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Managed all landscape maintenance tasks with a sense of pride and ownership adhering to established quality guidelines for daily property conditioning. Led landscape crews to achieve established goals through continuous training and mentoring.

  • Implemented customer referral program to facilitate word-of-mouth advertising; encouraged customer referrals by offering incentives to the clients and referral discounts to new clients.
  • Constructed paths or paved areas, walls, rockeries, ponds and water features, sheds, and fences across the park.
  • Performed landscape maintenance tasks such as mowing, edging, bed grooming, pruning, fertilizing, blowing, weed control, and repair of irrigation.
  • Planned and supervised landscape maintenance activities according to schedules, standards, and procedures.
  • Assigned daily tasks to the maintenance crew ensuring the crew delivers top-quality projects on time.
  • Answered customer inquiries regarding methods, material, and price ranges.
  • Estimated labor, material, and machine costs.

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Oversaw multiple gardening projects by performing gardening tasks and installing new plant material. Supervised and trained gardening staff on meeting established goals by prioritizing projects and eliminating waste. Provided gardening services and maintenance at community golf park. Performed horticultural duties such as planting, pruning, and fertilization.

  • Prevented garden pests using organic and homemade products without damaging the ecosystem or poison plants. Maintained accurate records of inventory, scheduling, and upkeep.
  • Ensured plants and trees are healthy, identified and treated weeds, pests, and diseases, and applied mulch and fertilizers.
  • Installed, operated, and maintained irrigation systems.
  • Pruned and trimmed trees, shrubs, and hedges, and installed plant supports and protection.
  • Accurately completed daily work orders and planter assembly digitally.
  • Effectively communicate with clients regarding the performance of the client’s garden beds.
  • Worked under the supervision of General Manager and Human Resources Department.
  • Calculated labor hours of gardening staff for payroll.

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Delivered a variety of landscaping tasks at the hospitals and medical centers such as planting, weeding, digging, spreading topsoil and materials, general lawn maintenance, and seasonal lawn preparation under the supervision of the Landscaping Supervisor. Operated lawnmowers and other landscaping equipment assisting Facilities Maintenance staff on assigned projects.

  • Performed routine lawn maintenance duties including grass cutting, lawn edging, and weed pulling.
  • Provided seasonal lawn care, such as spring and fall clean-up.
  • Utilized picks and shovels to dig holes and trenches and excavated for landscaping and hardscaping.
  • Graded and applied seed, straw/ sod using hand tools.
  • Maintained assigned equipment and informed Landscaping Supervisor about required repairs.
  • Promptly answered customer inquiries and completed projects in a professional manner.
  • Loaded equipment and materials on and off trucks and trailers.
  • Performed snow removal duties during winter such as shoveling, and salting.

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Assisted Crew Leader in annually selecting plant and tree varieties from our seed collection to use on projects for businesses and private residences according to location. Ensured the adequate isolation per seed variety to reduce the likelihood of cross-contamination growth to maintain aesthetic standards.

  • Used, cleaned, and maintained basic tools and equipment, such as hoes, shovels, pruners, hedge shears, lawn mowers, and leaf blowers.
  • Transplanted small plant material (e.g., planting soil, mulch, etc.) and maintained garden areas during establishment and growth periods.
  • Nurtured multiple clients’ assigned garden areas daily by watering, weeding, edging, grooming, and removing debris.
  • Evaluated the health of grass, plants, shrubs, trees, and soil and made adjustments to irrigation under the direction of the crew leader.
  • Adhered to all written safety policies and procedures, and followed all directions and precautions in the use of chemicals and equipment.

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Apprenticed with a landscaper company while seeking certifications to perform year-round maintenance duties at government, commercial, and public facilities. Mowed lawns and trimmed hedges, shrubs, and trees, maintained water structures, disposed of waste, and reloaded equipment onto vehicles and storage sheds.

  • Learned to maintain relationships with garden supply companies and plant nurseries to ensure materials were delivered on time.
  • Checked and verified delivery items and immediately reported inconsistencies or errors to the project manager.
  • Planted and grew vegetation as directed and informed the supervisor of any issues with soil quality or obstructions.
  • Fertilized and watered plants, shrubs, and trees to ensure their health and strength throughout the year.
  • Checked water filters and pumps to ensure adequate water levels and quality, and cared for water life (e.g., water plants and fish).

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Assisted with hiring, training, and coordinating efforts of both full-time and seasonal staff. Coordinated initial cultivation and preparation of garden areas, such as thinning, mulching, removing weeds, and installing simple borders. Trimmed garden areas according to client requests and best practices.

  • Maintained accurate inventory records and negotiated with national vendors to ensure desired seeds and other products were replenished.
  • Ensured the proper care, use, and maintenance of supplies and equipment, and promoted continuous improvement of workplace safety.
  • Assisted team supervisors with planning and scheduling ongoing specialized residential, commercial, and public gardens.
  • Assured supplies and equipment, logistics, and staff were adequately coordinated between teams for efficient completion of projects.
  • Tasked with sourcing and preparing job opportunities and creating proposals for short and long-term projects with clients.

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Managed and trained landscape crews in the safe operation of tools and equipment while enforcing operating procedures and work standards that will ensure adequate performance and personnel safety. Created and maintained beautiful landscapes to industrial, commercial, and public properties collaborating with landscape and architectural designers to create world-class outdoor environments. Operated loaders, mini-excavators, and skid steer machinery with various attachments.

  • Inspected completed work to ensure conformance to specifications, standards, and contract requirements.
  • Pruned shrubs and low trees to improve growth habits while removing broken branches.
  • Planted and maintained flower beds and applied mulch.
  • Performed weeding by hand using a garden hoe or hula hoe.
  • Responded to customer's and guest's requests politely and appropriately.
  • Built customer relationships by asking clients to leave unbiased online reviews.

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Worked with professional grounds managers to create functional and enjoyable outdoor spaces with little to no disturbance to traffic. Worked exceptionally well with diverse crews of varying sizes and experience. Utilized 10 years of experience to mentor new employees, while demonstrating a strong work ethic and hands-on responsibilities.

  • Demonstrated special attention to detail to ensure daily work orders to complete tasks as assigned by supervisor.
  • Performed routine maintenance duties such as fixing water fountains and decorative pools, clearing pathways, and applying plaster.
  • Positively represented company safety standards by utilizing the appropriate pesticides to rid grounds of pests.
  • Performed minor repairs and maintenance duties on landscaping mechanical equipment used during grounds keeping.
  • Received and frequently addressed special requests from clients following seasonal and custom designs.

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