New Dawn Gardens Inc., is a residential landscape design, installation and maintenance firm established in 1980. We provide professional services to up-scale clients in the metro Washington, DC area. We are seeking self-driven, qualified team members.
**We are seeking a candidate that would like to take over the business in 2-4 years, with a buy out plan. Amazing opportunity to have an established client list and own your own business! You'll work directly with the current owner in learning the entire business; and be ready in a few years to call it your own!
Candidates must have an education in horticulture (or a related field) and/or significant field experience. You must have a valid driver's license and reliable transportation, be professional, punctual and courteous and able to follow direction.
Experience is required in plant care and maintenance. Also ongoing maintenance such as transplanting, watering, organic fertilization, training and tying plants, seasonal clean-up along with monitoring pest and disease problems and knowledge of plant material.
Candidates must be able to supervise one or two people as well as being able to work alone, follow directions, and be comfortable as part of a team.
Additionally, the supervisor position requires leadership skills, experience working with and motivating team members, a keen interest in providing the highest quality of service as well as attention to detail. As part of our commitment to the Environment, we adhere to organic practices; compost instead of chemical fertilizers, prevention/monitoring of instead of programmed spraying and a focus on proper plant combination to reduce problems.
Please respond with your resume and include references. You must be physically fit and able to endure all weather extremes. You must also have clean driving record.
If you have commitment to quality performance, a love of plants and gardening we look forward to hearing from you. We maintain a drug-free workplace.
Paid Holidays/Vacation and a generous 401k plan offered. We also offer health insurance.