Business / Organization Name: 
Eastern States Exposition
Contact Person: 
Matthew Santos
Email Address: 
Phone Number: 
413-544-3142
Street Address: 
1305 Memorial Ave.
City: 
West Springfield
State: 
MA
Zip Code: 
01089
Job Title: 
Landscape Laborer
Job Type: 
Seasonal Full Time and Part Time available
Job Description: 
Eastern States Exposition is a not-for-profit corporation committed to excellence in providing year-round opportunities for the development and promotion of agriculture, education, industry and family entertainment while preserving our New England heritage. We are the home of The Big E, the largest fair in the New England. Our property consists of 175 acres used to host events throughout the year. We are looking for positive, self-motivated individuals to join our landscape department. Our Landscape Department is responsible for the maintenance of all lawns and grass parking lots, annual flower beds and plantings, perennial flower beds, shrub and tree maintenance, irrigation repair, and all pertinent needs of these areas. Job duties include but are not limited to: - assisting Head Landscaper or crew leader with planting, design, weeding, and care of all annual flower beds, fertilization needs - assist mow crew when needed using lawnmowers, string trimmers, and other powered equipment - planting trees and shrubs - sweeping and cleaning work areas and grounds to keep clean from debris - cultivating, tilling and amending annual beds when needed - provide a safe atmosphere by repairing damaged turf areas if needed - safety pruning of small limbs and shrubs when needed
Stockbridge Majors: 
Aboriculture
Landscape Contracting
Plant and Soil Sciences
Sustainable Horticulture
Turfgrass Management
Application Deadline: 
Sunday, April 15, 2018
Application Requirements (resume, cover letter, etc.): 
Please submit Cover Letter, Resume, and References to Msantos@thebige.com
Minimum Qualifications: 
Must have a positive attitude and good work ethic. Knowledge and experience in the landscape, horticulture or turf industry preferred, but we are willing to train the right candidates. Must be able to communicate any concerns or issues in a professional manner. Must be able to operate powered equipment upon proper training. Ability to work and think independently or work within a small crew is a must. Outside the box thinking is a plus.
Wage, Salary & Benefits Description: 
Commensurate with experience