About Us: Employment and Internship Opportunities

Feb. 19, 2015

LAWN & TURF LANDSCAPING 

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Lawn & Turf Landscaping
6136 Winchester Road
Fort Wayne, IN 46819
Fax  (260) 478-9189

Landscape Architect/Designer

Lawn & Turf Landscaping is searching for an individual that is self-motivated and responsible to fill the position of Landscape Architect or Landscape Designer.  Needs to have a great attitude, strong communication and organizational skills along with knowledge of plant materials, landscape installation, hardscape installation and design experience.

Duties include but not limited to:

  • Generate sales by obtaining leads from departmental call-in sheets and other sources and calling on prospective clients.
  • Provide landscape design service for medium to high-end residential and commercial installation.
  • Create landscape designs.
  • Draft corresponding estimates.
  • Meet with clients to present design/estimates and sell company services.
  • Assist in procuring plant material and staging materials for installation.
  • Coordinate with subcontractors and outside vendors.
  • Manage projects in the field.
  • Prepares final invoicing and work summary.
  • Assist staff in budgeting, marketing and other duties as deemed necessary.


Full time, year round position.  Landscape Architecture or Landscape Design Degree required. Computer skills including Excel, Word, and CAD are necessary.

Lawn & Turf Landscaping offers year round employment, paid vacations, holidays and has a benefits package that includes health insurance and retirement plan.

 

Landscape Foreman

We are looking for a Landscape Foreman to join the team at Lawn & Turf Landscaping. Individual needs to have a great attitude, communication, organizational and leadership skills. Experience and knowledge of plant materials, landscape installation and construction are required. Must be able to supervise 3-4 man crew and coordinate materials for current and upcoming projects. This individual will work with design and sales staff to ensure job meets the customer’s expectations and is completed on time and budget.

Responsibilities:

  • Supervise and train on-site installation crews.
  • Maintain accurate records of crew’s load/unload time, travel time, installation time, etc.
  • Review drawing and estimates with estimators and designers to ensure proper installation.
  • Oversee job requirements.
  • Assists other staff as required.

You must have a valid driver’s license, have a clean driving record, and be able to pass a drug test.  Supervisory experience and degree in horticulture are desirable.  You must have a working knowledge of landscape blueprints and demonstrate skill in landscape installation including but not limited to unit pavers, retaining wall, stone slab and wall installation, and other hardscape components. CDL drivers license is helpful.  Equipment experience necessary.

Lawn & Turf Landscaping offers year round employment, paid vacations, holidays and has a benefits package that includes health insurance and retirement plan.

 

Lawn Maintenance Foreman

Lawn & Turf Landscaping is looking for a responsible, mature, dependable, hardworking experienced Lawn Maintenance Foreman who is able to train and motivate a crew to perform quality landscape care. Must be able to work alone or handle multiple crews as required. 
Essential responsibilities include:

  • Operating a variety of mechanical equipment including but not limited to zero-turn mowers, walk-behind mowers, bed-edger, blowers, weed-eaters, hedge trimmers and sprayers.
  • Operate company vehicles such as dump trucks and truck and trailer combinations.
  • Perform routine lawn maintenance including grass cutting, lawn edging, trimming, and other routine lawn maintenance activities.
  • Provide seasonal lawn care, such as but not limited to spring and fall clean up.
  • Assist in completing necessary paperwork including timesheets and end of day time cards.

Good organizational and interpersonal skills are required. You must have a valid driver’s license, have a clean driving record, and be able to pass a drug test.  Prior experience in lawn maintenance field is preferred.  RT or 3B license is also a plus.

Lawn & Turf Landscaping offers year round employment, paid vacations, holidays and has a benefits package that includes health insurance and retirement plan.

 

CHICAGO HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY

Various Internships

  • Display Gardens Intern
  • Plant Evaluation Intern
  • Production Greenhouse and Nursery Intern
  • Propagation Intern
  • Windy City Harvest Youth Farm Intern

Learn more about each internship here: http://www.chicagobotanic.org/internship

Apply for the Conversation and Land Management Internship Program here: http://www.clminternship.org