Turf Technician Specialist


Sterling, VA 20166, VA 20166
United States

Industry
Landscape
Application Closing Date
6/25/2021
Manages Others
No
Experience Required
No
Degree Required
No
Pay
From $20.00 To $24.00
Per Hour
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full-Time
Travel
No Travel

Job Description
 

This is a growth opportunity for a turf care specialist to manage an established book of customers and eventually grow a team in turf care management OR a current landscape maintenance professional who desires to grow and take on a more specialized role in the landscape maintenance industry. We provide all tools, materials, and equipment for your success. This is a year-round position that will focus on turf applications during the season, equipment maintenance, material storage, and documentation. In the winter months we do maintenance work on equipment, review policies, develop procedures, and training for continued development and growth. This position would also be available for snow removal at an additional bonused hourly rate.

We have been in business for 35 years and we continue to grow. We are looking for a Landscape Turf Technician. We seek someone who currently possesses current Virginia licenses for application of pesticides and fertilizers or is able to obtain it through training. We are looking for candidates who have at least 1 full season of experience in landscape maintenance. Applicants must possess a valid driver's license with a clean DMV record. Applicant must also be able to receive written and verbal communication in English. We are looking for turf technician with the interest in growing with us!

This position is eligible for a sign on bonus. It is an hourly position plus benefits and perks! We work 4-day work weeks with OT available when needed during peak season.

Starting wage will depend on several factors including:

  • Work history (progression of responsibility and length of service)
  • Desire for success of the trade (pride and ownership of healthy landscapes)
  • Ability to demonstrate competency - general understanding of local laws and federal guidelines for application, ability to calibrate equipment for material usage.

JOB DESCRIPTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF A TURF TECHNICIAN SPECIALIST

The Job of the turf technician specialist will be to actively service annual landscape maintenance contracts for the company's clients. This will include applying fertilizer and pesticides to lawn and landscape beds. The duties would also include, mulching, lawn mowing, weeding of beds, hedge trimming, and maintenance projects. You will also be responsible to provide snow plowing service in the winter months – we provide training on plow operation. The turf technician will need to operate on a schedule and complete tasks within allotted time frames. Electronic records will need to be completed accurately in a timely fashion.

The Turf technician may work alone or part of a crew to meet company service deadlines. All tools and equipment will be provided.


Job Requirements
Prior experience with lawn maintenance. Preference to those who have current applicator license for Virginia. If you have had a license which has expired, you are encouraged to apply as well. If you have worked in landscape maintenance and have the desire to obtain your license, we will consider a training position.
Company
Sunrise Landscape and Design
Michelle Ong
43813 Beaver Meadow Road Suite 100
Sterling, VA 20166 VA 20166
United States