Yard Maintenance

Location: Spring Lake, MI
Deadline: May 31, 2017

Yard Maintenance Tech/Caretaker 

 

Position description: 

We’re looking for an energetic, self-managed individual who takes pride in maintaining a beautiful landscape to oversee all care aspects of a residential 10-acre lawn with gardens in Spring Lake, Michigan. Attention to detail and a willingness to learn is essential. In many ways, this is similar to maintaining a golf course. This is a fulltime position from April through November with reduced hours in the offseason if desired. 

 

General duties: 

* Lawn mowing 

* Fertilizing 

* Tree/hedge trimming 

* Weeding 

* Mulching 

* Maintaining flower beds/vegetable gardens/planters 

* Oversite of sprinkling system 

* General yard clean up and landscape management 

* Pesticide control 

* Moving planters and outdoor furniture 

* Keeping outdoor furniture and amenities clean 

* Overseeing contractors as needed 

* Winterization 

* Painting 

* Miscellaneous projects 

 

Preferred experience/skills (Knowledge in all of the following areas is preferred, but not required): 

* Mechanically inclined 

* Pruning practices for plants and trees 

* Use of organic pesticides 

* Sprinkling systems 

* Plant/flower layout 

 

If interested, please contact: 

Tony Verplank 

616-402-3847 

tonyverplank@gmail.com