Now Hiring – LEAD GARDENER
Landcraft is a referral based business relying on successful relationships to create exceptional urbanscape designs. We are a design build and garden maintenance company based in South Minneapolis. The majority of our installation projects are small yard residential landscape renewals. We are committed to training, keeping, and valuing quality people to facilitate Landcraft’s projects, gardens, clients and crews to be happy and successful.
Landcraft is looking for a lead gardener to observe and pro-actively manage many residential and commercial landscapes in the metro area. As a lead gardener, you will work and manage other crew members in setting the work pace, tasks, and quality standards, making sure each maintenance visit is completed within estimated timelines. The Lead Gardener will be able to diagnose and communicate, with clients, any pest, disease, or irrigation issues that may affect the health of a landscape. The duties performed throughout the season include: weeding, pruning, composting, mulching, planting, digging, raking, hauling and dumping. During peak season, overtime hours will be required.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
- 3+ years gardening experience
- Valid driver’s license.
- A&E pesticide certification strongly preferred.
- Can perform physical labor which would include, bending, twisting, pulling and lifting up to 40lbs.
- Can safely operate and train crew members to use leaf blowers, trimmers, tank sprayers and other tools used routinely in garden maintenance
QUALITIES, ABILITIES, AND SKILLS
- Time Management
- Attention to Detail
- Enjoys managing people and working collaboratively
- Self-reliant and energized when problem solving
- Can excel and thrive in an in a fast-paced environment with time restraints.
- Polite and respectful communications in all interactions
- Pride in one’s own appearance, workmanship and high standards and willing to share, teach and inspire it to all Landcraft crew members.
- Love to observe, marvel and care for gardens and their seasonal changes and challenges.
Landcraft is your local Minneapolis Urban Landscaping company that can work with your budget and give you options on how to give you the backyard you have been dreaming about. Contact us to learn more about us and to get a quote on your next backyard project.