CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Operates hand tools to install plants, trees, sod and irrigation to ensure the highest probability of successful establishment.
Install sod in a manner consistent with lay of the land and landscape design.
Install plants as directed with highest probability of successful establishment.
Assist with installs of new and existing irrigation systems consisting of proper compaction of trench lines, proper setting of heads and valves to ensure a proper, reliable system.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Understand and follow safety protocols as defined by operator’s manuals and supervisors.
Knowledge of basic tools, equipment, proper techniques, skills, materials, and methods of landscape installation and maintenance.
Be able to gain knowledge of plant identification.
Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions.
Ability to safely operate tools such as shovels, rakes, rollers, blowers and other related grounds/landscape equipment.
Ability to work in safe and efficient manner.