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Horticulturist


Gardener Team Member 

R&S Landscaping is hiring immediately, with a $300 signing bonus
Paid as follows; $100 after 30 days, $100 after 60 days, $100 after 90 days

R&S Landscaping is a well-established firm specializing in high end residential design/build and after care. We are located in Bergen County, NJ and have been in business for over 35 years and are recognized as a leader in our area. We are an innovative, progressive company with a great team of friendly, creative and motivated professionals.

Position Title: Specialty Gardening Team Member

Purpose: To assist specialty gardening crew leader with production and sales of landscape services and plantings. Develop relationships with clients in the field and foster new sales. Help gardening team to learn and grow as professional gardeners.


EXPERIENCE/SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS:
• Strong interest in horticulture.
• Ability to follow instructions.
• Positive attitude.
• Customer service skills.
• Desire to learn, improve and grow.
• Ability to work with people and communicate effectively.
• An excellent attendance and tardiness record.
• Knowledge of perennials, woody plants and their growth habits.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Production/Management
• Provide perennial bed care on given routes.
• Perform trimming and pruning jobs as needed.
• Maintain high quality for all work produced.
• Assist with installations for Annuals, Seasonal Color, and Bulbs.
• Design and install decorative planters.
• Maintain paperwork on route list and work orders, ensuring time/date and materials
• Follow instructions of gardening foreman and/or manager to complete jobs and services in a professional
• Consistently use safe work practices
• Assists other staff as required.

Sales and Customer Service
• Pro-actively communicate with customers on site:
• Learn customers’ preferences and transcend their likes into their gardens.

Training and Safety
• Continue educational progress by attending classes and seminars.
• Adhere to and enforce all safety policies and procedures.
• Wear company uniform and work boots always.
• Lead and assist in internal Training Classes.
• Report all injuries to foreman/manager
 

Job Benefits

Job Type: Full-time

Paid Time Off
Paid Vacations
Medical Benefits
401k
Education Reimbursement
Overtime
Advancement opportunities!

Date Job is Available

Salary

$19.00-22.00/hr

Job Application Instructions

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