Employment

Estate Landscape Management services are always in demand. Thus, we are always on the lookout for qualified people to join our group. 

If you like what we stand for, and you are looking for a position where your talents and creativity are honored and encouraged, and you think you would fit in well with our work ethic, please look over our job descriptions and send us a resumé.

 
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Head Gardener

Head gardeners for Estate Landscape Management 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 and works alongside 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 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 through 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, hardworking, 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 and verifiable experience in horticultural management.

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

 

Gardener

The position of gardener assistant 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, hardworking, and creative. He or she can work cheerfully with a diverse and close knit group of individuals dedicated to the craft of professional gardening. Some gardening experience is preferred, but we are happy to train the right candidate.

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 through 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. Education benefits, vacation time, and retirement plan are available after an introductory period.

 
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