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Lawn Specialist

Job in Waterford - Oakland County - MI Michigan - USA
Posted by TruGreen
Full Time position
Listed on 2018-02-21
Salary 13.5 USD Hourly
Job specializations:
  • Maintenance
    Janitor, Lawn Care, Warehouse Maintenance, Pest Control
  • Production
Job Description & How to Apply Below
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 growth of the customer base.
Responsibilities
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 cleanliness of facility.
Position Requirements
High School
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
• License and/or certification as required by federal, state or local government
• Requires extensive local travel. Valid, permanent driver’s license from state of residence and a clean driving record per company standards are required. Current liability auto insurance 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
Additional Information / Benefits
Are you a highly motivated individual that loves working on your own, outside, in a fast pace environment. 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. Trugreen ranked 10th in the country as one of the "Happiest places to work".
Questions to answer on applying for this job
  • Do you have reliable transportation to and from work?
  • Are you legally able to work in the U.S.?
  • Would you be willing to submit to pre-hire screening including but not limited to, drug screen, MVR and background check?
Contact Information
Contact Name: TruGreen
Contact Phone: 5865494426
Preferred method of contact: Email with CV via Application Box below.
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