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Sunshine Landscape – Sprinkler Technician

Sunshine Landscape is seeking an experienced sprinkler technician to perform routine maintenance and repairs to commercial irrigation systems. Must be able to set and adjust various sprinkler clocks, timers and make repairs to the system as necessary. At least one full season of experience is preferred. Pay is dependent on experience and work history. Benefits are available as well as winter work if desired.

Office (208) 884 8036; Fax (208) 898 9711; Email levi@sunshinelandscape.net

06/2017

Sunshine Landscape – Estimator & Project Manager

Sunshine Landscape is currently hiring for a full time estimator & project manager. Responsibilities would primarily include preparing and submitting all construction estimates for commercial, development & residential new construction projects in the Treasure Valley area. Would also include change orders on current projects. This position would also be responsible for helping with project management of current projects which would include ordering materials for projects, attending routine coordination meetings on job sites and preparing submittals for projects. This position would be a great way to learn a lot about landscape construction very quickly. Please email resume’s at the listed phone number or contact our office to inquire.

Office (208) 884 8036; Fax (208) 898 9711; Email levi@sunshinelandscape.net

6/2017


Silver Creek Supply is currently hiring for two positions at our Hailey branch:

– Full-time inside/counter sales position. Applicants should be self-motivated, have excellent communication skills and a clean driving record is recommended. Irrigation and plumbing knowledge a plus. Competitive salary with terrific growth opportunities. Insurance benefits, PTO and the opportunity to participate in our 401(k). Email your resume to gcarter@silvercreeksupply.com

-Full-time irrigation/landscaping salesperson to manage local Wood River Valley accounts. Applicants must be self-motivated, have excellent people skills, knowledge of landscaping design/installation practices and a clean driving record. Competitive salary and benefits. Please email resume to gcarter@silvercreeksupply.com

05/2017


Willowglenn Landscape – Horticulture Technicians

A creative, small (but established) family-owned landscape company seeks a hard-working horticulture technician to join our busy little team.

Hourly Wage :  $15.00 – $16.00 + overtime (optional)

WHAT YOU EXPECT FROM US:

We offer a friendly work environment and respectful treatment.  We offer consistent work and a fair hourly wage paid weekly on time, every time, with regular merit raises.  We make overtime available and weekends optional. We can be somewhat flexible with your schedule.  We offer opportunities for advancement and continuing education.

WHAT WE EXPECT FROM YOU:

You are reliable and to take pride in your work.  You possess the strength and endurance to garden and landscape for long days in a variety of weather conditions.  You can correctly identify a variety of plants and trees. You know how to safely use and maintain various landscape maintenance equipment.  You have no fear of driving manual transmissions or backing up trucks and trailers.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • engage clients in a friendly manner.
  • weed planting areas of residential properties
  • remove dead plants and debris
  • inspect for pests and disease
  • remove dead blooms from seasonal flowers
  • clean and maintain water fountains
  • operate mower, weed-eater, and blower as required
  • make minor sprinkler repairs and adjustments
  • perform other landscaping-related duties as assigned

JUST DO IT:

Are you a professional plant geek? Please reply by sending a short letter detailing your green industry experience stacy@wglandscape.com.

WE WILL CONSIDER CANDIDATES WITH:

  • Prior professional green industry experience (at least one full season)
  • A valid driver’s license and insurable driving record
  • Ability to work uninterrupted 10+ hour shifts 1 to 6 days per week Monday through Saturday (your choice)

04/2017


FarWest Landscape seeking Landscape Crew Technicians

FarWest Landscape & Garden Center is seeking a quality, energetic, self motivated crew technicians to join our landscaping and services teams.  This position plays an important part of our success and we are seeking crew technicians that are ready to contribute to the FarWest landscaping and services team. If you are willing to work hard and want to be part of a great team, we want to talk to you! We are looking for people passionate about landscape, gardening and being part of a fast paced work environment. FarWest landscape offers competitive play, health benefits and a profit sharing plan. Interested applicants please call Rance Peterson at 208-853-4000.

