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Landscape Design Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities For the 2016 Season

Austin Ganim Landscape Design, LLC and Lawn Care of Fairfield, LLC are now hiring for the following positions: Plant Health Care Technician; Landscape Maintenance Forman, Masonry Forman, Mason, Landscape Forman, Landscape Laborer. Descriptions are listed below along with application and e-mail link.

Plant Health Care Technician- 3+ years experience, compensation commensurate with experience.

Description:  We are seeking a hardworking and dedicated individual who is responsible, reliable and energetic, capable of contributing to the company in a positive and enthusiastic manner. The goal of this position is to effectively deliver a high level of service, consistently to our customer base. This position requires an individual who is capable of working independently, understands and can properly execute daily work orders and has great people skills.

Job Duties:  • Properly apply prescribed treatments to turf and ornamental tree and shrubs • Complete daily work tickets written and on tablet • Properly identify trees and shrubs • Capable of diagnosing insects, diseases and cultural issues which effect plant health • Valid driver’s license is required.  • Good written and verbal communication skills are necessary.

Job Qualifications:  • Ability to properly identify trees and shrubs • Capable of diagnosing insects, diseases and cultural issues which effect plant health • Can lift 50 pounds or more on a regular basis • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. Ability to interact with clientele. • A minimum of 3 years relevant experience • Possess a CT applicators license. • Maintain a valid CT driver’s license. • Strong organizational and time management skills, be self-motivated, resourceful and detail oriented. • RazorSync software knowledge a plus, on the job-training available • Bi-Lingual a plus

Submissions can be made by e-mail or click here to apply:

Plant Health Care Technician Position

LANDSCAPE MAINTENANCE FORMAN

Job objective: We are seeking a hardworking and dedicated individual, who is responsible, dependable, reliable and energetic, capable of contributing to the company in a positive and enthusiastic manner. The goal of this position is to effectively and efficiently provide a high level of garden maintenance services; this individual possess great time management and communication skills, is an effective team leader with has strong leadership qualities and excellent people skills.  This position requires an individual who is comfortable receiving and giving direction to act as liaison between management and crew. Working with Maintenance Manager to help identify and resolve any potential and/or existing problems by assessing overall health and aesthetics of gardens; making recommendation and implementing appropriate gardening techniques to maintain grounds.

Job Duties and Responsibilities Include: CREW MANAGEMENT—Obtain a clear understanding of tasks and expectations for each client. Manage, supervise and instruct crew on site, delegate and outline tasks, responsible for making sure task are executed in a timely manner, provide training on correct gardening techniques and professional behavior as needed. Lead by example to oversee the activities of the crew which perform duties such as landscape & lawn maintenance, mulching, fertilizing, seasonal décor, watering, mowing, and pruning. Upholding safe working conditions, correcting unsafe working practices and enforcing use of required personal protective equipment when appropriate. Tracking tools and equipment on site and trucks, report lost or broken tools immediately. PROJECT MANAGEMENT— Candidate must be capable of managing a crew, project paper work and materials. Managing a list of assigned clients and their gardens. Clearly expressing to the crew  a clear understanding of tasks and expectations for the day. Working side by side with crew while supervising the planting and layout of bulbs, annuals, perennials, container gardens and seasonal/holiday decor and the on-going care including watering, feeding, deadheading, and pruning in all seasons. Bring attention to the Maintenance Manager any discrepancies, obvious plant diseases, plant insect problems, and unusual or poor plant growth habit. Have a working knowledge plant material and proper planting techniques. Provide timely and effective assistance to clients and staff to achieve common core goals. Tracking time, employees, tasks and materials accurately and legibly and completing required paper work in a timely manner on a daily basis. Responsible for loading and unloading trucks at start and end of day making sure that tools and equipment are secure and accounted for.  Other miscellaneous duties as needed/assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Three to five years’ experience in the field of landscape gardening
  • Good verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Candidate must possess a working knowledge of fine gardening, annuals and container materials, general horticultural knowledge of insects and diseases; landscape maintenance practices. Individual should have working knowledge with all aspects of landscape maintenance including edging, mulching, hand pruning, weeding, dead heading, hedge trimming, able to distinguish between weeds and perennials.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills, be self-motivated, resourceful, detail-oriented, and energetic, able to manage people and schedules to ensure maximum efficiency while building a cooperative and positive team spirit.
  • A valid Connecticut driver’s license is required, clean driving record preferable, CDL a plus. 
  • CT pesticide license a plus.  
  • Preference will be given to bi-lingual (Spanish/English) speaking candidates with good English communications skills, capable of interacting with both clients and other contractors.
    Compensation commensurate with experience. Resumes may be submitted on-line or by e-mail, fax or mail. Click here to apply:

Landscape Maintenance Forman

Landscape Forman

We are seeking a hardworking and dedicated individual who takes pride in their work.
Individual should have experience with both standard landscape installation and maintenance practices.
Experience with masonry and fence installations are not required, but are a plus.  Preference will be given to
bi-lingual (Spanish/English) speaking candidates with good English communications skills, capable of
interacting with both clients and other contractors.  A valid Connecticut drivers license is required, clean driving
record preferable, CDL a plus. Years of experience: 5+ years  Compensation: Competitive pay and benefits compensation provided in accordance with experience. Start date ASAP.  Resumes may be submitted on-line or by e-mail, fax or mail. Click here to apply:

Landscape Forman Application

Landscape Laborer

We are seeking hardworking and dedicated individuals who takes pride in their work.  
Candidates with experience in landscape installation and maintenance practices are prefered but we are willing to train the proper individual. Experience with masonry and fence installations are not required, but are a plus.  English, Spanish or bi-lingual (Spanish/English) speaking candidates with a positive attitude and willing to work as a team player. 
Competitive pay provided in accordance with experience. Start date ASAP. Resumes may be submitted on-line or by e-mail, fax or mail. Click here to apply:

Landscape Laborer Position

Masonry Forman

We are seeking a hardworking and dedicated individual who takes pride in their work.  Individual should have experience with all aspects of landscape masonry, including but not limited to: Patios – Natural Stone & Pavers, Retaining Wall – Natural Stone, Dry-laid, Mortared, CRW and other segmental precast products, Concrete Form Work, Cement Block Work, Stucco, Veneer Applications both standard and thin stone.   Candidate must be capable of managing a crew, project paper work and materials.  Preference will be given to bi-lingual (Spanish/English) speaking candidates with good English communications skills, capable of interacting with both clients and other contractors.  A valid Connecticut drivers license is required, clean driving record preferable, CDL a plus.  Competitive pay and compensation provided in accordance with experience.  Work to start Spring 2016.  Resumes and work samples may be submitted by e-mail or mail. Years of experience: 5+ years  Compensation: Commensurate with Experience

Resumes & Work Samples may be submitted on-line or by e-mail (10MB limit), fax or mail. Click here to apply:

Masonry Forman

Mason

We are seeking a hardworking and dedicated individual who takes pride in their work.  Individual should have experience with all aspects of landscape masonry, including but not limited to: Patios – Natural Stone & Pavers, Retaining Wall – Natural Stone, Dry-laid, Mortared, CRW and other segmental pre-cast products, Concrete Form Work, Cement Block Work, Stucco, Veneer Applications both standard and thin stone.    Preference will be given to bi-lingual (Spanish/English) speaking candidates with good English communications skills.  A valid Connecticut driver’s license, with clean driving record preferable, is a plus, but not required for this position.  Competitive pay and compensation provided in accordance with experience.  Work to start Spring 2016.  Resumes and work samples may be submitted by e-mail or mail.

Years of experience: 3+ years  Compensation: Commensurate with Experience

Resumes & Work Samples may be submitted on-line or by e-mail (10 MB limit), fax or mail. Click here to apply:

Mason

Please contact our offices with any additional questions regarding the positions

Austin Ganim Landscape Design, LLC
320 Kings Highway Cutoff
Fairfield, CT 06824

Phone: (203) 333-2003
Fax:  (203) 333-2701

E-mail:Contact Us

Date Posted: February 23, 2017