Lake Kountry

Now Hiring:

  • Nursery/Garden Center Team Members (See description below)
  • Landscape Technician Crew Members (See description below)

Nursery/Garden Center Team Member

Part and Full Time Positions Available Depending Upon Qualifications & Hours Desired

Expectations:
  • Exceptional Customer Service Skills are a necessity in all Lake Kountry, Inc. Team Members. Team Members are expected to always offer customers a warm and sincere greeting, effectively listen and determine their individual needs, then ultimately accomplish those needs. This is implemented both in person and on the phone.
  • Previous knowledge and passion for plants and gardening in general is required. Must be able to assist and inspire customers to effectively choose plants, gift/gardening items, landscaping supplies and materials. We encourage our Team Members to engage their current skills and expand their wisdom through various training opportunities.
  • Enjoy caring for and maintaining plants by planting/transplanting, watering, fertilizing, pruning and deadheading as needed
  • Use creativity in helping to design and setup displays in the garden center, nursery and greenhouse areas as requested
  • Take pride in keeping all areas of the company clean and organized. This includes offices, garden/gift center, nursery areas, greenhouses and all outdoor spaces and buildings
  • Possess the ability to process all customer transactions, including cash, check and credit card purchases quickly and accurately
  • Be enthusiastic, compassionate and caring towards customers and other team members at all times
  • Must have a strong work ethic, be self-motivated, honest and trustworthy
  • Office, social media/online marketing skills a plus.
  • Previous tractor and/or skid-steer experience (or desire to learn on-site) a plus
Other Conditions:
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Must be able to work outdoors in all conditions
  • Must be able to work weekends as needed
  • A valid Driver’s License is required

Please call 715.248.3018 or E-mail us at Lakekountry@Lakekountry.com to initiate the application process.

 

Landscape Technician – Crew Member

Full Time and Seasonal Positions Available Depending Upon Qualifications & Hours Desired

Position Overview

Landscape Technicians are responsible for implementing landscape projects on residential and commercial properties. They work as part of the team to complete landscape enhancement projects, landscape maintenance, irrigation installation and repair, excavating and site preparation and snow removal under Foreman’s supervision. Technicians have an excellent understanding and implementation of the word Team. They are able to operate or show a willingness to safely operate a variety of small and heavy equipment.

 

Knowledge and Experience

  • Must have strong work ethic, be self-motivated, honest and trustworthy
  • Ability to participate and communicate with other team members
  • Show enthusiasm and care to customers and other team members
  • Clean driving record with ability to operate vehicles with trailers attached.
  • Small power equipment experience required (mowers, chain saws, weed whip, sod cutters, edgers, gators, lawn mowers, etc.)
  • All team members are responsible for maintaining a clean and safe work environment, including work site and equipment
  • Ability to show strong leadership skills on job sites with limited supervision
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, math skills and problem solving skills
  • Willingness to obtain a CDL a plus
  • Snow Removal Experience a plus

Primary Duties

  • Lift 50+ lbs. and work in various weather conditions
  • Perform landscape enhancement projects, such as cleaning and creation of mulch and rock beds, planting annuals and perennials, installation of patios and retaining walls, lawn installation and maintenance, spring and fall clean-ups, pruning, lawn mowing
  • Operation of small equipment and hand tools needed to perform various maintenance and installation duties
  • Operation of truck and trailer combination to and from work locations
  • Take care and maintain all equipment and report damage and maintenance needs
  • Communicate with customers by answering their questions and listening to their concerns during a project and reporting the information to the supervisor
  • Perform time management techniques and make suggestions to supervisor to increase productivity

Please call 715.248.3018 or E-mail us at Lakekountry@Lakekountry.com to initiate the application process.

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