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Landscape Planting Crew Lead (Berkeley)

  • Magic Gardens Landscaping
  • 12/26/18
  • Berkeley, CA
  • 94710
  • 55,000 / Yearly
  • Full-Time
Planting Crew Leader

Magic Gardens Landscaping ( 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

- 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.


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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