Company Policy and Procedures:

  • Understand and abide by company procedures
  • Arrive on time and read to work at scheduled time
  • Demonstrate good attendance; scheduled days off

Performance/Production:

  • Practice procedures taught by foreman
  • Maintain consistent level of quality
  • Demonstrate ability to e left alone on jobs
  • Eliminate misunderstanding through questions
  • Take on small sections of projects

Physical Performance and Skills:

  • Demonstrate proper handling, moving, installation of plan materials
  • Move landscape and construction materials
  • Perform most horticultural skills without direction
  • Develop construction skills (i.e., brick stone, drain tile, water features, and mortar work)

Human Relations:

  • Maintain positive attitude an outlook toward work performed
  • Demonstrate respect for coworkers
  • Demonstrate ability to be a team player

Equipment and Company Property:

  • See that tools and supplies are ready for the day and trucks are fueled adn cleaned daily
  • Keep tools and supplies organized
  • Demonstrate proper operations and daily maintenance of most equipment
  • Treat equipment and company property with respect.

Quality:

  • Maintain a professional approach
  • Get the job done right the first time
  • Maintain quality while increasing efficiency
  • Think of ways to improve on quality

Safety:

  • Operate tools and equipment safely
  • Use required safety equipment

Specific Responsibilities: Assist foreman in all tasks necessary to complete a job (i.e, load/unload trucks, move material, install landscape.  This may include installing rock work and gravel, installing all types of plant material, installing patios and decks, mulching, yard cleanup and pruning, and installing waterfalls.  Capable of learning an developing skills and mastering functions of physical and organized nature. Capable of lifting 50 pounds and performing vigorous, physical labor. Able to maintain a driver’s license and insurability.

Interested applicants please call Rance Peterson at 208-853-4000.

02/2017


Franz Witte Landscape Foreman

At Franz Witte, we have made it our mission to be the “coolest” landscaping, maintenance and nursery company ever!  Whether we’re designing and building a new landscape, maintaining an existing one or working with customers at our retail nursery, our talented group of professionals will work tirelessly to bring you quality products and services for all of your outdoor needs.

Since Franz Witte was founded in 1971, we have been bringing timeless designs and quality construction to all of our clients because we are passionate about providing something truly special. In addition to being passionate about our work, we are also passionate about giving back to the beautiful community that we live in.  Our “cool” culture is centered around hard work, relationships, leadership, and excellence, and we are proud to be one of the leading landscaping and nursery companies in Idaho (and the only one with a flamingo as our mascot!)

If you are looking or a “cool,” hardworking organization to be a part of, look no further! We are currently seeking a landscape foreman to join our team. As a landscape foreman, you will get to spend your time outdoors building beautiful landscapes for both our residential and commercial clients. Not only will you get to be a member of one of the “coolest” team around, but you will also get the opportunity to learn about the industry and see your work grow all around the community.

What You’ll Do:

  • You’ll be responsible to organize and supervise all aspects of the landscaping industry from planting and mulching to irrigation and maintenance.
  • You’ll maintain timely work attendance, attend safety meetings and complete tasks as directed by your supervisor.

Skills We’re Seeking:

  • Applicants must be able to take instruction, learn and work safely as a team. You must be dependable, enthusiastic and have a valid driver’s license or another reliable form of transportation to get you to and from job sites.
  • You should have knowledge of softscape installation and experience with irrigation but most importantly you should have a willingness to learn and work hard!
  • You need to be capable of managing 2-3 people
  • You must be able to work 6 days a week if necessary and 55+ hours a week during the season.
  • You should have general computer and smart phone skills.

All employees will be subject to pre-employment and random drug testing.

Apply online at franzwitte.com

02/2017

Franz Witte Spray Technician

At Franz Witte, we have made it our mission to be the “coolest” landscaping, maintenance and nursery company ever!  Whether we’re designing and building a new landscape, maintaining an existing one or working with customers at our retail nursery, our talented group of professionals will work tirelessly to bring you quality products and services for all of your outdoor needs.

Since Franz Witte was founded in 1971, we have been bringing timeless designs and quality construction to all of our clients because we are passionate about providing something truly special. In addition to being passionate about our work, we are also passionate about giving back to the beautiful community that we live in.  Our “cool” culture is centered around hard work, relationships, leadership, and excellence, and we are proud to be one of the leading landscaping and nursery companies in Idaho (and the only one with a flamingo as our mascot!)

If you are looking or a “cool,” hardworking organization to be a part of, look no further! We are currently seeking a spray technician to join our team. As a spray technician, you will oversee all fertilizer and chemical applications for both residential and commercial properties in the Treasure Valley.

What You’ll Do:

  • You’ll need to obtain and maintain an Idaho Applicator’s License, attend safety meetings and training sessions and complete daily paperwork.
  • You’ll be responsible for ordering the necessary projects for each application and communicating with clients and crews about scheduling.
  • Additional responsibilities may include: maintenance, upgrades, holiday lighting, recruiting potential employees and snow removal.

