Lawn Care Technician - Turf

Job Summary

Do you like working outside in a fast paced environment? Ready to work now, at a great place, with other great people? We are looking for lawn care team members. The ideal candidates are honest, lawn care professionals who are driven to grow our brand while displaying teamwork and maintaining a focus on safety.

Job Duties:

Provide lawn care services in commercial and residential settings.

Responsible for mowing, trimming and blowing properties.

Responsible for identification and remediation of turf grass issues.

Work effectively and efficiently with specialized equipment, including, but not limited to: Exmark Zero-Turn mowers, Stihl weed trimmers, Stihl leaf blowers, Stihl backpack blowers, etc.

Mulch & Leaf Cleanup

Snow removal duties.

Qualifications and Skills

The right candidate has:

  • Clean criminal record
  • Clean and valid driver's license, CDL a plus
  • Turf maintenance experience or knowledge a plus
  • Commercial Applicator's License a plus
  • Detail oriented with focus on quality
  • Desire to make money
  • Integrity
  • Willing to work with other quality, loyal, hardworking individuals.


We offer:

  • Starting wages at $16 - $20/hr. (based on experience)
  • Overtime pay
  • 45+ hrs. per week available during the grow period
  • 32 Hour Program
  • Paid Time Off
  • Retirement plan with 3% employer match
  • Health Insurance/Dental/Vision
  • Paid training / Continuing Education
  • Paid Holidays (including your Birthday!)
  • Uniforms provided, safety boot allowance
  • Company vehicles & cell phones
  • Great work environment with nice equipment
  • Guaranteed Winter work
  • Employment to begin immediately

Our Vision: Set the gold standard of quality that makes us proud of our properties, our projects, our people, and our profession

Our Mission: Provide the quality experience every client deserves by delivering our best every day.

We're passionate about our company, what we do, and the quality service we provide. RJ Lawn Service Inc. is an established lawn & landscape company with a great reputation for quality work and a solid customer base. Our NEW STATE OF THE ART indoor/outdoor showroom, office and shop are located in Waukee, Iowa -an upper middle-class community on the west edge of Des Moines. Est. 1997, RJ Lawn Service Inc. offers services in landscape design & installation, lawn care, irrigation maintenance, grounds maintenance, and snow removal. Our company consists of a strong team of skilled, hardworking and loyal individuals who are rewarded as the company continues to grow. The current team members enjoy the challenges of growth, while emphasizing quality and innovation through hard work and continuing education.

RJ is committed to being the highest paying company in our industry. We want to continue to be the best lawn & landscape company in the area, which requires more great people on our team. If you have or know someone with potential for greatness, we'll help train and educate for advancement in your career. We are constantly growing and promoting members of our team who display characteristics of a great RJ employee.

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