Landscape Truck Driver

Operations San Jose, CA


Position at BrightView Landscape Services

At BrightView, the best teams are created and maintained here.  If you are searching for your next fulfilling career, picture yourself on a best-in-class team where you can grow to be your brightest.  We’re looking for a Landscape Truck Driver. Can you picture yourself here?

Here’s what you’d do:

Landscape Truck Driver will be responsible for providing landscape maintenance support to a variety of industrial, commercial, and/or public properties. This role is responsible for safely operating commercial grade landscaping equipment and ensuring the upkeep of plant material and other landscaping elements.

You’d be responsible for:

  • Prepare Landscape Trucks for the day including:
    • Load gas cans, mowers, and other equipment onto trucks/trailers.
    • Secure all equipment onto trucks/trailers.
    • Maintain and correctly use issued personal protective equipment.
    • Safely operate vehicle in accordance with all traffic laws.
  • Perform maintenance on industrial, commercial, or public properties including:
    • Safely operate equipment with all necessary personal protective equipment
    • Mow turf using various mowers.
    • Edge grass at curbs and walkways.
    • Blow leaves and clippings.
    • Prune shrubs and trees as needed and clear debris.
    • Pull weeds as needed.
    • Clean site and watch for trash, limbs, and rocks.
  • Plantings and Flower Installation:
    • Prep soil uniformly for flower or groundcover installation.
    • Plant material properly considering depth, size, placement, and spacing.
    • Apply mulch appropriately for type of material.
    • Water material correctly.
    • Edge beds or establish new bed edges.
  • Perform maintenance on equipment:
    • Unload equipment from BrightView trucks/trailers.
    • Wash equipment and truck.
    • Change equipment blades and oil.
    • Clean air filters.
    • Grese machines.
    • Conduct EDVIR on assigned vehicles.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Safely perform heavy lifting/pushing/pulling of various landscaping equipment and materials, including, but not limited to backpack blowers, large containers of mulch/plant material, assorted sizes of lawnmowers, etc.
  • Safely operate hand and power equipment, including but not limited to manual and powered sawing and cutting equipment.
  • Leverage 80 lbs. of a walk behind mower over curbs.
  • Be able to lift, push, or carry 50 pounds (mulch, fertilizer, etc.).
  • Ability to bend, stoop and twist continuously throughout the day. Bending/kneeling up to 9 hours or more per day.
  • Lift branches and limbs.
  • Push, pull, grip, and squeeze various tools, products and/or items (e.g., pruning).
  • Walk up to 10 miles a day, sometimes uphill and on uneven terrain, often while carrying, pushing, or pulling equipment, materials, or debris.
  • Spray various pesticides/herbicides.
  • Use hand saw.

 You might be a good fit if you have:

  • Valid Driver’s license.
  • Some experience in lawncare helpful.
  • Must be able to operate various lawn care machinery including mowers, edgers, backpack blowers.
  • Must be able to operate various vehicles, with or without trailers.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish highly preferred, but not required.
  • Ability to work in extreme conditions – temperatures may exceed 100 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Ability to work in direct sunlight for extended periods of time.
  • Work hours vary and may exceed 12 hours per day.
  • Noise level may be loud at times and use of ear plugs may be required (e.g., outdoor conditions, backpack blowers, running mowers, week whackers).

Here’s what to know about working here:

Here at BrightView, we’re as passionate about caring for our clients as we are about caring for each other. Though we’re the nation’s leading landscape company, we maintain a small company feel and supportive environment that makes our team members feel at home. 

If you’re looking to join a team of talented go-getters who tackle big vision projects other companies could only dream of, you just might have found your match. With our range of services, including landscape design, development, maintenance and enhancements, there’s no limit to what we can do, and what you can achieve.

Growing Everyday

Like the communities we serve, you are on a constant path of discovery to shape your career and personal development. In addition to best-in-class opportunities and competitive salary, you may be eligible for benefits and perks like:

  • Paid time off
  • Health and wellness coverage
  • 401k savings plan

Start Your Bright New Career Journey


BrightView is an Equal Employment Opportunity and E-Verify Employer.



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