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OVERALL SUMMARY

Design Works is seeking an experienced Mowing Forman and lover of the outdoors to work collaboratively with Landscape Maintenance Teams.

Design Works highly values communication, time management, and leadership skills. We encourage an environment of free-thinking, problem solving, and efficiency. If you are a driven individual, someone who takes pride in their day-to-day, seeks challenges and enjoys personal/professional development, we encourage you to apply to our team.

ABOUT THIS POSITION

Assignments may include but are not limited to:
• Servicing customers lawns with accuracy and attention to detail.

• Utilize knowledge of lawn maintenance to know the appropriate length of lawn height.

• Lead teams and direct staff using string trimmers.

• Make recommendations to management on what additional services the customer may need like bed care, weeding, fertilizer, etc.

• Helping keep equipment in good shape and having a good understanding of how machine works.

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications.
• Minimum 2 years of proven experience in similar position
• Mechanical knowledge a plus
• Excellent attention to detail
• Positive, self-motivated and reliable
• Ability to work in fast-paced environment
• Strong communication skills and creates natural interpersonal relationships
• Ability to accurately keep records and stay organized using our time-tracking and audit software.
• Ability to work in all weather conditions, including extreme heat, rain, and cold
• Meets driver requirements (valid license, no violations, motor vehicle report)
• Takes safety and a drug-free workplace seriously

• Will help during snow season either driving plow or salting
• Can lift 70lbs continuously

COMPENSATION, BENEFITS, AND CULTURE

This job type is full-time, year-round. Design Works prioritizes competitive compensation and benefits, commensurate of experience and skills. We offer a comprehensive benefits package for qualifying applicants, including company sponsored health and dental insurance, earned paid time off, paid holidays, IRA plan with company match, employee referral bonus, continuing education, and professional development assistance.

Our culture promotes engagement of staff and their ideas and perspective. We support internal advancement opportunities and support our team in achieving their goals. We think it is important to put energy into a connected workplace through regular meetings, company events, and a family atmosphere. Our core values include promoting a great customer experience, focusing on employees, building effective teams, safety first, taking ownership, and operating with integrity.

OVERALL SUMMARY

Design Works is seeking an experienced Hardscape Crew Leader and lover of the outdoors to work collaboratively with our Outdoor Living Team and Landscape Maintenance Teams. The Crew Leader will provide hands-on work, teaching support, and will manage field-team members to convert creative design pieces into built work.

The successful candidate will be relied on to build patios, walkways, and walls, outdoor kitchens, steps, etc. You will be collaborating with our Project Manager, Site Preparation/Grading Crew and our Planting Crew to work together to complete full projects.

Design Works highly values communication, time management, and leadership skills. We encourage an environment of free-thinking, problem solving, and efficiency. If you are a driven individual, someone who takes pride in their day-to-day, seeks challenges and enjoys personal/professional development, we encourage you to apply to our team.

ABOUT THIS POSITION

Assignments may include but are not limited to:
• Work with project manager to manage daily labor and materials
• Thoroughly understand design/work plan and scope of work
• Proactive preparation of resources and time
• Direct and work with project team to complete hardscape projects
• Operate skid steers, compact excavators, power tools and other specialized equipment
• Work with customers to ensure their expectations are being met
• Identify additional opportunities for clients’ site improvement
• Coordinate completion of daily duties and cleanup
• Documentation of employee time sheets and site reports
• Snow help during the winter season
• Other duties as needed

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications.
• Minimum 2 years of proven experience in hardscape/construction
• ICPI/NCMA Certifications a plus
• Proven leadership experience
• Displays knowledge of grading, drainage, measurements, reading and translating plans.
• Mechanical knowledge a plus Excellent problem-solving skills
• Excellent attention to detail
• Positive, self-motivated and reliable
• Ability to work in fast-paced environment
• Strong communication skills and creates natural interpersonal relationships
• Ability to accurately keep records and stay organized using our time-tracking and audit software.
• Ability to work in all weather conditions, including extreme heat, rain, and cold
• Meets driver requirements (valid license, no violations, motor vehicle report)
• Takes safety and a drug-free workplace seriously
• Can lift 70lbs continuously

COMPENSATION, BENEFITS, AND CULTURE

This job type is full-time, year-round. Design Works prioritizes competitive compensation and benefits, commensurate of experience and skills. We offer a comprehensive benefits package for qualifying applicants, including company sponsored health and dental insurance, earned paid time off, paid holidays, IRA plan with company match, employee referral bonus, continuing education, and professional development assistance.

Our culture promotes engagement of staff and their ideas and perspective. We support internal advancement opportunities and support our team in achieving their goals. We think it is important to put energy into a connected workplace through regular meetings, company events, and a family atmosphere. Our core values include promoting a great customer experience, focusing on employees, building effective teams, safety first, taking ownership, and operating with integrity.

