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Posted Feb 16
Sunleaf Gardens

Skilled Gardener

Sunleaf Gardens
Birchrunville, PA, United States Full Time

LANDSCAPE DESIGN/BUILD FIRM LOOKING FOR THE RIGHT PEOPLE TO JOIN OUR TEAM


Sunleaf Gardens is a landscape design and build firm located near Chester Springs PA. We use an informed creative process to design harmonious places for our clients’ wants and needs while respecting the needs of our community and the environment. By using the best installation practices and building with authentic materials we create elegantly structured places that last. Our goal is to create gardens that bring meaning, joy and learning to individuals including the employees of Sunleaf Gardens.

We are currently seeking skilled hard-working people to bring our designs to life and share in our success. We are looking for candidates who also display a curious nature and creative approach to problem solving. The right people will contribute to our progressive culture and thrive in it.


BENEFITS:
Competitive starting rates with opportunity for advancement
Three day weekends (our work week is Monday - Thursday, 7am - 5pm)
Group health insurance
Paid time off
Annual stipend for professional development


REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL POSITIONS:
Valid PA driver’s license and clean record, medical card is a plus
On-time arrival (we have a strict punctuality policy)
Ability to work in all weather conditions
Ability to lift at least 50 pounds


SKILLED HARDSCAPER

Starting rate: $18-$28 based on skill and experience
Job Duties: Installation of walls (dry and mortared), patios, walkways, etc. using natural materials such as flagstone, large boulders and granite curbing. Job also involves material pick-up, equipment maintenance.
Requirements: Minimum of 3 years experience using natural stone materials, ability to identify basic stone types and familiarity with hardscaping terminology and techniques. Ability to operate landscape construction machinery. Artistic background a plus.

SKILLED GARDENER

Starting rate: $17-$24 based on skill and experience
Job Duties: Installation of plants, shrubs and trees per landscape design plans. Bed preparation, pruning, edging, mulching. Identification and removal of invasive species.
Requirements: Degree or certificate in horticulture or equivalent experience. Skilled in species-specific maintenance and pruning techniques. Ability to identify plant species, soil types and common pests/diseases. An understanding of microclimates and plant requirements. An artistic background is a plus.


LANDSCAPE LABORER

Starting rate: $12-$16 based on skill and experience
Duties: Landscape maintenance and installation including but not limited to weeding, pruning, planting, edging, mulching, hardscaping. Job also involves vehicle and equipment maintenance.
Requirements: We are looking for at least one year of experience on a landscape crew, however we are willing to give someone with less experience a chance to prove themselves if we see the right qualities.
To be considered for this position you must be eager to learn new skills and motivated to grow professionally. We support continuing education and expect continual learning from our employees.

Qualified candidates: please send a resume with cover letter and 3 references to kai@sunleafgardens.com

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