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Job Opening: Full -Time Landscape Designer/Project Manager

The Designer/Project Manager position requires a unique combination of skills and experience in the fields of landscape design, horticulture, and landscape installation practices. The Design/Project Manager will be responsible for taking design projects, including landscape design, annuals & container design and occasional graphic design projects, from conception to completion. Landscape design will entail all aspects of site analysis, base plan drafting, concept & design development, planting plans, and plant list and acquisition management. Lighting, irrigation, and construction details are also within the scope of the landscape designer position. Container and Annuals design management duties will include plant acquisition, delivery acceptance, site layout, samples and materials management along with client communications. Container and Annuals design will be supported by the gardening staff and coordinated with the office staff. All designs are to be sustainable and commensurate with the mission of Terrascapes. The Designer/Project Manager works under the general supervision of the company President.

Responsibilities in Landscape Design:

Responsibilities in Project Management:

Responsibilities in Annual & Container Design: 

Administrative Responsibilities: All projects:

Qualifications 

Hours: 40 hours per week. Overtime is not allowed without prior approval. Please refer to the employee manual for further discussion on hours, reimbursement policy, employee benefits, holiday and personal time.

Job Opening: Full-Time Seasonal Horticulturist / Gardening Team Leader

We are looking for an experienced horticulturist to lead and work with a fine gardening team to provide organic gardening and grounds maintenance for our clients, whose gardens and landscapes come in all sizes.

You will use your in-depth horticultural experience to develop a garden care plan and maintain a garden journal for each property, identify and remedy plant problems, and plan your team’s work week. You will be our on-site representative in case the client has any questions or concerns. You may also be called on to provide gardening instruction and mentoring to selected clients.

The gardening team leader will also provide other team members with guidance on proper plant care, daily goals and tasks, and horticultural instruction, if necessary. During planting installations you will be asked to educate the planting crew in the best ways to plant under the project’s particular site conditions.

Your gardening tasks will include weeding, mulching, planting, deadheading, pruning, watering, fertilization, and pest control.

Primary tasks with regard to:

Garden

Personnel

Management

Requirements:

About Terrascapes

Terrascapes is a fine gardening firm offering expert horticultural services with a focus on organic gardening. We are partners with our customers, our staff, our community and our environment. Our goal is to use horticulturally correct practices that are good for plants, local water systems, soil, and ultimately the planet.  We service areas in the MetroWest region of Boston, MA.