The novice must know and gain proficiency in performing basic tasks of landscape installation.


  • No previous experience needed.
  • Legal documentation to verify employment eligibility.
  • Wear appropriate work boots, uniform shirts ascribed by company policy.
  • Familiar with company manual and policies contained and set forth, include safety guidelines/standards.
  • Use assigned tools and equipment in proper/safe manner.
  • Assist unloading work trucks, delivery trucks, on site set up. Keep job site staging area clean and organized.
  • Assist in keeping the job site tidy/safe.
  • Have full range of mobility in upper and lower body.
  • Be able to reach over head.
  • Be able to work in various positions including, but not limited to, stooping, standing, bending over, sitting, kneeling, and squatting for extended periods of time.
  • Be able to lift, pull, and push materials and equipment to complete assigned job tasks.
  • Be able to lift 50# of weight frequently through out assigned work day.
  • Be able to bend and stoop repeatedly through out assigned workday.
  • Maintain physical fitness level required to perform assigned job tasks.
  • Reliable transportation to job site/office.
  • Report to work at the assigned time and assigned location, perform duties as assigned. If unable to report for work, notification to company office is mandatory.


  • Learn aspects of installation work and assist where needed or assigned.
  • Able to use basic installation tools: shovel, spade, maddox, digging bar, hand rake, wheelbarrow, lawn roller, grading rake.
  • Proper/safe operation of electric demolition hammer.
  • Learn and perform basic planting skills.
  • Learn the operation of basic power equipment, i.e. - rototiller, chain saw, line trimmer, etc.
  • Dig and clear drain/irrigation trenches.
  • Communicate w/ lead people regarding progress of tasks.
  • Able to meet company production rates and standards.


  • Novice expected to learn and demonstrate proper use of equipment within 90 days of hire.
  • Novice expected to meet production rates set forth by company as assigned.
  • Novice expected to meet job skill specifications prior to advancing to Landscaper.


  • This position reports directly to leadman/daily supervisor/ foreman.


  • Base or Entry Level scale

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