Skills We’re Seeking:

  • Applicants must be able to take instruction, learn and work safely as a team. You must be dependable, enthusiastic and have a valid driver’s license.
  • You should have knowledge of chemicals and their application rates, a good work ethic and the ability to focus on designated tasks until their completion.
  • You must be able to work 6 days a week if necessary and 55+ hours a week during the season.

All employees will be subject to pre-employment and random drug testing.

Apply online at franzwitte.com

02/2017

Franz Witte Landscape Crew Member

At Franz Witte, we have made it our mission to be the “coolest” landscaping, maintenance and nursery company ever!  Whether we’re designing and building a new landscape, maintaining an existing one or working with customers at our retail nursery, our talented group of professionals will work tirelessly to bring you quality products and services for all of your outdoor needs.

Since Franz Witte was founded in 1971, we have been bringing timeless designs and quality construction to all of our clients because we are passionate about providing something truly special. In addition to being passionate about our work, we are also passionate about giving back to the beautiful community that we live in.  Our “cool” culture is centered around hard work, relationships, leadership, and excellence, and we are proud to be one of the leading landscaping and nursery companies in Idaho (and the only one with a flamingo as our mascot!)

If you are looking or a “cool,” hardworking organization to be a part of, look no further! We are currently seeking a landscape crew member to join our team. As a landscape crew member, you will get to spend your time outdoors building beautiful landscapes for both our residential and commercial clients. Not only will you get to be a member of one of the “coolest” team around, but you will also get the opportunity to learn about the industry and see your work grow all around the community.

What You’ll Do:

  • You’ll be responsible for performing manual and physical labor in all aspects of the landscaping industry from planting and mulching to irrigation and maintenance.
  • You’ll maintain timely work attendance, attend safety meetings and complete tasks as director by your supervisor or foreman.

Skills We’re Seeking:

  • Applicants must be able to take instruction, learn and work safely as a team. You must be dependable, enthusiastic and have a valid driver’s license or another form of transportation to get you to and from job sites.
  • You should have knowledge of softscape installation and experience with irrigation but most importantly, you should have a willingness to learn and work hard!
  • You must be able to work 6 days a week if necessary and 55+ hours a week during the season.

All employees will be subject to pre-employment and random drug testing.

Apply online at franzwitte.com

04/2017


Nature’s Enhancement, Inc. Nursery and Field Assistant manager Trainees job openings

Skills and Duties for this Position include, but are not limited to:

  • Setting and accomplishing daily, weekly, and monthly nursery and field work goals
  • Leading and working with crews of various sizes to complete tasks
  • Using correct planting techniques & keeping accurate and complete inventory records
  • Care of nursery stock with proper watering, fertilizing, pruning, weeding, and pest control
  • Regular nursery and field inspections for safety, maintenance, and plant care follow through
  • Potting plants and field plantings, harvesting trees and shrubs
  • Shipping and receiving plant material by carefully pulling, prepping, loading, and unloading
  • Working with and around heavy machinery (tractors, bobcats, pitting machines, etc.)
  • The ability to bend, stoop, lift, and carry up to 80 pounds
  • Keeping the nursery yard, fields, shop, and company equipment clean and organized
  • Assisting other nursery, field, and landscape crews when needed.

Position Requires:

  • Being on time, ready for work and reliable
  • Setting a good example at all times; leadership skills
  • Organizational skills and the ability to set and meet goals
  • Time and people management skills; initiative and self motivated
  • Safe, quality and efficient work
  • the ability to work outside in all types of weather
  • A positive attitude, and the ability to work with people
  • Current driver’s license and a clean driving record

Work Week:

  • General nursery hours are M-F 8 am – 4:30 PM (1/2 hour lunch break)
  • Possibilities to work more hours throughout the growing season and less in the winter
  • Must be prepared and have crew working at 8 am
  • Start date: Spring 2017

Pay Rate:

  • $10-$12/hour to start; with proven knowledge and experience, higher rates are possible
  • Paid accrued time off; cost of living increases
  • Coordinated assistance with health insurance options
  • Additonal raises and advancements are based upon performance
  • Six month probationary period
  • Job offers are contingent upon passing a pre-employment screen

Interested Applicants:

Submit cover letter, resume, and a minimum of three references to: Nature’s Enhancement Inc., 2980 Eastside Highway, Stevensville, MT 59870. Email address neinc2@msn.com

04/2017

Nature’s Enhancement, Inc. Full-time Landscape Foreman Wanted

An energetic professional, fast-paced wholesale nursery and landscape company located in Stevensville, MT, is seeking a landscape foreman. This position requires full-time work outside on landscape projects and in the nursery.

