Organic Lawn Care Technician

Woburn, Massachusetts, United States Full-time

 

Summary/Objective

Mahoney’s SafeLawns, a division of Mahoney’s Garden Center, is seeking an experienced Organic Lawn Care Applicator for our lawn care service. This position will perform a variety of duties including but not limited to performing fertilization and pest management services on client lawns and landscapes with a strong focus on organic methods, but some traditional treatments are required.

www.mahoneyssafelawns.com

Essential Duties

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Monitor customer lawns and landscape for quality

  • Identify (diagnose), monitor and select treatments for weeds, insect and disease problem in turf

  • Perform Integrated Pest Management (IPM) methods using mechanical, organic and chemical controls

  • Responsible for communicating with clients in a timely manner, through email and phone, about treatments and condition of property

  • Provide comprehensive application reports to clients regarding applications and recommendations

  • Operate company vehicle and provide timely lawn applications



Competencies

  • At least 2-3 years’ experience in turf applications and maintenance or horticulture field

  • Current Massachusetts Pesticide License required

  • High School Diploma (or GED)

  • Certificate or degree in Turf, Entomology, Plant Sciences, Horticulture or equivalent experience preferred

  • Valid driver’s license

  • Drivers must be 21 years or older

  • Experience with Organic maintenance a plus

  • Ability to lift or carry up to 50 lbs (6-8 hours a day)

  • Ability to work independently outdoors

  • Ability to do basic math equations for measuring and mixing products, and determining treatment areas.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling and climbing repetitively throughout the entire shift. The employee must frequently lift and/or move items that weigh up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position with benefits. Days and hours of work vary by schedule. Evening and weekend work may be required as schedule demands.

AAP/EEO Statement

At Mahoney’s Garden Center we provide a fair and equal employment opportunity for all team members and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability. Mahoney’s Garden Center hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the position to be filled.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.