Green Roof Maintenance Technician – Landscaping Labor

Description

Furbish provides Furnish, Install, Maintenance services for living roofs, living walls, and other ecological building systems. Our Stewardship Department executes the ongoing maintenance for these green systems. We operate crews from our main office in Baltimore and from our DC location. This job description is for Green Roof Maintenance Technician in Baltimore, Maryland.

Our Living Roof Stewardship team is responsible for establishing and maintaining healthy vegetative coverage and providing reliable ongoing care of the green roof system. Routine Stewardship services includes weeding, nutrient management, pruning, replanting, irrigation (when needed), and reporting. We are looking for candidates with a strong work ethic and a focus on memorable customer experience.

Reports To: Foreman (can vary from day-to-day based upon schedule)

Responsibilities

  • Manual weeding, planting/transplanting, pruning, irrigation, and other duties as assigned by Foreman
  • Operate mechanical landscaping equipment such as weed eater and blower
  • Drive company work vehicle to job sites on a rotational basis as assigned
  • Wear appropriate personal protective equipment at all times
  • Always make safety highest priority
  • Arrive at shop on time, reliably, ready to work productively and consistently throughout the full workday
  • Report to and follow directions of Foreman
  • Demonstrate constant learning in green roof systems, plant selections, maintenance protocols, and system performance
  • Maintain a positive attitude and be a team-player
  • Opportunity for advancement and training in foreman responsibilities for the right candidate

Qualifications

  • Ability to work with hand tools, small engine equipment, and materials
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs. repeatedly through an entire work shift
  • Ability to stand, kneel, walk for extended periods of time
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to work outside, all day, in a variety of weather conditions including heat and humidity, rain, dust, noise, and cold
  • Comfortable working with heights, and ability to navigate ladders
  • Must pass a background check and drug screening (provided by employer)
  • Report to shop by 6:00 am
  • US Government issued ID required on person every workday
  • Driver’s license with a 2-year minimum clean driving record

Additional Info

  • Job Type: Full-time/Seasonal (mid-March through November)/Hourly
  • Start date: Immediate
  • Salary: $15.50 to $18.00 /hour
  • Experience: landscaping: 1 year (preferred)
  • Benefits: After 90 days of employment
  • Schedule: Monday-Friday
  • Work Remotely: No
  • COVID-19 Vaccination: required

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Furbish cultivates remarkable experiences by bringing nature into the built environment, enriching lives, and helping you make the world greener.