Landscaping & Groundskeeping Workers


Landscape or maintain grounds of property using hand or power tools or equipment. Workers typically perform a variety of tasks, which may include any combination of the following: sod laying, mowing, trimming, planting, watering, fertilizing, digging, raking, sprinkler installation, and installation of mortarless segmental concrete masonry wall units.
Also called: Grounds Maintenance Worker, Grounds Worker, Groundskeeper, Outside Maintenance Worker

Knowledge:

    Arts and Humanities
  • English language
    Business
  • customer service
    Math and Science
  • chemistry

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • talking to others
    Social
  • changing what is done based on other people's actions

Abilites:

    Hand and Finger Use
  • hold or move items with your hands
  • keep your arm or hand steady
    Endurance
  • exercise for a long time without getting out of breath

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Attention to Detail
  • Integrity
  • Cooperation
  • Self Control
  • Dependability
  • Achievement/Effort

Technology:

    Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel
    Electronic mail software
  • IBM Notes
    Office suite software
  • Microsoft Office

Education:

    no high school diploma/GED
    certificate after high school
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