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Gardener

Job Description

A love of plants and an appreciation of garden design is required. Must devote self to client’s enjoyment of their gardens through careful weeding, proper trimming, mulching, planting/transplanting, and other garden care. Will find interest and derive joy through a sense of accomplishment in completing these tasks every day. Must be able to differentiate plant and weed characteristics and be open to learning plant names and horticulture. Alacrity, honesty, timeliness and communication skill must also be shown.

Job Requirements

  • Receive guidance from the head gardener and carry out instructions dutifully.

  • Proactively recognize needs seen in a client’s garden and carry out those needs on their own.

  • Contribute to a positive, life-giving work environment with fellow workers.

  • Arrive punctually, track hours.

  • Communicate needs and ideas between client and head gardener. Effectively communicate with customer about our work.

  • Use power tools, work on knees, lift 80+ lbs, and do physical labor for a full day.

Job location - Ann Arbor, MI

Salary – Entry level. Based on skills listed - above average  $14-17/hr. Weekly Performance Bonus up to 20% increase in wage.

Opportunities for advancement (Head Gardener, Design Install Foreman)

Full-time (Monday-Friday and some Saturdays 8:30-approx 5:30)

Part Time (Flexible hours - schedule must be given one week in advance for planning)

Additional Training/Certification opportunities available

Background check, clean driving record, and drug test required

Send descriptive cover letter and resume with referrals to neil@atzingergardens.com