(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Professional Summary

Industrious Landscaper offering 42 years of demonstrated success in landscaping sphere. Trained in landscaping and all equipment use. Committed to punctuality, efficiency and adaptability. Ingenious Supervisor versed in performing diverse tasks, including cutting lawns, designing front and backyards and applying fertilizers and pesticides. Bringing 42 years of comprehensive experience in landscaping and groundskeeping. Excellent communication, time management and multitasking skills. Hardworking Gardener skilled in designing and maintaining landscaping work for diverse customers. Well-versed in keeping business operations cost-effective and customer satisfaction high. Effectively used power tools and equipment to maintain healthy plants. History of working alone or with performance-oriented team to complete more than various weekly jobs. Creative Landscaper with 42 years of experience in creating attractive, healthy landscapes for businesses and residences. Skillful in weeding, watering and fertilizing plant beds, planting new trees and maintaining irrigation systems. Proven history of operating all ground and gardening equipment safely and efficiently. Senior leader in landscaping business with documented track record of creating aesthetically-pleasing exterior landscapes. Expert in selecting sustainable materials to create low-impact design. Horticulturist knowledgeable of native plant species and special plantings. Experienced Landscaper with over 42 years of experience in Landscaping. Excellent reputation for resolving problems and improving customer satisfaction.

  • Project presentation
  • Grounds maintenance
  • Weeding Gardens
  • Watering Lawns and Trees
  • Trimming and Weeding
  • Transplanting and Potting Plants
  • Sprinkler System Knowledge
  • Planting Flowers and Bushes
  • Lawn Aeration
  • Landscaping Plans
  • Hedge Walls
  • Decorative Stone Installation
  • Project Estimation and Bidding
  • Landscape Equipment Operation
  • Diverse Plant Knowledge
  • Safety and compliance
  • Debris removal
  • Budgeting
  • Project Management
Ogden High School Ogden UT, Expected in 05/1975 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Work History
Joe Rivera - Joe's Landscaping
City, STATE, 05/1975 - Current
  • Installed underground sprinkler systems to provide grass and greenery with adequate water supply.
  • Planted bulbs, trees, bushes and flowers for residential and commercial clients.
  • Used trimmers and chainsaws for grounds maintenance, to clear brush and for tree removal.
  • Cared for lawns by mulching, aerating, weeding, grubbing and trimming and edging around walks, walls and flower beds.
  • Assisted with weekly project planning and crew scheduling.
  • Monitored weekly and daily scheduled tasks to achieve workflow efficiency.
  • Enhanced visibility and improved shapes of trees and bushes with proper pruning.
  • Applied weed-control and pest-killing chemicals to lawns to protect growth and improve attractiveness.
  • Diagnosed problems with equipment and performed regular maintenance to keep equipment functional.
  • Completed all timesheets and [Type] paperwork on time and accurately to maintain up-to-date files.
  • Mixed and sprayed fertilizers, herbicides and insecticides onto shrubs, trees and grass to maintain soil fertility and defend against weeds and insects.
  • Removed overgrowth, hazards and debris from common pathways to improve usability.
  • Worked with customers to develop designer landscaping plans with budgets in excess of $[Amount].
  • Trimmed greenery, shrubs and hedges to maintain uniform appearance.
  • Cultivated soil and added fertilizer, compost and amendments.
  • Provided upkeep to residential work sites, including hedge and shrub trimming.
  • Operated landscaping equipment with focus on safety and efficiency.
  • Rearranged planting beds and flower gardens seasonally.
  • Performed multiple landscaping tasks, including planting, watering, mulching and edging.
  • Used shears, pruners and chainsaws to prune and trim hedges and shrubs.
  • Maintained grounds including trimming, weeding and general clean-up.
  • Installed stonework according to landscape design plan and client specifications.
  • Used gardening tools, including shovels and rakes to apply mulch for protection.
  • Maximized water conservation by checking sprinkler spray angles and testing performance of digital controllers.
  • Followed planned landscaping designs to determine locations for sod, sown grass, flowers and foliage.
  • Answered questions and addressed concerns from customers, typically returning voice mail messages within one hours.
  • Removed and disposed of plant debris from work sites to keep areas safe and well-organized.
  • Maintained routine landscaping schedules to boost lawn health and keep facilities neat and well-groomed.
  • Mulched gardens, placed sod and adjusted soils to provide optimal growth potential.
  • Reviewed plans and designs to verify completeness of grounds work.
Joe Rivea - Joe Claire Handyman
City, STATE, 05/1975 - 04/2021
  • Completed various repair projects on time and under budget, resulting in 80% increase in new client referrals.
  • Used various equipment to remove snow and sprinkled rock salt on walkways to prevent falls.
  • Prepared for new painting by removing previous materials with seam-cleaning, sandblasting, scraping and sanding.
  • Performed minor wall repair to maintain walls, including installing drywall and repairing and applying wallpaper.
  • Inspected fire extinguisher equipment to maintain safe environment for workers or residents.
  • Removed outdoor debris, including yard clippings into receptacles to properly maintain grounds.
  • Finalized work on building systems by completing basic carpentry and other finish work.
  • Kept tool, material and equipment inventory updated.
  • Sanitized restrooms using such chemicals as ammonia to reduce spread of germs.
  • Properly refurbished furniture and ordered new pieces when needed.
  • Reviewed technical documentation to complete equipment maintenance and repair.
  • Performed basic landscaping tasks, such as mowing, snow plowing, gardening, pulling weeds and watering lawns for 5000 square foot facility.
  • Provided facility inspection and maintenance to achieve superior levels of cleanliness and upkeep.
  • Removed and repaired carpet and wood flooring.
  • Investigated various problems per week and managed solutions accordingly.
  • Responded to maintenance requests in various property with great speed and efficiency.
  • Reduced opportunities for theft and trespassers by securing all entrances and exits.
  • Performed basic electrical work and plumbing repairs such as installing new toilets, removing electrical wires, unclogging drains and maintaining gutters.
  • Maintained restroom functionality by repairing leaking faucets, clogged toilets and other equipment.
Hill Air Force Base - Supervisor, Tool Control, Sheet Metal Mechanic
City, STATE, 12/1986 - 02/2014
  • Applied strong leadership talents and problem-solving skills to maintain team efficiency and organize workflows to meet any daily demand.
  • Oversaw talented team of 15 Supervisor by actively communicating project information, remedying issues and delivering positive feedback.
  • Evaluated employee performance monthly and coached and trained accordingly, increasing quality of work and employee retention.
  • Helped team operate efficiently by keeping supplies, tools and equipment organized.
  • Set and managed schedules to give proper coverage to required areas and meet customer service demands.
  • Handled customer complaints, resolved issues and adjusted policies to meet changing needs.
  • Interviewed, hired and trained new employees for maintenance position.

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