employment

We are currently looking to expand our crews!

 

These job descriptions shall not be limited to the items stated. Email your resumes with job title you are applying for to asa@lazarlandscape.com or stop by our office to fill out an application. We are located at 2884 Ettie Street in Oakland, California.
 

MAINTENANCE DEPARTMENT – full time opportunites!
Gardener
Candidates must have interest in horticulture and knowledge of garden maintenance practices.
Gardener responsibilities include:
• Irrigation repairs & adjustments as well as knowledge of new irrigation installation
• Infill and replacement planting
• Garden clean ups
• Aesthetic and remedial pruning
• Communication with clients
• Garden Pest and disease treatment
• Fertilization of plants and turf
Desirable skills include:
• Possess a valid California drivers license with a good driving record

 

Fine Gardener
Candidates for our Fine Gardener position must have strong horticultural knowledge and be able to identify and care for the various plants and trees found in Bay Area gardens.
Fine Gardener must:
• Have professional gardening experience and an eye for detail.
• Have good communication skills, including a professional and courteous demeanor
• Have knowledge of horticulture including proper pruning techniques, plant identification, and knowledge of common plant diseases and pests and the effective treatment thereof.
• Possess a valid California drivers license with a good driving record
• Enjoy gardening
• Have knowledge of irrigation systems and irrigation troubleshooting. Be able to complete basic repairs and add to existing irrigation systems.
Desirable skills include, but are not required:
• Horticultural degree
• Knowledge of landscape construction

Work hours are full time. Both positions require regular lifting of heavy objects and bending, working outside rain or shine, communicating with clients and an eye for detail. Compensation based on experience.

 

 

CONSTRUCTION DEPARTMENT – full time opportunities!
Foreman Class I
• Demonstrated management of landscape construction installation
• Leads work crew through all aspects of the job
• Takes direction from project manager
• Expertise in proper layout of job including reading plans, grading, drainage, masonry, irrigation, lighting, and plants
• Properly set grades with transit
• Schedules job materials upon site verification of quantities
• Irrigation & Lighting system installation
• Valid CA Drivers License
• Follows job costing project management reports
• Stays on schedule & on budget
• Has receipts in the office in a timely manner
• Effectively leads and trains new crew members
• Speaks English to communicate with clients
• English/Spanish a plus
• Ability to Lift over 90 lbs.

 

Keyman / Driver
• Demonstrated knowledge of masonry, carpentry, irrigation systems and plants
• Assists foreman and helps lead crew
• Has knowledge of reading plans and job layout
• Helps set grades with transit
• Valid CA Drivers License with proper class for vehicle
• Must speak some English
• Responsible for vehicle maintenance
• Ability to Lift over 90 lbs.

 

Driver
• Valid CA Drivers License with proper class for vehicle
• Is expected to drive within the limits of the law. Any parking or moving violations incurred while on company business will be the responsibility of the driver.
• Takes direction from Supervisor/Foreman
• Responsible to learn directions to all suppliers, job sites, etc.
• Evaluate and prioritize requested errands and tasks
• Learn the terminology of the parts, materials, supplies etc., used in landscape design and construction.
• Delivery of supplies to jobsites on time by efficiently consolidating errands and calling in orders ahead of time as able.
• Maintain a good working knowledge of current jobs in order to budget your time and the company’s resources.
• Assists in all job capacities as needed
• Responsible for vehicle maintenance
• Ability to Lift over 90 lbs.

 

Laborer
• Takes direction from Foreman and Supervisors
• Assists in all job capacities as needed
• Ability to Lift over 90 lbs.

 

Compensation based on experience. Successful passing of the following programs automatically makes employee eligible for promotion and or pay raise.
• Completion of English classes
• CA Landscape Technician License
• CA Drivers License

 

These job descriptions shall not be limited to the items stated. Email your resume to asa@lazarlandscape.com or stop by our office to fill out an application. We are located at 2884 Ettie Street in Oakland, California.

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