Country Farms is family-owned garden center, nursery, and landscape/hardscape installer and has been in business for over 40 years. We have about 50 full time and seasonal team members who all support each other, work together to complete each project, and help the garden center and supply yard flourish. Many have worked with our company for multiple years, and we hope that you can also become a strong member of our team.
As our Hardscape or Landscape Laborer you will:
• Work with project foreman and possibly one additional laborer to assist in completing hardscaping or landscaping project
o Scope of hardscape projects can include paving stone patios/walkways/driveways, natural stone, concrete, sitting walls, retaining walls, firepits, outdoor fireplaces, outdoor kitchens, and other outdoor living areas.
o Scope of landscape projects can include installation of new landscape beds, planting, trimming, weeding, edging, mulching, installing decorative stone, trimming, etc
• Hardscape work to consist of lifting, carrying, shoveling, and raking to assist in project installation.
• Landscape work to consist of planting, weeding, mulching, or other similar duties
• Communicate effectively with project foreman, sales staff, management staff, and other crew members
• Maintain a clean and safe work environment, including job sites, vehicles, and equipment
Knowledge, Skills, and Experience
Knowledge of hardscaping or landscaping practices
If you have limited experience but have a willingness to learn, we will strive to provide you with the experience you need
Ability to tow and use equipment such as skid loader, mini excavator, tiller, edger, chain saw, weed whacker, power tools, hand tools, etc.
Communication and problem solving skills
Must have reliable transportation to and from work
Must be able to lift up to 100 lbs
Will be exposed to various weather conditions
Physical demands – will require stooping, kneeling, crouching, lifting
Pay and Benefits
Up to $20/hour
Opportunity for advancement, promotions are available
Paid vacation time and holiday pay
Medical, dental, and vision
Simple IRA retirement with company contributions
This is a full time seasonal position with winter work available