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Business Unit:
TruGreen LandCare

Title:
Supervisor (Driver)

Location:
CA - Santa Clara - 6232

City:
Santa Clara

Metro Area:
San Francisco/Oakland/San Jose

State:
CA

Postal Code:
95050

Branch Number:
6232

Requisition Number:
973017

First Open Date:
09/21/2011

Post Date:
09/21/2011

Description:
An Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer – AA/EOE/M/F/D/V

Job Title: Supervisor (Driver)
At TruGreen LandCare, we do so much more than care for commercial landscaping. With integrity and a culturally diverse workforce, we help create and maintain beautiful natural environments for our customers. Through our high level of integrity and respect, we also help provide our customers something you can’t put a price tag on – confidence. That’s how we’ve become the nation’s largest and most respected provider of commercial lawn and landscape services.

Headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee, we operate more than 60 branches throughout the country. Our highly trained professionals are committed to providing the highest quality service to each and every customer we do business with.

At TruGreen LandCare, we maintain a working culture that fosters the highest standards of integrity, respect and professionalism. We seek those whose character is exemplary and provide them with a unique combination of independence, support, encouragement and opportunities for ongoing development and growth.

Summary Supervises and coordinates the activities of crews on the maintenance of grounds for industrial, commercial, or public properties and other installation/enhancement activities by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate crew members (Laborers).
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Drives crew to/from/between worksites where needed.
Assigns daily tasks to crew.
Ensures crews compliance with quality and safety standards.
Trains and evaluates the effectiveness of crews.
Monitors proper use of required personal protective equipment on crew.
Ensures proper use, care and inventory of company vehicles, equipment and tools assigned

to/used by assigned crew.

Communicates crew performance concerns to Area/Enhancement/Arbor/Irrigation Manager
with recommendations for corrective action.
Monitor irrigation systems on properties where working to ensure adequate, efficient irrigation

on site. Communicate damage or improvement needs to manager.
Fill out daily paperwork, including time sheets, timely and accurately.
Facilitate conflict resolution between crew members.
Works around and operates hand tools and mechanical machinery used for landscape

maintenance.
Cuts lawns.
Trims and edges around walks, flower beds, and walls.
Prunes shrubs and trees to shape and improve growth or remove damaged leaves, branches, or

twigs.
Sprays lawn, shrubs, and trees with fertilizer, herbicides, and insecticides.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities (continued)
Rakes and bags leaves.
Cleans grounds and removes litter.
Prepares and grades terrain.
Seeds and sods lawns.
Installs and/or moves and transplants trees, shrubs, and other plant material on current

maintenance and enhancement jobs and properties.

Digs trenches for irrigation systems or piping and supports irrigation technician or manager in
the installation of the irrigation systems.
Remove tree brush after tree trimmers prune, cut and shape trees.
Plants grass, flowers, trees, and shrubs.
Waters lawn and shrubs.
Cleans out drainage ditches and culverts.
Sharpens tools such as weed cutters, edging tools, and shears.
Makes minor repairs on equipment such as lawn mower, spreader, and snow removal

equipment.

Depending on geographic seasonality, may be required to shovel snow from walks and
driveways and spread salt on public passage ways to prevent ice buildup.
Trims and removes trees from client properties.


Supervisory Responsibilities
Directly supervises 3 - 5 employees on crews. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; escalating complaints or issues to management that surface on the crews.
Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Language Skills
Ability to read, write and speak English proficiently enough to read, comprehend and complete required driver or regulatory forms and reports, employment forms, read and interpret road signs, and speak to law enforcement officials when needed. Depending on geographic location, may be required to speak fluent Spanish.

Reasoning Ability
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out oral instructions. Ability to deal with standardized situations with only occasional or no variables.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Current Driver's License.
Depending on geographic location, pesticide license may be required or desired.


Other Skills and Abilities
Flexibility Adaptability Strong customer focus
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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit and climb or balance. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts; outside weather conditions; extreme cold and extreme heat. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; fumes or airborne particles and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.



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