Working in the yard you are required to work in all types of weather. Rain, snow, sleet, sun, heat and it is a very physical job. Compensation is fair given the amount of education required to do this job. Advancement within the company isn't as available as they make it appear when being hired.
Help you contribute to a mutual fund by direct deducations from your pay.
Strenuous outside work that doesn't shut down for bad weather.