Landscaping Technician II

US-TN-Nashville (Midtown)
Job ID
2017-7925
Category
Landscaping
Company Name
Medxcel Facilities Management

Overview

Medxcel Facilities Management is here to lead the transformation of healthcare facilities management by incorporating a new approach to providing services. Created by healthcare, for healthcare, we have a dedicated focus on our people and customers, as well as providing tools, processes, support resources, data analytics and insource strategies that drive results.

 

The Landscaping Technician II – Crew Leader will oversee and perform a variety of landscape activities for Medxcel Facilities Management at the assigned working location of St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital - Smyrna, TN.  The landscaping responsibilities include:  planting, weeding, digging, spreading topsoil and other materials, general lawn maintenance, and seasonal lawn preparation.  The Landscaping Technician II – Crew Leader may also operate lawn mowers and related equipment and will assist Facilities Maintenance staff on projects as assigned. Landscaping Technician II – Crew Leader performs a variety of landscape activities, such as planting, weeding, digging, spreading topsoil and other materials, general lawn maintenance, and seasonal lawn preparation.  The Landscaping Technician II – Crew Leader leads training for new associates and serves as a Subject Matter expert to facilities stakeholders.

Responsibilities

General Landscaping:
  • Oversees team members and performs planting and related activities.
  • Performs routine lawn maintenance including grass cutting, lawn edging, weed pulling, and other routine lawn-maintenance activities.  Uses lawn mower and related equipment.
  • Provides seasonal lawn care, such as spring and fall clean-up.
  • Moves materials and equipment and performs related duties to assist in landscaping and hardscaping.
  • Digs holes and trenches and excavates for landscaping and hardscaping using picks and shovels or related equipment.
  • Hauls or spreads topsoil, gravel, sand, mulch, or related materials using wheelbarrows and rakes.
  • Hand-finishes grade, and apply seed, straw, or sod.
  • Maintains assigned equipment and notifies Landscaping Supervisor of needed repairs.
  • Responds politely to customer inquiries and projects a professional image.
  • Loads equipment and materials on and off trucks and trailers.
  • Performs snow removal activities as assigned, such as shoveling, salting, etc…
  • Assist Facilities Maintenance staff on preventive maintenance, work orders, painting and other maintenance projects as assigned.
Chemical Treatments:
  • Applies chemicals under the direction of a licensed chemical applicator.
Special Projects:
  • Assist and participate in special projects as assigned.

 

Qualifications

Qualifications: 

  • Education:
    • High school diploma or GED.
  • License/Certification:
    • Valid State Driver’s License and insurable with company’s agent.
  • Experience:
    • A minimum of three (3) years of experience in landscaping or horticultural work.
    • Previous experience in a health care setting preferred.

Competencies:

  • Ability to train new associates and educate them on processes, systems and equipment.
  • Have a working knowledge of standard horticultural practices
  • Must be able to read and write in English language.
  • Reports to work at the required time and performs duties as assigned by the Landscaping leader and local Facilities Leader.
  • Ability to operate a truck and trailer combination proficiently.

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