Yard Worker

Writing a great yard worker resume is important because it is one of the first things a potential employer will see when they are considering you for a position. It is your opportunity to make a good first impression and sell yourself as the best candidate for the job.

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Averie Rutman

averie.rutman@gmail.com | (280) 422-3999 | Philadelphia, PA


I have over 1 year of experience working as a Yard Worker. I am responsible for the upkeep and maintenance of the yard, including mowing lawns, trimming hedges, and watering plants. I take pride in my work and always ensure that the yard is looking its best. My attention to detail ensures that no task is ever missed or overlooked. In addition to my regular duties, I also assist with occasional landscaping projects.


Yard Worker at J & J Landscaping, PAApr 2022 - Present

  • Mowed 3 acres of lawn in 2 hours.
  • Trimmed hedges for 5 customers.
  • Planted trees and shrubs for 7 customers.
  • Spread fertilizer and mulch for 8 customers.
  • Power washed driveways and sidewalks for 10 customers.

Yard Worker I at Fisher Landscaping, PAJul 2021 - Mar 2022

  • Mowed an average of 3.5 acres per day.
  • Trimmed and edged along sidewalks, flower beds, and walls on a daily basis.
  • Planted annuals and perennials according to design specifications.
  • Spread mulch throughout the gardens and flower beds.
  • Watered all plants by hand or with irrigation system as needed.


High School Diploma at Central High School, Philadelphia, PASep 2017 - May 2021

I have learned how to read, write, and do math.


  • Lawn mower
  • Weed whacker
  • Leaf blower
  • Edger
  • Shovel
  • Rake

Hye Galfo

hye.galfo@gmail.com | (719) 858-5882 | Detroit, MI


I have over 1 year of experience working as a Yard Worker. I am responsible for maintaining the grounds and keeping the area clean and free of debris. I have also assisted with landscaping projects, including planting and trimming trees and shrubs. In addition, I have operated various lawn care equipment such as mowers, trimmers, and edgers.


Yard Worker at Advanced Waste Management, MIMay 2022 - Present

  • Maintained a clean and organized yard, free of debris.
  • Cut grass on a regular basis using a lawn mower.
  • Trimmed hedges and bushes as needed.
  • Raked leaves in the fall and removed snow in the winter.
  • Watered plants as necessary.

Yard Worker I at North American Waste Management, MISep 2021 - Apr 2022

  • Mowed 3 acres of lawn in 2 hours using a riding mower.
  • Cut down 6 trees that were blocking the driveway.
  • Created a rock garden that spanned 30 feet.
  • Dug up and replanted 50 bushes.
  • Installed an irrigation system for the front yard.


High School Diploma at Detroit Public Schools, MIAug 2017 - May 2021

Some skills I've learned are time management, communication, and organization.


  • Lawn Mower Operation
  • Trimmer Operation
  • Edger Operation
  • Leaf Blower Operation
  • Hedge TrimmerOperation
  • Fertilizer Application