Landscape Maintenance Specialist resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -

Hardworking and reliable Landscape Maintenance Specialist with strong ability to motivate fellow coworkers and attention to detail. Offering strong work ethic and enthusiasm. Highly organized, proactive and with team building experiences. I enjoy learning and developing my knowledge of my profession and teaching others the skills needed to succeed. I'm familiar with all aspects needed to be a landscape supervisor.

  • Landscape maintenance
  • Worksite safety
  • Time management
  • Landscape design
  • Pruning and trimming
  • Team building
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Customer service
  • Task delegation
  • Supervision
  • Sprinkler system maintenance
  • Decorative rock and planting
  • Landscape equipment knowledge
  • Training for new hires of procedures ans PPE
  • Maintain daily work records and purchases
  • Make work schedules
  • Bilingual, fluent in Spanish, reading, writing & speaking
  • Project scheduling
09/2017 to Current
Landscape Maintenance Specialist City Of Livermore Public Works City, STATE,
  • Supervised landscape maintenance contractors that maintain city landscape areas and meet with their supervisor to discuss methods, concerns and progress of the company.
  • Make weekly work schedules for myself and 4-8 Livermore City employees to maintain back ups, medians, parks and all other landscape when needed in my areas.
  • Complete Irrigation repairs, installation and programing of new irrigation systems and central irrigation controller troubleshooting.
  • Tree removal, Tree planting, corrective pruning and thinning from the ground and in an Arial lift.
  • Tree inspection and tree removal permit processing and approval.
  • Purchase of new equipment and landscape materials including plant and tree selection.
  • Respond to service request and resolve complaints from the public in a prompt matter. Mark USA's for ground excavation where City water lines are present.
  • Survey City areas for maintenance needs, tree pruning or removal or any public hazards.
  • Budget hours and moneys for landscape maintenance district where only certain hours and money are designated per fiscal year.
  • Train new staff on location and procedures including maintenance, pesticide use ans proper PPE.
  • Prepare areas for church and community projects to beautify the city.
09/2004 to 09/2017
Grounds Maintenance 1 City Of Union City Public Works City, STATE,
  • Maintain city landscape back ups, medians and parks.
  • Tree removals and tree planting, stump removal and root pruning.
  • Concrete sidewalk grinding to remove tripping hazards to the public.
  • Weed control of all city landscape areas including chemical and mechanical.
  • Respond to resident work orders and communicate with the public to resolve concerns and complaints in a timely fashion.
  • Train new employees on work practices, methods and expectation in a safe matter. Educate them on PPE and proper tool maintenance.
  • Improved operations by working with team members and customers to find workable solutions.
  • Worked closely with team members to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines.
  • Improved customer satisfaction by finding creative solutions to problems.
  • Ran the work furlough program when needed.
  • Earned reputation for good attendance and hard work.
  • Provided excellent service and attention to customers when face-to-face or through phone conversations.
06/1994 to 09/2004
Lead Landscaper/Company Owner Lawns & Leaves Landscaping And Gardening City, STATE,
  • Recruited and hired workers, in addition to supervising and monitoring daily performance.
  • Established and enforced procedures and work standards, promoting team performance and safety.
  • Delegated daily landscaping tasks for installations, repairs and regular maintenance.
  • Oversaw supply and tool inventory and replenished supplies, liaising with vendors to obtain cost-effective pricing.
  • Designed layouts for projects according to client budgets, desires and available space.
  • Supervised day laborers in completing large landscaping projects.
  • Created landscape designs to be presented to clients.
  • Provided excellent service and attention to customers when face-to-face or through phone conversations.
  • Handled all delegated tasks, including payroll and budgets.
Education and Training
Expected in 1997
High School Diploma:
Mt Eden High School - Hayward, CA,
  • ISA Certified Arborist
  • ISA (TRAQ) Tree Risk Assessment Qualification certified
  • DPR Certified Qualified Applicator Certificate
  • AWWA Backflow Prevention Assembly General Tester Certified
  • Qualified Bay-Friendly Landscape Maintenance Professional Certified
  • 1st Aid/CPR Certified
  • Forklift Certified
  • Class B Drivers license

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School Attended

  • Mt Eden High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Landscape Maintenance Specialist
  • Grounds Maintenance 1
  • Lead Landscaper/Company Owner


  • High School Diploma

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