Landscape duties will include, but not limited to:

  • Being able to bend, stoop, lift, and carry up to 80 pounds
  • Preparing the ground for landscape installations (raking, leveling, etc)
  • Planting trees, bushes, and shrubs in the correct manner and placement
  • Laying landscape fabric, sod, and hydroseeding; spreading top dressing (rock,bark,etc.)
  • Assisting with sprinkler system, drip lines, edging, pavers, and lighting installation
  • Safely working with and around machinery (bobcats, Ditch Witch, tractors, hydroseeders, etc.)
  • Driving trucks with trailers attached
  • Rock wall and boulder installations;carpentry and deck building assistance
  • Plant maintenance (pruning trees and bushes, weeding, clean-up, etc.)

Nursery duties will include, but not limited to:

  • Being able to bend, stoop, lift, and carry up to 80 pounds
  • Production (potting plants and field plantings); harvesting trees and shrubs
  • Plant care (weeding, fertilizing, pruning, and irrigation duties)
  • Working with and around machinery (tractors, potting machines, bobcats, etc.)
  • Shipping (pulling orders, loading and unloading trucks)
  • Aiding in general nursery operations;keeping the nursery and vehicles clean and organized.

Sills needed:

  • Must be on time, ready for work and reliable
  • Safe, quality, and efficient work; organization and cleanliness skills
  • People and time management skills; initiative, self motivated, and team player
  • Profssionalism and the ability to meet dealdines
  • Ability to think, plan ahead, and problem solve
  • Positive attitude with the ability to lead crews of people
  • Ability to work outside in all types of weather
  • Current driver’s license with a clean driving record

Work Week:

  • General hours are Monday through Friday, 8 am – 4:30 pm (1/2 hour lunch break)
  • Full-time year round, approximately (Feb. through Mid-December)
  • Possibilities to work more hours throughout the growing season and less hours in winter

Pay Rate:

  • $11 – $15+ per hour, depending on experience
  • Paid accrued time off and cost of living increases
  • Many opportunities for advancement and pay increases (must be reliable)
  • Coordinated assistance with health insurance options
  • 6 month probationary period
  • Job offers are contingent upon passing a pre-employment screen

Interested Applicants:

Submit job service application or resume with 3 references to:  Natures’ Enhancement, Inc., 2980 Eastside Highway, Stevensville, MT  59870; Email: neinc2@msn.com

04/2017


Professional Tree & Pest Control Applicator – Crawford’s Pest Control

We are looking for a full-time technician to join our team. This position requires mixing and applying pesticides to landscapes for residential and commercial properties. Regular work hours are 8-5 but may require working some various hours around weather conditions. Candidate will need a professional applicator license or able to acquire one within 60 days of hire. Pay: $13.00-$16.00 + production. Contact: Tracee Crawford 208-376-5668 or e-mail resume crawfords@crawfordspest.com

4/2017


Boise Lawn Co. – Pruning Crew Technician, Sprinkler Technician, Mow Crew Technician, Mow Crew Lead, and Professional Applicator 

The team at the Boise Lawn Co. is committed to creating an exceptional experience for their clients and their employees.  This dedication to quality has crated an opportunity for growth and expansion. We are in search of team-minded individuals who are hungry for an opportunity to serve our clients exceptionally well, grow with us as a company and have their efforts recognized and rewarded.

View Open Positions

Please bring resume and references by our office Monday-Friday at 9:00 am or email them to aaron@boiselawnco.com

Boise Lawn Co, 7953 W. Mossy Cup Street, Boise, ID 83709, 208-377-1440.

4/2017


Madeline George – Garden Design Nursery- Retail Nursery Sales Assistant

Do you have a passion for gardening? Do enjoy helping others with gardening and gardening related projects?

We are seeking energetic, customer-focused and garden-minded individuals to embrace the vision of Madeline George Garden Design Nursery in serving our customers and caring for our plants. See our website www.madelinegeorge.com for more information about our company.

