Landscape Team Member

Esch Landscaping, LLC is a residential and commercial landscape design/build firm located near the beautiful shores of Lake Huron on Saginaw Bay. Many of our clients have second homes along the coast of Lake Huron. We primarily service the thumb area of Michigan. We have been in business for over twenty years and have established a reputation in our marketplace as the provider for high-end landscapes. We employ only the best people who have passion for what they do. We work every day with a focus on our core values and mission statement.

Position Overview

The position is a seasonal (April - November) full time position. The Landscape Team member would work on both hardscapes and softscapes within the landscape industry. Hardscape refers to the hard materials that are incorporated into landscapes, such as brick pavers, retaining walls, pillars, and vertical features. Softscape refers to final details of a landscape project, such as plants and seeding. This position is responsible for a variety of job tasks in the completion of landscape projects, including but not limited to paved areas, driveways, retaining walls, or any other landscaping made up of hard wearing materials such as stone, concrete etc. He or she would report to a crew leader and perform other duties as assigned by the crew leader.

Characteristics

  • Customer focus

  • Effective communication skills (both verbal and written)

  • Attention to detail, including quality of work

  • Teamwork and team player

  • Responsible and dependable

  • Ethical and integrity

  • Proficient with time management

  • Positive attitude

  • Excellent problem-solving skills

Work Conditions

  • Ability to work with hand tools, small engine equipment, and materials

  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs. repeatedly through an entire work shift

  • Requires good manual dexterity

  • Excellent stamina is required

  • Work near heavy equipment and other vehicles on a regular basis

Minimum Requirements

  • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent

  • Experience in horticulture or landscaping preferred

  • Competent in the use of power tools (chainsaws, pruners, sod cutters, sprayers, rototillers, lawn mowers, line trimmers, etc.)

  • Capable of operating required equipment and tools in a safe and responsible manner

  • Effective communication skills (both verbal and written)

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license (and willingness to attain a chauffeurs license)

  • Ability to follow safe working procedures

  • Ability to work both independently with little supervision, and as part of a team

Wage Range: 

Based on education, certifications, and experience.

Other Benefits: 

Health insurance, Simple IRA retirement plan, and holiday time off may be available.  There may be a possibility of snowplowing, landscaping, equipment maintenance or lay off during the winter months.