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Landscaper / Laborer

26 Jan 2023 1:34 PM | Anonymous

POTTED UP is a landscape firm offering garden design, installation and fine garden maintenance services.  

We seek an outgoing, pro-active, hands-on person who is a lover of nature and enjoys being outside while being part of a team.   We celebrate and reward hard work and commitment.  This is an entry level position with growth potential.   

We provide the knowledge, tools, uniform and transportation.    

Responsibilities:

  • Support gardening team in the installation and maintenance of small “city-sized” in-ground & rooftop gardens
  • Weed, dead-head, rake, dig, plant, and water gardens throughout the Boston area
  • Load and unload trucks with plants and other materials
  • Run materials to and from truck
  • Keep job sites organized: tools, equipment, plant materials
  • Keep trucks organized and clean
  • Care of tools and equipment
  • Other tasks as assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • Desire to be a team member and promote a professional, cheerful and respectful work environment with co-workers, clients and vendors
  • Ability to work both in a team setting as well as independently
  • Punctuality and present a clean, professional work attire daily
  • Strong work ethic with a commitment to excellence
  • Passion for plants and the environment
  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced environment
  • Must have strong organizational and time management skills

Physical Nature of the Job:

  • Outdoor gardening work, including heavy lifting, planting and removal of plants, garden supplies, containers, and tools.
  • Work is performed in outdoor gardens and roof decks. Often requiring the climbing of multiple flights of stairs or ladders with garden materials/equipment.
  • Must be able to Lift 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to get in/out of trucks, kneel, and bend over
  • Work in inclement weather (Heat, humidity, rain, snow, cold)

Experience:

  • Gardening or Landscaping for 1-year (preferred)

Pay and Benefits:

  • $22.00 - $25.00 per hour, starting hourly wage, two-month review with potential $2.00 per hour raise, based on experience
  • Overtime
  • Paid Holidays
  • Vacation time
  • Paid Sick Time
  • Year-end bonus, potential
  • 401K Retirement Savings Plan
  • Horticultural and Safety Training
  • Workers comp

Chris Arnold
Hiring Manager, Head Foreman
401-440-9356
chris@pottedup.com

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