Position: Retail Nursery Sales Assistant

Position Type: Part-time (16 – 20 hours a week) including a Saturday or Sunday

Seasonal position March through October

Hourly Wage: $7.50 to $9.00 depending on experience and knowledge

Responsibilities:

  • Assisting customers with plant and garden related questions, plant selection, and limited design guidance
  • Performing nursery and garden related tasks daily such as watering, deadheading, pruning, fertilizing and other maintenance of plant material
  • Unloading plants, hard goods and other materials from delivery trucks
  • *ricing and stocking of plants, hard goods and other materials
  • Dusting, cleaning, and maintenance of hard goods (pots, vases etc.)
  • Assisting customers with purchase of plant materials and products, including loading materials into customer cars
  • Processing transactions on the POS system, including opening and closing functions
  • Assisting with merchandising and facilities maintenance as directed
  • Developing a wonderful rapport and relationships with our customers
  • Serving as a resource to our customers for gardening information
  • Acquiring and sharing reliable knowledge about Treasure Valley gardening and landscaping with our customers

Qualifications:

  • Excellent knowledge about plants and gardening in the Treasure Valley
  • Ability to stand long periods of time with minimal breaks
  • Able to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Able to easily bend, lift and squat regularly
  • Able to work outside in all types of weather year round
  • 2-3 years of customer service or sales
  • Positive, can-do, creative, solution-oriented and initiative taking attitude
  • Able to take direction, work independently and balance multi-tasking
  • Team oriented
  • Proficient in basic computer skills
  • Willingness to learn and implement knowledge and skills in the nursery
  • Knowledge of Treasure Valley gardening and general landscape matters
  • Educational background, training, and certifications as applicable

Submit resume together with letter of introduction via e-mail to Kecia Carlson at kcarlson@madelinegeorge.com

04/2017


Cutting Edge Landscape – Landscape Maintenance and Installation Crew Positions

Cutting Edge Landscape is locally owned and known as one of the best and most trusted landscaping companies in Idaho. Listed as Idaho’s #1 Landscape Contractor (2016 IBR Book of Lists) and featured on the cover of Lawn and Landscape Magazine in December of 2015, we are looking for hard-working people with initiative to join our team.

We are now hiring and have Landscape Maintenance and Installation Crew positions available that dispatch out of two shop locations: Garden City and Nampa.

You must be a hard worker, punctual, detail oriented, and ready to learn. No experience needed, but it is helpful. Mon-Fri 40 hours per week (possible overtime during peak season).

Maintenance Crew Job Responsibilities (Garden City & Nampa): – Mowing with large commercial mowers – Edging and trimming along beds, trees and sidewalks – Bed weeding and maintenance – On-site clean up with blowers – Working with a foreman to complete assigned tasks

– Sprinkler Repair

Landscape Installation Job Responsibilities (Garden City Only): – Completing projects both commercial and residential. – Completion of paperwork – Working with a foreman to complete assigned tasks – Maintain clean and operable trucks, equipment, and tools assigned to your crew – Customer and vendor communication – Special projects as needed during the season

Benefits: – Medical and dental insurance after 60 days of employment – 401k Retirement Plan with matching benefits after 12 months of employment – Opportunity for advancement – Professional facilities and a team environment – Quality uniforms and gear – Well-maintained equipment

Apply in person any weekday at 5407 Alworth in Garden City, or visit http://cuttingedgelandscape.com/careers to submit an application. You must have a valid driver’s license and a good driving record. Pre-employment drug screen required.

04/2017

Cutting Edge Landscape – Lawn Maintenance Crew Positions

You must be a hard worker, punctual, detail oriented, and ready to learn. No experience needed, but it is helpful. Mon-Fri, 40 hours per week (OT during peak season).

Maintenance Crew Job Responsibilities (Garden City & Nampa)

  • Mowing with large commercial mowers
  • Edging and trimming along beds, trees and sidewalks
  • Bed weeding and maintenance
  • On-site clean up with blowers
  • Working with a foreman to complete assigned tasks
  • Sprinkler repair

Benefits:

  • Medical and dental insurance after 60 days of employment
  • 401k Retirement Plan with matching benefits after 12 months of employment
  • Opportunity for advancement
  • Professional facilities and a team environment
  • Quality uniforms and gear
  • Well-maintained equipment

Apply in person any weekday at 5407 Alworth in Garden City or online at www.cuttingedgelandscape.com

04/2017


Aldape Sprinkler Service, Landscape & More: 208-841-8901; www.aldapesprinklers.com

CREW TEAM MEMBER POSITIONS:

Aldape Sprinkler Service, Landscape & More is looking for full time skilled crew members that have done residential and/or commercial landscaping previously. Experience is a plus however, we our willing to train you if you are the right fit.

