landscape laborer resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Enthusiastic Highway Maintenance Worker with extensive expertise in repairing and cleaning roadways. A safety-conscious individual offering exemplary communication and interpersonal skills. Looking to tackle new challenges with a company that values a strong work ethic. Flexible hard worker ready to learn and contribute to team success. Dependable driver with over 6 years in transportation industry. Committed to completing each job quickly, efficiently and safely. Experience in distribution environment with in-depth knowledge of DOT regulations.

  • Interpersonal and written communication
  • Safety procedures
  • Traffic control
  • Shoulder repairs
  • Snow and ice removal
  • Traffic sign installation
  • Fluent in Spanish
  • Friendly, positive attitude
  • Safe machinery operation
  • Skilled forklift operator
  • Excellent sense of direction
  • Pallet jack and hand truck operation
  • Applying fertilizer
  • Using hand tools
  • Shoveling snow from walkways
  • Landscape maintenance
  • Safety measures
  • Leadership
Landscape Laborer, 03/2020 to Current
Rentokil InitialAberdeen, SD,
  • Planted flowers, bushes, shrubs, trees and grass.
  • Operated and maintained basic landscaping equipment and vehicles.
  • Removed and properly disposed of debris to maintain worksite safety.
  • Trimmed around trees and bushes.
  • Edged lawns and flowerbeds using gas-powered and rotary edging tools.
  • Operated landscaping equipment to maintain grounds and remove trees.
  • Maintained garden areas and landscaping greenery to enhance property appearance and plant health.
  • Used zero-turn, traditional riding lawn mowers and self-propelled mowers to mow residential and commercial lawns.
  • Cleared pathways of overgrowth, debris and snow to reduce hazards.
  • Pruned trees and bushes to improve visibility and shapes.
  • Eliminated undesirable weeds and pests by physically removing problems or applying chemicals.
  • Trimmed shrubbery and trees to help plants produce more flowers and fruit to benefit wildlife.
  • Used hand-held tools to maintain green spaces.
  • Arranged shrubs and flowers to create landscape effects.
  • Applied weed and pest control chemicals to protect customer lawns.
  • Applied fertilizers and pesticides to lawns and grounds to control weeds, reduce insect infestation and maintain soil fertility.
Highway Maintenance Worker, 05/2019 to Current
State Of IndianaElkhart, IN,
  • Operated heavy machinery with extreme care and caution, following specific employer guidelines for safety.
  • Assisted with roadway projects and highway repairs by controlling traffic patterns.
  • Cleared snow, ice and other debris from highways to maintain road safety.
  • Repaired roadway signs, fences and other structures.
  • Erected signs and cones to divert traffic in active work areas.
  • Flagged motorists to provide warning of obstacles and repair work.
  • Hauled and spread sand, gravel and clay to fill washouts and repair road shoulders.
Delivery Driver, 01/2016 to 03/2019
Southern Glazer's Wine And Spirits, LlcAkron, OH,
  • Grouped and routed deliveries according to designated areas to maintain efficient delivery times.
  • Delivered rush merchandise on tight schedules to meet customer targets.
  • Handled merchandise in accordance with product handling standards.
  • Handled customer service complaints with utmost professionalism and knowledgeable responses to maintain trust and company loyalty.
  • Answered customer questions regarding shipments.
  • Obtained signatures on all invoices and credits to stay on top of paperwork requirements.
  • Communicated frequently with dispatch to relay route changes and delays impacting customer delivery timetables.
  • Located and selected merchandise to verify against delivery sheet specifications.
  • Directed product loading and checked load balance to prevent on-road incidents.
  • Satisfied recordkeeping demands with accurate invoicing, shipping paperwork coordination and daily logs outlining field activities.
  • Operated and maintained forklifts, stair climbers and pallet jacks.
  • Positioned blocks and ties around items to secure cargo during transit.
  • Navigated and operated 26-foot truck to deliver 10-12 deliveries per day.
  • Delivered exceptional customer service in all interactions to promote satisfaction and maintain company loyalty.
  • Demonstrated safe driving by observing road rules, exercising caution in unfamiliar areas and maintaining vehicle control.
  • Maneuvered shipments with carts, hands trucks and pallet jacks, loading and unloading vehicles to maintain tight timetables.
  • Contacted customers prior to delivery to confirm and coordinate delivery times.
  • Planned efficient routes and adjusted strategies based on current weather and traffic information.
  • Maintained telephone and radio contact with supervisor to receive delivery instructions.
  • Answered customer questions regarding products and resolved issues with order accuracy and quality.
  • Obtained receipts or signatures for delivered goods, collecting payment for services when required.
  • Utilized pallet jacks and forklifts to load and unload materials off trucks.
  • Used manual jack to unload at customer site.
  • Checked delivery paperwork against loads, issued receipts and updated logs.
  • Logged driving hours and fuel usage data on time to keep reports current.
Sign Installer, 04/1998 to 07/2015
Nuco2 Inc.Pleasant Hill, IA,
  • Used photoshop to create images and layouts.
  • Trained professionals in photoshop functionality to develop graphic-related skills and techniques.
  • Worked closely with team members to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrated self-reliance by meeting and exceeding workflow needs.
  • Improved operations by working with team members and customers to find workable solutions.
  • Brainstormed with production team to generate new ideas.
  • Used photoshop to create images and layouts.
  • Juggled multiple projects and tasks to ensure high quality and timely delivery.
  • Created marketing materials such as business cards, flyers, banners, brochures etc.
  • Travel to job sites with company vehicles.
  • Installation of banners of different sizes.
  • Install interior signs and vinyl.
  • Maintained equipment and tools required for sign installation.
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/1995 to Cardinal Hayes High School - Bronx, NY,

Certification provided by NYSDOT

  • Large Dump Truck
  • Skid Steer
  • ForkLift
  • Patch Roller
  • One Person Plowing
  • Wood Chipper
  • Front End Loader

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School Attended

  • Cardinal Hayes High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Landscape Laborer
  • Highway Maintenance Worker
  • Delivery Driver
  • Sign Installer


  • High School Diploma

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