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Busy, busy, busy – are we! Heartland Lawns™ is always looking for great people to join our team. We’d like to talk to you if you have a strong work ethic, strive for excellence & enjoy the outdoors including putting in a lot of foot miles. Give us a call today to inquire about employment opportunities.

 

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Call: (402) 492-8800

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Irrigation Service Technician / Service Manager

Job Summary:

Meets with existing customers within a route to perform maintenance and repair of irrigation systems. Makes recommendations to customers on additional products or services and/or identifies a potential problem with diagnosis and remedy. Follows through with customers until all issues are resolved. Works with the Owner / General Manager to optimize production efficiency and ensuring the highest level of customer service. Works with the office staff to effectively service our customers.

Job Responsibili es:

  • Drives to potential customers’ homes to meet with them for service calls. Builds rapport and delivers the highest level of customer service.
  • Responds to customer’s requests and complaints, making appropriate recommendations, and advise customer on how to improve their irrigation systems.
  • Demonstrates expertise in installation, maintenance and repair of irrigation systems and related components including irrigation lines, sprinkler heads, controls panels, valves, pumps, etc.
  • Optimizes the resources of the company by managing work flow, ensuring you have the tools you need to deliver an excellent customer experience.
  • Perform seasonal maintenance within a route of irrigation systems for turn ons and blow outs.
  • Ability to lead, organize and manage time and co-workers on irrigation projects and other work as needed.
  • Performs other related duties as requested or assigned by management.
  • Cross trains in other departments for back-up support.

Job Requirements:

  • Knowledge of customer service principles and practices.
  • Knowledge of irrigation industry and related principles and practices.
  • Knowledge of tools, equipment, techniques, skills, materials, and methods of irrigation system design, installation and maintenance
  • Ability to operate equipment such as trenching machines and digging tools and other related grounds/landscape equipment.
  • Skill in verbal and written communication.
  • Ability to motivate, guide, and direct others to produce expected outcomes.
  • Ability to handle a variety of tasks.
  • Possess talent and personal traits, including the following: Conflict Management / Customer Focus / Results Orientation / Leading Others / Accountability for Others / Goal Achievement / Teamwork / Integrity
  • High school diploma or GED preferred
  • Two (2) years irrigation installation and maintenance experience preferred; or an equivalent combination of education and experience to illustrate a proven track record in the business field.

Compensa tion:

  • Salary: $45,000 to $60,000 per year based on experience
  • Benefits: Health Insurance (Heartland Lawns covers 50% of the employee’s insurance premiums)
  • Dental Insurance (Heartland Lawns covers 50% of the employee’s insurance premiums)
  • Vision Insurance ( Heartland Lawns covers 50% of the employee’s insurance premiums)
  • Life Insurance ($30,000 at no cost to employee)
  • Short Term Disability (no cost to employee)
  • Retirement Benefits – 401(K) Up to 4% Maximum Company Match
  • Vacation: Paid 2 weeks taken between Christmas and New Years and Paid Holidays

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LAWN TECHNICIAN - CHEMICAL APPLICATOR

Job Responsibiliti es:

  • Understand and apply a variety of lawn care products including (but not limited to) fertilizers, herbicides, fungicides, and insecticides.
  • Respond to customer’s requests and complaints, making appropriate recommendations
  • Ability to find address throughout the city of Omaha and surrounding areas.
  • Comply with all Heartland Lawns’ policies and procedures.

Job Requirements:

  • Valid Drivers License
  • Clean Driving Record
  • No DUI convictions within the last 5 years
  • Working knowledge of lawn care products and common lawn problems (including weeds, fungus, and insects).
  • Current Nebraska Department of Agriculture Ornamental & Turf Pesticide License or obtain one within 60 days of employment.
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 60 lbs repeatedly throughout the day.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Responsible and On-time
  • Ability to pass a drug test
  • Some overtime and Saturdays required

Compensa tion:

  • $12 to $17 per hour depending upon experience
  • Paid overtime
  • Comprehensive benefits package

AERATION CREW LEADER (Seasonal - Spring & Fall)

Job Responsibiliti es:

  • Provide outstanding customer service in order to maintain customer retention levels.
  • Safely operate company vehicle, aeration and over-seeding equipment.
  • Maintain residential or commercial property by performing routine aeration and overseeding tasks.
  • Provide general lawn care maintenance as needed.
  • Comply with all Heartland Lawns’ policies and procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Job Requirements:

  • Good Driving Record.
  • No DUI Convictions within the last 5 years.
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 60 lbs repeatedly throughout the day.
  • Responsible and On-time.
  • Some overtime and Saturdays required.
  • Experience with aeration equipment is a plus, but not required.

Compensati on:

  • $10 to $14 per hour depending upon experience.
  • Paid overtime

SERVICE MANAGER

Job Responsibili es:

  • Understand and apply a variety of lawn care products including (but not limited to) fertilizers, herbicides, fungicides, and insecticides.
  • Respond to customer’s requests and complaints, making appropriate recommendations, and advise customer on how to improve their lawn.
  • Ability to find address throughout the city of Omaha and surrounding areas.
  • Supervise the training of lawn care technicians.
  • Comply with all Heartland Lawns’ policies and procedures.

Job Requirements:

  • 5+ years experience in lawn care, with detailed knowledge of lawn problems.
  • Ability to lead and organize.
  • Valid Drivers License, with clean driving record.
  • No DUI convictions within the last 5 years.
  • Detailed knowledge of lawn care products and common lawn problems (including weeds, fungus, and insects).
  • Current Nebraska Department of Agriculture Ornamental & Turf Pesticide License .
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 60 lbs repeatedly throughout the day.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Responsible and On-time.
  • Ability to pass a drug test.
  • Some overtime and Saturdays required.

Compensa tion:

  • $16 to $18 per hour depending upon experience
  • Paid overtime
  • Comprehensive benefits package
Contact Us:

(402) 492-8800

Heartland Lawns
14320 Industrial Road
Omaha, NE 68144

Office Hours:

Monday – Friday:
8am – 5pm
Saturday & Sunday:
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