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Burnett’s Country Gardens, a full service garden center, is seeking a dynamic, energetic,motivated team player to oversee the business in the role of Operations Manager. The Operations Manager is responsible for the day to day functioning of our retail garden center. This person will provide hands on leadership including weekly staff scheduling, staff training, creation and execution of marketing and merchandising plans, oversight of budgetary performance and key performance indicators, inventory management and purchasing supervision, POS database management, facility/equipment maintenance, maintenance of customer and vendor relations. Manager will report directly to owners and work in conjunction
with owners to develop and grow the business.The ideal candidate must have strong interpersonal relations and communication skills, exceptional organization and time management capabilities, very strong computer capabilities and POS experience. Excellent analytical skills required. Basic plant and gardening knowledge
or interest preferred. Previous related management experience required. References required.This is a year round salaried position with very generous benefits including 401k match, pension profit sharing, health insurance, paid time off, employee discount. Willing to assist significantly with career development and training for highly motivated and committed candidate. [6/13/17]

BRISTOL’S TREE AND LAWN SERVICE Full-time Experienced Landscaper NeededBristol’s Tree and Lawn Service- Canton, CT 06019. Experienced landscape worker needed in the Farmington Valley. Knowledge of all areas of landscaping and a clean valid driver’s license is required. 5+ years of experience required. Job duties include mowing, trimming, planting, ornamental pruning, spring/fall cleanups, etc. Required license or certification
  • Clean, Valid Driver’s License
  • Valid work permit
  • Applicants must be able to pass a pre-employment drug test
  • Must be able to speak English
  • Must be able to drive a truck with a landscape trailer

Competitive pay for a motivated individual. Contact Steven Bristol at brreeserv@yahoo.com[5/15/17]

WINTER BERRY GARDEN- Garden Center Perennial Assistant full and part-time positions available. Applicant must be self-motivated, energetic and passionate about working with people and plants. A working knowledge of annuals, perennials, and tropicals is preferred. Applicants must be familiar with working in a retail environment and have excellent customer service skills. Please send resume to mike@winterberrygarden.com or call 860-378-0071 X144. [5/11/17]

WINTER BERRY GARDEN- Garden Center Planting Crew Foreman position available. Looking for a hard-working, motivated and self-driven individual to lead a landscape crew as a working foreman. Applicant should be familiar with all facets of the landscaping industry and be able to read and understand basic landscape prints, supervise and carry out detailed instructions and organize a crew and jobsite. Duties will include supervising a crew on daily tasks, working with the crew as a working foreman on jobs, working with designers and management to produce outstanding customer service and project results, running equipment, filling out daily job reports and time tracking, problem solving, and multitasking. Applicant should be in good physical condition and be able to lift fifty pounds. A working knowledge of trees and shrubs, perennials and annuals is preferred, but not required. Please send resume to mike@winterberrygarden.com or call 860-378-0071 X144. [5/11/17]

COLONEL LANDSCAPING –  Seeking reliable hardworking applicants to join our team! Reliable transportation to the shop and a drivers license is required. Preferred mowing experience is with commercial weedwhackers and walk behind mowers. Zero turns a plus. Email resume to nicholas@colonellandscaping.com [5/10/17]

NEW ENGLAND SILICA, INC.Full Time Position South Windsor Wholesale/Retail Distributor has a full time position available. Duties include but not limited to, inside counter & telephone sales, inventory control, data entry, and working closely will all members of a small business. Applicant must be a “Team Player”, dependable and reliable. Landscape/Hardscape experience a plus but not mandatory. Please send your resume to nes1949@aol.com [5/4/17]

MADISON EARTH CARE – Landscape Designer and Garden Services Assistant Manager.  Do you have a passion for gardening? If you do, join our team! We install, maintain and rescue gardens! 

Madison Earth Care is a family-owned company, servicing the Connecticut shoreline with quality landscaping for 45 years.

