Requisition Number: 2020-0387
Industry: Manufacturing
City: Des Moines
State: IA
Position Type: Full Time
Work Schedule: 1st Shift
Pay Rate: $14-16/hour based on Experience

Industrial Lawn Care Technician

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Description/Job Summary

Vonachen Group was established in 1968 as a private, familyownedjanitorial service company. From the very beginning, we’ve remained true to our “Midwestern values.” Our team ishard-working, responsive and reliable. We believe in delivering quality work, honoring our commitments and treating clients and employees with respect. Vonachen Group has earned a reputation as “people of integrity,” and it’s this reputation we work hard to keep! Vonachen Group is committed to creating a cleaner, safer and healthier environment for our valued clients. No matter what type of business we serve, Vonachen Group strives to exceed expectations by meeting the unique needs of your facility, staying within budget, responding and adjusting to workflow within 24 hours and working side-by-side with you as amember of your team. Since its founding, Vonachen Group has evolved into a full-service facility maintenance leader that provides janitorial services, healthcare services, logistics and special services for a wide range of clients throughout Illinois, Iowa, Wisconsin, Michigan, Mississippi, Nebraska and Tennessee. This position is an operator in Des Moines, Iowa in a manufacturing facility. 


Support the Lead Daily/Weekly tasks:

1. Daily preparation of equipment

2. Report on time at regular start time (06:30am)

3. Load all tools, gas and other necessary equipment/materials. Secure all equipment safely.

4. Perform and manage landscape and maintenance tasks on client’s properties.

5. Work in conjunction with the Crew Lead to ensure the work contracted is implemented efficiently

and according to the contracted specifications.

6. Provide labor associated with the maintenance of all lawns & garden beds, including cleanouts.

7. Perform all tasks of operations including but not limited to mowing, line trimming, blowing, leaf

and debris removal, weeding, edging, hedging, raking and mulch installation.

8. Proper use of safety equipment and Personal Protective Equipment and practices of the crew.

9. Follow all customer/company policies and procedures

End of the day duties.

1. Complete time sheet. Inventory and report all materials used on the job that day.

2. Review the whole week’s jobs and prepare for the next day’s jobs.

3. Unload/load equipment and material, clean out truck/trailer by removing trash, debris, etc. daily.

4. Wash dirty equipment {including all mower decks} and return to storage location. Report

damaged or broken equipment to your manager immediately to get parts on order.

Required Skills

1. Ability to lift 50 lbs. + consistently throughout the day

2. Stoop, stand and bend for 4 hours or more a day

3. Ability to read & write English, including maps & diagram

4. Drug free work environment

Pass a background, drug screening and Physical


Can work flexible hours. Schedule would be Monday-Friday 0630-1500

$14 - 16 Pay Rate based on Experience

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We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address.

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