A+ LAWN & LANDSCAPING INC Landscape Maintenance Technician in Des Moines, Iowa
A+ Lawn and Landscaping, Inc. headquartered at 6084 NE 22nd St., Des Moines IA 50313 phone number: +1 (515)-371-6950 is looking to fill Twenty (20) Landscape Maintenance Technician positions from 04/01/2024 to 11/01/2024. This is for full time, peak-load temporary employment. Duties include: As a landscaper, workers will perform landscape duties and/or maintain grounds of property using hand or power tools or equipment which is not limited to edgers, zero-turn mowers, aerators, sprayers, blowers, seed spreaders, rakes, shovels, hand pruners, and hedge shears. Workers typically perform a variety of tasks, which may include any combination of the following: gather and remove litter, sod laying, mowing, trimming, planting, aerating, overseeding, watering, fertilizing, digging, raking, and sprinkler installation. Workers will assist with yard clean up, leaf removal, mulch or replace mulch, and leaf cleanup. Workers will also use hand tools to install and remove plants. Must be able to lift and carry 50 lbs. for 75 yards. Must pass pre-employment drug test. In the event of an accident, the worker must be able to pass an employer-paid drug test. May occasionally work on Saturdays.
The pay rate is $17.60 per hour with overtime available at $26.4 per hour, based on hourly rate. 40 hours per week from 8:00AM to 5:00PM, Monday - Friday. Job opportunity is a temporary, full- time position. Daily travel to worksites in the area of intended employment is required. The requested temporary workers will be based at 6084 NE 22nd St., Des Moines IA 50313 and will service clients within the Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA BLS/MSA, including the counties of Dallas County, Guthrie County, Madison County, Polk County, Warren County. Employer provides transportation to and from all worksites.
Single workweek will be used in computing wages due. Pay period is weekly. Employer will make all deductions from worker's paycheck required by law. If the worker completes 50% of the work contract period, employer will arrange and pay directly for transportation and subsistence from the place of recruitment to the place of work. Upon completion of the work contract or where the worker is dismissed earlier, employer will provide or pay for worker's reasonable costs of return transportation and subsistence back to home or to the place the worker originally departed to work, except where the worker will not return due to subsequent employment with another employer. The amount of transportation payment or reimbursement will be equal to the most economically and reasonable common carrier for the distance involved. Daily subsistence will be provided at a rate of $15.46 per day during travel to a maximum of $59.00 per day with receipts. Reimbursement in the first work week for all visa, visa processing, border crossing, and other related fees, including those mandated by the government, incurred by the H-2B worker (but not included passport expenses or other charges primarily for the benefit of the worker). The employer will provide worker, at no charge, all tools, supplies, and equipment required to perform the job and on the job training in the proper use of tools and equipment. The employer guarantees to offer work for hours equal to at least three-fourths of the workdays in each 12-week period of the total employment
period only to the extent that this guarantee is enforced by the Department of Labor. As of the date of this posting, the three-fourths guarantee is not enforced.
Please inquire about the job opportunity or send applications and/or resumes, indicating availability, to the IowaWORKS Center - Des Moines located at 200 Army Post Road Suite 44 Des Moines, IA 50315. Phone +1 515-281-9619
Alternatively, you may inquire about the job opportunity or send applications/resumes, indicating availability, to the employer, Matthew Kelly via email at Controller@APlusLawn.com or via phone at +1 (515)-371-6950.