Bay Area residents preferred since this position will need to be filled as soon as possible.
Lead Gardener wanted for Small Eco-Minded Landscaping Company
We are looking for Lead Gardener approx. 4 days a week. Mon-Friday--8:30am to 3:30 or 4:30pm (end time is approximate).
ABOUT US :
We are a small, locally-grown company (20 years) specializing in quality pruning, plant and garden care. Our strengths are on customer service, organic practices, eco-consciousness, efficiency, and a great working environment based on mutual respect, clear communication and hard work. Our company maintains over 100 Gardens with a wide variety of California and Mediterranean plants, edibles, fruit trees, ornamentals and native perennials. Our style is organic natural.
We do 80% maintenance, which includes pruning, weeding, fertilizing, planting, disease control, mowing, irrigation test and repair and general clean up. We also do special projects such as irrigation installation, design and plant installations, etc. . . Job sites are in the East Bay, mostly in Berkeley and Oakland. We like to work hard, be present with the plants, laugh, and feel proud of our work. We've been in business locally since 1995.
We are looking for hard-working positive and engaged gardeners with a minimum of two years work and class experience. Additional carpentry and irrigation installation experience is a plus.
We are looking for a horticulturist who has professional experience in fine gardening and maintenance, including Plant ID, disease and nutrition issues, aesthetic pruning, and drip irrigation.
Also, we must emphasize that this is physically demanding work, and we need someone who is fit, on their toes, and can move quickly from task to task.
Depending on your classwork experience, some additional coursework may be required.
Two full years of professional experience and some classroom work
Ability to identify common plants
Attention to detail along with an ability to hold big picture
Adaptable to the challenge of a variety of projects
Excellent communicator in English to clients and co-workers
Efficient worker in the garden with an excellent work ethic
Punctual and reliable
A valid CA license and clean driving record - must drive a stick shift
Pay depending on experience - usually starts at $18
Meet every morning in South Berkeley.
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