Lawn Maintenance Laborer (Detroit)

  • Brightview Landscape Services
  • 80 W Grand Blvd, Detroit, MI, USA
  • Jul 12, 2021
Full time Landscaping/Snow Removal/Lawn Care

Job Description

Looking for an opportunity where success comes naturally? Then you may have found your crew. We’re looking for a Lawn and Landscape Laborer to join our team.

Perform maintenance on properties:

  • Safely operate equipment with all necessary personal protective equipment
  • Mow turf using various mowers
  • Edge grass at curbs and walkways
  • Blow leaves and clippings
  • Prune shrubs and trees as needed and clear debris
  • Pull weeds as needed
  • Clean site and watch for trash, limbs, and rocks

Perform maintenance on equipment:

  • Unload equipment from trucks/trailers
  • Wash equipment and truck
  • Change equipment blades and oil
  • Clean air filters
  • Grease machines

Skills we're seeking:

  • Some experience in lawn care helpful
  • Must be able to operate various lawn care machinery including mowers, edgers, backpack blowers
  • Must be able to operate various vehicles, with or without trailers
  • Bilingual English/Spanish highly preferred but not required.

Physical Demands:

  • Safely perform heavy lifting/pushing/pulling of various landscaping equipment and materials, including, but not limited to backpack blowers, large containers of mulch/plant material, various sizes of lawnmowers, etc.
  • Safely operate hand and power equipment, including but not limited to manual and powered sawing and cutting equipment
  • Leverage 80 lbs. of a walk behind mower over curbs
  • Lift and carry up to 50 lbs.
  • Lift branches and limbs
  • Push, pull, grip and squeeze various tools, products and/or items (e.g., pruning
  • Bend and kneel up to 9 hours or more a day
  • Use hand saw

Work Environment:

  • Work hours vary and may exceed 12 hours per day
  • Work in extreme weather conditions (heat, cold, precipitation)
  • Noise level may be loud at times and use of ear plugs may be required (e.g., outdoor conditions, backpack blowers, running mowers, weedwackers)

Here’s what to know about working here:

At BrightView, we’re a tight-knit crew who are as passionate about caring for our clients as we are about each other. Though we’re the nation’s leading landscape company, we maintain a small company feel and supportive environment that makes our team members feel at home.

If you’re looking to join a crew of talented go-getters who tackle big vision projects other companies could only dream of, you might just have found your match. With our range of services, including landscape design, development, maintenance and enhancements, there’s no limit to what we can do, and what you can achieve.

In addition to industry-leading development opportunities, you’ll also have benefits and perks like:

  • Competitive salary
  • Paid time off
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance

Think you’ve found your crew?

BrightView is an Equal Employment Opportunity and E-Verify Employer.