OVERALL SUMMARY

Design Works is seeking an experienced gardener, knowledgeable plant specialist, and lover of the outdoors to work collaboratively with our Outdoor Living and Maintenance Teams.  The Crew Leader will provide hands-on work, teaching support, and will manage field-team members to convert creative planting design pieces into beautiful built gardens. 

The successful candidate will be relied on to install professionally designed planting plans, including trees, shrubs, flowers, mulch, sod, loam, lawns and lighting around residential patios, pools, and home elevations.  You will be collaborating with our Landscape Architects, Project Manager, site and hardscape crews to work together to complete full projects. 

Design Works highly values communication, time management, and leadership skills.  We encourage an environment of free-thinking, problem solving, and efficiency.  If you are a driven individual, someone who takes pride in their day-to-day, seeks challenges and enjoys personal/professional development, we encourage you to apply to our team.   

ABOUT THIS POSITION

Assignments may include but are not limited to:
• Work with project manager to manage daily labor and materials
• Thoroughly understand design/work plan and scope of work
• Proactive preparation of resources and time
• Direct and work with project team to complete planting, sod and lighting projects
• Operate skid steers, compact excavators, power tools and other specialized equipment
• Work with customers to ensure their expectations are being met
• Identify additional opportunities for clients’ site improvement
• Coordinate completion of daily duties and cleanup
• Documentation of employee time sheets and site reports
• Snow help during the winter season
• Other duties as needed

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications. 
• Planting experience and/or a degree in landscape architecture or horticulture
• Minimum 2 years of proven experience in installing plant material
• Loves to work outdoors and enjoys physical work.
• Appreciates trees, shrubs, and perennials and likes to pursue further learning opportunities.
• Proven leadership experience
• Proven customer service experience
• Mechanical knowledge a plus
• Excellent problem-solving skills
• Excellent attention to detail
• Positive, self-motivated and reliable
• Ability to work in fast-paced environment
• Strong communication skills and creates natural interpersonal relationships
• Ability to accurately keep records and stay organized using our time-tracking and audit software.
• Ability to work in all weather conditions, including extreme heat, rain, and cold
• Meets driver requirements (valid license, no violations, motor vehicle report)
• Takes safety and a drug-free workplace seriously
• Can lift 70lbs continuously

COMPENSATION, BENEFITS AND CULTURE

This job type is full-time, year-round. Design Works prioritizes competitive compensation and benefits, commensurate of experience and skills.   We offer a comprehensive benefits package for qualifying applicants, including company sponsored health and dental insurance, earned paid time off, paid holidays, IRA plan with company match, employee referral bonus, continuing education, and professional development assistance.  

Our culture promotes engagement of staff and their ideas and perspective.  We support internal advancement opportunities and support our team in achieving their goals.  We think it is important to put energy into a connected workplace through regular meetings, company events, and a family atmosphere.   Our core values include promoting a great customer experience, focusing on employees, building effective teams, safety first, taking ownership, and operating with integrity.

OVERALL SUMMARY

Design Works is seeking an experienced and licensed fertilizer/pesticide professional to work collaboratively with our Landscape Grounds Maintenance Team.  The Lawn Care Manager will be responsible for managing lawn care applications, applying controlled materials, diagnostics, and customer service.  The manager will provide hands-on-work, teaching support, and will manage field-team members to maintain our residential clients’ properties.   This position requires a NH State Pesticide Applicator’s License. 

Design Works highly values communication, time management, and leadership skills.  We encourage an environment of free-thinking, problem solving, and efficiency.  If you are a driven individual, someone who takes pride in their day-to-day, seeks challenges and enjoys personal/professional development, we encourage you to apply to our team.   This position would include involvement in our management team. 

ABOUT THIS POSITION

Assignments may include but are not limited to:
• Work with account manager to manage daily labor and materials
• Thoroughly understand scope of work, products, product label instructions, schedule and safety procedures for lawn and pest control
• Proactive preparation of resources and time
• Direct and work with project team to apply fertilizers and pesticides to lawns
• Diagnose and address lawn problems such as diseases, insect damage, and any other abnormalities with a lawn or site
• Perform seeding, aeration, over-seeding, and major turf care renovations
• Work with customers to ensure their expectations are being met.  Respond to calls/site visits.
• Identify additional opportunities for clients’ site improvements and new business
• Coordinate completion of daily duties
• Documentation of employee time sheets and site reports
• Snow help during the winter season
• Other duties as needed

