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Foodscape Designer Custom Foodscaping +2 more

  • Date Posted June 20, 2022
  • Location St. Louis, MO
  • Category Agriculture / Design
  • Job type Full-Time
Company description

Based in St. Louis, Missouri, Custom Foodscaping transforms ordinary outdoor spaces into beautiful, food-producing landscapes.

 

We help people grow organic fruits and veggies at their homes, businesses, and community spaces with the mission of creating a healthier, more connected world.

 

We are a full service design and install company working from visioning to installation of any type of food-producing landscape. 

 

Every edible landscape we design aims to improve a site’s rainwater management systems, enhance its biodiversity with natives, and build healthy soil. Visit us at customfoodscaping.com. 

Job description

Job Description: Foodscape Designer

Job Type: Full Time 

Salary Range: $35,000- $45,000 based on experience 

Custom Foodscaping is seeking a full-time foodscape designer to manage a significant amount of clients, from consultation to installation. 

About Custom Foodscaping

Custom Foodscaping helps people grow organic fruits and veggies at their homes, businesses or community spaces with the mission of creating a healthier and more connected world. 

We offer full service design and installation services for any type of food-producing landscape. We specialize in customized raised veggie beds, herb gardens, food forests and campus gardens for schools, corporations and community organizations.

Position Summary

This position is responsible for carrying the client experience from scheduling of consultations to the provision of a design, proposal and budget. This involves first meeting the client at their location and advising them on the foodscape possibilities for their landscape.  This consultation is followed by seeing the process through design, bidding, and scheduling of a potential installation.  Finally, by working with the installation manager the project will be brought to completion. 

This position will perform a wide variety of landscape designs related to residential properties. These include raised bed gardens as well as edible perennial landscapes.  

Specific duties will be performed based on professional training and experience, with support, training and supervision from our existing designers.  

Responsibilities/Activities 

  • Participate in weekly team meeting and any additional design meetings necessary

  • Work with the Install Manager to ensure scheduling and client communication success 

  • Complete Site Analysis: includes on-site visit with clients to work on goal articulation, site measurements, etc. 

  • Complete Designs: includes materials, dimensions, etc. 

  • Work with clients to determine the final selection of materials for the project 

  • Follow-up with the client to keep them informed of the progress 

  • Identify client's feedback and ensure we answer all concerns 

  • Compile all items needed for a sales presentation 

  • Visit site when needed to ensure proper installation of the landscape 

  • Occasional assistance on installs is expected

  • Familiar with or willing to learn Google Workplace, Click Up, Slack, Quickbooks 

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Formal training in landscape design/horticulture and/or 2-5 years directly relevant experience 

  • Proficiency of Auto-Cad or similar landscape design presentation program

  • Current driver’s license

  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. plus, multiple times a day 

  • Ability to work in all weather, including extreme heat & humidity and cold

Additional Information

  • Time off for all major holidays including: 

    • Between Christmas and New Years

    • Gratitude Break the 3rd week of November

    • 1 Week PTO in July 

    • Additional time off is available as requested.  We do not have a specific amount of PTO or sick days.  We see time off as part of the general health and wellness of each person. Thus, time off is flexible  and specific to each person’s circumstances.  

 

Compensation this position is : salaried, 35,568* - 50k Application instructions
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DeadlineJuly 01, 2022

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