Landscape Technician

Overview

Come gain a deeper understanding of plants and trees while working hard to create beautiful landscapes for residential homeowners

Date Posted
Position
Full-Time
Start as soon a available
$17-$19 / hr

Our Landscape Company is known for expert tree care and pruning with a reputation for a deep understanding of the integrated living systems that make up the outdoor spaces we love.

Here are the basics for what I am looking for.

YOU COME WITH ——

Availability: Monday – Friday 30 to 35 hours per week for 10.5 months out of the year. February – Mid December

Prerequisites:
~Have 1 year of Professional Landscaping Experience.
~Ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions.
~Have clean driving record and your own vehicle, a smart phone, able to show up at 8am everyday
~Work with and learn from others,
~Experience with and excitement for learning about plants, soil, pests and disease, roots and shoots and how things grow and thrive.
~You come with an ability to communicate well with coworkers and supervisors about the details of the job.
~You have an excitement to work day after day outdoors doing hard and satisfying physical work.
~You are a problem solver who can learn a variety of systems and then offer up ways to improve them.
~You can weed tiny sprouts all day one day and climb a tree to remove a few limbs the next.

Respect. Patience. Strong internal work ethic. Safety First Mind-Set. Drive for completion. Climb a tree to get high: No smoking, no drugs, no alcohol please.

Bonus Points for: Knowledge of typical landscape plants, knowledge of modern pruning techniques, botanical knowledge, experience with chainsaws, chippers, weed whackers, hedge trimming, or other small 2 cycle engines. (we don’t mow lawns so you won’t be asked to sit on a lawn mower all day long!). Drive a full sized pickup truck, manual transmission, tow and backup a trailer, drive a tractor, familiarity with irrigation systems.

Compensation and Benefits:
Hourly pay to start depends on experience. I’m looking to start someone with a good basic gardening/landscaping experience from $17-$19/hour. You may easily start higher with some solid previous experience in the field and skills I can put to work right away.

Time off from early December to late January. We are flexible with other vacation time if requested in advance

Paid Birthday off. Whether it’s a work day or not, you get a bonus day each year.

After working for Rain Dance for one year we have benefits that include a 1 week paid vacation, a yearly uniform and tool stipend, massage/body wellness reimbursements and we will pay for half the cost of becoming a certified arborist.

Work is Different Every Day. Every job is different, every yard is different. There is so much variety during any given week.

Learning New Things. Every day we explore the natural world and share about plant ID, plant physiology, how plants grow and how to prune them for best health and growth or fruit production. Soil science, disease and pest ID, environmental stresses, and much more.

If you think a career in Landscaping and Tree Care is right for you or someone you know, please reply to this ad with a cover letter and email a resume with relevant work experience and references.

Thanks and I look forward to working with you!

To apply for this job email your details to traviscalebdickson@gmail.com

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