Landscape Laborer

Full-time, Part-time Position, Available on: 2022-01-24

Both full time and part, this year-round position requires the Team Member to maintain the grounds of commercial and public property by performing the duties listed below. This position is required to be friendly, outgoing, and responsive to Guests, Residents, Tenants and the general public’s questions providing excellent customer service.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

Coordinates annual flower program. Contacts growers to check prices and condition of plants.

Helps with planting selection.

Picks up and removes litter from trash receptacles, parking lots, and turf areas.

Trims and edges around walks, flower beds, and walls.

Waters lawns, shrubs and annuals.

Prunes shrubs and tress to shape and improve growth or remove damaged leaves, branches, or twigs.

Mulch and maintains landscape beds.

Rakes and removes leaves.

Shovels snow from walks and driveways, operates snow removal equipment.

Spreads salt on public passage ways to prevent ice buildup.

Helps guests, residents, and public with questions and directions.

Inspects and diagnoses insect and disease problems on ornamental trees and shrubs.

Assists in overseeing special projects and seasonal Team Members.

Performs other duties as assigned.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education & Experience:
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
Required to have a PA driver’s license if Full Time Team Member only
Pennsylvania Commercial Pesticide Applicators License in turf and ornamental categories is a plus.

Safety Policies & Procedures:
The Team Member in this position is responsible for following Willow Valley’s safety policies and procedures, promoting safety, and identifying areas for improvement. The Team Member must be knowledgeable about and follow Willow Valley’s Safety Manual. The Team Member will be reviewed annually on workplace safety.

Aware of safety hazards and acts pro actively to prevent injuries. Reports injuries and illness promptly and thoroughly. Attends training meetings, performs site safety inspections and conducts Team Member training when appropriate. (For Team Leaders) This is a Safety-Sensitive Position as defined in the Drug Free Workplace Policy.

Complexity & Judgment:
Work requires performing routine and non-routine tasks. Work is diversified and requires judgment in the application of established rules and procedures but within established guidelines.

Reasoning Ability:
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Language Skills:
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

Mathematical Skills:
Basic Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all unites of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Physical Demands:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and color vision.

Work Environment:
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles and Consistent/reoccurring vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals and risk of electrical shock.. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

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Company: Willow Valley Associates - Property Management & Development

2400 Willow Street Pike
Lancaster, PA 17602

Contact: Meghan DiBenedetto
(717) 464-7714