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Crew Member / Laborer

Job Details

Landscape Architecture Austin - Austin, TX
Full Time
$14.00 - $16.00

For over four decades, Thompson + Hanson has been creating and maintaining some of the finest residential gardens in Texas. We are a multi-faceted design-build landscape architecture firm, specializing in landscape design, installation and maintenance. In addition, we offer an exceptional retail nursery and lifestyle shops with three locations in Houston and Austin.

We offer competitive salary with weekly overtime opportunities, discretionary bonuseshealth insurance401k with matching, generous paid time off, and opportunity to build a career.


Essential Tasks or Responsibilities of the Job:

  • Operate powered equipment, such as mowers, chain saws, electric clippers, sod cutters, and pruning saws.
  • Mow or edge lawns, using power mowers or edgers.
  • Care for established lawns and flower beds by mulching, aerating, weeding, removing thatch, or trimming or edging around flower beds, walks, or walls.
  • Use hand tools, such as shovels, rakes, pruning saws, saws, hedge or brush trimmers, or axes.
  • Prune or trim trees, shrubs, or hedges, using shears, pruners, or chain saws.
  • Gather and remove litter.
  • Provide proper upkeep of sidewalks, driveways, parking lots, planters, or other grounds features.

Physical requirements of the job: 

  • Bending or twisting the body.
  • Keeping or regaining balance.
  • Kneeling, crouching, and squatting.
  • Pushing or pulling objects.
  • Bending and stooping.
  • Climbing ladders, scaffolding, and stairs.
  • Move or lift objects up to 75 pounds.
  • Maintain physical building or grounds.
  • Dig holes or trenches for foundation, posts, or related items.
  • Prepare site or surfaces for planting or construction work.

Environmental Elements of the job:

  • Work outdoors in extreme heat or cold.
  • Exposed to high places.
  • Sounds or noise levels that are distracting and uncomfortable. 
  • Use herbicides, fertilizers, pesticides, and related products.
  • Exposed to hazardous equipment.