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Lawn Service Manager

Job Summary

Responsible for directing the efforts of lawn care and cultivation, including applying fertilizer and pesticides and planning landscaping projects.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Manage a group of workers responsible for caring for the grounds at a building or home.
  • Prune trees and shrubs.
  • Apply pesticides, herbicides, and fungicides to get rid of pests, fungus, and diseases that destroy plants.
  • Plan landscaping projects, including the installation of fountains, which plants or flowers to install, and outlying structures such as gazebos or walkways.
  • Schedule work for crew and check for weather conditions before convening.
  • Enforce contract agreements.
  • Identify possible pest problems and solutions.
  • Prepare cost estimates.
  • Order work and repairs.
  • Mow lawns with riding lawnmowers or manual mowers.
  • Whack weeds, trim bushes, and edge lawns using a variety of machines.
  • Perform routine maintenance duties such as applying plaster, fixing fountains, and other duties.
  • Sweep walkway of debris.
  • Cut down tree limbs that are posing a danger.
  • Trim shrubs and pull weeds.
  • Perform minor repairs and maintenance procedures on equipment utilized in groundskeeping.
  • Install fountains.
  • Hire, train, and supervise groundskeeping staff.