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Position Available at Lawn Doctor of Raleigh

Lawn Doctor of North Raleigh is owned and operated by Wilson Harris, NC State University ’06 and a former golf course assistant and superintendent who recently transitioned into the lawn care industry. Lawn Doctor of North Raleigh is currently seeking a highly motivated, responsible person with a great work ethic and attention to detail to join the team. This position will work directly with, and report to the owner of the franchise. This is a great opportunity for someone to join a small, fast growing company and have a direct impact on its success, while advancing their careers; is an entry level position with a high likelihood for promotion as the company grows. Lawn Doctor of North Raleigh is very loyal to its employees and rewards strong effort and success.

The ideal candidate MUST have:

  • Clean driving record and reliable transportation to/from work
  • Ability to work outside in all weather conditions (i.e., heat, cold, rain, etc.)
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs repeatedly and stand/walk for extended periods of time
  • Ability to obtain a NC Ground Pesticide Applicator’s License
  • Prior experience applying chemicals to turf, operating commercial lawn equipment and/or professional landscape experience is a bonus, but not required

Compensation and Benefits:

  • $28-$35k(DOE) + overtime
  • Commission on sales
  • Production and annual bonuses
  • Annual employment/salary review
  • Health Insurance (after 90 days employment)
  • Sick/Vacation Days
  • Clothing/uniform allowance
  • Moderately flexible schedule
  • Very little weekend work (except as needed for weather and workload)
  • No work on major holidays

Position Duties (include, but not limited to):

  • Application of products to customers’ lawns using our patented equipment
  • Communicating with the customer about conditions or issues in their lawn
  • Daily communication with owner regarding equipment/product needs and customer lawn conditions
  • Daily cleaning and inspection of equipment and service vehicles
  • Loading/unloading of products and equipment from service vehicles
  • Equipment repair and maintenance

Lawn Doctor of North Raleigh is a local franchise that specializes in fertilizer and weed control, insect control, seeding and aeration, soil amending and enrichment, among other lawn applications. Lawn Doctor has been a leader in the lawn care industry for over 50 years, but our North Raleigh franchise started operating in 2016. We are a young franchise that is growing at a very fast rate and we need great employees to continue this trend. If you are considering making a career change, but still enjoy the turfgrass industry, I would urge you to contact us. Applicants will be given discretion and confidentiality.

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