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Landscape Technician Part time or full time

  • Part Time
  • Athens/Bogart
  • Compensation:12-18/hour

Hester Outdoor Services

Hester Outdoor Services
JOB OPPORTUNITY
Job Title: Landscape Installation/Maintenance Technician
Reports To: Owner/Project manager
Location: Athens/Oconee
ABOUT HESTER OUTDOOR SERVICES
Hester Outdoor Services is a small landscaping company serving the Athens area. We install and maintain a wide variety of landscape products including design and installation of irrigation systems, drainage systems, retaining walls, patios, walkways, shrubs, turf, and outdoor lighting. The owner, (Nathan
Hester) is a professional engineer, a UGA graduate (MS) and has over 20 years of experience in the landscaping industry. This position will work along-side the owner and crew chief and is a great fit for a hard-working student interested in learning about the landscaping industry.

General Responsibilities
This position is labor intensive but very rewarding. The qualified applicant will assist the project manager in completing a wide variety of landscaping projects. Previous experience operating landscape tools and machinery is a plus. However, the primary requirements for this position are a willingness to work
hard, honesty, integrity, and being able to show up for work consistently. We need to be able to count on you to be there when we agree to work.

Schedule
This position will work every Monday or Wednesday at a minimum. If the applicant’s schedule permits they may work every Monday and most Fridays as well (especially in the spring and fall). This work is dependent on the weather and the quantity of hours will vary with the seasons. We have employed many students in the past and have no problem working around your schedule to an extent and planning time off for projects and exams is not an issue.  Full time hours are available if needed.

Pay ($12-$18/hour)
Pay will be based on ability, attitude, reliability and experience. This position starts at $12-15/hour but the right person will advance in pay as they acquire knowledge, skills, and abilities.

How to Apply
Please send resumes to:
Nathan Hester, PE (hesteroutdoor@gmail.com)

Job Duties

In this position you will get to wear many hats.  You will regularly be doing lawn maintenance (mowing, edging, blowing etc.) but you will also assist in landscape installation projects.

Job Qualifications

The qualified applicant will possess the following skills/characteristics;

o Reliability! (this means showing up for work on-time and giving warning if you are going to miss work)
o Honesty
o Ability and willingness to complete physically demanding tasks on a regular basis
o Must have reliable transportation
o Must be free for most of the day on Wednesdays and preferably Mondays and Fridays as well.
o Must be able to get up early in the morning as required.

Knowledge of plants and irrigation systems is a plus
Preferred (but not required) skills include: Experience with small engines, mowers, weed eaters, edgers, tillers, tractors, hand tools, etc

To apply for this job email your details to hesteroutdoor@gmail.com