Seasonally, we are always looking for qualified individuals to help us serve our clients. Typically, the following positions are available:

Job Description: Head Gardener
Head gardeners for Estate Landscape oversee the maintenance and development of our client’s landscapes.  They achieve this by applying standard as well as specialized horticultural practices.  These tasks include, but are not limited to: weeding, trimming, watering, pruning, planting, shoveling, sawing, sweeping, raking, snow removal, and the use of power equipment. 

The head gardener manages a crew of assistant gardeners.  Crew management involves time management of the crew, time keeping of the crew members, training crew members, and maintaining morale on daily basis.  The head gardener sees to it that the crew works diligently and carefully, and that Estate Landscape’s mission and code of ethics are always followed.  The head gardener reports to the president of the company.

Work is conducted in all types of weather, from heat to wind to wet and cold. Therefore, it’s expected that the gardener will be able to work in these different climate extremes, and will be prepared to do so.  The gardener must be physically able to bend over or kneel for extended periods of time, and be able to lift objects of up to 70 pounds in weight. 

Head gardeners are often responsible for a company vehicle.  They are to have a clean MVR at all times.  They are responsible for the maintenance of the vehicle according to the manufacturers recommendations, as well as assuring that the vehicle is operated in a safe manner at all times. 

Since there is a high level of customer interaction, the head gardener needs to exhibit adequate communication skills, and is expected to always project a professional attitude to our clients.

Work days are from Monday through Friday.  The work day begins at 7am, and usually ends at 3:30pm.  The work is seasonal with the bulk of work being done between mid-March and November.  There is no centralized work site, so adequate transportation to various locations throughout the metro area is required. 

The ideal candidate for this position is team-spirited, flexible, hard working, and creative.  He or she can work cheerfully with a diverse and close knit group of individuals dedicated to the craft of professional gardening.  Also, he or she should have a college degree in horticulture, or a demonstrable experience in horticultural management.

We offer above-average wages for the right candidates. Health benefits, vacation time, and retirement plan are available after an introductory period.

E-mail us your résumé.

Job Description: Gardener

The position of gardener assists a head gardener in completing general gardening tasks for our clients.  These tasks include, but are not limited to: weeding, trimming, watering, pruning, planting, shoveling, sawing, sweeping, raking, snow removal, and the use of power equipment.  The gardener reports to the head gardener.

Work is conducted in all types of weather, from heat to wind to wet and cold. Therefore, it’s expected that the gardener will be able to work in these different climate extremes, and will be prepared to do so.  The gardener must be physically able to bend over or kneel for extended periods of time, and be able to lift objects of up to 70 pounds in weight. 

Since there is a high level of customer interaction, the gardener needs to exhibit adequate communication skills, and is expected to always project a professional attitude to our clients.

The ideal candidate for this position is team-spirited, flexible, hard working, and creative.  He or she can work cheerfully with a diverse and close knit group of individuals dedicated to the craft of professional gardening.  Also, he or she should have a college degree in horticulture, or a demonstrable experience in horticultural management.

Work days are from Monday through Friday.  The work day begins at 7am, and usually ends at 3:30pm.  The work is seasonal with the bulk of work being done between mid-March and November.  There is no centralized work site, so adequate transportation to various locations throughout the metro area is required. 

We offer above-average wages for the right candidates. Health benefits, vacation time, and retirement plan are available after an introductory period.

E-mail us your résumé.

 
     

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