Landscape Tech Class 1

Apply with us today by filling out our application after reviewing the job description & requirements. 

In order to keep our application process consistent, please refrain from calling or visiting our offices at this time. We will contact you after we review your application. Thank you. 

Hiring immediately!

This position is for someone with experience in building

  • Decks

  • Laying pavers for patios and walkways

  • Light carpentry work

  • Retaining walls

  • Arbors

  • Installing ponds/fountains,

  • Fire-pits

  • Installing irrigation systems


Our base of operations is at our nursery in Lloyd, Fl.

Employee status: Non exempt, Hourly

Team association: Crew members/production Mgt./Nursery

Responsible for providing excellent landscaping services to Dickerson Landscaping customer. 

We are interested in individuals who work well with others and are motivated by a job well done (and put forth the effort to keep things their best) will excel in this position! Creative; you are eager to learn and improve yourself and your environment and conscientiously apply your keen abilities in support of Dickerson Landscaping expectation for excellence. 

Salary: $15-$18 based on experience (also expected to complete company training program within 90 days.)

Major accountabilities: 

  • Work performed in a timely manner

  • Customer satisfaction and survey scores

  • Work evaluations

  • Positive and winning attitude

  • Passing the FNGLA Horticultural Professional Test

  • Demonstrate a proactive approach to problem solving

  • Demonstrate an understand a work ethic in accordance to our company's values

  • Reporting of information timely

  • Team work

  • Meeting daily team objectives

Job duties and responsibilities of the Landscape Crew Technician:

Company Policy and Procedures

  • Understand and abide by company procedures

  • Arrive on time and ready to work by 7:30 a.m.

  • Dress with appropriate attire and carry personal PPE (Personal Protection Equipment)

Performance/Production and Skills

  • Practice procedures taught by crew leader/foreman

  • Maintain consistent level of quality

  • Demonstrate ability to work unsupervised

  • Eliminate misunderstandings through questions

  • Take on the ownership of small sections of on-going projects

Physical Performance and Skills

  • Demonstrate handling, moving, and installation of landscape plant material

  • Moving of landscape and construction materials

  • Perform most horticultural skills without direction

  • Develop construction skills (i.e., brick, stone, drainage, water features, and mortar work)

  • Load and unload trucks daily with necessary equipment to perform daily landscaping tasks

Participate in training sessions and complete tests

  • Pick up unsightly trash from clients property

  • Perform landscaping tasks per company scheduled route

  • Perform tasks in order deemed appropriate by crew leader/foreman

Equipment and company property

  • See that tools and supplies are ready for the day

  • Keep tools and supplies organized

  • Protect and preserve all landscaping tools and equipment

    • Keep nursery property neat and clean

    • Stand up plants in the nursery in the mornings on the way to the trucks

    • Weed nursery plants

    • Demonstrate proper equipment operations and daily maintenance of most equipment

    • Grease and check fluids of all equipment

    • Operate equipment in safest possible manner

    • Keep vehicles clean and need at all times

    • Keep work space clean and organized at all times

Human relations

  • Help clients with requests of other lawn and landscaping needs if they can be done in 5 to 10 minutes of the allotted time per schedule

  • Report larger client concerns to crew forman or production manager

  • Demonstrate knowledge of all our products and services

  • Present oneself professionally and live up to the company values while representing our company

  • Exhibit an optimistic and motivating attitude

  • Demonstrate the ability to work together with co-workers as a team

  • Lead by example

  • Help others when necessary in support of a team environment

  • Be courteous and polite when speaking to customer and co-workers

  • Be pro-active

  • Answer customers questions accurately or find someone who can help them


  • Maintain a professional approach

  • Perform work right the first time

  • Maintain quality while increasing efficiency

  • Think of ways to improve on quality and processes


  • Use required safety equipment

  • Operate tools and equipment safely

  • Participate in all safety meetings and tests

Specific responsibilities

  • Assist crew leader/foreman in all tasks necessary to complete a job

  • Pavers

  • Cement work

  • Wood work

  • Horticultural

  • Rock and stone

  • Irrigation and water features

  • All other general landscaping and outdoor tasks

  • Basic landscape maintenance

Achievements required to proceed to next level

  • Complete field tests

  • Maintain a good driving record and insurability

  • Pass plant ID tests

  • Pass FNGLA Horticultural Professionals Test or complete Leon County Master Gardener program

Required skills:

  • Eye for detail

  • Eye/hand coordination

  • Caring personality

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Basic knowledge of North Florida Landscapes

  • Florida Drivers License

  • Ability to get to work by 7 a.m.

  • Capable of working together as a team and reaching group orientated goals

  • Capable of following instructions and direction both written and verbal

  • Self motivated

  • Capable of handling multiple tasks at the same time

  • Capable of working in 90+ degree temps for 8-10 hours a day

  • Capable of working outside for 8-10 hours a day

Physical and environmental demands: (ADA)

Required essential duties and tasks to be performed involve sitting, up and down activities; standing; use of hands to operate hand held equipment; frequent walking, stooping, kneeling, and reaching with arms and hands, as well as talking and hearing. Specific vision requirements including extensive searching for different plant types, close vision, depth perception and an ability to adjust focus.

  • Capable of learning and developing skills and mastering functions of physical and organized nature

  • Able to maintain a driver's license and insurability

  • Capable of lifting up to 50 pounds and performing vigorous, physical labor