Waterer – Plant Caregiver
di Stefano Landscaping is an award-winning landscape design, construction, and maintenance company.
We build professional, high-end outdoor spaces for a large range of customers in both residential and commercial settings. To achieve a high level of quality in landscape construction and maintenance, we aim to be more than just landscapers, we strive to be the best landscape professionals in the industry. Through training, systems, safety, customer service, and company culture, our company has become known as a stand-out of the landscaping industry.
Currently, we are hiring for our Waterer/Plant Care Position. This is a very important position in any landscaping company. The primary responsibility of the Waterer/Plant caregiver is to drive a water truck to all commercial site plantings that are still within the given warranty period and make sure that all plantings are watered and assessed for health on a regular basis. They are also responsible for watering and maintaining the yard nursery.
This is a position for someone who:
- Has a basic understanding of plant health
- Can operate pumps and small equipment without direction
- Can be self directed throughout the day, is reliable, and can stick to a schedule (some weekends required depending on weather)
- Can communicate very well
The waterer is responsible for creating the schedule of which sites need to be watered and when depending on the area, type of plantings, and weather, and making sure they stick to the watering plan. If something is scheduled to be watered on a certain day, it has to be watered that day.
During the time periods when we don’t need much watering, The Waterer/Plant Care Giver will provide backup for the maintenance and install crews.
This position requires a high degree of organizational and scheduling skills and someone who is very dependable and able to work on their own. This position can have demanding work hours that start earlier in the morning and can go later in the day with the possibility for both Saturdays and Sundays depending on the weather. It is necessary to be able to drive and back up a truck and trailer, be able to operate a basic pump motor and be able to use various small hand tools. Must have a valid driver’s license.