Landscape Assistant Gardener

Planted Earth Landscaping

Planted Earth Landscaping

1430 Buckhorn RD , Sykesville , MD - 21784

Bert Quillin

Job Description

Planted Earth Landscaping, Inc. is a unique Residential Landscape Contracting and Maintenance company servicing Maryland, Virginia, & Washington D.C. Planted Earth Landscaping has a vision of "Doing things better". The vision includes better customer service, better plant material, better landscape industry partners and most importantly better client relationships. The employees are personally involved in every project and maintain professional relationships with high quality sub-contractors.

We are currently seeking candidates to fill a role as an Assistant Gardener, who potentially would like to grow into the role as a Gardening Supervisor. Applicants should be passionate about plants, are always seeking knowledge, and conducts them self in a professional manner. You will be tending to everything from detailed estate gardens to rooftop terrace planters.

Benefits include paid holidays, vacation days, bonus incentives, 401K after 1 year of employment and training in horticultural skills. Uniforms and safety gear provided. Hourly wage range $12 - $18/Hr, dependent upon experience.

Primary Responsibilities:

-Tending to perennials and annuals in residential gardens

-Pruning and shaping of shrubs

-Tree pruning up to 12'

-Boxwood hedging

-Overall health and growth of the plants


Requirements:

-Professionalism, effective communication and attention to detail

-Passion for the outdoors

-Current MD driver’s license, reliable transportation required

-Willingness to work in all weather conditions

-Bend, kneel, and lift up to 50 lbs

-Fluent in English


Experience/Education:

-2 or more years horticultural experience is preferred

-Working towards a CPH or already certified

-Overall plant knowledge and proper pruning technique is very important

-Knowledge of Word, Excel, and Outlook