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Experience: installing brick pavers and hardscapes, irrigation systems, grading, landscape lighting, water features, hydroseed, drainage systems, and running heavy machinery
Experience: with zero turn mowers, weed whip, and commercial lawn mowing pay starts at $14.55
Requirements: Ability to lift 50+ pounds, on call 24/7 depending on weather, able to use a shovel/snow blower/or other snow removal equipment, willingness to work in all weather conditions, may have to work nights, holidays, and weekends
7 groundskeeping workers needed for temporary, seasonal, full-time employment.
Duties: To maintain grounds of public or private property using equipment (hand, & power tools, vehicles and powered equipment), including but not limited to hand tools-shovels, rakes, pruning tools, spreaders, picks, sprayers/hoses, brush or hedge trimmers, axes, or saws; vehicles/powered equipment- tractors, mowers, vehicles, saws, equipment that moves dirt, weed whips. Workers will be maintaining, repairing, and upgrading grounds, equipment, and buildings as needed, including but not limited to laying sod, mowing, trimming, planting, watering, digging, raking, installing sprinklers, installation of mortarless segmental concrete masonry units, and repairing and maintaining equipment, grounds, and buildings.
Requirements: No education is required. 3 months prior work experience is required. Must be able to tolerate extreme temperatures, loud noises, lift heavy equipment and exhibit stamina. Must be able to operate equipment sober. Capable of extensive pushing, pulling, waling, and stooping. The employer will provide on-the-job training in the proper use and maintenance of landscaping power tools and equipment. Employer will provide training on job for duties that will be required at each job site. The employer will provide workers, at no charge, all tools, supplies, and equipment required to perform the job. Must have a valid driver’s license. 35+ hours per week, dependent on weather and need, normally Monday – Friday 8:00AM until 4:30 PM. Each worker will have a 30-minute lunch break. Work on Saturdays may be required. Workers are needed to begin work on 4/01/2021 through 11/30/2021. Applicant must be able, willing, qualified to perform work described, and must be available for the entire period specified and work throughout all areas of intended employment. Employer will ask the applicant for a verbal commitment to work the entire stated period. Do not apply if you do not think you can pass a post-hire random drug screening (at employer’s expense). Employer may conduct an interview over the phone.
Work will be performed at multiple work sites throughout the Howell area including the counties of Washtenaw, Oakland and Livingston. Travel between the worker's residence and the main office is not compensated, however, worker will be paid during travel between work sites. Employer will provide all daily transportation from the main office at 2960 Harvest Dr. Howell, Michigan 48843 to and from the work sites. Employer will also provide each work crew with daily transportation between the work site locations in Washtenaw, Livingston and Oakland counties which are all within a 10-mile radius of each other.
Workers will be paid no less than 14.95 per hour. Overtime hours may be available and will vary depending on weather or extra work not completed during a normal workday and will begin once the worker has worked more than 40 hours/week. Overtime will be paid at $ 22.43 per hour. The employer will use a single workweek as its standard for computing wages due. Workers will be paid on Monday (bi-weekly) by check. The employer will make all deductions from the worker's paycheck required by law. The employer guarantees to offer work for hours equal to at least three-fourths of the workdays in each 12-week period of the total employment period. Workers will be reimbursed in the first workweek for all visa, visa processing, border crossing and other related fees, including those mandated by the government (except passport fees). Management, at its sole discretion, may elect to provide workers with bonuses at any time during their seasonal employment for any reason, but mainly for work performance, skill, and tenure.
Lodging is available in rental housing at a rate of $50 per person, per week for workers that cannot reasonably return to their original residence daily. In the event this option is utilized the amount of $100.00 will be deducted on a bi-weekly basis from the worker’s paycheck.
If the worker completes 50 percent of the work contract period, the employer will reimburse the worker for transportation and subsistence from the place of recruitment to the place of work. Upon completion of the work contract or where the worker is dismissed earlier, the employer will provide or pay for worker's reasonable costs of return transportation and subsistence back home or to the place the worker originally departed to work, except where the worker will not return due to subsequent employment with another employer or where the employer has appropriately reported a worker's voluntary abandonment of employment. The amount of transportation payment or reimbursement will be equal to the most economical and reasonable common carrier for the distances involved. Should the employee request a less economical form or transportation they may be required to pay the difference or management may decide to pay the full cost. Daily meals will be provided at a rate of at least $ 12.68/day during travel to a maximum of $55.00/day with receipts.