tree service groundsman resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,

Qualified [Job Title] bringing [Number] years of experience in landscaping roles. Expert in trimming, safety management and equipment operation. Performs planting, watering, fertilizing and care of lawn and planters.

Hardworking and reliable [Job Title] with strong ability in [Task] and [Task]. Offering [Skill], [Skill] and [Skill]. Highly organized, proactive and punctual with team-oriented mentality.

Results-focused [Industry] professional with strength in [Skill], [Task] and [Task]. Proactive leader with strengths in communication and collaboration. Proficient in leveraging [Area of expertise] and [Area of expertise] knowledge to promote [Result]. Adept at managing concurrent objectives to promote efficiency and influence positive outcomes.

Ambitious student pursuing [Area of study] degree eager to contribute developed knowledge in [Job Title] role. Skilled in [Skill] and [Skill] in [Type] settings. Adaptable and driven with strong work ethic and ability to thrive in team-based or individually motivated settings.

  • Chemical application
  • Debris collection
  • Trimming experience
  • Planting procedures
  • Landscape equipment knowledge
  • Gardening knowledge
  • Hedge design
  • Work site cleaning and organization
  • Landscape maintenance
  • Planning
  • People skills
  • PPE use
  • Team management
  • Friendly, positive attitude
  • Supervision
  • Relationship building
01/2014 to Current Tree Service Groundsman Savatree | New Milford, CT,
  • Provided excellent service and attention to customers when face-to-face or through phone conversations.
  • Improved operations by working with team members and customers to find workable solutions.
  • Removed and properly disposed of debris to maintain worksite safety.
  • Exceeded customer satisfaction by finding creative solutions to problems.
  • Maintained garden areas and landscaping greenery to enhance property appearance and plant health.
  • Checked machinery and performed routine maintenance to prevent malfunction.
  • Trimmed shrubbery and trees to help plants produce more flowers and fruit to benefit wildlife.
  • Handled all delegated tasks, including [Task] and [Task].
01/2004 to 01/2014 Production Worker Lube-Tech | Madison, WI,
  • Inspected quality of finished products, making minor repairs to meet project expectations.
  • Unloaded incoming products off trucks, sorted items in staging area and transported items to final storage locations.
  • Set up and operated production equipment according to daily work orders and safety procedures.
  • Calibrated and adjusted equipment using tools such as calipers, micrometers, height gauges, protractors and ring gauges.
  • Operated hand trucks, forklifts and scissor lifts.
  • Moved items between machines, conveyors and transport equipment based on current production needs.
  • Inspected finished products for quality and adherence to customer specifications.
  • Troubleshot problems with equipment to make repairs or report diagnostics to supervisors.
  • Volunteered to take on additional shifts during peak periods to keep projects with tight deadlines moving forward.
  • Helped machine operators set up and tend equipment to complete runs.
  • Built and packaged products to comply with multiple work orders and deadlines.
  • Recognized defective material and reported issues to management to facilitate prompt resolution.
  • Assembled components into finished product and performed quality inspection to clear for shipment.
  • Used company tracking system to locate and pick merchandise to fulfill daily customer orders.
  • Examined final products to check conformance with quality and design standards.
  • Attended all company-offered training sessions to improve skills and learn operation of new machines.
  • Trained new employees on proper use of [Type] equipment to prevent accidents.
01/2000 to 01/2012 Roofer Pacific Coast Building Products, Inc. | Meridian, ID,
  • Repaired and replaced all types of roof membrane, sub roofing, sheathing and base materials.
  • Trained and supervised [Number] apprentice roofers in certified apprenticeship program.
  • Motivated [Number]-person field crew to uphold highest levels of productivity, safety and quality.
  • Repaired and maintained surface materials to make building exteriors weatherproof and waterproof.
  • Used waterproof sheet materials including modified plastics, elastomeric, and other asphaltic compositions.
  • Overlapped successive layers of roofing material, determining distance of overlap using chalk line, gauge on shingling hatchet and lines on shingles.
  • Participated in all phases and types of commercial roofing.
  • Trained and oversaw individuals in roofing system installations.
  • Punched holes in slate, tile, terra cotta and wooden shingles, using punch and hammer.
  • Planned, organized and oversaw daily activities of multiple production crews.
  • Mopped and poured hot asphalt and tar onto roof base while applying asphalt and tar and gravel to roof.
  • Effectively communicated with teams of [Number] workers over [Number] worksites.
  • Cleaned and maintained roofing systems.
  • Maintained knowledge of single ply and built-up service and repair.
  • Conducted pre-roofing conferences to establish effective communication among construction team.
  • Maintained and repaired roofing tools and equipment.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/1990 to to GED | Kirkwood Community College, Cedar Rapids, IA GPA:

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School Attended

  • Kirkwood Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Tree Service Groundsman
  • Production Worker
  • Roofer


  • GED

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