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Christopher Newport University is accepting applications for the following three positions. Please click on each one to review job description and application process details.
Turfgrass Supervisor
Landscaper Senior 
Landscape Supervisor 

City of Newport News is accepting applications through 9/16/2021 for a crew supervisor A – parks maintenance &  landscaping. To apply, please visit: nnva.gov/jobs 

Please click here to review job description and application process details.

Southern Landscape Group is recruiting a senior landscape designer/architect
434 821 6004 x117

job title:        senior landscape designer/architect
department:   sales     
reports to:    sales manager

position overview:
a senior landscape designer/architect is a highly experienced team member with extensive knowledge in the design and planning of outdoor living projects including, but not limited to: decks, pergolas, structures, cabanas, outdoor rooms, patios, retaining walls, patios, plantings, irrigation, audio/visual, pools, spas, and the like.  this person has extensive knowledge in construction means, methods and techniques and has the ability to translate them to computer aided drawings that can be used for construction.

essential responsibilities:
perform detailed site analysis for new projects including grades.
meet and interact with client and sales person as required to create a cohesive landscape design.
schedule and prepare work in a timely manner for sales reps, project managers, or csr’s.
create construction drawings with details necessary for material ordering, construction and maintenance of products.
research and employ new products and features that create client benefits.
create sales packages complete with proposal, designs, 3-d images
use 3-d software to illustrate designs for clients
draw in dynascape software and render designs efficiently
research products and systems to utilize in our projects. 
utilize nursery availability to specify plant materials for jobs that will perform well.
prepare change order drawings for construction teams and clients on short notice
communicate design intent to project managers and team leaders as needed.
complete post-job walk-throughs with sales rep and designer on all projects and log valuable information in designer’s notebook, as needed.
assist other team members as needed for the benefit of the company
follows company mission, vision and core values

working conditions:
the employee is expected to work the hours necessary to successfully sell work at southern landscape group from monday through friday and saturdays as dictated by the work season. the work hours required of this position may be long when extended schedules are necessary. this is a salary position.

working relationships:        
strong interpersonal skills are a must for our company. the employee will work closely and collaboratively with other designers, salespersons, team leaders, project managers and clients.

knowledge and experience:
valid driver’s license insurable by company agent
a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in landscape design, horticulture, landscape architecture or related field.  must have minimum of 5-years’ experience designing extensive landscape and hardscape projects.
utilize dynascape computer aided design
candidate should be proficient in basic computer programs such as sketch up, outlook, word, excel, photoshop, etc.
must possess excellent mathematical abilities 
candidate must be able to read and write english, legibly
the individual will have a thorough knowledge of all landscaping practices including lighting, landscaping, water features, hardscaping, carpentry, construction, maintenance, and irrigation.
excellent oral and written communication skills, job planning skills and mechanical aptitude a must.

this position requires that the individual to have or obtain the following certifications within the first year of employment
vsld – certified designer
vnla – certified horticulturist
apld – certified landscape designer*
asla – registered landscape architect*

*preferred, but not required

sharp landscaping
horticulturalists/maintenance technician

we are looking to hire an experienced landscaping horticulturalist to our maintenance department.
about sharp landscaping, inc.: we are a local, full-service company that has been in business for over 18 years.

job responsibilities: tasks include working with the maintenance department and providing shrub trimming, plant pruning, analyzing the property to make sure all detail work is completed, and express any concerns to the landscaping.  the position would start immediately.

qualifications: we are looking for a dependable, experienced, full-time, and year-round horticulturalists/maintenance crewmember. must be able to get to work on time (which means 5-15 minutes early to be ready at start time,) be able to work outdoors in all types of weather, have a minimum of 5 years of experience running commercial landscaping equipment (grass cutting, pruning) able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs., have a positive attitude, pay attention to detail, and be a hard worker.

preferred qualifications: 
certified horticulturalists
certified pesticides license 
has knowledge of plant identification 
understands the importance of pruning and when it should be done
highly proficient with details

pay will depend on experience and certifications
we offer bonus pay, health insurance packages, and paid time off once you have established yourself within the company.
if interested, please email us at sharplandscapingrva@gmail.com 



greenhouse propagation
we are looking for a motivated self-starter, for a new 24x96 greenhouse. the chosen individual will schedule the area for full production on a rotating and seasonal basis to cover a diversity of crops to include the following:

nursery trees, vegetable plants, herbs, flowers, cannabis clones and seedlings, and microgreens.

