Yardworx Outdoor Services

Detail Gardener

Part-Time in Rogers, MN

The Detail Gardener position is responsible for maintaining gardens, landscape beds and raised planters at various commercial & high-end residential properties in the Twin Cities North & West Metro. Schedule will vary and is relatively flexible. This position is a part time with the potential to be full time if desired. The Detail Gardener must be self-motivated and detail oriented. As Yardworx gardening demand grows there will be ample opportunity for advancement within the organization.

The Detail Gardener must be comfortable operating hand tools, small power tools, sprayers, and Gator utility vehicles or UTV’s. They must also have a valid Driver’s License and be approved to drive company vehicles.

Job Description:

80% Perform maintenance work on customers properties:

  • • Plant and transplant bulbs, plants, shrubs.
  • • Prune trees and shrubs, stake and transplant small trees;
  • • Prepare soil for new annual and perennial beds, maintain perennial beds
  • • Move ornamental rocks and other accessories into gardens, build garden fences, etc.
  • • Apply wood chips, mulch, cut grass, dig up turf when needed
  • • Water planters, gardens, landscape beds and grounds as required

10% Apply fertilizers & soil amendments

  • • Apply liquid fertilizers with the use of a back-pack or hand sprayer. Spread granular fertilizers and soil amendments using spreaders and measured amounts.
  • • Wear safety equipment as instructed by the label and supervisor.

10% Operate grounds maintenance equipment

  • • Operate gas powered weed whip, blowers, Gators, and use other miscellaneous electrical tools to perform garden maintenance.
  • And other tasks as assigned.