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Landscape Planting Crew Lead (Berkeley)


  • Magic Gardens Landscaping
  • 01/26/19
  • Berkeley, CA
  • 94710
  • 55,000 / Yearly
  • Full-Time
Planting Crew Leader

Magic Gardens Landscaping (www.magicgardenslandscaping.com) is seeking someone with landscaping or maintenance experience to work with the planting and maintenance crew in the field, and to manage the planting crew staff. We are looking for a personable, enthusiastic, team-oriented person with strong organizational skills who can work in the field/on job sites and interact well with clients. Candidates should have a strong interest in plants, and a passion for creating beautiful landscapes.

Responsibilities include:

- Managing planting jobs, planting crew staff, and job sites
- Prioritizing tasks on job sites
- Proper installation of plants on job sites
- Technical and fine pruning of plants
- Assist designers with plant layout and placement
- Communicating with management, crews, and clients
- Proper completion of daily job reports and timesheets
Qualifications:

- Experience with supervision and management
- Extensive plant knowledge
- Planting and landscape maintenance experience
- Nursery or landscaping experience
- Ability to lift up to 50lbs unassisted
- Professional work habits
- Excellent organizational skills
- Efficient deadline management
- Ability to effectively delegate tasks
- Good communication; strong verbal and writing skills
- Attention to detail
- Valid driver's license, clean DMV record, ability to drive company vehicles
- Ability to speak Spanish a plus

An interest in the business and a strong motivation to learn is essential. Recent college graduates with a specialization in landscaping or horticulture are encouraged to apply.

Benefits:

Hourly range: $22-$26/hour, depending on experience. Potential to advance quickly in responsibility and compensation. Paid holidays, paid time off, and health coverage after 90 days of full-time employment. This is an immediate full-time position opening.

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