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Lawn Care Specialist

Company: TruGreen
Location: Canton
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:


$16.00 an hour


145 Brooks Cove Road, Candler, North Carolina 28715

Job Description

TruGreen is committed to providing personalized attention for our associates. We focus on developing our people by building proud, dynamic teams while helping associates reach their personal and professional goals. We continuously strive to make TruGreen an employer of choice and "a great place to work!"

Position Overview
Provides service to residential or commercial customers by making timely lawn/landscape applications, diagnosing and correcting lawn/landscaping problems through service calls and other customer communications, and selling/up-selling services to new and/or existing customers, resulting in the growth of the customer base.

1. Applies fertilizers and pesticides to lawns according to schedule, safety procedures, and label instructions.
2. Drives company vehicle to customer location.
3. Responds on a timely basis to customer requests for telephone and in-person service calls.
4. Completes required production forms and customer instructions.
5. Assists in sales to current customers through contact on route and telemarketing.
6. Measures the lawn of potential customers to provide them with an accurate cost of TruGreen's lawn care service.
7. Performs a daily three-minute, 360-degree inspection of truck and equipment before taking the vehicle out on the road and upon return.
8. Completes production reports, new sales forms, customer invoice forms, daily vehicle inspection report, and cancel/skip notices as required daily.
9. Maintains vehicle and equipment through cleanliness, safety, and general maintenance.
10. Assists in maintaining the cleanliness of the facility.

Education and Experience Requirements
High school diploma/GED or 6 months to 1-year related experience and/or training in horticulture and/or customer service or equivalent combination of education and experience required
Attainment of license and/or certification may be required according to federal, state, or local government regulation
Requires extensive local driving. Valid, permanent driver's license from state of residence and a clean driving record per company standards are required. Must be able to obtain and maintain a valid DOT medical card. Must be 19 years of age by date of hire.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instruction, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
Mathematical skills to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.
Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Attention to detail
Verbal and written communication skills
Time management and organizational skills, including punctuality for on-time attendance

Physical Demands & Working Conditions
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. An associate that is physically active, works indoors/outdoors, interacts with customers, and may be exposed to foreign substances (e.g., chemicals).

Regularly required to:
Sit or stand
Walk on uneven surfaces or climb stairs for an extended period of time
Use hands and arms to handle, feel or reach
Speak and hear
Use vision abilities for close, distance, color, peripheral, depth, and focus
Lift up to 50 lbs independently
Push and pull equipment

Occasionally required to:
Stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl

Noise level
Moderate to loud

Adverse Conditions
Subject to outdoor weather conditions which may include extreme cold, extreme heat, or wet conditions
Subject to exposure to animals and insects
Regularly exposed to chemicals using appropriate safety equipment
Occasionally work near mechanical or moving parts

TruGreen is committed to Diversity and Inclusion. We encourage diverse candidates to apply to this position.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. To learn more, Click Here or to request an application accommodation, Click Here .

California Residents: for information on personal data we collect as part of the application process, Click Here .

TruGreen performs pre-employment testing.

To view our disclaimer, Click Here . Associated topics: athletic, field, floor, garden, hardscaper, labor, laborer, pruner, road, tree pruner

Keywords: TruGreen, Asheville , Lawn Care Specialist, Other , Canton, North Carolina

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