Landscaper/Laborer


Potted Up, Inc.
535 Albany St STE 402a
Boston, MA 02118
United States

Industry
Landscape
Application Closing Date
2/28/2023
Manages Others
No
Experience Required
No
Degree Required
No
Pay
From $22.00 To $25.00
Per Hour
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full-Time
Travel
No Travel

Job Description

POTTED UP is a landscape firm offering garden design, installation and fine garden maintenance services.  

We seek an outgoing, pro-active, hands-on person who is a lover of nature and enjoys being outside while being part of a team.   We celebrate and reward hard work and commitment.     This is an entry level position with growth potential.   

We provide the knowledge, tools, uniform and transportation.    


Job Title: Landscaper / Laborer

Responsibilities:

  • Support gardening team in the installation and maintenance of small “city-sized” in-ground & rooftop gardens
  • Weed, dead-head, rake, dig, plant, and water gardens throughout the Boston area
  • Load and unload trucks with plants and other materials
  • Run materials to and from truck
  • Keep job sites organized: tools, equipment, plant materials
  • Keep trucks organized and clean
  • Care of tools and equipment
  • Other tasks as assigned

Required Qualifications:

·         Desire to be a team member and promote a professional, cheerful and respectful work environment with co-workers, clients and vendors

·         Ability to work both in a team setting as well as independently

·         Punctuality and present a clean, professional work attire daily

·         Strong work ethic with a commitment to excellence

·         Passion for plants and the environment

·         Ability to work well in a fast-paced environment

·         Must have strong organizational and time management skills

 

Physical Nature of the Job:

·         Outdoor gardening work, including heavy lifting, planting and removal of plants, garden supplies, containers, and tools.

·         Work is performed in outdoor gardens and roof decks. Often requiring the climbing of multiple flights of stairs or ladders with garden materials/equipment.

·         Must be able to Lift 50 lbs.

·         Must be able to get in/out of trucks, kneel, and bend over

·         Work in inclement weather (Heat, humidity, rain, snow, cold)

 

Experience:

  • Gardening or Landscaping for 1-year (preferred)

Pay and Benefits:

  • $22.00 - $25.00 per hour, starting hourly wage, two-month review with potential $2.00 per hour raise, based on experience
  • Overtime
  • Paid Holidays
  • Vacation time
  • Paid Sick Time
  • Year-end bonus, potential
  • 401K Retirement Savings Plan
  • Horticultural and Safety Training
  • Workers comp.