Landscape Crew and Crew Leader- Installation/Maintenance Landscaper

These are full-time 40 hour/week positions. The hours are Monday thru Thursday from 7AM-5PM, with occasional Friday hours for weather make-up days. The Landscape Crew Member position offers a salary range of $16-$19/hour including benefits.The Landscape Crew Leader position offers a salary range of $20-$23/hour including benefits. Both positions’ salaries depend on experience. 


  • High School or equivalent (required)
  • Driver’s license (required)
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs and work in various weather conditions (required)
  • General landscaping experience (preferred for Crew, required for Crew Leader)
  • Landscaping leadership experience (preferred for Crew Leader)
  • Horticulture field experience (preferred)
  • Horticulture education (preferred)
  • CBLP (desirable)


We are a small, local landscaping, nursery and retail business in Howard County, focusing on native plantings and plant care with ecologically conscious practices. We maintain landscapes through hand weeding, pruning, edging and mulching (we do not offer lawn care services.) We also install various types of landscapes as well as some natural style hardscaping such as flagstone paths, dry laid flagstone patios and small fieldstone stacked walls. Some of the types of landscapes we install include pollinator/wildlife gardens, woodland gardens, rain gardens and conservation landscapes. We also run a native plant nursery and a garden and goods store.

We are currently seeking candidates who share our ideals and company values to fill maintenance and installation crew positions as well as an installation crew leader position. Ideal applicants are professional, team players who possess a horticulture background either through experience or education and have general, working knowledge of plants and landscaping. Ideal crew leader applicants are experienced landscape leaders.  Candidates must be punctual, dependable and possess a positive attitude.

Although previous horticulture experience or education is preferred, we will consider all candidates and can train the right individual.

General Crew Duties Include (but are not limited to):

  • Providing a high standard of customer service at all times
  • Following the direction of crew leaders for maintaining and installing landscapes
  • Weeding existing gardens
  • Pruning as needed
  • Edging and mulching
  • Clearing vegetation and sod removal for new garden installations
  • Planting and transplanting of trees, shrubs and perennials in existing or new landscapes
  • Use and care of necessary hand tools (provided upon hire) and light machinery used for maintaining and installing landscapes
  • Limited hardscaping duties

General Crew Leader Duties Include (but are not limited to):

  • All previous mentioned duties
  • Leading and supervising landscape crew in carrying out tasks
  • Ensuring that jobs are completed with efficiency and timeliness
  • Communicating with clients on site
  • Communicating with office and project managers
  • Driving company trucks and trailer
  • Picking up materials such as plants, mulch, and tools

Benefits (after 60 days of employment) include:

  • Sign-On Bonus
  • Referral Bonus
  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Paid Holidays (Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day)
  • Six Paid Personal Days
  • Paid Birthday
  • 2 Seasonal Bonuses, Year End Bonus and Install Bonuses
  • 401K

Additional Benefits include:

  • Employee discount in our retail store
  • Wholesale pricing on nursery plants
  • Continuing education assistance
  • 10 weeks of Unemployment Insurance for those returning the following season
  • Phone Use Stipend (when applicable)