Lawn Care Specialist Job Description

A lawn care specialist is a person who provides backyard and lawn services for residential customers.

Lawn care specialists often help customers customize and maintain their lawns, including providing lawn cutting and fertilization, installing sprinkler systems, and landscaping.

Lawn Care Specialists may specialize in one type of service, such as lawn maintenance or landscape design.

They also may focus on several types of service quickly, such as mowing and landscaping.

Other lawn care specialists may specialize in some combination of these services.

In order to become a lawn care specialist, a person must have a high school diploma or related education and experience.

Updated on:     
September 15, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for Lawn Care Specialist to work with us in maintaining the lawns of our customers. The right candidate will have experience in lawn care and be able to work independently.

Lawn Care Specialist Duties:

  • Supervise and manage lawn maintenance crews, providing input in planning, scheduling, and directing work assignments
  • Maintain and oversee work sites for both new construction and remodel projects, coordinating site activities and assuring that all disciplines directly involved in the project are in phase with the project goals and objectives
  • Oversee and provide direction to general contractors, subcontractors, and vendors when doing groundwork ensuring quality standards are met
  • Liaise between engineers, architects, and others working on the project
  • Prepare and manage estimates, budgets, timetables, and resources
  • Proactively identify, mitigate, and track recurring construction issues
  • Adhere to legal regulations, building and safety codes, and other requirements

Lawn Care Specialist Responsibilities:

  • Maintain grounds throughout assigned territory
  • Recommend and implement improvements to grow customer-base
  • Ensure corporate image is maintained through proper grooming and appearance
  • Conduct general maintenance, including lawn mowing, pruning, edging, and fertilizing
  • Maintain irrigation and drainage systems by repairing leaks and clearing blockages and obstructions
  • Maintain grounds free of litter, debris, and animal waste
  • Maintain a staple of curb appeal
  • Hire, train, and supervise (including after-hours) all landscaping and grounds personnel
  • Establish relationships with suppliers
  • Procure materials, supplies, and equipment
  • Develop and implement sales and pricing strategies
  • Ensure compliance with all regulations
  • Oversee waste disposal and inventory control
  • Maintain documentation and records
  • Support other work if necessary

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Requirements And Skills:

  • Knowledge of lawn care and landscaping practices
  • Knowledge of lawn care and landscaping tools
  • Ability to plan, organize, and direct lawn care and landscaping work
  • Knowledge of landscaping and lawn care equipment

We at [Company Name] believe that a diverse and inclusive team is a strong team. We therefore encourage applications from people of all races, religions, national origins, genders, and ages, as well as veterans and individuals.

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