Business / Organization Name: 
Estate Gardeners
Contact Person: 
Kip Wilson
Email Address: 
Phone Number: 
(781)235-4130
City: 
Wellesley
State: 
MA
Zip Code: 
02482
Job Title: 
Landscape Construction Crew Member
Job Type: 
Paid internships
Job Description: 
Estate Gardeners is a small company which specializes in landscape design, installation, and stewardship and caters to the high-end residential market. We are known for our broad expertise, a high quality of service, and the attention to detail that we bring to every project. We work closely with our clients to develop the best landscape solution for each individual property and lifestyle. We have a strong affinity towards a natural planting style in which we incorporate native plants and materials to create sustainable pocket habitats. In our work, we carefully blend aesthetics, sustainability, and functionality of the landscape through our innovative designs and sound horticultural practices. We rely on our talented, conscientious, and dedicated staff to realize the company goal of providing superior horticultural services. An equal opportunity employer, Estate Gardeners is looking for people who are passionate about horticulture to work in an environment that promotes learning. Kip Wilson is a graduate of the Stockbridge school of Agriculture and is enthusiastic to hire fellow Stockbridge students! Full and part time positions are also available. Accepting applications now for positions starting in the Spring of 2018. Responsibilities: Work collaboratively, efficiently, and safely with an experienced supervisor. Participate in all phases of landscape installation, including, but not limited to, plant layout and installation, grading, and drainage. Take part in all phases of hardscape construction such as excavation, base construction, and stone work. Take an active role in landscape maintenance duties (except mowing) such as, but not limited to, small tree and shrub pruning, creating seasonal container displays, and caring for a wide variety of gardens.
Stockbridge Majors: 
Aboriculture
Landscape Contracting
Plant and Soil Sciences
Sustainable Food and Farming
Sustainable Horticulture
Turfgrass Management
Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Application Requirements (resume, cover letter, etc.): 
Email us directly at egardeners@aol.com including your resume and explain how working at Estate Gardeners would fit into your future.
Minimum Qualifications: 
Excellent communication skills, a strong work ethic, and the ability to self-motivate. Ability to think on your feet with an interest and desire to continue learning. Be in sufficient physical condition to perform intensive tasks as part of this position. Efficient time management skills. Enjoy working outdoors and creating beautiful environments. Possess a valid driver’s license and a clean driving record. Legally authorized to work in the US. Possess a basic knowledge of plant identification and cultural requirements. Be able to interact comfortably with clients in a professional manner.
Wage, Salary & Benefits Description: 
Competitive pay based on industry-wide standards and commensurate with skills and experience.