Landscape Crew Member

Northampton, MA

Checkwriters is looking for a landscaper to join our Grounds Crew. Hours will typically be Monday-Friday from 8:30am-5:00pm, with flexibility when reasonable. Additional hours may be required, and compliantly compensated for. Performance Responsibilities: 

Job Description:

  • Operation of all grounds maintenance hand and power equipment including heavy equipment, with an emphasis on landscape maintenance, plant installation, and construction.
  • Mow lawn areas, spread loam, rake, seed, edge, weed, mulch planting beds, plant, prune, and select landscape plants.
  • In applicable weather conditions, plow and shovel snow, and spread ice melting products.
  • Light building maintenance, as needed and assigned.
  • Clean assigned areas, and maintain equipment.
  • Work cooperatively, positively, independently, and as part of a team.
  • Strong attention to detail, and strict adherence to safety, security and compliance regulations.
  • Communicate with Manager effectively and regularly.
  • Compliance with all building security and confidentiality policies and procedures.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Recent experience in landscaping operations, preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to safely carry out all requirements of the grounds operation.
  • Experience with the use of landscape maintenance equipment, preferred.
  • Valid driver’s license and a reliable form of transportation required.
  • Be physically able to perform strenuous manual labor in all weather conditions, including carrying and transporting heavy loads up to 50lbs., and up to 80lbs with help.
  • Dependent body mobility to fulfill all job responsibilities and manual dexterity to operate necessary equipment.
  • Will be required to work outside and around multiple buildings on our property.
  • Outstanding work ethic, professionalism, time management skills, and a positive attitude.

Wage, Salary & Benefits Description: 

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, generous Paid Time Off, company-sponsored and family-friendly social events, fundraising opportunities, and community initiatives. Wage dependent on experience.