We are not a multi-million dollar company, but rather a small (but growing), local family business. The benefit to this is that we know who you are and you are not just a number to us. We care about you and your career.

Job Duties will Include : -Installing and Enhancing commercial and residential sprinkler systems – Grading – Installing SOD – Installing Pavers and Flagstone – Building Retaining Walls – Installing Landscape Lighting – Planting Trees, Shrubs, etc – Building and Remodeling Water Features – Other landscape Construction and Maintenance tasks.

Position Qualifications and Requirements: While experience is not necessary, it is preferred, and wages are based on it. Candidates must have a Valid Driver’s license w/ clean driving record – Have Reliable Transportation – Be able to lift 60 lbs on a regular basis. – Be able to follow instructions, and willing work in extreme weather conditions. – Be punctual and have a strong work ethic. – Be willing to work hard in a fast paced environment. – Be able to interact respectfully with customers and co-workers on a daily basis

Additionally, you should be clean cut, detail oriented and possess good customer skills. Successfully pass background and drug screening tests. If you meet these qualifications, we would be excited to discuss having you join our team.

Preferred Experience:

  • Hardscapes: 1 year
  • Sprinkler Systems: 1 year
  • General Landscaping: 1 year

Required license or certification:

  • Drivers License

SPRINKLER TECH POSITION –

Position Summary: Repair and Maintenance of Residential & Commercial Irrigation Systems. Irrigation Technicians must have a strong work ethic, and enjoy interacting with customers.

Essential Position Functions:

  • Install systems and ensure they function efficiently.
  • Repair and maintain valves, tracing electrical components, installing and initializing clocks and timers, locating existing zones and valves, and performing pump repairs.
  • Ensure that customers are satisfied completely through effective communication, relationship building, and regular site visits.

Position Requirements:

  • Ability to operate, lift, carry, push, and pull 20 to 50 pounds of landscape material and equipment
  • Ability to start and use all irrigation power equipment without aid from others.
  • Ability to make frequent repetitive movements with the left and right hand, wrist, ankle, and knee.

POSITION EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Minimum of three years experience working with residential and commercial irrigation systems.
  • Experience with customer service.
  • Bilingual (Spanish) is a plus.-Irrigation Certification is a plus.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.-Ability to prioritize and multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to safely maneuver a truck and trailer to and from jobsite(s).
  • Ability to effectively understand and communicate with Manager and crew members.
  • Possess an Idaho Drivers License and a clean driving record.

Additionally, you should be clean cut, detail oriented and possess good customer skills. Successfully pass background and drug screening tests. If you meet these qualifications, we would be excited to discuss having you join our team.

LANDSCAPE FOREMAN POSITION –

This is a leadership position and requires a minimum 4 years experience in the landscape and sprinkler installation industry. You will be a working foreman, and will be leading a crew doing landscape construction and sprinkler installation. You will be expected to be hard working, honest, dependable, and able to motivate workers to get the job done right and in a timely manner. We work between the hours of 8am to 6pm Monday Through Friday and have weekends off.

Job duties will include :

  • Installing commercial and residential sprinkler systems including converting city water system to irrigation system
  • Grading
  • Installing SOD
  • Installing Pavers and Flagstone
  • Building Retaining Walls
  • Installing Landscape Lighting
  • Planting Trees, Shrubs, etc
  • Replacing various styles of sprinklers
  • Repairing stations and main lines
  • Replacing, rebuilding and repairing valves
  • Installing, repairing and programming controllers
  • Other landscape tasks
  • Additionally, you will be required to train and supervise crew members with the task.

Position qualifications and requirements:

  • Experience running a landscape crew including coordinating jobs
  • Experience operating landscape related equipment (Pullers/Vibratory Plows, Trenchers, Skidsteers, Mini-Excavators, etc).
  • Valid Driver’s license w/ clean driving record
  • Reliable Transportation
  • Knowledge and experience installing sprinkler systems
  • Knowledge and experience building retaining walls, installing pavers, installing plants and sod
  • Able to lift 60 lbs on a regular basis.
  • You must speak English (Bilingual is a +)

Additionally, you should be clean cut, detail oriented and possess good customer skills. Successfully pass background and drug screening tests. If you meet these qualifications, we would be excited to discuss having you join our team.

Please call Aldape Sprinklers at 208-841-8901 and visit our website at www.aldapesprinklers.com for more information.

