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Landscape Gardener

Skywalker Properties Ltd.
San Rafael, CA
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  • Job Code
    PWP

The Landscape gardeners maintain the landscapes at and around our private residences, and surrounding community. Skills relevant to this position include plant and water management; horticulture; helping with all landscape duties; perform insect and disease identification and control in designated gardens and landscape areas; operating power tools and equipment like chain saws and riding mowers; and when necessary assisting in paint removals and applications. Our company values are Citizenship, effectiveness & a Service-Minded attitude

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Maintains landscaping, gardens, and fruit trees on multiple properties within the Park Way Estate in addition to other residential and commercial properties in the neighborhood
  • Performs the physical work of mowing, blowing, cleaning, shoveling, raking, weeding, feeding and fertilizing, planting, watering, tree pruning, general trimming and pruning, and debris removal
  • Cleans all driveways, pathways, sport courts, swimming pools, and exterior sitting areas
  • Cleans exterior railings and decks
  • Assists with gutter and roof cleaning and clearing
  • Understands and manages the timing of planting, watering, weeding, and harvesting
  • Works with multiple person landscaping team
  • Performs general irrigation repairs as needed
  • Performs other facilities maintenance as needed

Requirements

Required Skills / Competencies:

  • Highly motivated and have a strong work ethic, sense of urgency, solid follow-up, detail oriented and focused at all time
  • Must have “can-do” attitude/mentality
  • Experience using hand tools, chain saw, landscaping power tools like weed whipping, etc. is required
  • Pruning, and tractor principals required
  • Must be able to lift and move up to 50 pounds occasionally
  • Must be able perform physical work in a gardens and grounds (shoveling, weeding, seeding, feeding, planting, harvesting).
  • Must tolerate all weather conditions
  • Motivated, positive attitude, willingness to learn + get trained
  • Working as a team in diverse environment
  • Being able to work under pressure/last minute change/finishing projects + meet the deadline

Preferred Skills / Competencies:

  • Min 2+ years working experiences in residential/luxury/commercial estate
  • Irrigation/baseline experiences
  • Solid knowledge in safety standard/procedure
  • Any industry related certificates- e.g. Marin Master Garden Certification
  • Bilingual in Spanish a plus
  • Organic Gardening
  • Any classes at College of Marin – e.g. environmental landscape
  • CLCA (California Landscape Contractor Association) Certifications in Maintenance, Irrigation, Landscape Construction
Posted: 2019-09-03 Expires: 2019-10-03

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Skywalker Properties Ltd.
San Rafael, CA

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