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FirstService Residential Landscape Technician in Davenport, Florida

Position Summary: The Grounds Maintenance/Landscape Installer laborer performs a variety of landscaping tasks under the close supervision of a Crew Supervisor. Daily work may be performed at residential communities, commercial properties, parks, etc.. A Laborer may be “sited” responsible to maintain one location only, or may be part of a roving crew that completes work at one location then moves on to the next scheduled property. A daily work schedule is created by the Crew Supervisor and/or Branch / Account Manager.


  • Cuts grass (using either a riding or push mower), maintains lawn, trims and edges around trees, walkways, flower beds, walls, and markers.

  • Prunes shrubs and trees to shape and improve growth or remove damaged leaves, branches, and twigs and removes weeds.

  • Sprays lawn, shrub, and trees with fertilizer, herbicides, and insecticides.

  • Applies mulch as needed

  • Clears debris and maintains driveways and walkways in safe condition

  • Sharpens tools such as weed cutters, edging tools, and shear

  • Assists with the loading and unloading of supplies, equipment and/or merchandise.

  • Cleans and properly stores equipment.

  • Ability to properly utilize new equipment and follow safety procedures prior to using this equipment.

  • Must use required personal protective equipment (PPE).

  • May be called upon to drive a truck with equipment and crew to all the work locations.

  • Install & Construction employees specialize in installing plants, flowers and bushes according to a predetermined landscape design.

  • This is not an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, and it may be changed at any time at the employer’s request.

  • Assist with site set up of plant materials

  • Keeps job site staging area clean and organized

  • Plants grass, flowers, trees and shrubs

  • Assist in keeping the job site tidy, organized and safe

  • Use all installation tools according to company safety policy

  • Maintains, cleans and properly stores equipment.

  • Other duties as required.

Qualification Requirements

  • Must pass a drug and background check.

  • At least 3 months of similar work experience is desirable.

  • Ability to learn the proper use of new equipment.

  • Must have the stamina to work well under all weather conditions and at a fast pace.

  • Will work as part of a team, must be a team player.

  • Ability to learn quickly and follow instructions

  • Good attention to detail

  • Will use shovels, blowers, mowers, electric handsaws, ladders, etc.

  • Drivers must have an active drivers’ license and good driving history.

Physical Demands

  • Able to lift and carry a minimum of 75 pounds.

  • Must be able to stand, walk, stoop and bend for long periods of time

  • Must be able to work outdoors under all weather conditions.

  • Walk, climb stairs and handle, finger, grasp & feel objects and equipment

  • Climb ladders and work at heights above ground level (maximum 3ft)

  • Reach with hands and arms

  • Ability to quickly and easily navigate the property/building as required to meet the job functions

  • Repeat various motions with the arms, wrists, hands and fingers

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Must have experience using hand held tools such as weed cutter, push lawn mower, hedge trimmer, edger, leaf vacuum, etc.

DISCLAIMER: This is not an all-inclusive job description; therefore, management has the right to assign or reassign schedules, duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.