Business / Organization Name: 
Offshoots Inc.
Contact Person: 
Joe Shafner
Email Address: 
Phone Number: 
6175006530
Street Address: 
547 Rutherford Ave
City: 
Charlestown
State: 
Massachusetts
Zip Code: 
02129
Job Title: 
Gardener
Job Type: 
Part-Time OR Full-Time
Job Description: 
FALL 2020 or SPRING 2021 Start Date Offshoots Inc. is looking for 2 candidates to join our garden maintenance team: 1) an Experienced Gardener and 2) and Entry-Level Gardener (with no previous required work experience required.) Both positions require individuals eager to work with and learn about plants with a strong interest in gardening; can be either part-time or full-time roles. Team members will be required to carry out instructions from our Lead Gardener as well as communicate priorities, plans, expectations, and issues with other staff. Candidates must be an independent self-starter able to track hours. Job involves working directly with plants, turf, mulch, and irrigation. Daily tasks include: driving to job sites, maintenance of woody, perennials and annual material, pruning, deadheading, grooming, weeding, edging, organic pesticide and fertilizer application, mulching, spring and fall clean up and debris removal. 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 joe@offshootsinc.com 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: www.offshootsinc.com for more information.
Stockbridge Majors: 
Landscape Contracting
Plant and Soil Sciences
Sustainable Horticulture
Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, June 1, 2021
Application Requirements (resume, cover letter, etc.): 
Resume Work References
Minimum Qualifications: 
Candidates must have: • Personal Vehicle. Mileage and vehicular expenses for work will be reimbursed. • Valid Drivers license, clean driving record • 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 50+ lbs consistently • 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
Wage, Salary & Benefits Description: 
• Reimbursement for using own vehicle • Competitive hourly wage, commensurate with experience • Education reimbursement for ongoing learning • 2 days minimum paid sick leave and vacation benefits