Lawn Service Worker
Cultivate lawns, using power aerator and thatcher and chemicals.
Data from U.S. Department of Labor
What do Lawn Service Workers do?
Cultivates lawns, using power aerator and thatcher and chemicals according to specifications: Lifts dead leaves and grass from between growing grass and soil, using thatcher. Pierces soil to make holes for fertilizer and water, using aerator. Presses aerator fork into soil and pulls rake through grass to cultivate areas not accessible to machines. Distributes granulated fertilizers, pesticides, and fungicides on lawn, using spreader. Records services rendered, materials used, and charges assessed on specified form. Transports thatcher, aerator, tools, and materials to and from job site, using truck with hydraulic lift-gate. May care for athletic field turf and be designated Athletic Turf Worker.
Should I be a Lawn Service Worker?
You should have
degree or higher and share these traits:
You pay close attention to all the little details.
You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.
Also known as:
Lawn Caretaker, Lawn Maintenance Worker, Lawn Mower, Lawn Mower Operator, Lawn Sprinkler Servicer, Sod Layer
How to become a Lawn Service Worker
Most Lawn Service Workers have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field.
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