Riveter Consulting Group is now hiring a Landscape Gardener for two properties one in Beverly Hills and one in Malibu CA . The Landscape Gardener will be responsible for day-to-day landscape gardening for the maintenance and upkeep of the grounds of the Property, including irrigation, planting, pruning, shaping, fertilizing, pest management, and overall health and well-being of the landscape and hardscape on the Property.

Responsible for day-to-day landscape gardening for the maintenance and upkeep of the grounds of the Property, including irrigation, planting, pruning, shaping, fertilizing, pest management, and overall health and well-being of the landscape and hardscape on the Property.

Schedule

Mon – Friday 6 or 7 am until 3 pm

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for day-to-day maintenance and upkeep of the grounds of the Property, including the following functions:
  • Assist to maintain the irrigation system to operational standards and report any problems immediately to the Landscape Manager
  • Maintain all lawns to specified heights and requirements using the assigned equipment
  • Prune and shape hedges and shrubs to the design specifications and as directed by the Landscape Manager
  • Assist with the implementation of a fertilization program for all areas of the grounds by measuring and applying the appropriate amounts, types, and applications for lawns, ground covers, shrubs, and trees
  • Maintain and implement a plan for pest management for all types of pests that may be found in the estate grounds
  • Assist to maintain and implement clean and tidy property grounds free from leaves, debris, and soils by executing a daily site cleanliness program
  • Monitor and communicate soil conditions, both wet and dry, to the Landscape Manager and report any problems immediately to the Landscape Manager
  • Provide office support by assisting with landscape record keeping, updating maintenance documents, and documenting work progress
  • Maintain all equipment, storage and service areas, and landscape products in a highly clean, organized, and consolidated manner and report any problems
    immediately to the Landscape Manager
  • Maintain all hardscape to a level of no stains or problems within your control and report any problems to the Landscape Manager
  • Other related duties as assigned by the Landscape Manager, Director of Landscape Operations, and the Chief of Staff

Minimum Qualifications: Experience, Skills, and Certifications:

  • Significant proven experience as a Landscape Gardener
  • Working knowledge of landscape and hardscape maintenance practices and techniques
  • Working knowledge of supplies and equipment used in landscape and hardscape maintenance
  • Possess valid unrestricted driver’s license, adequate vehicle insurance coverage, and vehicle for use in performing job duties and travel among the Properties

Expected Work Habits:

  • Be prompt and on time for all meetings, scheduled work, and all timelines established by the Landscape Manager
  • Organized, efficient, punctual, reliable, proactive, self-starter
  • Personable and able to work with various individuals effectively
  • Flexibility, integrity, and creative problem-solving skills
  • Must have and express a positive approach to problems and situations that may arise

Physical Demands and Requirements:

  • Able for full-time active landscape work in and around the grounds of the Property
  • Able to work in various weather conditions
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs. safely on a consistent basis
  • Must be able to work on various slopes, grades and on various surfaces including lawns, tarps, concrete, soil, mulched areas, and other hardscape
  • Able to reach, bend, stoop, lift, carry, move typical landscape items including furniture
  • Able to use stairways, landscape ladders, or step stool
  • Able to operate all landscape and grounds equipment and furnishings, and equipment, tools, and appliances for maintenance and upkeep of the Property
  • Able to tolerate normal exposure to typical landscape, hardscape, and pest control chemicals, equipment noise, and daily exposure to elements
  • Able to use a standard computer, telephone and related equipment for communication and recordkeeping
  • Able to provide limited on-call availability and responsiveness during non-business hours
  • Able to travel to local destinations without personal assistance
  • Compliance with the COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

Compensation

DOE, minimum starting pay is $36/$37/hr + Platinum Benefits plans including 401(k), Medical, dental, and Vision, and bonuses