BrightView Groundsperson in Sylmar, California
Brighter futures start here. Welcome to BrightView. We’re a team of talented professionals, driven by results and relationships, and committed to taking care of each other, clients, and communities.
BrightView was recently formed through the combination of landscape industry pioneers and leaders, Brickman and ValleyCrest. This defining event united more than 140 years of experience, an extraordinary portfolio of high-profile projects and clients, and a vast, national network of expertise and innovation. As one and true to our name, we’re reinventing the industry while affording our 22,000+ team members access to the most comprehensive training, resources, benefits, mentorship, and opportunities for career advancement.
A brighter future is in your hands. We’re currently seeking a Groundsperson. You love to spend your day outdoors cultivating amazing landscapes. You treat grass, trees and plots with great care and attention, doing whatever it takes to help them thrive. Here at BrightView, we appreciate people with such love for landscaping and greenery.
What you'll do:
You’ll contribute to the many activities that make grass, flowers and client relationships bloom. Using a variety of equipment such as mowers, blowers, clippers, and edgers to create and prep soil for plant placement.
Team members are also responsible for set up and clean up, and taking good care of our trucks and machinery.
Working as part of a team.
Setting up safety items including positioning cones and signs and roping or taping off crew work areas
Handing tools to the climber and receiving tools from the climber using a rope to hoist them up into the tree
Gathering branches into piles, transporting to the chipper, feeding them into the chipper and unloading tree trunks and chips at the appropriate facility
Ensuring that all operations, job sites and employees are safe and that the general public which might come into contact with the area will be safe
Communicating effectively with other crew members and the public
Skills we're seeking:
Applicants must be able to work outdoors, in all weather conditions, doing very physical work, able to lift/carry 35-80 pounds often.
You must be at least 18 years old, enthusiastic and dependable, and able to safely work with equipment like power saws and cutters.
Previous experience is helpful, but you must have an understanding of landscape basics.
CDL Driver’s License would be a plus
Bilingual (Spanish) a plus
Paid time off
Medical, dental, and vision insurance
BrightView Landscapes, LLC is an Equal Opportunity and E-Verify Employer.