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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Summary

Hard-working Lawn Care Specialist knowledgeable about climate, native species and attractive options for all landscaping needs. Service-oriented and reliable in maintaining tight schedules and meeting customer needs. Offers conversational skills in English while performing grounds keeping on all common areas throughout large-scale communities. Completed efficient, high-quality landscaping work for business, residential and institutional customers. Maintained cost-effective operations and achieved high satisfaction ratings. Background includes working alone or with crew members to perform multiple jobs per week. Completed efficient, high-quality landscaping work for business, residential and institutional customers. Maintained cost-effective operations and achieved high satisfaction ratings. Background includes working alone or with crew members to perform over multiple jobs per week. Meticulous Lawn Care Specialist willing to handle various landscaping duties in all weather conditions. Uses high degree of dexterity when handling tools and equipment. Works for sustained periods of time maintaining concentrated attention to detail. Meticulous Lawn Care Specialist willing to handle various landscaping duties in all weather conditions. Dependable landscaping professional with 10-15 years of experience. Strong knowledge of plants, gardening, and stonework design. Known for producing long-lasting and beautiful work. Hardworking Landscaper skilled in grounds maintenance with over 10 years of industry experience. Conducts daily rounds of planters, shrubs, bushes, plants and flowers to maintain weed-free, and neatly trimmed grounds. Safely operates commercial grade landscaping equipment to upkeep plant material and other landscaping elements.

