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Landscaping Crew Member

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Portland, Oregon

BrightView Landscape Services

Overview

A brighter future is in your hands. When you work as a Landscaper at BrightView, you will be spending your days creating amazing landscapes for our clients. You will be using a variety of equipment and learning about different aspects of landscaping. If you enjoy working outside, BrightView could be the right place for you! At BrightView, we like to promote from within, so you can play an important role in creating your future. Join our landscaping team and learn what it means to be a part of our team.

  • Full Time
  • Job Level – Entry Level

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Responsibilities

Brighter futures start here. Welcome to BrightView. We’re a team of talented professionals, driven by results and relationships, and committed to taking care of each other, clients, and communities.


BrightView was recently formed through the combination of landscape industry pioneers and leaders, Brickman and ValleyCrest. This defining event united more than 140 years of experience, an extraordinary portfolio of high-profile projects and clients, and a vast, national network of expertise and innovation. As one and true to our name, we’re reinventing the industry while affording our 22,000+ team members access to the most comprehensive training, resources, benefits, mentorship, and opportunities for career advancement.


A brighter future is in your hands. We’re currently seeking a Crew Member. You love to spend your day outdoors cultivating amazing landscapes. You treat grass, trees and plots with great care and attention, doing whatever it takes to help them thrive. Here at BrightView, we appreciate people with such love for landscaping and greenery. 

What you'll do:

  • You’ll contribute to the many activities that make grass, flowers and client relationships bloom. Using a variety of equipment such as mowers, blowers, clippers, and edgers to create and prep soil for plant placement.
  • Team members are also responsible for set up and clean up, and taking good care of our trucks and machinery.

Skills we're seeking:

  • Applicants must be able to work outdoors, in all weather conditions, doing very physical work, able to lift/carry 35-80 pounds often.
  • You must be at least 18 years old, enthusiastic and dependable, and able to safely work with equipment like power saws and cutters.  
  • Previous experience is helpful, but you must have an understanding of landscape basics.

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

Perks:

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

BrightView Landscapes, LLC is an Equal Opportunity and E-Verify Employer.


Job ID 14820 Date posted 01/29/2019

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