Landscape Gardeners and Irrigation Technicians

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Landscape Gardeners and Irrigation Technicians

Landscape Gardeners and Irrigation Technicians plan and construct garden landscapes, and install irrigation systems.

Fun facts

  • NA Weekly Pay Before Tax
  • 75% full-time Full-Time Share
  • 5% female Gender Share


There are many tasks done by landscape gardeners and irrigation technicians. A few are listed below:

  • preparing plans and drawings, selecting materials and plants, and scheduling landscape construction
  • setting out and installing hardscape and softscape structures
  • constructing gravel and paved areas, walls, fences, trellises, pergolas, ponds, barbecues and garden furniture
  • preparing seedbeds and growing sites
  • planting trees, bushes, hedges, flowers and bulbs
  • preparing lawn areas by spreading topsoil and planting grass, and by laying instant turf
  • determining irrigation system hydraulic parameters
  • installing irrigation systems including pumps and meters
  • testing, maintaining, and repairing irrigation systems.

Specific occupations

  • Landscape Gardener
  • Irrigation Technician