Landscaping Crew Member Driver - Rochester

Rochester, New York

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BrightView Landscape Services

A brighter future is in your hands. We’re currently seeking a Gardener who Drives. The Crew Member Driver is responsible for safely and efficiently producing quality landscape service that meets or exceeds the standards of clients and management.

What you'll do:

Prepare trucks for day:

  • Load gas cans, mowers and other equipment onto trucks/trailers
  • Secure all equipment
  • Maintain and correctly use issued personal protective equipment.

Perform maintenance on properties:

  • Safely operate equipment with all necessary personal protective equipment
  • Mow turf using various mowers
  • Edge grass at curbs and walkways
  • Blow leaves and clippings
  • Prune shrubs and trees as needed and clear debris
  • Pull weeds as needed
  • Clean site and watch for trash, limbs, and rocks

Plantings and Flower Installation:

  • Prep soil uniformly for flower or groundcover installation
  • Plant material properly considering depth, size, placement, and spacing
  • Apply mulch appropriately for type of material
  • Water material correctly
  • Edge beds or establish new bed edges

Perform maintenance on equipment:

  • Unload equipment from trucks/trailers
  • Wash equipment and truck
  • Change equipment blades and oil
  • Clean air filters
  • Grease machines

Snow removal (when applicable):

  • Must be available nights, weekends and holidays
  • Driving when necessary 
  • Assisting the crew leader as needed

Skills we're seeking:

  • Valid Drivers License
  • Some experience in lawn care helpful
  • Must be able to operate various lawn care machinery including mowers, edgers, backpack blowers
  • Must be able to operate various vehicles, with or without trailers
  • Bilingual English/Spanish highly preferred but not required.

Physical Demands:

  • Safely perform heavy lifting/pushing/pulling of various landscaping equipment and materials, including, but not limited to backpack blowers, large containers of mulch/plant material, various sizes of lawnmowers, etc.
  • Safely operate hand and power equipment, including but not limited to manual and powered sawing and cutting equipment
  • Leverage 80 lbs. of a walk behind mower over curbs
  • Lift and carry up to 50 lbs.
  • Lift branches and limbs
  • Push, pull, grip and squeeze various tools, products and/or items (e.g., pruning
  • Walk up to 10 miles a day, sometimes uphill and on uneven terrain, often while carrying, pushing, or pulling equipment, materials, or debris.
  • Bend and kneel up to 9 hours or more a day
  • Use hand saw 

Work Environment:

  • Work hours vary and may exceed 12 hours per day
  • Work in extreme weather conditions (heat, cold, precipitation)
  • Noise level may be loud at times and use of ear plugs may be required (e.g., outdoor conditions, backpack blowers, running mowers, weedwackers) 

Perks:

  • Competitive salary
  • Paid time off
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance

BrightView is an Equal Employment Opportunity and E-Verify Employer.

Job Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Job ID
23710
Job Date Updated
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