Company Description: Countryside Landscape and Design Inc is a full-service landscape company. We are a team of 45-50 employees dedicated to our craft and the green industry. Countryside has been in business for over 20 years and performs both residential and commercial applications including: Forestry, Masonry, Excavations, Hydroseed, Maintenance, and Installations.
HORTICULTURAL FIELD MANAGER
High School or Equivalent
Drivers License - Preference: Required
A full-time seasonal position, supervising and working with the maintenance crews, maintaining plant beds and plantings of residential and commercial landscapes in the Berkshire area. Responsibilities include: garden maintenance, seasonal clean-ups, annual plantings, pruning, watering, plant nursery management, scheduling and training of crew members, proposals & quotes, and client relations.
Job Duties / Objectives:
Oversee/partake in the maintenance of residential and commercial properties, ensuring the quality control of workmanship.
Daily review of maintenance schedule and planning crew schedule.
Scheduling & training of watering crew.
Locate and order plant material for jobs within the maintenance department.
Assist with the maintenance of nursery plant material.
Spring/Fall garden care.
Design seasonal container gardens and annual plantings.
Build and maintain relationships with clientele.
Strong in depth knowledge of plant material, and identification of plants, with experience in garden design and layout.
Pruning skills & knowledge.
Experience with equipment used in the trade: blowers, edgers, pruners, etc.
Strong computer skills, with knowledge of Asset a plus, combined with excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Familiarity with drafting quotes/proposals.
Ability to obtain upon hire: DOT medical card; OSHA 10 (30).
Must possess a valid driver’s license.
Ability to lift up to 50 pounds and carry repeatedly through the work day.
Must be punctual and reliable.
Some Saturdays required.