Business / Organization Name: 
Offshoots, Inc.
Contact Person: 
Joe Shafner
Email Address: 
Street Address: 
547 rutherford Avenue
Zip Code: 
Job Title: 
Field Supervisor / Landscape Foreman
Job Type: 
Landscape Installation
Job Description: 
Field Supervisor/ Landscape Foreman FALL 2021 OR SPRING 2021 START DATE We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Landscape Foreman/ Field Supervisor to oversee installations and run a small crew on residential and commercial landscape and garden installations. Candidates must have previous field experience working on landscape installation teams. A degree in Landscape Contracting, Horticulture or similar experience is preferred. Offshoots, Inc. is a landscape architecture and horticultural installation practice focusing on ecological and productive landscape strategies. Offshoots is a growing company, and there is significant room for advancement. The installation side of the company focuses on horticultural installations (soil work and planting), therefore we are looking for applicants who have a strong interest and knowledge in plants and productive landscape practices. Candidates will be working directly with the Director of Landscape Operations to lead in the installation of projects, do site visits and purchase materials. Jobs will include planting and softscape installations and maintenance. Please visit our website for more information on our horticulture installation services: Job Requirements: • Previous landscaping experience • A degree in Landscape Contracting, Horticulture, or similar applicable experience • Valid Driver’s license, DOT medical card, clean driving record (Offshoots will reimburse cost of DOT medical card) • Plant identification and maintenance experience • Strong observation and communication skills • Strong work ethic, proven ability to prioritize effectively, with organizational skills • Self-directed able to work independently • Ability to lift 70+ lbs consistently • MCLP, MCH, Pesticides License and/ or Arborist certifications highly desirable • We are searching for the right candidate and prefer a Fall 2020 start date, but open to candidates looking for a Spring 2021 start date Benefits: • Competitive wage, commensurate with experience • Education reimbursement for ongoing learning • Paid holidays • 2 days minimum paid sick leave and vacation benefits Our office is located within walking distance to the Orange Line/ Sullivan Square in Charlestown. Offshoots Inc. compensates employees with salaries at the top of the industry. Workday is from 6:00am to 3:00pm on weekdays. Flexible hours possible. No weekend or holiday work requirements. If you are interested please contact Offshoots, Inc. Director of Landscape Operations Joe Shafner at with a resume and work references. About Offshoots: Focused on creating productive landscapes that provide ecological, social and economic benefits, Offshoots, Inc. is a landscape architecture, planning and horticultural installation company in Boston. We specialize in the design of green infrastructure and phytoremediation systems to uptake and remove pollutants from the environment. Projects include large scale regional planning initiatives, public park and streetscape design, multi-family housing and residential gardens. Please visit our website: for more information.
Stockbridge Majors: 
Landscape Contracting
Plant and Soil Sciences
Sustainable Food and Farming
Sustainable Horticulture
Turfgrass Management
Application Deadline: 
Monday, November 30, 2020
Application Requirements (resume, cover letter, etc.): 
Resume, references