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Join the Team

Interested in working at Native Edge?  We are always interested in hearing from passionate people who care about the environment, like to work hard, and have fun.

Check out the available job postings listed below.  If there are no current postings please feel free to reach out with your resume and cover letter so we can keep it on file for future openings.

All job inquiries can be sent to:

Wes Landon at wes@nativedgeco.com

Native Landscape Technician

About the Position

At Native Edge, Native Landscape Technicians are responsible for all aspects of native landscape installation and maintenance.  Duties vary from project to project, but generally consist of native garden installation, native garden maintenance (weeding), tree and shrub planting, seed mix installation and maintenance, and associated duties related to these tasks.  This is a remote position, meaning there will be no official office to report to.  Instead, the crew will report directly to the jobsite(s) which are being worked on in a given week. 

 

Position Requirements

The following items are the base requirements for consideration for the position:

  • Ability to work outdoors for extended periods of time in variable weather conditions.

  • Able to lift 50 pounds and perform moderately strenuous outdoor activities (planting large trees).

  • Able to complete instructed tasks unsupervised as well as in a team setting.

  • Ability to operate landscape maintenance equipment, such as weed whackers and lawn mowers.

  • Positive attitude, good communication skills, and ability to work well with others.

  • Valid driver’s license in the state of Michigan and access to reliable transportation.

The following items are not required but are considered additional desirable skills:

  • Landscaping, gardening, and weeding experience.

  • Knowledge and interest in Michigan’s native plants.

  • Ability to drive a truck and trailer. 

  • Pesticide applicator’s license or ability to acquire one.

 

Benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan

  • Remote work options

  • Flexible schedule

  • Competitive hourly wage

  • Annual bonuses

  • On the job training

  • Advancement Opportunities

 

Compensation and Schedule

Competitive wage based on experience and qualifications, starting at $18/hr.  This is a part-time, hourly position.  Typically, hours will range from 20-30 hours per week, but may be up to 40-50 hours per week during the busy season.  The field season generally starts around April 15, and continues through the end of October, which is when this position will be available.

 

If interested, please email resume and cover letter to wes@nativedgeco.com.

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