04/2017


Reggear Tree Farms, a 200-acre ball and burlap nursery located in Craigmont, Idaho, is looking for a Field Foreman Assistant.

Experience and knowledge is a plus, but a motivated person willing to learn is just as important.

 This position has responsibility for assisting with two main tasks:

Growing Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, spraying herbicides, fungicides, insecticides throughout the year. Summer field maintenance includes mowing, pruning & applying a fertilizer application.  Preparing an annual inventory.

Harvest Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, tagging orders and coordinating with field leads for various tasks during digging and shipping.

Please contact Dawn Padilla with any questions.  Forward resumes to dawn@rtfarms.com ● Fax 208-924-6742● 1415 Shortcut Road ● Phone 208-924-6741

04/2017


Kimberly Nurseries Landscape & Irrigation

The leading landscape and irrigation design/build company founded in 1907 in the Magic Valley.  Kimberly Nurseries Inc is on the path to grow and is looking for career oriented people.  We are an equal opportunity employer and a drug free workplace.

Location: Twin Falls, Idaho; Year-round employment; Position available immediately

Please email your resume’ to Sheryl Hanson: sheryl@kimberlynurseries.com

Landscape Foreman

Kimberly Nurseries is seeking a team leader who is proficient in landscape construction, hardscape installation, and sprinkler system construction.  If you possess these skills and are looking for a company that truly cares about you, this is the job for you!

Responsibilities:

  • Developing innovative and quality-conscious landscape designs and cost estimates.
  • Working with potential customers to promote profitable sales of nursery and related products.
  • Ensuring customer satisfaction.
  • Assisting Landscape/Irrigation Team Leaders in installation and quality control.

Requirements:

  • Knowledge of local plant material and its specific use
  • Professional business decorum
  • Ability to work well with customers and teammates.

04/2017


Landscape Service Manager – Full Time with Benefits at Power Enterprises Inc.

Work Location- Boise, Nampa and Surrounding Area

This position will work in all areas of landscape &irrigation: installation, irrigation service and repair, system activations, system winterizations, sales and customer service. Knowledge of irrigation, grading, plant identification, planting and sod techniques and drainage is a must. You will train and manage service technicians in the diagnosis and repair of irrigation systems and water features.

The Service Manager is a working manager who is responsible for scheduling, working their own service orders, while managing the service technicians and be able to provide technical support to technicians and installation crews. The manager will train, both safety & technical, as well as quality control for all service staff.

KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES

* Must be up to date with industry standards and techniques.

* Ability to teach and pass on knowledge gained from field experience.

* Strong knowledge of proper care and maintenance of tools.

* Extensive knowledge of irrigation systems, troubleshooting, and hydraulics

* Good Communication skills both written and verbal. Spanish Speaking a plus.

* Demonstrated strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.

* Ability to establish cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

* Experience with water features and pump diagnostics

* Strong knowledge of Trees and Plants- Be able to diagnose problems and provide solutions.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY

* Directs technicians in installation, troubleshooting, and maintenance of simple and moderately complex irrigation systems.

* Trains technicians in proper safety, repair techniques, and customer etiquette

* Repairs all levels of irrigation problems.

* Tests complete irrigation systems for proper functioning of valves and timers.

* Locates, excavates and repairs or replaces damaged or malfunctioning equipment.

* Keeps proper records of work orders received and completed

* Keeps truck inventory to a minimum while being neat and orderly for a professional appearance.

* Assists with training new service technicians employees as needed.

* Verifies hours worked of employees managed

* Ability to work with Installation Managers with regards to bidding projects

* Communicate with property managers/customers providing status updates of service orders

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

* Valid Driver’s License with clean record

* Must be able to pass a pre-employment, random and post-accident drug testing

* Ability to build positive relationships with customers and employees at all levels in the organization

* Ability to resolve problems with a strong sense of urgency and collaboration

* Adaptable and sound judgement when faced with multiple, competing priorities

* Work outdoors in all types of weather

* Must be able to lift up to 100 pounds

* Must be able to work 55-60 hours per week and Saturdays during our season

This is a full time positon with a very competitive salary, company benefit plan (Medical, Dental and 401k). Paid time off for vacation, sick and holidays as well. Superb chance to advance with accompanying increase in compensation- Salary based on Knowledge and Experience.

