Since 1982, Landscape Collaborative has offered exceptional garden maintenance, lawn care, and snow removal services to discerning clients throughout the Greater Boston area. We are looking for an experienced lead Horticulturist to oversee a diverse project portfolio.
This position will have a significant hands-on role in garden renovations and new installations, pruning, fine garden design and maintenance, seasonal flower plantings in beds and containers, winter and holiday décor. The candidate will also perform general landscape maintenance tasks, observe client gardens and properties on a regular basis, work closely with Account Managers to assess and problem-solve client/project needs, and supervise and train other staff as required. Over time, the candidate will build, develop and oversee a team skilled in fine gardening.
The ideal candidate will have 5+ years work experience performing residential garden and landscape tasks, deep knowledge of plant identification and care, a strong work ethic, excellent time management skills, the ability to source plant material, and experience developing budgets and project timelines. Propagation skills a plus. This position will involve direct contact with clients; exceptional interpersonal skills are essential. The candidate must be willing to work independently or as part of a team. This position requires the ability to perform labor intensive outdoor work and willingness to work in all weather conditions such as cold, rain and heat, as well as drive a work truck and to use landscape tools and machinery. A valid MA driver’s license is required. The candidate will be responsible for performing job duties in a manner which complies with local, state and federal safety policies.