Landscape Designer – We are currently seeking candidates for the role of Landscape Designer. We offer room to manage projects and make your own empowered decisions, with knowledge of experienced staff to draw from. Please contact Rachel at rachel@madisonearthcare.com or 203-421-4358.  [4/20/17]

Job Requirements:
  • The ability to work and communicate efficiently is essential.
  • Applicants should possess strong graphic and design abilities, but most importantly, the ability to listen. Listening to clients, understanding wish lists, and translating these into creative solutions are the starting point of our projects.
  • Applicants must also possess the ability to perform site survey work, generate concept and final landscape plans as needed, and produce conceptual and final cost estimates.
  • Successful candidates will also possess sales experience, knowledge of horticulture, drainage solutions, and hardscape design.
  • Additionally, applicants should be proficient in AutoCAD and have a working knowledge of Photoshop. Applicants should be able to express themselves in a team environment, and be well organized with an understanding of proactive and responsive customer service.

CHRISTENSEN LANDSCAPE SERVICES Landscape Maintenance Foreman and Laborers (M/F). Christensen Landscape Services, LLC is looking for experienced, responsible, hardworking  individuals to join our Maintenance Division. Foreman must have time management skills and the ability to organize and lead at 3-5 person crew. Candidates must have working knowledge of all landscape management practices including planting; pruning, weeding, mulching and plant health care. Foreman must be able to identify trees, shrubs, perennials, annuals/container materials. Foreman should have general knowledge and understanding of integrated Pest Management with the ability to recognize insects and diseases and report to Maintenance Managers. All applicants must work efficiency to maintain high quality landscapes with superior care and attention to detail. All applicants must be able to lift and carry a minimum of 50 lbs. Pesticide operator license is preferred but not required. Bilingual is a plus. Experience: Foreman; Horticultural degree (or comparable), Master Gardener or 5 years experience, reliable transportation, and a valid drivers license, Laborer; 3-5 years experience.  Call 203-484-0424. [4/18/17]

McLOUGHLIN LANDSCAPES – Landscape Laborer.  McLoughlin Landscapes, a high end residential and commercial landscaping company seeks an experienced, hard working and motivated laborer to join its workforce based in Stamford.

Applicants Must be:

  • Experienced in operating power equipment such as mowers, edgers, and chain saws
  • English speaking
  • Passionate about working outdoors

A valid drivers license and plowing experience is a plus. Compensation is based on experience. Qualified applicants, please email jimmcland@gmail.com or call (203) 324 5550.  [4/13/17]

BELL NURSERIES, INC. – Landscape Laborer/Stock Handler and Garden Sales Associate.  Landscape Laborer and Stock Handler  – Part to full time for the right person
Enthusiastic person to install and remove landscape planting. Also will help receive and load live and bagged inventory. . Must be able to lift 60lbs and work on weekends in season. Hours and compensation TBD.
Required experience: 1 year of landscaping and/or plant care

Garden Sales Associate – Part-time (seasonable employment)
In need of an energetic sales person and landscaper. Must have experience in plant sales/care and identification. Full and part time positions available, may involve some weekends. Must be able to lift a minimum of 60 lbs.

Contact Pat Aiello, bellnurseries@aol.com (203) 915-1111. [4/13/17]

GINGER CREEK NURSERY – Experiences Workers. Ginger Creek Nursery LLC, an organic garden/design/landcare company is seeking experienced workers with plant knowledge for seasonal employment.  Contact Nash at gingercreek@comcast.net, (860) 542-5143 [4/13/17]

CHIPPANEE COUNTRY CLUB – Seasonal Employee. Chippanee Country Club is a private 18 hole golf course located in the Chippens Hill area of Bristol. We are presently seeking a seasonal employee with landscape and horticultural experience for the maintenance and design of our perennial and annual flower beds. Knowledge of planting materials required. Salary negotiable/commensurate with experience.

To apply contact Bill Hamm, greencrew03@yahoo.com, (860) 583-3080 [4/13/17]