Please contact Shawnda Kasma at  Shawnda@pwrent.com for more information or to apply. 208-461-4670 ext 102

04/2017

Landscape Installation Laborer – Full Time with Benefits at Power Enterprises Inc. 208-461-4670

Work Location- Boise, Nampa and Surrounding Area

Primary Responsibilities

  • Assist crew leaders and/or foreman on teh installation of landscaping
  • Able to work in and around various landscape settings including direct contact with various plant and landscape materials and exposure to various dust, noise, and weather conditions.
  • Provide an excellent level of customer service at all times.

Requirements:

  • Report to work at the assigned time and assigned location, perform duties as assigned. If unable to report for work, notification to company office is mandatory.
  • Maintain a professional and well-groomed appearance at all times. Wear appropriate work boots, uniform shirts ascribed by company policy.
  • Ability to work effectively with individuals of differing knowledge and background
  • Familiarity with company manual and policies contained and ste forth, including safety guidelines/standards
  • Use assigned tools and equipment in proper/safe manner
  • Assist unloading work trucks, delivery trucks, on site set up; keep job site staging area clean and organized.
  • Assist in keeping the job site tidy/safe.
  • Conscientious of safety procedures for company employees on the job site
  • Report all unsafe conditions and practices to daily leader or foreman
  • Proper care of tools/equipment on job site to avoid loss or misuse

Knowledge and Skill Requirements: Basic understanding of landscape construction to include but not limited to proper:

  • Able to use basic installation tools: shovel, spade, Maddox, digging bar, hand rake, wheelbarrow, lawn roller, grading rake
  • Grading trenching and backfilling
  • Complete and safe understanding of hand power tools
  • Loading/unloading of materials from trucks
  • Reposition of materials
  • Installation of plant materials
  • Sod lawn preparation and installation
  • Installation of irrigation lateral lines
  • Installation and adjustments of sprinkler headand nozzles

Physical Conditions:

This is a physically demanding job and will require: have full range of mobility in upper and lower body; be able to reach overhead; be able to work in various positions including, but not limited to, stooping, standing, bending over, sitting, kneeling, and squatting for extended periods of time; being able to lift, pull, and push materials and equipment; complete assigned job tasks.

Work Conditions:

This job is performed in an outdoor environment, subject to extremes of both ot and cold weather and wet conditions. Employee must be able to work in all weather conditions on a daily basis.

04/2017

Landscape Foreman – Full Time with Benefits at Power Enterprises Inc. 208-461-4670

Work Location- Boise, Nampa and Surrounding Area

Power Enterprises is a recognized leader in the landscape construction field. Providing opportunities for growth is what makes Power Enterprises a great place to continue or build your career. Our company culture is based around a professional, friendly and successful workplace that empowers employees to excel in what they do best. We are currently looking to add a qualified and experienced landscape foreman to our team.

Under the direction of the Superintendent, the landscape foreman will be responsible for providing guidance to the landscape crew in order to assure the proper, efficient and timely completion of installation projects in keeping with Power Enterprise’s high standard of quality in materials and workmanship and professionalism on the job. The foreman also coordinates field operations with office personnel by keeping communication channels open and reporting day to day accomplishments and problems of their crews.  The foreman also monitors assigned crews to ensure their duties are accomplished safely and completely.

Duties

  • Work under direct supervision of Superintendent
  • Responsible for job production and quality keeping projects within budget and on time
  • Supervise/schedule the activities of workers and maintain good working relationships
  • Train staff in job duties, safety procedures aand policies
  • Ensures that the work is being done in a safe and efficient mannerand maintains excellent quality
  • Ensures proper use and safe keeping of company’s resources and equipment
  • Coordinate material orders and delivery
  • Complete daily and weekly paperwork for projects

Position Requirements:

  • Valid driver’s license with clean record
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment, random and post-accident drug test
  • Knowledge of irrigation, grading, plant identification, planting and sod techniques, drainage, retaining walls, flagstone and pavers
  • Ability to read and execute work from landscape plans
  • Ability to operate machinery (pipe puller, trencher, skid steer)
  • Ability to build position relationships with customers and employees at all levels in teh organization
  • Ability to resolve problems with a srtong sense of urgency and collaboration
  • Adaptable and sound judgemetn when faced with multiple, competing priorities
  • Work outdoors in all types of weather
  • Must be able to lift up to 100 pounds
  • Must be able to work 55-60 hours per week and Saturdays during our season

This is a full time position with a competitive salary and benefit plan (medical, dental and 401K). Paid time off for vacation, sick leave and holidays as well. Salary based on knowledge and experience.

04/2017