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Landscape Maintenance Crewmember- Residential SE Portland

Dennis’ 7 Dees has been in operation since 1956, providing a wide spectrum of landscaping services including residential, commercial and even four garden centers that sell plants and provide service alternatives for DIYer’s. We pride ourselves not only on the services we offer but also on the people we bring in to join us in delivering those services; the business and culture we built on family tradition, quality plants, exceptional service and commitment to our community will provide you with the career path with which to do it.

Position Summary

This is an entry level position within our residential landscape maintenance department; daily tasks are mowing, trimming, edging and weeding customer’s yards.  This position is based out of our SE Portland office.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • General knowledge of landscape maintenance
  • Basic knowledge and skills with hand and power equipment used in basic landscape maintenance.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with supervisors and co-workers
  • Ability to work effectively with strong, diverse personalities
  • Strong conflict resolution skills
  • Operation and Control — Controlling operations of equipment or systems

Education and Experience

Preferred- 1 year of landscape maintenance experience



  1. Maintain customer’s landscapes including lawns and beds per Foreman’s guidance.
  2. Gather and remove litter
  3. Use hand tools, such as shovels, rakes, pruning saws, saws, hedge or brush trimmers, and other landscape maintenance equipment as needed.
  4. Perform work requiring the use of hand tools, power tools, spray packs and mowing equipment to complete assigned tasks.
  5. Ensure company vehicle and equipment are operated and maintained properly, including but not limited to initiating any action needed to remedy malfunctioning or unsafe equipment.
  6. Water lawns, trees, or plants, using portable sprinkler systems, hoses, or watering cans if required.
  7. Prune or trim trees, shrubs or hedges, using shears, pruners or chain saws.
  8. Attend all meetings and work items in a timely manner, as required by the Foreman.
  9. General housekeeping of shop and yard
  10. Work safely
  11. Adhere to uniform and PPE guidelines
  12. Understand and comply with all company policies
  13. Regular attendance and punctual for scheduled shift
  14. Perform other related duties as assigned

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Able to lift up to 50 pounds, regularly
  • Stand, walk, lift, and bend entire shift (10 hours)
  • Push/guide mower throughout the day
  • Climb/step in/out of truck bed
  • Carry buckets weighing between 10 and 50 pounds
  • Maneuver on foot in all site conditions (muddy, rocky, slope, etc).

Work Environment

Must be able to work outside in all weather conditions (rain, sun, heat, cold, mud, dusty)

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