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Welcome to Grasshoppers Career page!  At Grasshoppers, we believe in cultivating positive and supportive relationships with our employees.  It’s important for us to make sure our employees feel valued and appreciated for their hard work. Our goal is to ensure our employees have everything they need to be successful at their job and in their careers.

  • Competitive Wages
  • Medical Insurance
  • Paid Holidays and Vacation
  • Paid Overtime
  • Safety Training
  • 100% of Life($25k), Accidental Death, Short Term and Long Term Disability
  • Uniforms for onsite workers

Current Job Openings


Job Summary
This position requires the supervising, overseeing, and managing of projects on the job site. The Tree Crew Leader must be able to provide quality and consistency of product and service delivery. This role requires the individual to be self-motivated, constantly seeking to build strong relationships with customers, educate customers in Arbor care and at the same time address concerns, and be proactive in recognizing sales opportunities. The Tree Crew Leader is responsible for leading, guiding and directing a tree crew to complete projects safely and on time.
The Tree Crew leader reports to the Operations Manager, who reports to the Vice President of Operations. The Tree Crew Leader also supervises a tree crew team.

Education, Experience and Skill Requirements
A high school diploma or equivalent is preferred. ISA certification is preferred. Must have 2 years+ experience as an Arboriculture professional. Being bilingual in English and Spanish is a plus. Must be able to perform routine maintenance on related specialized equipment. Must be skilled in the operations of Arbor related equipment requires knowledge and experience that entails moderate difficulty of operation. Requires a high level of focus on safety. Responsible for operating specialized equipment safely and efficiently. Must possess a valid Florida driver’s license and must meet company driving standards. Must have basic reading, writing, arithmetic, and communication skills. Must have the ability to work dutifully without constant supervision. Must be able to compose concise and persuasive verbal and written explanations of work performed and observations. Strong interpersonal people skills required. Must meet company drug screen requirements. Necessary characteristics include but are include but are not limited to, being friendly, professional, paying attention-to-detail, and taking pride in your work.
Essential Duties

  • Maintain a professional appearance and provide a positive company image to the public.
  • Inspect projects to identify potential hazards or safety issues to be corrected before starting.
  • Understand directions and routing to be most efficient and effective.
  • Maintain exceptional service by performing projects dutifully and timely.
  • Demonstrate competence in identifying, diagnosing, and working through arboricultural issues associated with projects before, during, and after completion.
  • Demonstrates excellent customer service practices as defined by company standards.
  • Prepare and present quotes/proposals to existing and potential customers.
    Identify and resolve client concerns in the field and defer all unresolved issues to management.
  • Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds.
  • Must be able to drive a company vehicle safely and courteously.
  • Must stay compliant with all company and state/federal safety standards.
  • Must report any damage to equipment and/or vehicles due to accidents or negligence.
  • Property always maintain vehicles and equipment and kept clean.
  • Participate in training events such as seminars and other meetings.
  • Provide on-the-job training to new crew members
  • Perform various duties as assigned.
  • Physical/Mental Demands

Must be able to work with all necessary tools and equipment. The ability to endure frequent extreme temperatures is required. Constant hearing, seeing, and mental awareness is required. Frequent walking, standing, bending, reaching, grasping, handling of small and large items and equipment, carrying tools, sitting while driving, pulling, pushing, lifting heavier items (over 30 pounds), hand-eye-coordination, gross motor coordination, and manual dexterity is required. Occasional talking, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, climbing, and ladder usage is required.

Typical Work Conditions and Schedule
Tree crew leaders work outdoors, with occasional contact with customers. They are exposed to all types of weather conditions. Work involves daily local travel, to current and potential projects. Must be willing to work a flexible schedule. Required to work Saturdays if necessary, to complete all work in any given month. Work is full time, and five to six days per week.

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Job Summary

Perform maintenance of lawns, landscapes and cleanups. Perform all tasks of operations including but
not limited to mowing, line/string trimming, blowing, leaf and debris removal, weeding, edging, hedging,
raking, mulch installation and annual installation. Proper use of safety equipment and Personal
Protective Equipment and ergonomic practices.
The Lawn Maintenance Technician reports to the Foreman, who reports to the Maintenance Supervisor.

Education, Experience and Skill Requirements

A high school diploma or equivalent is preferred. Being bilingual in English and Spanish is a plus.
Maintenance Experience is preferred. A valid driver’s license is a plus, must me Grasshoppers Driving
Standards. Must possess strong organization skills and high quality of customer service. Must follow
directions and process/procedures. Must possess a high level of communication skills.

