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Exterior Landscaper in Houston, TX at Boxer Property

Date Posted: 7/26/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Part-Time
  • Location:
    Houston, TX
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    7/26/2018

Job Description

Boxer Property is looking for an experienced Exterior Landscaper to care and cultivate the landscaping and grounds of a several buildings in the Houston market.This position is responsible for the cultivation and care of the landscaping and grounds surrounding a property or campus, including lawn care, landscaping tasks and equipment care.

Role and responsibilities:

  • Manage time to effectively complete duties as scheduled each day, week, month, year, etc.
  • Maintain compliance with Company safety practices and safety awareness – including driving safely when using a Company vehicle or when using landscaping tools and equipment
  • Mow lawn using riding or push mowing equipment and/or other tools as needed
  • Trim and edge around walks, flower beds, walls, and areas that cannot be reached with lawn mowing equipment
  • Landscape by planting flowers, grass, shrubs, bushes, and other plant or hardscape material
  • Apply pesticide to rid grounds of pests such as weeds, ants, and other pests
  • Apply fertilizer to ground to enhance growth
  • Rake, mulch, and prune the grounds as needed
  • Sweep walkway of debris and pick up trash as needed
  • Cut down tree limbs that are hanging too low or for general health of trees
  • Trim shrubs and other plants as needed
  • Perform routine maintenance duties such as applying mulch, dirt, repairing/adjusting irrigation system, and other duties
  • Maintain equipment clean and in good condition overall
  • Perform minor repairs and maintenance procedures on equipment utilized in grounds keeping.
  • Install lawn furniture and fixture
  • Install rock, cement, lighting, water, and furniture

Qualifications

Qualifications

Experience, Education and Skills:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent required
  • Ability to read, write and communicate in English
  • Basic computer skills
  • Successfully pass pre-employment background check and drug screen
  • Prior Groundskeeping experience highly preferred
  • Ability to perform physical activities such as bending, standing, riding, climbing and walking
  • Ability to work in different weather conditions with exposure to the elements (wind, rain. cold, heat, etc.)
  • Ability to operate hand and power equipment such as electric carts, power washers, lawn mowers, string trimmers, hedge trimmers and tree and shrubbery pruners
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions
  • Ability to communicate and work effectively with co-workers and the general public
  • Ability to move heavy objects over short distances, including equipment of up to 50 lbs
  • Ability to bend, stoop, lift and reach repeatedly over time
  • Ability to work safely without presenting a direct threat to self or others

Benefits:

Boxer Property offers a full range of benefits including medical, dental, vision, optional life & AD&D, disability, critical illness, accident, Healthcare FSA, 401K available the first of the month following hire; and generous PTO accessible after 90 days.

No calls or agencies please. Boxer Property will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States.

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