Landscaper Job Description

A landscaper is a professional contractor who takes care of the installation and maintenance of lawns and garden areas.

Landscapers can specialize in a particular aspect of landscape design, such as lawn care, garden design, or tree services.

Hiring a contractor may be preferable over doing the work yourself.

Landscaping professionals have the training and equipment to do the more complex jobs, such as removing trees or digging up and installing new lawns.

Professional landscapers may also provide clients with maintenance services, such as fertilizing and mowing lawns.

Updated on:     
September 15, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for a Landscaper to help us with our garden. We need someone who can help us with the design and implementation of our landscaping project.

Landscaper Duties:

  • Manage and oversee all landscaping work on property, including lawn & garden care, lawn care, and landscaping maintenance
  • Develop and implement landscape plans
  • Maintain grounds, trees, shrubs, and flowers
  • Maintain landscaping equipment
  • Provide design, construction, and maintenance services for landscaping
  • Negotiate contracts and oversee bidding and contracting
  • Develop, implement, and maintain quality assurance protocols

Landscaper Responsibilities:

  • Maintain landscapes by watering, pruning, fertilizing, planting, and weeding
  • Position plants according to plant type and sun exposure
  • Propagate plants using seed, cuttings, and grafts
  • Troubleshoot irrigation systems
  • Procure, transport, and handle fertilizer and pesticides
  • Procure plants and equipment as needed
  • Prepare areas for landscape installation
  • Perform landscape maintenance, including lawn mowing, trimming, pruning, and weeding
  • Maintain records of materials and equipment used
  • Unload and load mulch, irrigation supplies, and soil
  • Remove debris and trash

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Requirements And Skills:

  • Excellent understanding of landscaping principles and practices
  • Knowledge of plant and soil types and characteristics
  • Knowledge of irrigation systems
  • Knowledge of gardening tools and equipment
  • Ability to communicate effectively with clients
  • Knowledge of OSHA safety regulations required

[Company Name] is committed to equal opportunity in employment practices and building a diverse and inclusive team. We encourage applications from all races, religions, national origins, genders, gender expressions, and ages.

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