Essential Duties

  • Review schedules of clients & labor force
  • Prep Trucks & equipment
  • Follow Inventory Procedures
  • Openly receive training for field needs, safety, equipment, technique, etc.
  • Operations, quality control, punctuality, and safety
  • Performing landscape and maintenance tasks on client properties
  • Perform work contracted to be implemented efficiently and according to the contracted specifications
  • Perform maintenance of lawns, landscapes and cleanups
  • Perform all tasks of operations including but not limited to mowing, line trimming, blowing, leaf and debris removal, weeding, edging, hedging, raking, mulch installation and annual installations
  • Proper use of safety equipment and Personal Protective Equipment and ergonomic practices
  • Communicate customer opportunities immediately with the client’s Account Representative
  • Complete all job site reports and report all sales opportunities
  • Prepare for the next day’s jobs every evening
  • Unloading/loading equipment and materials
  • Wash dirty equipment {including all mower decks} and return to approved storage location.
  • Reportdamaged or broken equipment to management immediately.
  • Fill trucks, mowers, equipment, and cans with fuel in preparation for the next day (or as necessary)
  • Ensure all vehicles and equipment are maintained properly according to the Grasshoppers maintenance & schedule
  • Strict adherence to the company’s employee manual & procedures as required from all employees

Physical/Mental Demands

Must be able to work with all necessary tools and equipment. The ability to endure frequent extreme
temperatures is required. Constant hearing, seeing, and mental awareness is required. Frequent
walking, standing, bending, reaching, grasping, handling of small and large items and equipment,
carrying tools, sitting while driving, pulling, pushing, lifting heavier items (over 30 pounds), hand-eye-
coordination, gross motor coordination, and manual dexterity is required. Occasional talking, stooping,
kneeling, crouching, crawling, climbing, and ladder usage is required.
Typical Work Conditions and Schedule

Maintenance Crew Members work outdoors, with occasional contact with customers. They are exposed
to all types of weather conditions. Work involves daily local travel, to current and potential projects.
Must be willing to work a flexible schedule. Required to work Saturdays if necessary, to complete all
work in any given month. Work is full time, and five to six days per week.

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Job Summary

This position requires the transport, handling, mixing and application of pesticides, herbicides and fertilizers to residential and commercial properties. The lawn technician must be able to manage an assigned pool of customers by providing quality and consistency of product and service delivery. This role requires the individual be self-motivated, constantly seeking to build strong relationships with customers, keep customers educated in regard to their lawn and ornamental problems, be able to come up with solutions to customers’ concerns, and be pro­ active in recognizing potential difficulties.

The lawn technician reports to the Division Manager, who reports to the VP of Operations, and does not supervise any employees.

Education, Experience and Skill Requirements

A high school diploma or equivalent is preferred. Basic reading, writing, arithmetic, and communication skills are a must. Technicians must have the ability to work dutifully without constant supervision. Must be able to compose concise and persuasive verbal and written explanations of work performed and observations. Strong interpersonal skills are required. Must possess a valid driver’s license and meet company driving standards. Must be able to speak and communicate in English. Must meet company drug screen and background check requirements. Must be capable of learning and building rapport with customers. Necessary characteristics include but are not limited to, being friendly, professional, paying attention-to­ detail, and taking pride in your work.

Essential Duties

  • Maintain a professional appearance and provide a positive company image to the public.
  • Inspect property to identify potential and existing pest, pathogenic, or cultural problems in landscape ornamentals and turf grass.
  • Understand directions, be able to read a map book, and route scheduled and/or assigned stops effectively and efficiently.
  • Maintain customer accounts by performing scheduled services dutifully and timely.
  • Demonstrate competence in identification, diagnosis, and treatment of insect, disease, weed and cultural issues associated with the normal cycle of turf grass and ornamentals in residential and commercial properties within a three-week training period.
  • Demonstrate excellent customer service practices as defined by company standards.
  • Prepare presentations, proposals and sales contracts to existing and potential customers.
  • Establish and maintain potential and current client relationships.
  • Prepare paperwork to certify and maintain performed services.
  • Maintain account services through quality checks, service calls, and follow ups.
  • Identify and resolve client concerns in the field and defer all unresolved issues to management.
  • Communicate new product and service opportunities, special developments, information, or feedback gathered through field activity to appropriate company staff.
  • Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds.
  • Must be able to drive a company vehicle safely and courteously.
  • Follow all labels. Only use and apply products as directed.
  • Must stay compliant with all company and state/federal safety standards.
  • Report any damage due to treatment, additional concern, or unsuccessful treatment to management.
  • Properly always maintain vehicles and equipment and keep clean.
  • Participate in training events such as seminars, rallies and other meetings.
  • Provide on-the-job training to new lawn technicians, and service consultants.
  • Assist other technicians with their routes, as needed.
  • Perform other various duties as assigned.

Physical/Mental Demands

Must be able to work with all necessary chemicals, pesticides, herbicides, and fertilizers. The ability to endure frequent extreme temperatures is required. Constant hearing, seeing, and mental alertness is required. Frequent walking, standing, bending, reaching, grasping, handling small items and equipment, carrying tools, sitting while driving, pulling, pushing, lifting heavier items (over 30 pounds), hand-eye­ coordination, gross motor coordination, and manual dexterity is required. Occasional talking, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling in small spaces, climbing, and ladder usage is required. Must be able to wear a respirator. Must be clean shaven.

Typical Work Conditions and Schedule

Lawn technicians work outdoors, with frequent contact with customers. They are exposed to all types of weather conditions. Constant exposure to chemicals, products, and fertilizers. Work involves daily local travel, to current and potential customers. Must be willing to work a flexible schedule. Required to work every third Saturday, but additional Saturday time may occasionally be required if necessary, to finish all the work in any given month. Work is full-time, and five to six days per week.

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 If you are interested in working for Grasshoppers but there isn’t a specific job opening that suits you.  Simply submit your resume or fill out the online application for general consideration.

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