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Beebe Landscape Services, Inc. 

East Windsor, CT

http://www.beebelandscape.com/

P: 860-654-1572

Email: brutherford@beebelandscape.com

 

Irrigation Service Technician

Beebe Landscape Services, Inc. is seeking an experienced Irrigation Service Technician to service and maintain residential and commercial irrigation systems. This is a full-time seasonal position that also requires participation in our Winter Service Operations during the “off” season.

Irrigation Service Technicians must have current knowledge of and the ability to perform the following job functions:

  • Startup of residential and commercial irrigation systems in the spring.
  • Troubleshooting and diagnose irrigation problems
  • Make repairs to all makes of residential and commercial irrigation systems.
  • Program irrigation clocks to ensure proper watering of landscapes being maintained
  • Perform mid-season audits and make adjustments as necessary
  • Complete and submit accurate logs and paperwork for jobs performed
  • Winterization of irrigation systems in the fall
  • Ability to communicate well with customers to maintain long-term relationships
    • 1-3 years experience
    • Must be able to lift and/or move up to 60 pounds consistently
    • Must have a valid driver’s license
    • DOT Medical card or ability to obtain one
    • Must consent to a criminal and motor vehicle background check
    • J-3 or J-4 license a plus
    • Snow plow experience a plus

Basic Requirements:

Beebe Landscape Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We offer Room for Growth, Competitive pay, Health Insurance, Simple IRA, Paid time off and more!

“Experience a New Level Of Professionalism”


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Parks Division – Maintainer II

Parks & Recreation Department



Town of Hebron          

Hebron, Connecticut

www.hebronct.com

(860) 228-5971

dlanza@hebronct.com

Park Maintainer II

 


 

The Town of Hebron Parks & Recreation Department is seeking a full time 36 week seasonal Maintainer II for the Parks Division. This position does not include medical benefits.  The selected individual will perform a wide variety of skilled, semi-skilled and unskilled labor tasks for all properties under Parks and Recreation management. Specific duties will include operation of light equipment, painting, carpentry, inspection of grounds and facilities, winter snow and ice control, and other related duties as assigned by the Crew Leader or Parks & Recreation Director.

 

Qualifications include, but are not limited to, a general knowledge of tools, equipment, and work methods and practices used in the general maintenance and improvement of public parks and recreation fields, facilities and buildings.  Applicants must be responsible and reliable.  All applicants must be able to pass criminal records background check and pre-employment drug test. The selected individual is required to possess a valid CT CDL Class A Driver License. Must have at least four (4) years experience in parks works or a related field.  Please send a letter of interest and resume to the Town Manager, Town of Hebron 15 Gilead Street, Hebron, CT 06248. For more information and an application please visit www.hebronct.com.  The Town of Hebron is an equal opportunity employer.

 

 

Landscape Crew Leader
Full-time job

Award-winning design build residential landscape construction and maintenance company is seeking experienced, driven, passionate Horticultural Crew Leaders with gardening and leadership expertise to join our Maintenance Division.

As one of our Horticultural Crew Leader you will have an incredible opportunity to manage your crew of horticulturists and garden on some of the most beautiful and prestigious landscapes in the New Haven County area. 

Responsibilities:
Gardening
• Installation and maintenance of woody, perennial, and annual plant material, including deadheading, cutbacks, dividing, fertilizing, etc.
• Hand pruning of shrubs and small trees.
• Container and annual bed design and planting.
• Outdoor holiday decorating.
• General landscaping and groundskeeping.

Communication & Collaboration
• Facilitate flow of information between the field and account managers.
• Ensure account managers are always fully apprised of activities on their properties.
• Maintain communication with clients while on their property .

Planning 
• Ensure your crew is prepared for your daily tasks: equipment & tools, plant material, etc.

Employee Management
• Serve as the direct supervisor to your team of horticulturists, training and coaching them to execute to our horticultural standards.
• Provide feedback to maintenance team leadership regarding individual crew performance during review periods.
Education, training, experience:

Competencies:
• Passion for gardening.
• High level of integrity and commitment to excellence.
• Great organizational skills, detail orientation, and ability to manage time.
• Ability to work collaboratively with team.
• Coaching and leadership skills.
• Commitment to impeccable customer service.

