• First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers
  • Architecture and Construction
  • First-line supervisors of landscaping, lawn service, and groundskeeping workers directly oversee and coordinate landscaping or groundskeeping staff work. They may review contracts and prepare estimates of labor and materials costs.

    What do they typically do

    • Set up and enforce operating procedures and work standards to ensure adequate performance and employee safety
    • Inspect completed work to make sure it meets specifications, standards, and contract requirements
    • Supervise workers who perform duties such as landscaping, cultivating lawns, or pruning trees and shrubs
    • Schedule work for crews based on work priorities, availability of crew or equipment, or weather conditions
    • Plant or maintain vegetation using activities like mulching, fertilizing, watering, mowing, or pruning
    • Monitor project activities to make sure workers follow instructions, meet deadlines, and maintain schedules
    • Train workers to do tasks such as transplanting or pruning trees or shrubs, finishing cement, using equipment, or caring for turf
    • Provide workers with assistance in performing duties as necessary to meet deadlines

    Number of Jobs

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    Job Growth +1.3%
    Job Opening 474

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    Education & Training

    • Education

      Most occupations require training in vocational schools, related on-the-job experience, or an associate's degree.
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