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Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities 2018-03-14T13:27:10+00:00

Come Work with Us

Northeast Horticultural Services. is one of the most successful design-build operations operating in Fairfield County, Connecticut. With a particular focus on high-end residential properties, we use only the best materials and practices to deliver exceptional plant health care and aroborist services. We treat our close-knit team of dedicated professionals with honesty, fairness, and respect.

Work for us and we’ll give you more than a job; we’ll give you the opportunity to excel and the support to succeed. We offer competitive pay, paid vacation, holidays, sick time and medical coverage.

Position: Landscape Foreman

Duties

  • Supervise and participate in landscaping jobs of various types and sizes
  • Install landscape materials such as trees, shrubs, perennials, annuals, mulch, sod, grass seed, pathways, and patios following designed plans provided to foreman
  • Manage installation crew on location, comprising of 4-7 employees
  • Must be able to have crews work quickly and efficiently, but also provide high quality work
  • Hit budgeted hours
  • Communicate with clients courteously and professionally who are on site, create an overall positive experience for clients
  • Maintain company quality standards
  • Communicate to and lead subordinates effectively
  • Must be willing to plow and manage snow removal during the winter months
  • Responsible for all necessary tools and proactive maintenance on trucks (no mechanic background is necessary, but must be cognoscente of when to change oil, fluids, tire pressure, etc.)

Qualifications

  • Prior landscape and management experience is required
  • Some college coursework would be beneficial; Associates or Bachelor’s in Horticulture or a related field would separate a strong candidate
  • A superb command of the English language
  • Excellent knowledge of plant materials, and of planting, transplanting, and landscaping techniques
  • Must be required to lift 50 pounds
  • Clean driving record with valid Class A Connecticut driver’s license
  • Bi-lingual is a plus, but not required
  • Ability to read and implement a landscape plan
  • Use of Bobcat and Kubota would be optimal, but can be taught on site

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