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Employment

The quality of our people is reflected in the quality of our projects. We are always looking for professional, passionate, and motivated landscapers to join our team, whether you are starting a new career or have years of experience. If you are interested, or have experience in installing pavers and retaining walls; planting trees, shrubs, and perennials; constructing water features; and installing landscape lighting, we would like to hear from you.

We appreciate the hard work of our team. Our benefits include a $15/hour minimum starting wage, paid time off, paid holidays, retirement plan, opportunities for advancement, and more.

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Available Positions


Landscape Craftsman

Niles, MI

Landscape Craftsman requires a minimum of 2 years experience working on landscape projects. You must also demonstrate a 70% or more mastery of the skills needed to complete hardscape, water, lighting, and planting projects. We will consider relevant skills and experience gained from the building trades or farm/agricultural jobs towards the minimum requirements.

As Landscape Craftsman you will gain the skills to become the right-hand man to the Landscape Foreman. You will take responsibility for some parts of a landscape project as you continue to develop your skills as a landscaper. Landscape Craftsman is for both those that want to stay in place as right-hand men and those that want to move into project management/leadership.    

Here are the skills we expect you to have on day one:

  • 2 years experience and/or a great starting package of skills
  • Knowledge of and able to implement the processes to complete components of landscape projects
  • Able to adjust to new processes and learn their required skills
  • Communicate clearly and effectively with others
  • Able to learn company culture and apply it each day at the job site
  • Have a valid driver's license with a clean driving record
  • Pass a physical to get a medical card for driving company vehicles
  • Other duties as assigned

This is a full time position with benefits that include $18/hour to start, paid time off, retirement, and more.


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