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You can present yourself as “any type of candidate” if you know how to play with words in a landscape technician resume. By this we mean that by the sheer magic of words on paper, you can tell a prospective employer that you are a genius at what you do – even if there is a bit of exaggeration involved.

This simply means that you need to pay a lot more attention to your writing skills than you normally do. While relevance of information in a resume is an absolute must, you can only make your candidature strong if you use the magic of words to become an employer’s “dream candidate”.

 

Landscape Technician Resume Sample

 

Larry Ross

521 Caddo Road | Houston, TX 52896 | (000) 999-5142 | larryross @ email . com


 

LANDSCAPE TECHNICIAN

Performance Summary: Aesthetic minded Landscape Technician with 10+ years’ extensive experience in caring for established lawns by performing a variety of activities such as mulching, aerating and weeding. Skilled in operating vehicles and powered equipment such as mowers and tractors to handle landscaping work. Documented success in using hand tools such as shovels, rakes, pruning saws and brush trimmers to provide lawns with finery in terms of edging and design.

LANDSCAPING SKILLS

– Grounds-keeping – Growth Enhancement
– Lawn Furniture Installation – Fertilizer Use
– Client Interaction – Material and Resource Procurement
– Green Health – Environmental Support
– Fountain Maintenance – Plant Disease Control
– Safe Chemical Handling – Equipment Maintenance

KEY ACHIEVEMENTS
• Carved a huge bush in a Star Wars – The Force Awakens themed shape just in time for the movie’s premier at The Foundation House
• Introduced chemical free pesticide which increased plant health by 85%
• Implemented an irrigation system for a large crop land which reduced water wastage by 50%
• Installed a large fountain and 15 sets of lawn furniture within the record time of 21 hours

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Landscape Technician (6/2012 – Present)
The Greenery, Houston, TX

• Confer with clients to determine their landscaping needs and provide correlating suggestions
• Perform mulching, weeding and trimming activities to make the overall appearance of green growth pleasing
• Prune shrubs and trees in order to shape them and improve their growth
• Rake leaves and clean debris and / or litter using brooms or rakes
• Plant grass, trees and flowers according to clients’ instructions and ensured that they are shaped properly

Landscape Technician (5/2007 – 6/2012)
The Greenery, Houston, TX

• Sprayed plants with insecticides and pesticides to discourage infestations
• Ascertained that all planned plantation is handled so that it thrives in different weather conditions
• Planned procurement of resources and materials so that they are obtained within desired time frames
• Haul and spread soil and straw over seeded soil to keep it in place
• Create aesthetically pleasing carvings out of bushes and trees and install lawn furniture and fountains and stone hills

Landscaping Worker (1/2005 – 5/2007)
MELWOOD, Houston, TX

• Performed mulching, aerating and weeding activities and mixed and sprayed fertilizers on plants
• Assisted in performing trimming activities and removed thatches
• Mowed lawns using power mowers and planted seeds and bulbs according to specific instruction provided
• Assisted in installing fountains and building corner hills using stones and glass
• Gathered and removed litter and maintained irrigation systems

EDUCATION
Associate of Science in Landscape Architecture
Community College, Houston, TX – 2005

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