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Posted: Tuesday, March 6, 2018 12:06 AM


Specialty Gardens
Grand Haven, MI

Specialty Gardens is an established and growing boutique gardening company focusing on the artistic design, installation, and detailed care of beautiful gardens. We work at some of the most amazing properties on the lakeshore of West Michigan and have a very loyal clientele. Our mission is to be the absolute best at what we do: providing the most beautiful and best maintained gardens with friendly, knowledgeable, and dependable service.

The Lead Gardener is a leadership position that involves all aspects of caring for and continually improving the gardens of our clients. It also involves leading and training our Gardeners and cultivating the great relationships and communication we have with our clientele.

We are looking for candidates who embody our mission of excellence in creativity, attention to detail, and customer service.

Our Lead Gardeners are responsible for assuring that all the details of maintenance are accomplished to the highest standards. This is a hands-on position that involves physical activity working in gardens, as well as leading teams of gardeners and working directly with clients. Garden activities may include annual selection and planting, perennial garden care, shrub and small tree pruning, planting trees & shrubs, applying fertilizers, spring and fall clean-ups, and more. The position also involves client interaction to answer questions, solve problems, provide information, and communicate new ideas.

We are looking for leaders that are self motivated and responsible, with a professional and optimistic attitude and significant experience in gardening / horticulture / landscaping. Must have great people skills, a strong work ethic, an eye for creativity, and pay meticulous attention to detail. Candidates need the ability to meet the physical demands of the job and be able to operate power equipment. Having a current Michigan Certified Pesticide Applicator's License or the ability to obtain one within 30 days of hire is necessary. The candidate should enjoy outdoor work in all types of weather, have a passion for developing gardens to their maximum potential, and have a desire to help grow a successful business for the benefit of all our associates and clients.

Compensation is $17 per hour or more based on your skills and what you can contribute to continuing to make this a great company. We offer health insurance, paid vacation time, phone reimbursement, and licensing reimbursements. We provide a positive work environment, flexible work schedules, well maintained company trucks and equipment, and offer opportunities for increased responsibility, advancement, and compensation.

We promote continual education and offer paid educational seminars, and we foster a culture of fun, continual improvement, and employee input.
We're located in beautiful Grand Haven and serve a clientele along the lakeshore 40 miles north and south of Grand Haven.
Come grow with us!
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• Location: Grand Haven, MI, Holland

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