Experience:
• Prefer Bachelors degree in a landscape/horticultural field or equivalent experience. 
• 1-3 years experience estate gardening.
• Supervisory experience.
• MCH or MCLP a plus. 

General Requirements: 
• Valid driver license with clean driving record.
• Ability to work in various weather conditions.
• Good physical condition with an ability to lift 40lbs.
PO Box 593, 325 Reeds Gap Rd
Northford, Connecticut 06472

 

  • Emerald Tree and Shrub Care
  • West Harrison, NY
  • www.emeraldtreecare.com
  • 914-725-0441
  • careers@emeraldtreecare.com
  • Plant Health Care Assistant, Production Assistant and Ground Men
  • Look for responsible hard-working individuals to join our tree care company.  No experience necessary.

posted 4-12-18
  • Planters' Choice Nursery
  • Newtown, CT
  • planterschoice.com
  • 203-648-7907
  • dnewman@planterschoice.com
  • Yard Salesperson Opportunity for Wholesale Nursery
  • Planters' Choice is seeking an energetic, hard working salesperson to work at our Newtown facility.  We are a 48 year old company that is expanding and looking for people who want hands on experience and are excited about the prospect of working hard and advancing accordingly.  Knowledge of local plants and their uses, customer service experience and sales experience are required, but the most important requirements are a positive, can do attitude and a willingness to learn.

        A successful candidate will:

        -Follow directions well, and have a positive attitude and work ethic-we are a team and nobody is asked to do something another team member wouldn't do.
        -Have at least 3 years experience working with plants, and have knowledge of plant identification and sensitivity to where they are best sited.
        -Be able to lift 50 pounds over your head repeatedly under all weather conditions.
        -Be customer friendly – remember that our customers pay the bills and should always be treated courteously and with the highest level of respect.
        -Have reliable transportation to and from the nursery.
        -Be able to work overtime during the busy seasons including spring and fall.
        -Be willing and able to work on other projects throughout the nursery when sales are slower and as requested.
        -Be able to operate Wheel Loaders sized from 3/4 yard up to 2 yards – TRAINING WILL BE PROVIDED.
        -Assist with unloading trucks and maintaining plant material per supervisors' instructions.

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Posted 4-11-18
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Northern Tree Service out of Palmer, MA (we have work all over New England and New York)

We do Heavy Land Clearing such as Powerlines, Gas Lines, Clearcutting etc.

We are definitely looking a few good people, it is Hard Work but Very Good Pay!


  1.   Class A &B commercial truck drivers
  2.   Heavy Land Clearing Equipment Operators.

 

The company website is http://www.northerntree.com/

For further information they can call Red or I

          Red Bassett

                    413-427-5064

                    email Bassett@NorthernTree.com

Michael McGuffie

860-309-9901 or

email MMcGuffie@NorthernPlaygroundSurfacing.com


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Libby Property Maintenance

stacia@libbyprop.com ©

860-662-0504

(Belden Libby)

155 Main Street

Ivoryton, CT 06442

(860) 767-1973

 

Landscape laborer performs routine tasks using standardized procedures specific to landscape industry. Performs other duties which are deemed by management to be an integral part of the job, including but not limited to fulfillment of work schedules, adherence to attendance policies, and other applicable operating rules, policies and procedures.

 

Specific hours will fluctuate based on the weather and needs of the customer.

Experience in mowing, cleanups, hedge and shrub trimming, driving with a trailer, Mulch and all aspects to Landscaping.

 

A valid driver’s license is necessary.

Good customer service skills.

The desire to work hard.

A good knowledge of the shoreline.

Also looking for Laborers that want to learn the skills of a Landscaping.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $11.00 to $18.00 /hour

Required experience:

  • • Landscaping: 2 years
    • • Driver's License

 

Required license or certification:


posted 4-11-18


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  • Weston Arborists, Inc.
  • Bethel, Ct.
  • www.westonarborists.com
  • 203-226-9600
  • jeff@westonarborists.com
  • Lawn/tick applicator or ground worker
  •  Looking for experienced lawn applicator and or tree and shrub applicator. 
  •  Also ground worker for brush chipping chain saw work.  

  • posted 4-11-18