Are you passionate about plants?
We have an opportunity in horticulture for you.
At our company you will learn
– to identify plants
– about the biology of gardening
– the art of pruning
– the principles of garden design
– the esthetics of boulder placement
– how to compose container planters
– time management
Fruits to Fronds LLC is a West Seattle-based landscaping company. We do residential and commercial garden design, installation, and maintenance. Our job sites range from Renton to Shoreline, from Vashon Island to Mercer Island.
Responsibilities/Duties: The majority of our work is installing and maintaining residential gardens and occasionally construction landscaping. We address seasonal gardening needs on sites and perform regular activities such as weeding, mowing, trimming and edging, planting, pruning, deadheading and mulching.
Gardener will be responsible for the safe and careful use of vehicles and power equipment.
Minimum Qualifications: High school
Key Qualifications: Driver’s license with clean records, ability to lift 25-50 lbs (think of compost bales). Daily digital recordkeeping and good organizational skills. Strong communications skills. Ability to take directions, be detail oriented, work quickly, efficiently and independently.
Plus: Candidates with experience in irrigation.
Compensation: Lead gardener: from $20, apprentice: from $17, DOE.
Benefits are available after the successful completion of a 6 month probation.
There is an opportunity to advance in pay and responsibility following training.