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Permaculture Landscaper Crew Shades of Green Permaculture +4 more

  • Date Posted November 17, 2023
  • Location Atlanta, GA
  • Category Agriculture
  • Job type Full-Time
Company description We are a regenerative landscape design, build, and education firm located in Atlanta and serving the southeast. Every outdoor space we create contributes to protecting biodiversity, growing food, medicine, and pollinator habitat, building soil, and restoring the water cycle. Most gardens are designed to be high-input systems⏤water-intensive, chemically-dependent, and high maintenance. Instead of toxic, resource-heavy conventional landscapes, we build health from the ground up by transitioning landscapes to become ecologically sound, healthy ones. Our work is to reconcile the human-built environment and the natural world, creating a conversation between the two that is life-giving.  Job description ROLE
The role of the Permaculture Landscaper is to execute the work order for all installs, under the direction of the Install Manager. The Permaculture Landscaper reports directly to the Install Manager. The Permaculture Landscaper will be responsible for helping to build permaculture landscapes which includes site prep, water systems, hardscaping construction, and plantings. The position requires heavy physical labor, and the regular lifting of 80 pounds.

The Permaculture Landscaper is accountable to the following work:

Preliminary to Install
  • Arrive to HQ in timely manner to participate in morning meetings and become familiar with job scope prior to heading to site
  • Help load materials, tools, and anything else needed to perform the installation before leaving the HQ

  • Rigorous physical work in most weather conditions
  • Execute all phases of install as per the directive of the Install Manager 
  • Contribute to the overall system efficiency
  • Execute construction of hardscaping, water system, and planting elements including landscape construction, irrigation/plumbing, stone masonry, carpentry, site & bed prep
  • Adhere to timelines and install standards
  • Provide physical labor as needed within job flow to complete the work
  • Hold team members accountable to their roles and responsibilities 
  • Conduct repairs according to our guarantee policy as directed by Install Manager
  • Sort all waste and dispose of thru appropriate channels
  • Maintain that the truck and HQ shop are organized and clean

Communication and Job Tracking
  • Enter time and any expenses at the end of each day of installation under the appropriate project
  • Respond promptly to emails
  • Check calendar regularly to anticipate upcoming work

Client Management
  • Defer all client questions to Install Manager
  • Maintain enthusiasm and gratitude
  • All communication with clients is kind, considerate, polite, and professional
  • Drive vehicles and dump trailer, as needed
  • Operate Bobcat MT100, as needed
  • Pick up and drop off rental vehicles, as needed
  • Call and engage roadside assistance, as needed
  • Pick up and drop off vehicles for repairs and maintenance when notified by Fleet Manager  
  • Record issues in WhipAround 
  • Contact Fleet Manager with issues and fleet needs

Additional Expectations
  • Must get along well with others and value non-violent methods of communication and interaction
  • Excellent and clear communication skills — both verbal and written
  • Compassionate and helpful nature
  • Able and willing to learn new skills; learning how to seek answers, problem solve or seek assistance to get the job done
  • Comfortable working with a team
  • Flexible and able to adapt to unique situations
  • Familiar with Google Drive, Slack and Trello
  • Strong sense of responsibility and ability to prioritize and complete multiple projects with minimal supervision
  • Extremely detail-oriented and highly organized
  • Able to demonstrate discretion and handle confidential information
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to multitask and prioritize work
  • Access to reliable transportation
  • Visibly wear the Shades of Green shirt while on job sites
  • Wear boots and appropriate work attire
  • Participate in 1:1 feedback sessions
  • Review and sign the Employee Handbook 

  • 1-3 years of experience in a landscaping or construction field
  • Compassionate, helpful, and friendly demeanor
  • Able and willing to learn new skills; learning how to seek answers, problem solve or seek assistance to get the job done
  • Comfortable working with a team
  • Flexible and able to adapt to unique situations
Compensation this position is : hourly, varies DOE, $17.00 - $23.00 Application instructions Please click here to sign in and view application details.
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