Overview

The Service Professional will perform lawn & shrub services for our residential & commercial customers. These services include fertilization, insect & disease control, weed control, aeration, plant health care, etc. Our customers need a problem solver to diagnose and provide solutions for lawn & landscape problems that may occur. We need an experienced professional who has the desire to work outdoors, has proven communication skills with supervisors, employees, and customers, and brings a positive attitude to work each day.
Supervisory Responsibilities: None

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Maintains the overall health and appearance of the customers’ lawn & landscape by applying treatments at the proper time and proper rates to deliver the best results.
  • Provides professional, prompt and courteous customer service
  • Applies fertilizers and pesticides to lawns according to schedule, safety procedures, and label instructions
  • Performs seasonal aeration & over seeding using designated equipment
  • Keeps up to date of the company’s product and service offerings
  • Drives a company vehicle safely to customer’s homes and businesses
  • Maintains vehicle and equipment through cleanliness, safety, and general maintenance
  • Performs daily DOT truck inspections
  • Completes required paperwork along with proper communication
  • Maintains company phone and any equipment associated with it
  • Assists in maintaining cleanliness of facility
  • Represents Killingsworth with honesty and integrity
  • Maintains a professional appearance
  • Demonstrates the ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Performs other related duties as required

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including excellent interpersonal skills
  • Solid problem-solving skills and proven time management
  • Able and willing to work in various weather conditions

· Ability to operate lawn application equipment safely & effectively

· Technical proficiency with computers, smart phones, etc.

· You must hold and maintain a valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record.

· Must be able to meet DOT requirements to drive a commercial vehicle

Education and Experience:

· High school diploma or GED required

· Requires 1 -3 years of experience in the lawn/landscape industry

· NC Ground Pesticide Applicator License is a plus but not required

Physical Requirements:

· Ability to safely operate equipment

· Must be able to lift 50 pounds at times throughout the workday

· Ability to tolerate a variety of environmental conditions, including but not limited to seasonal weather(extreme heat or cold)

· Subject to exposure to animals and insects being outdoors for much of the day

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $17.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability

COVID-19 considerations:
We follow all CDC guidelines.

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Required)

Experience:

  • lawn care or landscaping: 1 year (Required)

License/Certification:

  • Driver’s License (Required)

Work Location: On the road