• LANDSCAPE FOREMAN/CREW

    Posted: 02/07/2021

    Knecht’s Nurseries and Landscaping is a full-service garden center and landscaping operation based in Northfield since 1988. We proudly offer high-quality, Minnesota-hardy trees, shrubs, and perennials and a wide selection of annuals as well as landscape design and installation services. We are committed to great customer service, continuous improvement, and fostering a sense of community through our passion for plants.
    Our employees are the backbone of our business, and we offer competitive pay based on experience, an employee discount, and ongoing education. After one year, our full-time employees are eligible for PTO and retirement account matching.
    LANDSCAPE FOREMAN/CREW
    Full-time and part-time openings
    Production/landscape crew:

    • Plant, maintain, and organize plant materials and nursery supplies
    • Watering, weeding, and restocking
    • Assist retail staff with loading customer purchases
    • Assist with landscape installations as needed
    • Set-up and take-down of the nursery
    This position requires:
    • Weekend availability
    • Maintaining a positive attitude through challenges
    • Ability to work with fellow employees to maximize productivity
    • Working outdoors in the elements (rain, heat, and cold)
    • The physical ability to safely load customers’ plant purchases and other lifting
    • Experience operating one-ton truck and/or skid loader or willingness to learn
    Landscape Foreman:
    • Lead a crew of 1-3 people in tree and softscape/hardscape landscape installations
    • Dig B&B trees, field planting, and bareroot planting
    • Set-up and take-down of the nursery
    • Deliveries
    This position requires:
    • Leadership qualities, leadership experience preferred
    • Clear, direct communication
    • The ability to both plan ahead and tackle unforeseen challenges
    • Good driving record and the ability to comfortably operate a skid loader and a one-ton truck with a trailer or willingness to learn
    • Must pass or possess DOT medical card