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications. 
• NH State Pesticide Applicator’s License.
• Loves to work outdoors and enjoys physical work.
• Proven leadership experience
• Proven customer service experience
• Mechanical knowledge a plus
• Excellent problem-solving skills
• Excellent attention to detail
• Positive, self-motivated and reliable
• Ability to work in fast-paced environment
• Strong communication skills and creates natural interpersonal relationships
• Ability to accurately keep records and stay organized using our time-tracking and audit software.
• Ability to work in all weather conditions, including extreme heat, rain, and cold
• Meets driver requirements (valid license, no violations, motor vehicle report)
• Takes safety and a drug-free workplace seriously
• Can lift 70lbs continuously
• Champions a safety-first workplace

COMPENSATION, BENEFITS AND CULTURE

This job type is full-time, year-round. Design Works prioritizes competitive compensation and benefits, commensurate of experience and skills.   We offer a comprehensive benefits package for qualifying applicants, including company sponsored health and dental insurance, earned paid time off, paid holidays, IRA plan with company match, employee referral bonus, continuing education, and professional development assistance.  

Our culture promotes engagement of staff and their ideas and perspective.  We support internal advancement opportunities and support our team in achieving their goals.  We think it is important to put energy into a connected workplace through regular meetings, company events, and a family atmosphere.   Our core values include promoting a great customer experience, focusing on employees, building effective teams, safety first, taking ownership, and operating with integrity.

Design Works Landscaping is a luxury landscape construction firm that provides full service property maintenance, design, and installation.

 We have been in business in the southern NH area since 2006 and are owned and operated by Jim and Jennifer DiNovo both registered landscape architects who love what they do.

We are currently looking to add to our sales team as we are experiencing a mass amount of growth.

As our salesman you would be responsible for the following items.

Job Duties:

  • Go on estimating appointments, speaking to customers with knowledge, integrity and confidence.
  • Have the ability to close sales with a natural sense of urgency, upselling customers when possible.
  • Prepare estimates in a timely manner.
  • Maintain sales goals consistently, generating own leads using our CRM when falling behind.
  • Work with project managers to coordinate starting of projects, while keeping customer informed of timeframes and expectations.
  • Order materials, supplies, etc. for the projects that you sell.
  • Meet project managers onsite to discuss fine details of complex projects to ensure accuracy.
  • Able to effectively multitask under high pressure situations and work closely with passionate, serious and dedicated managers.

Requirements:

  • Landscaping experience is a must, we are looking for someone who has done the work and can speak knowledgably when meeting with customers.
  • Sales experience is also essential, we are looking for someone who understands how to upsell and work closely with customers to meet their goals.
  • LMN knowledge is a huge plus but not required.
  • Have experience managing projects, with an understanding of all the moving parts a large project can require.

Hours:

Office hours are as follows 7:30am – 4:30pm

Compensation:

Healthy salary with commission incentive as well as profit sharing bonuses paid out quarterly.

Benefits:

Design Works prioritizes competitive compensation and benefits, commensurate of experience and skills.   We offer a comprehensive benefits package for including company sponsored health and dental insurance, earned paid time off, paid holidays, IRA plan with company match, employee referral bonus, continuing education, and professional development assistance.  

Our culture promotes engagement of staff and their ideas and perspective.  We support internal advancement opportunities and support our team in achieving their goals.  We think it is important to put energy into a connected workplace through regular meetings, company events, and a family atmosphere.   Our core values include promoting a great customer experience, focusing on employees, building effective teams, safety first, taking ownership, and operating with integrity.

Design Works Landscaping is a landscape architecture firm that serves a luxury client base in the southern NH and northern MA area. We are looking for someone who is an experienced foreman in the landscape construction realm with a strong understanding of hardscaping, site planning and management.

This position is full time and year round, with plenty of overtime in busy season (spring-fall) and dependent on weather, snow season too.

Job Requirements:

  • 3 years construction or landscape experience
  • Hardscape experience and operating equipment
  • Proficiency in construction methods
  • Confidently displays knowledge of grading, drainage, measurements, reading and translating plans, etc.
  • Happy to train, motivate, and lead a team
  • Can work with project manager to manage daily labor and materials
  • Dependable, hard working, and keeps things moving.
  • Loves to work outdoors and enjoys physical work.
  • Can complete projects in a timely manner and follow our quality standards
  • Meets driver requirements (valid license, no violations, motor vehicle report)
  • Can lift 70lbs continuously
  • Willing to operate and participate in snow removal in the winter

We offer consistent overtime, plenty of opportunities for advancement, profit sharing bonuses and many more benefits in addition to a relaxed company culture.

If you are looking for a change in your day to day or more consistent hours we can help. Please apply below or give us a call at 603-864-8646 to set up an interview.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $28.00 – $32.00 per hour

Expected hours: 40 – 55 per week

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