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Posted: Tuesday, March 20, 2018 12:14 AM


Company Name: Yonder Mountain Conservation Co.


Educational Requirements:
Associate's or Bachelor's Degree in Turf Grass Science or a related field is preferred. Work experience may make up for education.

Experience Requirements:
Ideally, the applicant has had 0-3 years of experience working in the field of lawncare (landscape experience is a plus as well) which would include chemical spraying and mixing, fertilization, use of fertilizer and spray equipment, and proper utilization of safety equipment and standards.

Special Requirements:
PA Pesticide License is preferred. Not required upon hiring, but will be needed as you continue working. We will cover all costs and fees for it, you will just have to take the test and take classes.

What Yonder Mountain does: Custom landscape design installation, exquisite and highly-detailed property maintenance, artistic container gardening, quality fence construction, snow removal & more...

We are a full-service company that partners or sub-contracts with other related specialists (arborists, environmental designers, etc.) who have similar company philosophies. Our goal is teaching clients the importance of using the best cultural practices to manage their landscape, while positively affecting the environment around them as well.

The ideal candidate(s) understand how to work hard & with speed/efficiency. Our clients have come to expect a certain caliber of quality, there must also be a sense of urgency to getting the job done. Attention-to-detail & efficiency are most important here, followed by a true love of the outdoors & a desire to create beauty & keep clients happy. Physical fitness is important to keep up with the physicality of this job. Self-Motivation is key since you will be working by yourself a lot.

Responsibilities include:
- Applying Fertilizer and Chemicals to treat weeds, diseases and insect damage in lawns
- Properly mixing chemicals and understanding basic calibration while maintaining a safe work space
- Being able to plan out efficient travel routes for each day
- Providing upkeep and maintenance of landscape beds at certain properties
- Identifying turf problems and making recommendations to the company or possibly customers.

The lawn maintenance season typically starts for us in late March (but this is dependent on weather), and goes through November/December (weather permitting.) We usually perform snow removal operations at some point in December through March.

The day typically begins for us at 7:30am, and ends near 4:00 pm. An average day during the busy time of year might be 8+ hours. In the field of landscaping/lawncare, flexibility is key. There are times of the year that are busier than others, so willingness & availability to work overtime, weekends (if necessary) & longer days, is required. We rarely work weekends, but sometimes, to make up for lost days due to rain, or to catch up on jobs, is necessary. There will be days throughout the year where lawn care is not needed or is not possible due to weather and you may be asked to go with a different landscaping crew to help out during those days

Above all...have some passion for outdoor work and the willingness to learn.

Date Available:

Application Instructions:
Please send Resume, Cover Letter, and other relevant materials to and

Salary Range:
$14-$20 per hour. Willing to discuss salary if candidate has the right experience

Yonder Mountain Conservation Co.
Derec Markle | Owner
2901 Stewart Dr, Suite 103
State College, PA, 16801, US

Phone: 8144666577
Fax: 8144666577

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