As a Landscape Forepersonn, you would be responsible for managing people, materials, and equipment in the field to complete landscape managemet or softscape and hardscape installation in a timely manner. The candidate will work with and lead a crew of up to 5 people in performing their duties. Success in this position is indicated by positive customer feedback and jobs being completed within the budgeted time while still maintaining the highest degree of quality possible.
Education/Experience *Have at least four (4) years of field experience with two (2) years of supervisory responsibilities or a degree in a horticulture related field of study.
Licenses *A valid Pennsylvania driver's license with the ability to operate a manual transmission vehicle.
Performance Responsibilities *Willing to work outside in a variety of weather conditions (cold, hot, wet, etc.). *Able to lift up to seventy (70) pounds. *Demonstrate experience in working with trees, shrubs, perennials, grasses, annuals, turfgrass, etc. *Show proficiency in knowledge of horticulture, plant and turf pests and diseases, pruning practices, etc. *Adhere to daily schedules, carry out goals to be accomplished, and ensure quality and efficiency of production. *Monitor quality of work by conducting site inspections both before and after the work is completed.
Preferred Traits *Positive attitude *Highly motivated with strong work ethic *Strong sense of customer service
Preferred Certifications and Licenses *Pesticide Applicators License *Landscape Industry Certified Technician (CLT) *Pennsylvania Certified Horticulturist (PCH)
Individuals who take the initiative beyond the basic job will gain insight into the industry and have the opportunity to enhance their knowledge and skills for the long-term.
Compensation will range from $14.00 to $16.00 based upon one's work experience and equipment operating capabilities.
Corporate Benefits Include: Group Health Plans; Uniforms; Paid Time Off; Trade License Test Reimbursement; Profit Sharing Pension Plan; Merit Increases; In-house and Professional Training; Educational Reimbursement; Purchasing Benefits; Equipment Benefits; and Company sponsored social events .
The expertise of Eichenlaub's staff of landscape specialists is what distinguishes us from other companies. Our uniformed staff works in a drug-free environment. We have team members certified in the fields of horticulture, landscape architecture, irrigation, and pesticide application. Company sponsored training programs are an ongoing part of their tenure with us. The training programs created at Eichenlaub have been so successful that others within the industry and have recognized them. Unlike most landscaping companies, we have in-house craftsman skilled in stone masonry, electrical work, plumbing, and carpentry. This is why Eichenlaub can successfully execute complex, multi-task projects, in a timely manner while providing the greatest value to the customer.