Landscape Maintenance and Snow Removal Technician

Winter Services
Minneapolis, MN 55401
United States

Experience Required
From $50,000 To $60,000
Per Year    
Employment Type
Work Schedule
Some Travel

Job Description

Winter Services is seeking an experienced Landscape Maintenance and Snow Removal Technician capable of working with minimal supervision. The Landscape Field Technician is responsible for performing a variety of landscaping duties and for assisting the Regional Landscape Manager as needed.

Duties And Functions

  • Ensure all daily tasks are completed on schedule and according to quality standards.
  • Performing site checks and landscaping site reports as well as punch lists.
  • Perform Landscape duties, including but not limited to new plant/bush/tree installations, removing dead or damaged bushes and trees, spraying and/or hand pulling of weeds, bush/hedge trimming/shaping, site visits, site reports and photographs, site measuring, creation of proposals, mulch/rock installation, mowing, edging, trimming, blowing, and litter removal.
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment, including job sites and equipment. Immediately report any damaged, broken, missing, or malfunctioning equipment and/or any safety concerns to the Regional Landscape Manager
  • Maintain and monitor the vehicle and equipment fluid levels and ensure that the vehicle is in proper working condition prior to use. Clean the vehicle as needed, perform daily safety inspections.
  • Brief the Regional Landscape Manager and offer recommendations related to site status
  • Snow Removal and site monitoring during the winter months, as needed.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Minimum of 90-days experience in the horticulture or landscape field duties
  • Strong mechanical aptitude and understanding of materials, tools, equipment, and procedures used in the landscaping implementation processes
  • Ability and willingness to work overtime hours when needed
  • Proficiency with the following equipment: mowers, string trimmers, bed edgers, rototillers, gas-powered sheers, plant augers, chainsaws, backpack blowers, and small, medium- and large-duty trucks with manual or automatic transmissions and truck and trailer combinations.
  • An eye for detail related to landscaping
  • Self-directed initiative and sense of pride in work
  • Valid Drivers License


  • Prior supervisory experience, preferably in a service-oriented environment that involved route and outdoor work

Working Conditions

Daily contact with manager. Work is performed outdoors with constant exposure to environmental and weather elements including, but not limited to, heat, cold, rain, wind, snow, grasses, dirt, bugs, plants, trees, shrubs, flowers, dust, and pollen. Frequent exposure to fertilizers, fumes, and lawncare chemicals. Work involves daily travel on public roadways to and from job sites and, as needed, operating a motor vehicle (with or without a trailer).

This position requires the ability to work full-time (five days per week, minimum of eight hours per day) with extended workdays and weekend work during the season, at times with little or no advanced notice.