Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Job Opportunity

Job Opening

The Potting Shed is one of the premier landscape design/build/maintenance companies in the greater Asheville/Hendersonville area. Since 1995, we have helped our clients transform their visions into reality, focusing on aesthetic beauty, function, and value. We pride ourselves in maintaining the highest standards by integrating our knowledge in horticulture, creative design, and industry leading landscape techniques.
Currently, we are searching for motivated individual to join our expanding team. Prospective candidate must have a positive attitude, strong communication skills, and desire to learn and grow. Our projects range from backyard renovations to paver driveways to large scale commercial installations. This is a full time working position leading a crew of 3-4. The chosen candidate must have at least 1-3 years of experience in landscape installation/maintenance. We're looking for a team player who can communicate effectively with clients as well as co-workers in effort to create a truly remarkable finished product. Workmanship and attention to detail are paramount. We offer very competitive rates and pay will be dependent on experience.

1-3 years experience in the landscape industry
Preferably at least one year experience as a landscape foreman/crew leader
Knowledge of regional plant material - Identification, proper planting and pruning techniques, proper soil preparation
Experience installing paver driveways, walkways, and patios - must know how operate laser level
Experience and knowledge of proper construction practices constructing retaining walls (block, natural stone, wood)
Experience on riding mowers, walk behinds and weed eaters
Excellent safety record and proficient with Skid steers, Dingos, chainsaws, bricksaws - experience with track hoe a plus
A positive attitude and ability to work in a team environment
Excellent organizational and record keeping skills
Strong problem solving skills and ability to multi-task
Excellent communication and customer service skills
Ability to maneuver a trailer
Valid driver's license with a clean driving record

Ability to speak Spanish a plus but not necessary

Contact Alan Falzone at

For more information contact your local Cooperative Extension Center and ask for the Commercial Horticulture Agent.