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Landscaper

Location: 

Oklahoma City, OK, US, 73120

Req ID: 231261 

 

BASIC PURPOSE: The landscape technician performs grounds maintenance work and helps ensure all corporate outdoor areas appearances are maintained and well-kept.

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Completes routine landscaping and grounds maintenance tasks.
  • Ensures safety by continuing to inspect all tools as well as understanding proper chemical handling. 
  • Performs mowing, maintains grass, aeration, over-seeding, fertilizing, chemical application, planting seasonal color, prunes shrubs or flowers, and clears and maintains sidewalks or parking lots.
  • Prepares plating beds with hand and power tools; integrates soil amendments; planting trees and shrubs.
  • Inspect trees and landscaped areas for pest and disease.
  • Prunes trees, shrubs and groundcovers.
  • Performs snow and ice removal with hand tools and power equipment.
  • May need to drive truck to transport employees, plants and trailer with materials/tools.
  • Restriping parking lots as needed.
  • Cleaning exterior windows.
  • Communicates with internal & external customers, employees, vendors, and other relevant parties.
  • Ability to communicate and execute proper safety practices with team related to job.
  • Knowledge of tools, equipment, materials and methods of landscaping and maintenance of lawns and plantings.
  • Ability to operate riding and push mower, edger, week trimmer, blower, sprayer, tiller, aerator, skid steer loader and basic hand tools.
  • Participates in a variety of general equipment maintenance tasks.  Helps maintain vehicle, equipment, checks and tops off fluid levels and keeps equipment and trailer clean and orderly.
  • Other duties assigned as needed.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Education:
    • HS Diploma or equivalent required
  • Experience:
    • 1 year of landscape related work with demonstrated team skills.

 

CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSES:

  • Valid Oklahoma driver’s license.

 

SKILLS AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Skills:
    • Work with other employees, ability to foster teamwork, team player, detail and deadline oriented, multitasking, organizational skills, strong verbal and written communication skills, and keen attention to detail.
  • Typical Physical Demands:
    • Ability to work in the following conditions: outdoor work environment, requiring frequent exposure to extreme hot or cold temperatures for possibly eight hours or more.
    • Standing, sitting, walking, climbing/ladders, squatting/kneeling, reaching, grasping, pushing/pulling, twisting/bending, lifting/carrying up to 50 lbs. multiple times per shift.
    • Ability to understand and follow directions.
    • Requires normal range of hearing and vision

 

Job Function(s): Operations 

 

Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores is the industry-leading travel stop network in the United States. For more than 55 years, we’ve provided customers with highway hospitality and “Clean Places, Friendly Faces.” We’re passionate about serving drivers with clean, modern facilities stocked with fuel, food and supplies. We offer meals from popular restaurant chains, trucking supplies, showers and everything needed to get back on the road quickly. The Love’s Family of Companies includes:

  • Gemini Motor Transport, one of the industry’s safest trucking fleets
  • Speedco, the light mechanical and trucking service specialists
  • Musket, a rapidly growing, Houston-based commodities supplier and trader
  • Trillium, a Houston-based alternative fuels expert

 

The Love's Experience

Love’s was founded in 1964 on the values of integrity, customer focus, strong work ethic, innovation and perseverance. We are looking for these in every person we hire. No matter what job you do for Love’s, your commitment to these values will not only continue our legacy of growth, it will also ensure your successful career.


Nearest Major Market: Oklahoma City
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma

Job Segment: Landscaping, Operations