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520-GRF Grounds - 5208-520 Gardener

24351 El Toro Rd, Laguna Woods, CA 92637, USA Req #251
Friday, January 7, 2022
Village Management Services, Inc.'s mission is to serve the residents of Laguna Woods Village with the highest level of customer service and professionalism, making Laguna Woods Village the premier active-adult community in Southern California.  We value integrity, quality, dedication and open communication in a rewarding and challenging environment.
Under supervision, performs gardening work in the maintenance of assigned landscaped areas; operates ground maintenance equipment as a member of a large crew or working independently among resident manors; work may require contact with residents and answering routine questions; difficult or non-routine problems are referred to the Landscape Foreman; and performs related work as required.


Plants, cultivates, fertilizes, waters and trims ornamental plants, shrubs and hedges; trims trees and shrubs from the ground and on ladders; and installs sod, waters, fertilizes and trims lawns.

Operates riding mowers, gas trimmers, vacuums, sod cutters, hand-held spray equipment and other ground maintenance equipment.

Occasionally applies pesticides as required for routine garden maintenance.

Assists in a variety of ground maintenance laboring tasks as directed.

Drives a truck to transport equipment and supplies to various areas in the Community.

Regular attendance required.   All duties performed on-site for the Community.

Educational development which produces the ability to read, write and apply common sense understanding to carry out oral or written instructions.  Experience in ground maintenance work or equivalent combination of education and experience which produces the following:
  • Knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions of the job.
  • Knowledge of the work hazards and applicable safety precautions associated with assigned equipment and operations.
  • Knowledge of tree planting and maintenance practices and procedures as related to grounds and parkway systems.
  • Ability to perform manual work requiring physical strength and stamina appropriate to the area of assignment.
  • Ability to read and write work-related job instructions in English.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with others in English.
  • Skill in the use and care of tools and equipment appropriate to the nature of assignment.

  • Possession of a valid California driver's license.
  • Possession of a Class B Commercial License when acting as a back-up Foreman in Landscape.
VMS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $17.02
  • Max Hiring Rate $19.12
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  • 24351 El Toro Rd, Laguna Woods, CA 92637, USA