Landscaping and grounds maintenance labourers

National Occupation Code (NOC): 8612

Landscaping and grounds maintenance labourers perform work to assist in the construction of landscapes and related structures, and to maintain lawns, gardens, athletic fields, golf courses, cemeteries, parks, landscaped interiors and other landscaped areas. They are employed by landscaping and lawn care companies, golf courses, cemeteries, and landscaping operations of public works departments and private establishments.

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Job Duties for Landscaping and grounds maintenance labourers

  • Spread top soil, lay sod, plant flowers, grass, shrubs and trees and perform other duties to assist with the construction of a landscape and related structures
  • Cut grass, rake, aerate, dethatch, fertilize and water lawns, weed gardens, prune shrubs and trees and perform other maintenance duties as directed by supervisor
  • Maintain lawns and grass along roadsides
  • Operate and maintain power mowers, tractors, chain saws, electric clippers, sod cutters, pruning saws, snowblowers and other landscape maintenance equipment
  • Spray and dust trees, shrubs, lawns and gardens, as directed, to control insects and disease
  • Perform other manual duties to clean and maintain landscaped environments.

Working Conditions for Landscaping and grounds maintenance labourers

Work takes place outdoors in various weather conditions, which may involve exposure to chemicals such as pesticides. Safety measures should be followed to prevent injury from machinery and power tools.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Bulb Planter - Landscaping
  • Campground Maintenance Worker
  • Cemetery Labourer
  • Cemetery Worker
  • Chemical Applicator - Lawn Care
  • Gardener Helper
  • Gardening Helper
  • Golf Course Labourer
  • Golf Course Worker
  • Grass Cutter
  • Grave Digger
  • Greens Worker
  • Greenskeeper Helper
  • Grounds Maintainer
  • Grounds Maintenance Labourer
  • Grounds Maintenance Worker
  • Groundskeeper
  • Groundsman/woman
  • Groundsperson - Campground
  • Landscape Gardener Helper
  • Landscape Gardening Helper
  • Landscape Labourer
  • Landscape Worker
  • Lawn Care Labourer
  • Lawn Care Worker
  • Lawn Mower
  • Lawn-mowing Worker
  • Maintenance Labourer, Parks
  • Park Maintenance Labourer
  • Park Maintenance Worker
  • Plant Care Worker
  • Plant Doctor Helper
  • Snow Shoveller - Grounds Maintenance
  • Sod Layer
  • Sod Laying Labourer
  • Stadium Groundskeeper
  • Transplanter - Landscape Maintenance
  • Tree Pruner - Landscaping
  • Tree Sprayer
  • Tree Surgeon Helper
  • Tree Trimmer - Landscaping
  • Landscape Maintenance Crew Member
  • Landscape Crew Leader
  • Landscape Maintenance Team Member
  • Landscape Construction Team Member
  • Labourer, Landscape
  • Labourer Landscape
  • Landscape Installer
  • Grounds Maintenance
  • Campground Maintenance
  • General Labour
  • General Labor
  • General Labourer
  • General Laborer

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