individuals must have a working knowledge of horticulture, greenhouse management, and production schedules. this is a ground floor opportunity to begin with something new, if you have the drive and the vision. profit sharing will be available as we grow. set your own schedule, part time is available.
call kevin 757 449 5494

mike timber’s tree removal service, located in davidsonville, maryland, offers professional tree care services including pruning, trimming, removal, storm damage cleanup, and stump grinding. we are seeking qualified and hard working individuals to join our dedicated team in anne arundel county. open positions include:

  • cdl drivers
  • equipment operators
  • laborers
  • tree climbers
  • bucket truck operators (for tree trimming)

essential requirements and qualifications include:

  • a clean driving record
  • passing a background check
  • a self-motivator ready to get the job done right
  • strong communication skills
  • ability to work with others
  • willingness to follow directions
  • strong work ethic
  • adaptability in varying situations
  • drive to achieve 100% customer satisfaction 

other requirements:

  • high school diploma
  • work experience: 1-2 years in the tree care industry 

if you believe that you fit these requirements, we’d love to speak with you!
what you will get in return:

  • a close-knit work crew 
  • a friendly and supportive work environment 
  • top pay in the industry (salary commensurate with experience)
  • training programs

apply online at: https://www.treeremovaldavidsonvillemd.com/
scroll down and select “apply here” to be redirected to our online application 
mike timber’s tree removal service is an equal opportunity employer.

landscape designer
the king’s masons, inc., a design/build masonry firm with 40 years in business located in manassas park, virginia, seeks an experienced, creative designer, comfortable with construction methodologies, with a primary emphasis in the residential hardscape elements in the landscape design field. experience can be from a formal educational degree or achieved from on-the-job work experience.

we prefer a candidate that works with a client from project start to finish, setting up the initial site consultation, providing a scaled design drawing, pricing the work, with on-going effective communication and problem solving that delivers tangible value, and assures client satisfaction.

critical abilities start with a genuine care for our clients, effective communication skills, taking accurate site measurements, creating design drawings (by hand or using computer software), coordinating with the vp for operations and crew foreman during production, and a desire to deliver the best product we are capable of.we are a team-oriented small group that values simple, elegant designs that enhance the beauty and functionality of our clients’ outdoor spaces.

candidate should be willing to learn our office procedures.for the right candidate, there is flexibility in level of effort and work from home.compensation is commensurate with experience; health insurance is available.the king’s masons is an equal opportunity employer.please email resume to rhya@kingsmasons.com by feb. 15, 2021

grounds worker

william & mary invites qualified applicants for the positions grounds worker to join facilities management’s team of over 300 professionals committed to providing a broad set of services in support of the students, faculty, staff, alumni and guests of the university. our full-time employees are offered many benefits to include health insurance which includes five options, dental insurance, vision insurance, group life insurance, optional life insurance with coverage for spouse and children, flexible dependent care spending, flexible medical care spending, and an eap (employee assistance program).

we have multiple openings available in the nursery/greenhouse, turf, and landscape teams.landscape and turf grounds workers provide scheduled landscape maintenance services and work generated through the work order system to the university for the old campus, new campus, law school, and the dillard complex.nursery/greenhouse grounds workers participate in the growing, and planting and maintenance of campus gardens and flowerbeds.

these positions have been designated as essential to the operation of the department and will require reporting to work when the university is officially closed and are subject to overtime.valid driver’s license required.

eeo statement:
william & mary values diversity and invites applications from underrepresented groups who will enrich the research, teaching and service missions of the university. the university is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and encourages applications from women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

please apply online at https://jobs.wm.edu


casey trees has current job openings in berryville, va

farm crew
the incumbent performs a wide range of manual tasks, including but not limited to: tree production, grounds and facilities maintenance, equipment maintenance/repair, etc.
click here for full job description and to apply.

farm crew chief
the farm crew chief executes a wide variety of fieldwork related to tree production, including but not limited to: pruning; digging; insect and disease scouting; applying nutrients and weed control products - often organic formulations; irrigation installation; harvesting; loading trucks and similar tasks. the incumbent supervises field activities whenever the nursery manager or assistant nursery manager are not on the jobsite, ensures efficient and effective operations, directs staff as needed, and communicates challenges encountered to the chain of command. this position reports directly to the assistant nursery manager, and interfaces with other department staff as needed. finally, the farm crew chief leads by example, serving as a point of reference for farm crew in the execution of their work.
click here for full job description and to apply.

seeking gardener in falls church, va area
seeking master gardener or horticulturalist to assist with light pruning of a few evergreen shrubs, climbing roses, evergreen vines and invasive vines at residence.  this is an occasional job (3-4 times/year) for a garden lover with some extra time to assist at a small residence when the home owner is away. gardener will also advise home owner of any new plant diseases or concerns.
contact: seasaltntaffy@gmail.com

plant identification skill
plant care knowledge
hand pruning skills
knowledge of training plants
detail oriented
certified horticulturalist or master gardener


now hiring plant nerd, horticulturist, landscaper
bcls landscape services is a 'culture' driven organization powered by what we call the 3 p's. our team members must be inspired with purpose|passion|pride. we are committed to empowering our team members, equipping them for success and elevating each team member to grow within our organization. if you are looking to advance your career to the next level, come hear our story and how you can be part of something great.