Skills
  • Preventative measures
  • Customer relationship management
  • Pesticide application
  • Hazardous chemical handling
  • Safety procedures
  • Conflict resolution
  • Multitasking
  • Coordination
  • Leadership
  • Active listening
Experience
10/2017 to 03/2018 Lawn Care Specialist Trugreen | Andover, MN,
  • Maintained equipment and vehicle in good working order to prevent breakdowns and service delays.
  • Treated lawns with chemical applications to improve appearance and health.
  • Increased company business by maintaining strong relationships with customers and expertly solving service issues.
  • Operated company vehicles and equipment safely and according to good practices.
  • Applied fertilizers and pesticides to lawns and grounds to control weeds, insect infestation and maintain soil fertility.
  • Applied weed and pest control chemicals to protect customer lawns.
  • Planned and cultivated designer lawns and gardens to enhance backyard lawns.
  • Created plans and blueprints to design custom gardens and beds.
  • Cleared pathways of overgrowth, debris and snow to reduce hazards.
  • Planted bulbs, bushes, trees and flowers to enhance environment.
  • Pruned trees and bushes to improve visibility and shapes.
  • Troubleshot mechanical issues and completed basic repairs to keep equipment working at peak levels.
  • Prepared soil and gardens to plant with mulch and sod.
  • Administered pesticides to mitigate and control pest damage.
  • Planned and coordinated jobs for multiple workers.
  • Dug irrigation trenches for play-area enclosures, gazebos and other small construction projects.
  • Developed large- and small-scale computerized site plans and landscape designs.
  • Removed poison ivy and other harmful plants while wearing protective gear.
  • Swapped out plant containers and flowerbeds each spring, summer and fall.
  • Checked machinery and performed routine maintenance to prevent malfunction.
  • Hung lights, wreaths and garlands to prepare for winter holidays.
  • Fertilized, cultivated and weeded soil to deliver steady supply of nutrients to plants.
  • Diagnosed plant-related problems and diseases and identified treatment to prevent further infestation.
  • Deployed sprinkler systems to provide grass, flowers and other landscaping adequate water to grow.
  • Leveraged hand-held tools to maintain green spaces.
  • Supervised and trained landscaping maintenance crew.
  • Operated landscaping equipment to maintain grounds and remove trees.
  • Arranged shrubs and flowers to create landscape effects.
  • Installed irrigation systems, rock gardens and ponds to simplify watering needs.
01/2017 to 07/2017 Lawn Care Specialist Trugreen | Arcanum, OH,
  • Maintained equipment and vehicle in good working order to prevent breakdowns and service delays.
  • Treated lawns with chemical applications to improve appearance and health.
  • Increased company business by maintaining strong relationships with customers and expertly solving service issues.
  • Operated company vehicles and equipment safely and according to good practices.
  • Applied fertilizers and pesticides to lawns and grounds to control weeds, insect infestation and maintain soil fertility.
  • Applied weed and pest control chemicals to protect customer lawns.
  • Planned and cultivated designer lawns and gardens to enhance backyard lawns.
  • Created plans and blueprints to design custom gardens and beds.
  • Cleared pathways of overgrowth, debris and snow to reduce hazards.
  • Planted bulbs, bushes, trees and flowers to enhance environment.
  • Pruned trees and bushes to improve visibility and shapes.
  • Maintained service excellence, working closely with clients to quickly address needs and resolve issues or complaints.
  • Troubleshot mechanical issues and completed basic repairs to keep equipment working at peak levels.
  • Prepared soil and gardens to plant with mulch and sod.
  • Administered pesticides to mitigate and control pest damage.
  • Responded quickly to customer inquiries and concerns to drive customer satisfaction and maximize retention.
  • Planned and coordinated jobs for multiple workers.
  • Dug irrigation trenches for play-area enclosures, gazebos and other small construction projects.
  • Developed large- and small-scale computerized site plans and landscape designs.
  • Removed poison ivy and other harmful plants while wearing protective gear.
  • Swapped out plant containers and flowerbeds each spring, summer and fall.
  • Checked machinery and performed routine maintenance to prevent malfunction.
  • Hung lights, wreaths and garlands to prepare for winter holidays.
  • Fertilized, cultivated and weeded soil to deliver steady supply of nutrients to plants.
  • Deployed sprinkler systems to provide grass, flowers and other landscaping adequate water to grow.
  • Supervised and trained landscaping maintenance crew.
  • Operated landscaping equipment to maintain grounds and remove trees.
  • Arranged shrubs and flowers to create landscape effects.
  • Installed irrigation systems, rock gardens and ponds to simplify watering needs.
  • Read and followed landscaping plans to install plants and fixtures for residences and businesses.
01/2005 to 01/2008 Lawn Care Specialist Savatree | Denver, CO,
  • Maintained equipment and vehicle in good working order to prevent breakdowns and service delays.
  • Treated lawns with chemical applications to improve appearance and health.
  • Increased company business by maintaining strong relationships with customers and expertly solving service issues.
  • Operated company vehicles and equipment safely and according to good practices.
  • Applied fertilizers and pesticides to lawns and grounds to control weeds, insect infestation and maintain soil fertility.
  • Applied weed and pest control chemicals to protect customer lawns.
  • Planned and cultivated designer lawns and gardens to enhance backyard lawns.
  • Created plans and blueprints to design custom gardens and beds.
  • Planted bulbs, bushes, trees and flowers to enhance environment.
  • Troubleshot mechanical issues and completed basic repairs to keep equipment working at peak levels.
  • Prepared soil and gardens to plant with mulch and sod.
  • Administered pesticides to mitigate and control pest damage.
  • Responded quickly to customer inquiries and concerns to drive customer satisfaction and maximize retention.
  • Scheduled regular landscaping services to promote optimal growth and maintain attractive appearance of lawns and facility grounds.
  • Managed services schedules to ensure timely and quality deliverables to diverse clientele base.
  • Liaised with clients to ensure satisfaction, discussing additional services and implementing changes where required.
  • Canvassed areas door-to-door to build connections across the greater Baton Rouge Area and bring in new business.
  • Prepared accurate quotes based on skilled lawn measurements and calculations of chemical requirements.
  • Determined causes of lawn and garden issues and recommended effective solutions.
  • Pruned trees and bushes to improve visibility and shapes.
  • Maintained service excellence, working closely with clients to quickly address needs and resolve issues or complaints.
  • Handled wide-ranging administrative functions from accounts payable and receivable to accounting.
  • Identified and targeted business opportunities from new and existing clients.
  • Planned and coordinated jobs for multiple workers.
  • Dug irrigation trenches for play-area enclosures, gazebos and other small construction projects.
  • Developed large- and small-scale computerized site plans and landscape designs.
  • Removed poison ivy and other harmful plants while wearing protective gear.
  • Swapped out plant containers and flowerbeds each spring, summer and fall.
  • Checked machinery and performed routine maintenance to prevent malfunction.
  • Hung lights, wreaths and garlands to prepare for winter holidays.
  • Fertilized, cultivated and weeded soil to deliver steady supply of nutrients to plants.
  • Diagnosed plant-related problems and diseases and identified treatment to prevent further infestation.
  • Deployed sprinkler systems to provide grass, flowers and other landscaping adequate water to grow.
  • Managed and serviced diverse customer accounts with focus on addressing individual needs and specifications.
  • Consulted with vendors to secure proper planting materials and reduce waste.
  • Developed and implemented customized contracts, including pricing structures and service terms.
  • Leveraged hand-held tools to maintain green spaces.
  • Supervised and trained landscaping maintenance crew.
  • Operated landscaping equipment to maintain grounds and remove trees.
  • Promoted and sold specific services, generating and launching marketing and advertising plans.
  • Attended seminars and workshops to learn about natural pest control products with zero chemicals.
  • Arranged shrubs and flowers to create landscape effects.
  • Installed irrigation systems, rock gardens and ponds to simplify watering needs.
  • Read and followed landscaping plans to install plants and fixtures for residences and businesses.
Education and Training
Expected in 2004 to to Master of Criminal Justice | Baton Rouge Community College, Baton Rouge, LA GPA:
Additional Information

I'm a very hard working person, I absolutely love doing lawn and landscape. I take a lot of pride in everything i do no matter how big or small the job might be i put 110% each and every time from start to finish on a job. I'm very resourceful, educated,experienced, creative and driven in the lawn and landscape business. There's really nothing i can't do when it comes to the two, I have always had an amazing green thumb and get that from my grandmother. I wouldn't waist your time applying for the job if i didn't have full confidence in my ability to be a very good asset to your team and company. If hired i would do my very best each and everyday to promote, build and help further grow your business in great ways. I honestly look forward to being part of your team and also having my actions show just how determined and driven i am.

PLEASE TAKE HIRING ME INTO SERIOUS CONSIDERATION, I COULD VERY MUCH USE THE JOB AND WOULD APPRECIATE IT MORE THAN WORDS CAN EXPRESS AND MY HARD WORD AND GREATFULNESS WOULD SGHOW 10 FOLD.

Thank you so very much and God bless.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Baton Rouge Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Lawn Care Specialist
  • Lawn Care Specialist
  • Lawn Care Specialist

Degrees

  • Master of Criminal Justice

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