EMPLOYMENT

We’re always looking to meet hard working, knowledgable individuals.

To apply, please email lynne@stonegategardens.com with your resume and cover letter.

CURRENT OPENINGS, 01/2018:

  • Landscape Designer – full time
  • Landscape Designer – part time
  • Nursery Manager – full time
  • Sales Associate – full time
  • Fine Gardeners
  • Container Designers

 

 

Landscape Designer

Design, Sales and Customer Service

• Prepares preliminary design, working drawings, specifications, and cost estimates Provide unique, high quality designs that meet or exceed client’s needs.

• Generate fair, thorough and accurate design proposals.

• Communicate the design and installation processes to clients to help ensure realistic expectations, help them make better decisions and to recognize the importance the design expertise.

• Introduce clients to other CWL services and recommend services/products that help ensure the vision of the design and that the client’s evolving needs are met.

• Introduce maintenance and enhancements staff to clients as appropriate.

• Follow up with clients before, during and after installation takes place.

Project Management

• Communicate design intent to project manager before beginning projects, explaining special details or nuances of the installation to maximize crew’s productivity.

• Revise plans and estimates according to project changes and communicate alterations to clients, crews and subcontractors.

• Inspect projects as they progress to determine regulation and specification compliance, and make recommendations to existing specifications and plans.

• Collaborate with contractors, construction supervisors and related disciplines to oversee work assignments and coordinate work.

• Track all expenses on jobs, ensuring proper entry of time, materials and subcontractors for each. • Process contract orders, PO requests, and subcontractor agreements.

• Convey special requirements to operations staff to schedule crews effectively and efficiently and ensure client satisfaction and/or adherence to contracts.

• Follow all safety work rules and report rule violations immediately.

• Maintains records and prepares reports and correspondence related to the work.

• Keep current on industry trends and developments.

Estimating and Billing

• Produce realistic estimates, create and oversee adherence to budgets to bring jobs in at desired profit rates.

• Follow up with clients to complete or negotiate punch lists to bolster collection timing.

• Work with accounting department to submit billing according to intervals set out in contracts

Nursery Manager

Primary duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Planing, ordering and displaying plant and hard good materials
  • Maintaining quality of products through watering, trimming, fertilizing and other proper maintenance
  • Providing excellent customer service through all aspects of the customers buying experience (assisting with finding product, cashiering, loading customer’s car etc…)
  • Any other duties as assigned or needed

Qualified candidates will possess the following:

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and customer service skills
  • Experience with inventory control, purchasing and plant care
  • Minimum of 5 years retail experience
  • Associates degree or higher in management or horticulture related field
  • Ability and willingness to work nights and weekends
  • Knowledge of annuals, perennials, trees, shrubs, soils, insecticides and disease related topics preferred

Sales Associate

Primary duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Assisting customers in-store, and with plant material
  • Answer telephone and customer questions
  • Maintain general knowledge of all products, may need to have expertise in specific product areas
  • Arrange merchandise by shelf label
  • Set up merchandise displays
  • Price and tag merchandise
  • Place stock on shelves/racks in proper location
  • Face and dust shelves and merchandise
  • Ring up customers at register

Qualifications:

  • Prior Retail experience preferred
  • Able to work nights and weekends, when needed
  • Great customer service skills
  • An interest in gardening, horticulture, interior design or the outdoors

 

Fine Gardener

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Effectively managing time on properties in accordance with client needs
  • Representing the company in a positive, upbeat and responsible manner
  • Communicating with clients on feedback, questions, needs, and requests
  • Ongoing maintenance of perennial, annual, tree and shrub material
  • Regular pruning of plant material as necessary and according to client needs
  • Installation and care of annual gardens and containers
  • Inspecting and selecting nursery stock
  • Maintaining and caring for assigned tools and equipment
  • Implementing excellent safety practices
  • Completing daily paperwork as outlined

Requirements:

  • Strong horticultural background and work experience, at least 1-2 years
  • Extensive knowledge of perennial, annual, tree and shrub material, as well as hort tools
  • Candidate should possess excellent communication skills, and be a “self-starter”
  • Stamina for physical labor, ability to lift 50lbs at minimum

Container Garden Designer

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Effectively managing time on properties in accordance with client needs
  • Representing the company in a positive, upbeat and responsible manner
  • Communicating with clients on feedback, questions, needs, and requests
  • Design, installation, and care of containers and similar outdoor installations
  • Inspect and select nursery stock
  • Implementing excellent safety practices
  • Completing daily paperwork as outlined

Requirements:

  • Extensive knowledge of perennial and annual plant material
  • Candidate should possess excellent communication skills, and be a “self-starter”
  • Stamina for physical labor, ability to lift 50lbs
  • Love for plants, gardening, horticulture and design