Lead Gardener

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Compensation: $25+

Blooming Beds is passionate about gardening! We are committed to delivering the highest quality in plant care to the families and businesses we serve. As we continue to grow, we are looking for a talented and professional Lead Gardener to join our team. In this hands-on role you will play a key part in our continued growth and will be tasked with leading a small Maintenance crew. This is a great opportunity for someone who has worked under a Senior Gardener or Horticulturist and is ready to take on more responsibilities in a supervisory capacity.

Responsibilities/Duties

  • Perform garden work including but not limited to pruning, weeding, trimming, and shaping ornamental plants
  • Perform mowing as needed
  • Lead and provide daily task direction to at least one Maintenance crew member
  • Meet regularly with the company Owner or other supervisor to plan and coordinate work assignments and projects
  • As warranted, engage with customers with tact and professionalism to ensure satisfaction and explore opportunities to upsell accounts
  • Responsible for the safe operation of company vehicle(s)
  • Responsible for the proper use and maintenance of machines, tools, equipment and materials
  • Responsible for maintaining required knowledge of plant material and staying current on Horticulture trends

Qualifications/Requirements

Education and Experience:

  • 3+ years of hands-on gardening experience
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail with good troubleshooting skills
  • Must be honest, reliable, have a strong work ethic, and have good judgment
  • A track record of going above and beyond to satisfy customers
  • High-energy, outgoing, can-do attitude with the ability to prioritize demanding or conflicting tasks
  • Must be able to follow directions, work well with others, show initiative, and complete tasks with little to no additional supervision or instruction
  • Must have strong English writing and speaking skills
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from work
  • Must have a valid and clean driving record

Working Conditions:

  • Must be able to lift and carry 60 pounds repeatedly
  • Must be able to perform strenuous, physical work outside year-round in unfavorable weather conditions, different terrains, and with exposure to insects
  • Continual or prolonged periods of bending, stooping, reaching, kneeling, crouching, crawling, lifting, and digging

Additional Information

Interested applicants should email a resume to our Recruiter at LLEE@leehillassociates.com

Contact Information

Blooming Beds
Contact Name: Recruiter
Email: LLEE@leehillassociates.com