Open Position: Landscape Laborer


Job Title: Laborer FLSA Status: Full‐Time ‐ Non Exempt
Pay Scale: $120-135 a day Travel Required: Limited
Corporate Location: All locations Reports to: Foreman
Supervisory Duties: No Overtime: Yes, Fluctuating Overtime
Direct Reports: 0 Hours Start Time: 7:00am – 4:00pm‐6:00pm

NOTE: This job description represents a summary of the typical functions of the job and is not considered to be an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible job responsibilities, tasks, and duties. The responsibilities, tasks, and duties of the jobholder might differ from those outlined specifically in the job description; other duties, as assigned, will become part of the job Earthworks Inc. expects full participation and team work at all times.

Job Purpose:

The purpose of the laborers is to work outdoors to improve the functional or aesthetic value of a property. They may create or improve lawns, gardens, decks, patios and other landscape features. Landscape laborers make use of many hand tools and products as well as motorized tools and sometimes construction vehicles. Laborers typically perform tasks, which may include any combination of the following: sod laying, planting plants and trees, mowing, trimming, watering, digging, spreading dirt, raking, pruning, mulching, and loading and unloading materials.

Job Duties:

  • Controls and actively participates in the labor and activities of any number of projects at various stages of work to ensure the accurate completion of the project
  • Responsible for ensuring that their work performance adheres to safety and work performance standards comply with company and other agency regulations
  • Work outdoors to improve the functional or aesthetic value, perform maintenance and repairs at the jobsite assigned
  • Delivers timely and effective work product to ensure optimal performance
  • Interfaces with customers and coworkers in a positive and professional manner
  • Assists other areas and works at the direction of supervision
  • Follows project schedules to ensure timely delivery of project goals and expectations
  • May operate heavy equipment or equipment that requires technical expertise or specialized training
  • Initiates communication of necessary information with supervisor
  • May require 100% travel to various job sites
  • All other duties as assigned for the successful execution and/or completion of various projects whether or not specifically assigned


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Knowledge of current OSHA, federal and state standards in the landscape industry
  • Available to work multiple schedules to include irregular shifts, overtime, and/or on‐call shifts as required to ensure project continuity
  • Ability to multi‐task and establish priorities
  • Exhibits initiative, responsibility, teamwork, and flexibility
  • Ability to be proactive when approaching tasks, challenges and/or situations
  • Verbal communication skills
  • Bi‐lingual (English/Spanish) desired
  • Criminal background that adheres to EEOC and other government regulations as it relates to specific projects and expectations.

Education, Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

  • Some education desired

    Desired Position (required)

    Do you have a valid driver's license? (required)

    Do you have any related work experience? (required)

    What are your 3 most recent jobs?

    Additional information

    Physical Requirements:

    Frequently Lifts objects weighing more than 10 pounds with or without the aid of equipment. Weekly
    Frequently Carries or moves objects weighing up to 20 pounds with or without the aid of equipment. Weekly
    Frequently Carries, moves or lifts objects weighing up to 50 pounds with or without the aid of equipment Weekly
    Frequently May push or pull carts or other such objects Daily
    Frequently Uses hands, fingers and arms to reach, feel, grasp, handle, pull, push or lift Daily
    Frequently Bends, twists, stoops, sit; climb or balance; kneels, crouches or crawls Daily
    Frequently Stands, sits, climbs, balances, stoops, and crouches Daily
    Frequently Uses vision abilities to include close, distance, color and peripheral vision, and depth perception Daily
    Frequently Uses the ability to talk and hear Daily
    Frequently Exposed to extreme weather conditions including heat and cold Daily
    Rarely Uses a keyboard, calculator, adding machine, or other devices to enter and transform words or data Monthly
    Frequently Exposed to fumes or airborne particles and vibrations Daily
    Frequently Exposed to loud noises Daily
    Frequently Exposure to hazardous materials Weekly

    Locations we are hiring for: Houston, TX, Dallas, TX, Garland, TX, Arlington, TX


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