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Horticulture + Landscape Maintenance Ames, IA
Country Landscapes, Inc.
Horticulture + Landscape Maintenance
$Commensurate with experience and qualifications
Country Landscapes was founded in Ames Iowa in 1981 with the goal and philosophy of providing unsurpassed quality in landscape design and construction services. Since then, we have expanded to include locations in Clear Lake, Des Moines and North Liberty.
Country Landscapes has established itself as a company that can help with any type of design + build project, from residential to large public and commercial projects. Country Landscapes is a great place to work, where the biggest efforts we make are always directed towards benefiting our employees!
Do you like being outside and working with your hands? Country Landscapes, Inc. is a design/build company specializing in diverse landscape, hardscapes and horticulture outdoor living spaces. We have openings for hard-working, conscientious, experienced or novice landscape horticulturists who are seeking full-time employment.
Primary Duties: General landscape maintenance duties include but are not limited to the installation of diverse plantings, maintaining landscape beds and water features, bed edging, staking tress, mulching, weed pulling, pruning plants and spraying for weed and insect control. Will also be helping out other landscape crews on various projects.
- Competitive wages based on landscape experience
- Guaranteed Overtime
- 100% paid health and dental insurance
- Matching 401K
- Bonus incentive program
- Paid vacation & sick leave
- Paid CDL training course
- No snow removal
- Pay over winter break (no winter lay-off)
- Opportunity for advancement
Must have a minimum of a 2-year degree in horticulture or related experience in the landscape maintenance field, able to follow written and verbal instructions, and present and maintain a professional image for the company. Needs to have a willingness to learn how to operate landscape equipment, tools and vehicles, and maintain a constant level of quality landscapes.
Must have a willingness to obtain a class A CDL license, be able to work in groups, and operate equipment safely. All applicants must be 18 years or older, have a valid driver's license, reliable vehicle to drive to jobsites, own a cell phone and have a clean driving record. All employees are subject to random drug testing. We are an EOE employer.