bcls landscape services is seeking a qualified plant nerd, horticulturist, landscaper to join our team.
this is a seasonal position april-december. the gardener/horticulturist/landscape maintenance team member follows standard accepted practices to maintain trees, shrubs, perennials annual plants and vines to remain healthy and aesthetically appropriate. daily activities include:

general job duties:
hand prune small trees and shrubs
garden maintenance and annual flower care within a commercial environment (includes: deadheading, fertilizing, dividing, transplanting, inspecting for disease and infestations)
installs small and large plantings including trees, shrubs, perennials and annuals
weeds planting beds
sprays weeds with herbicides
assists with spring and fall cleanups
assists with mulching
performs quality control checks and property inspections
drive between job sites as necessary

minimum qualifications:
field experience within a landscape maintenance environment (2-4 years preferred)
plant identification skills
pruning and perennial plant maintenance skills
detail oriented
having a valid driver's license and able to get to work reliably
physical stamina to remain on your feet, squat, kneel, lift for long periods of time
have a sense of timeliness and urgency

salary: $15.00 to $18.00 /hour
this job is ideal for someone who is:
dependable -- more reliable than spontaneous
adaptable/flexible -- enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction
detail-oriented -- would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture
this company describes its culture as:

detail-oriented -- quality and precision-focused
outcome-oriented -- results-focused with strong performance culture

hours of work: monday to friday 7 a.m. - 4 p.m.
company's website: bclslandscape.com

send your resume in confident to: hr@bclsllc.com applicants, please include a cover letter expressing your interest and resume with up to date industry experience for immediate consideration.

this is an exciting opportunity for a career-minded individual looking to grow with a company that values is people more than just it's profits. if you are looking to take your career to the next level, come listen to our story and learn how you can grow with us.

james river country club seeks a horticulturist
: degree in horticulture/landscape management.must have or be able to obtain a virginia pesticide applicator’s license.must pass a pre-employment drug screen.
job description: we are a private country club in newport news virginia hiring a horticulturist/landscape manager to maintain landscape features on both golf course and common areas.looking for an individual that can create and execute a landscape maintenance program.this plan should include all facets of landscape care including watering, fertilizing, pruning, pest management, nutrient applications, mulching, design and installation.candidate must be a self-starter and have an eye for attention to detail.this is a working position that also includes planning and supervision.the club is looking to continue to improve in this area and will accept nothing but the highest standards of conditioning.
benefits:health/dental insurance, paid vacation, paid holidays, 401k program, uniforms
contact: please send resume to:
rob wilmans, director of golf and grounds maintenance

operations manager, historic evergreen and east end cemeteries
the enrichmond foundation activates our region to build a more equitable, healthy and connected community.historic evergreen and east end cemeteries are the final resting places of many important richmond historical figures, such as maggie l. walker, rosa l. dixon bowser, and john mitchell, jr. enrichmond offers employees competitive pay and generous leave, professional development support, and the opportunity to be part of making a better city and region.

the operations manager is primarily responsible for assuring that historic evergreen and east end cemeteries are well cared for, maintained, and accessible to families and the general public throughout the year.the operations manager is also an ambassador for historic evergreen cemetery, east end cemetery, and the enrichmond foundation in the community and must be comfortable welcoming relatives, community members, and guests of evergreen an east end cemeteries.

the operations manager works under the direction and supervision of enrichmond’s executive director to:

  • perform and manage all grounds keeping duties at evergreen and east end cemeteries, ensuring these unique landscapes are neat, attractive, and safe for visitors and volunteers.
  • ensure all work complies with evergreen’s and east end’s restoration and maintenance standards and safety procedures.
  • perform daily maintenance, such as regular mowing, weed trimming and removal,maintaining hardscape, clearing snow and debris on private drive and walkways, trash and debris removal and providing horticulturally appropriate plant care.
  • provide excellent and responsive service to all visitors.
  • welcome, direct, and address volunteer groups in grounds keeping and maintenance tasks.
  • proactively elevate complex issues to the executive director.

work schedule: tuesday - saturday, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. and some evenings.
minimum skills & knowledge required:

  • three years of supervisory experience
  • knowledge of horticulture and/or professional landscape maintenance practices, tools and equipment including turf care, ornamental plant care, and tree care
  • proficient with common landscape hand and power tools including mowers, string trimmers, edgers, leaf blowers, pruning tools and other common landscape tools
  • able to work alone and as part of a team
  • able to competently operate a variety of vehicles, on and off road, and in challenging conditions, including poor weather
  • able to read, understand, and follow procedures and instructions
  • able to communicate clearly and respectfully with others, with a customer-service orientation and manner
  • experienced in email management and able to use a personal computer
  • must be fluent in spoken and written english
  • work outside in varying weather conditions
  • other duties as required
  • previous experience maintaining landscapes in a historical, park, cemetery, commercial, municipal, or institutional setting
  • previous experience as a supervisor at a sacred or historical site
  • ability to perform routine small-engine maintenance and repair
  • experience working with diverse population
  • a high school diploma or equivalent is required
  • a valid virginia driver license is required

preferred skills & experiences

  • previous experience maintaining landscapes in a historical, park, cemetery, commercial, municipal, or institutional setting
  • previous experience as a supervisor at a sacred or historical site
  • ability to perform routine small-engine maintenance and repair
  • experience working with diverse population

required education & licenses

  • a high school diploma or equivalent is required
  • a valid virginia driver license is required 

interested in applying? applicants are encouraged to submit the following items by august 1, 2019.

  • a brief letter stating your interest in the position
  • a current resume
  • a list of three references, including contact information

please send completed application materials to: info@enrichmond.org
enrichmond foundation
attn: operations manager- evergreen & east end
po box 25609
richmond, va 23260
enrichmond foundation is an equal opportunity employer.

sales and marketing representative
american native plants has been growing native plants for the restoration industry since 1998.we are located in middle river, maryland and are currently searching for an energetic person to fill this new opportunity.we expect this position to be fulltime, but are open to a schedule that will work for the company as well as the employee.we currently operate year-round with about 20 fulltime employees and have strong spring and fall selling seasons.our primary customers are in the mid-atlantic region, but we have others in new england, the southeast, and some in the upper midwest.we handle 13 states for some of the national arbor day foundation’s programs and recently launched an e-commerce site, direct native plants.

what you could expect to be doing:
responding to inquiries, rfq’s (requests for quotes), by phone, fax and email.
staffing booths at trade shows and related events.
gleaning market information from contacts regarding pricing and trends in the industry.
provide input to production and inventory staff regarding pending sales for upcoming projects.
provide ideas for updating website.
meet and tour with customers at the nursery as well as their locations, including job sites.
assist in coordinating delivery logistics.
create regular contacts via email concerning inventory availability, specials, etc.
provide regular sales reports.

who we’re looking for:
a person with a degree in sales or marketing with any horticultural connection a plus (or the equivalent in work experience).
motivated self-starter with lots of energy and an outgoing personality.
a person who loves nature.
a person who is eager to learn.
a computer-savvy person with basic office programs, especially quickbooks.
a person comfortable with using social media.

the salary for all this is negotiable depending on your qualifications.

what to do if this sounds like it might be just what you’re looking for:
submit your resume.include any references and expected salary range.
email to: mike.m@americannativeplants.com
we’ll be waiting for it!

garden center tree and shrub manager
large garden center in south alexandria looking for a tree and shrub manager.
responsibilities include but not limited to:
supervision of an 8-10 person crew
inventory management
customer service oversight
retail plant and product training for seasonal staff
opening and closing of store
receive and verify the accuracy of deliveries and invoices

minimum qualifications
bilingual in english and spanish a plus
accuracy, planning and organization skills
strong knowledge of plants
ability to prioritize and manage time effectively; combined with a sense of urgency
able to work a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends and holidays
ability to work under diverse weather conditions
ability to multi task and effectively delegate
if interested please email cover letter and resume to: info@hollywoodsandvines.com  







Job Title:

Nursery Supervisor

Job Description:

We are a Charlottesville landscape contracting company seeking an energetic, hardworking, self-motivated, team player to oversee and care for our plant nursery. Duties include, but are not limited to loading and unloading deliveries, monitoring of irrigation system, staging plants and preparing for crews, operation of tractor and skid steer loader, pruning, weeding, watering, and general plant care.

Job Requirements:

- A valid Virginia driver's license

- A clean driving record

- The ability to communicate effectively

- The ability to lift up to 50 pounds

- The ability to operate small tractors and skid steer loaders

- A positive attitude

- Knowledge of common landscape plant material used in our area

Job Location:

Charlottesville, VA

Position Type:




Compensation commensurate with experience



-Health and dental insurance

-Paid vacation

-Paid holidays


-Company provided clothing and tools

-Professional development

-And many more company provided benefits



-Phil Ofrias



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