Career Opportunities

We currently have many career opportunities available. Apply today!Career Opportunities

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 the best materials and practices to deliver exceptional plant health care and arborist 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 a career, the opportunity to excel and the support to succeed. We offer competitive pay, paid vacation, holidays, sick time and medical coverage.

View our career opportunities below. If you qualify, please send a resume and contact information to: info@northeasthorticultural.com.

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We Are Now Hiring for the 2020 Season!

We are seeking individuals who:

  • Have reliable transportation to and from work
  • Have a valid driver’s license
  • Willing to work in a variety of weather conditions
  • Possess or has the ability to obtain Pesticide Applicator’s License

Prior experience is preferred, but not required. We are willing to train the right individual. Compensation is based on experience.

Position: Lawn Care Specialist

Job Description:

  • Implement our lawn care duties for clients from New Haven to New Canaan
  • Inspect turf and understand insect, disease and cultural concerns
  • Apply lawn treatments to ensure success of our lawn care programs
  • Communicate with the landscape and lawn care supervisor at the end of each day to discuss work order sheets
  • Ensure proper care of lawn care equipment and general maintenance

Job Requirements: 

  • 1-3 years of field experience and/or a background in lawn care management
  • Have or be able to obtain Connecticut pesticide applicators license within 30 days of employment
  • Northeast Organic Farming Association (NOFA) certified or able to obtain within 6 months of employment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. or more
  • Ability to perform independently without direct supervision
  • Valid Driver’s license
  • Ability to drive and back up a company vehicle
  • Must be able to read and understand pesticide labels, as well as correctly identify, mix, load, and apply pesticides and fertilizers

Compensation: 

Based on experience

Job Type:

Full time

Position: Landscape Maintenance Specialist

Job Description:

  • Install landscape materials such as trees, shrubs, perennials, annuals, bulbs, mulch, sod, grass seed, pathways, and patios following design plans
  • Communicate with clients courteously and professionally who are on site, create an overall positive experience for clients
  • Maintain company quality and safety standards
  • Communicate with crew leader and other peers effectively
  • Must be willing to participate in snow plowing during winter months
  • Responsible for all necessary tools and proactive maintenance on trucks and equipment (no mechanic background is necessary, and we will train on the key things that need to be routinely checked)

Job Requirements:

  • 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, bi-lingual is a plus
  • Must be required to lift 50 pounds or more
  • Clean driving record with valid  Connecticut driver’s license
  • OSHA 10 certification required
  • Use of Bobcat and Kubota would be optimal

Compensation:

Based on experience

Job Type:

Full time

Position: Landscape Maintenance Crew Leader

Job Description:

  • Supervise, run, manage, and participate in landscaping jobs of various types and sizes
  • Install landscape materials such as trees, shrubs, perennials, annuals, bulbs, mulch, sod, grass seed, pathways, and patios following design plans
  • Manage installation crew on location, comprising of 2-7 employees
  • Must be able to have crews work quickly and efficiently while also providing quality work
  • Hit budgeted hours and stay in communication with Landscape and Lawn manager about job status
  • Communicate with clients courteously and professionally who are on site, create an overall positive experience for clients
  • Maintain company quality and safety standards
  • Communicate and lead subordinates effectively
  • Must be willing to participate in snow plowing during winter months
  • Responsible for all necessary tools and proactive maintenance on trucks and equipment (no mechanic background is necessary, and we will train on the key things that need to be routinely checked)

Job Requirements:

  • 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, bi-lingual is a plus
  • Excellent knowledge of plant materials, and of planting, transplanting, and landscaping techniques
  • Must be required to lift 50 pounds or more
  • Clean driving record with valid Connecticut driver’s license
  • OSHA 10 certification required
  • Ability to read and implement a landscape plan independently
  • Use of Bobcat and Kubota would be optimal

Compensation:

Based on experience

Job Type:

Full time

Position: Tree Climber / Bucket Operator

Job Description:

  • Tree Climber
  • Bucket Truck Operator
  • Tree Identification
  • Rigging Skills

Job Requirements:

  • Should be proficient with knowledge of tree structures and strengths
  • Efficiently climb and work from trees and or an Aerial Lift devise
  • Understanding of proper tree pruning techniques
  • Ability to identify or learn to identify different trees and shrubs
  • Use of all personal protective gear
  • Adhere to all safety practices and policies
  • Lift loads up to 75lbs
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Steady backlog of work opportunities

Compensation:

Based on experience

Job Type:

Full time

Position: Groundsman/CDL Driver

Northeast Horticultural Services is looking for an experienced and reliable groundsman with a Class B Commercial Drivers license.

  • Must have valid driver’s Class B or A license
  • Work outdoors under varying and sometimes adverse weather conditions
  • Ability to comfortably lift and carry 60 lbs.
  • Assist climbers by working on the ground, handing tools and heavy materials as needed
  • Being attentive to the Climber’s cues throughout the job, always keeping their eyes on the Climber.
  • Keep the work area clear of debris, cleaning up limbs and branches as they are brought down in tree cutting work. Raking the area clear to maintain a safe work zone.

Job Type:

Full-time

Compensation:

Based on experience