Compass Group, North America LANDSCAPER I (FULL TIME) in NORTH CHARLESTON, South Carolina

  • We have an opening for several Full Time LANDSCAPER I positions.

  • Location: 7297 Peppermill Parkway, North Charleston, SC, 29418. /Note: online applications accepted only./

  • Schedule: Monday thru Friday 6:00AM - 2:30PM.

  • Requirement: 1 year of Landscaping experience preferred.

If you have a positive attitude and a love for learning, you may be interested in joining our team.

SSC Services for Education is known for our expertise, commitment, and value; and we at SSC truly believe that our people are our greatest asset. By utilizing our associates’ knowledge and experience alongside SSC’s extensive training, providing supportive management, and offering unparalleled wage and benefit packages as well as career advancement opportunities, we have developed a workforce that differentiates us from our competitors.

SSC Services for Education is a Nationwide Best in Class Facility Service Provider. As a member of Compass Group, North America, we want you to be as great as you can be. We empower our associates to direct their own future, keeping them confident that we support them every step of the way. As a result, our associates embody greatness through their actions, natural passion for quality, and a can-do attitude. The opportunity for greatness is real at SSC and throughout the Compass world.

Full-time associates at SSC are offered many fantastic benefits such as:

  • Medical

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)

  • Commuter Benefits

  • Wellness Program

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Life Insurance for Associates and Eligible Dependents

  • Short Term Disability (STD) and Long Term Disability (LTD)

  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance

  • Discount Marketplace

  • And other voluntary benefits

Summary: Cultivates and maintains landscaping and grounds surrounding campus buildings.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Cares for established lawns by mulching, aerating, weeding, grubbing and removing thatch, trimming and edging around flower beds, walks and walls.

  • Plants flowers, pulls weeds, repairs structures and maintains outside of buildings as needed.

  • Sweeps walkway of debris and cuts down tree limbs that are posing a danger.

  • Rakes, mulches and prunes the grounds as needed.

  • Decorates gardens with stones and plants.

  • Plants seeds, bulbs, foliage, flowering plants, grass, ground covers, trees and shrubs.

  • Uses gardening tools to apply mulch for protection.

  • Attaches wires from planted trees to support stakes.

  • Utilizes hand-operated construction equipment.

  • Follows standard operating procedures for assigned tasks and projects; follows all safety protocol.

  • Attends training as required.

  • Deploys for emergency response due to inclement weather, i.e. snow and ice, tornado or other crisis.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Rudimentary ability to utilize hand-operated construction equipment.

  • Ability to repeatedly lift 50 pounds and kneel/bend/stoop and perform strenuous labor for extended periods of time.

Working Conditions: Extensive driving, walking and equipment operation. Exposure to: extreme weather conditions, pesticides, fertilizers, pollen producing environment, paint and petroleum products. Work time expectation: 90% of time will be physical labor, 10% training and misc.

About Compass Group: Achieving leadership in the foodservice industry

Compass Group is an equal opportunity employer. At Compass, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.

Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation. Disclaimer: this job post is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all essential responsibilities, skills, tasks, or requirements associated with this position. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the position posted, the Company reserves the right to modify or change the essential functions of the job based on business necessity. /*Los Angeles applicants: Compass Group will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box ordinance)./

Req ID: 205223