationships if necessary.
  • Operate a variety of outdoor landscape and power equipment, as well as a variety of hand tools.
  • Commit the hours necessary to make sure the job is done to satisfaction; this may include weekends and/or holidays
  • Maintain a clean appearance and conform to the Weller Brothers dress code.
  • Willingness to learn new techniques and installation practices.
  • Assist in maintaining all company equipment.
  • Follow all policies as specified in the Team Member Handbook.
  • Make decisions that are in the best interest of the company.
  • Other duties needed to help drive and fulfill the Weller Brothers Mission.

Required Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to communicate in a professional courteous manner
  • Ability to take constructive criticism
  • Superior work ethic
  • Detail oriented, with considerable attention to order and cleanliness
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Experience installing softscapes, such as edging, mulch, rock, plants, trees and sod, is preferred.
  • Experience installing hardscapes, such as pavers, retaining walls, and outdoor kitchens, is preferred. 

Education and Experience

  • Minimum of one-year experience in industry or related field.
  • Must be 16 years or older
  • High school diploma/GED 
  • Valid driver’s license and a clean driving record is preferred. 

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a team member  to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Team members must be able to perform the following tasks during a typical 8+ hour day.

  • HEAVY WORK: Lifting up to 100 pounds; frequent lifting or carrying objects weighing up to 80 pounds.

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time non-exempt position.  Specific schedules will be determined based on weather and general needs of the business.

Compensation and Benefits

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • 401K with Company Match Up to 4%
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Year Round Employment
  • Ample Overtime During the Summer Work Season

Disclaimer:  The specific statements shown in each section of this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive.  They represent typical elements and criteria considered necessary to perform the job successfully.  The company recognized that an individual with a disability may require an accommodation to enable him/her to successfully perform a job function.  Consideration will be given to reasonable accommodations.  This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” relationship.

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