Lawn Technician Apprentice
9600 Newton Ave S
Bloomington, MN 55431
Applicator Apprentice Job Description:
No experience necessary. Applicator apprentice must be able to speak and read English due to Department of Agriculture requirements on reading pesticide labels. They will contribute in other areas of the company as needed. Higher end of the pay range will be given depending on relevant manual labor experience, people with driver’s licenses and being bi-lingual (spanish and english) and people with pesticide license. Willing to show interest in improving quality. May possess other qualities relevant to our work that add value. Must be able to take direction without complaint, work long hours when needed (occasionally 12 hours or more) and lift 50lbs repeatedly. Must be available on weekends when necessary.
Main tasks include aiding Applicator in all tasks of applying fertilizer and weed control products. Spreading seed, aerating (both push and ride on), edging and any other tasks as requested by the Applicator as well as other tasks relevant to lawn care, landscaping and snow removal. Entering all materials and job times. Being alert while en route to the next job and helping the Applicator with navigation.
Secondary tasks include studying for and passing pesticide certification exam, learning to drive a truck and trailer. Understanding the process and being able to speak about it with customers. Learning to become an applicator.
Since 2007 LUNSETH has steadily grown by focusing on quality service, consistent communication and professional standards. Our services include commercial lawn/snow, landscape enhancements and organic lawn care services, mainly in the SW Twin Cities area. We treat our employees like family and host many grill outs and company outings. We take Covid seriously and have policies in place to protect our workers. Safety is a high priority at LUNSETH.
We are the industry leader in organic turf management and emphasize educated and ethical management of lawns. We welcome people from all backgrounds, especially those who want to help a small and rapidly growing company flourish into a smooth and efficient machine. The two most important goals of LUNSETH is customer satisfaction and ethical practices.
Please respond to this job posting and either include your resume or write a a few sentences about why you’re interested in this job.
Spencer at 612-559-8158