Employment Opportunities

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* Mechanic / Mechanic’s Helper

Summary: The job function of the mechanic or mechanic’s helper is to troubleshoot, inspect, and maintain all company vehicles and power equipment in a safe and professional manner. Responsibilities: • Monitor and maintain vehicles and equipment to ensure safe and efficient operation. • Perform preventative and repair maintenance in accordance with Federal and State Regulations and Company Policies. • Respond and report to work during off hours when emergency repairs are required (schedule may vary and may require night and weekend work on occasion) • Read, understand, and apply lockout/tagout procedures and safety rules. • Operates trucks, trailers, tractors, loaders, ATV/RTVs, mowers, snowblowers, sanders, and other equipment. • Ensure that each internal customer (co-worker) receives outstanding service. • Provide training and coaching for co-workers to enable them to maintain equipment as appropriate. • Exercise sound judgment in purchasing, understanding how it relates to profit and loss. • Maintain accurate records of preventative maintenance activities, purchases, and upcoming service schedules. Qualifications/Requirements: • Experience preferred. Preference will be given to those with experience in diesel engines, heavy equipment, and small engine repair. • Must have own transportation. • Must be positive, motivated, and dependable. • Must have exceptional problem-solving skills • Basic computer skills necessary • Part time and/or retirees welcome to apply • Good driving record • CDL preferred To apply for this position, please submit a completed application (available at http://www.toadflaxnursery.com/pdfs/Employment-Application.pdf ), resume, and cover letter jobs@toadflaxnursery.com or by mail to: Toadflax Nursery, PO Box 1432 South Glens Falls, NY 12803

* Landscape Maintenance Foreman

Are you organized? Can you follow directions, motivate others, and finish what you start? Toadflax Nursery is looking for a few positive, hardworking, landscape foremen to join our team. Summary: The Landscape Maintenance Foreman will manage landscape maintenance crews and communicate with management, homeowners, and employees. Responsibilities: Mowing, mulching, edging, raking, pruning, planting and more. Qualifications/requirements: • You must take pride in your work and be detail-oriented. • You must be reliable and able to pass a drug trust upon employment. • Foremen must have clean driving record, CDL is preferred. To apply for this position, please submit a completed application (available at http://www.toadflaxnursery.com/pdfs/Employment-Application.pdf ), resume, and cover letter jobs@toadflaxnursery.com or by mail to: Toadflax Nursery, PO Box 1432 South Glens Falls, NY 12803

* Driver

Can you follow directions, motivate others, and safely operate trucks and heavy equipment? Toadflax Nursery is looking for a positive, experienced driver to join our team. Summary: The driver will be responsible for delivering landscape products, hauling equipment to and from job sites, and snow removal. Responsibilities: • Safety inspections of trucks and tractors • Local deliveries • Customer service Qualifications/Requirements: • Must be positive, flexible, and customer-service oriented • 3+ years driving experience • Clean driver’s license (drug test required!) New York Commercial Driver’s License. To apply for this position, please submit a completed application (available at http://www.toadflaxnursery.com/pdfs/Employment-Application.pdf ), resume, and cover letter jobs@toadflaxnursery.com or by mail to: Toadflax Nursery, PO Box 1432 South Glens Falls, NY 12803

* Pesticide / Fertilizer Applicator

Are you organized? Can you follow directions, motivate others, and finish what you start? Toadflax Nursery is looking for a Fertilizer / Pesticide Applicator to join our team. Summary: This individual will apply appropriate fertilizers and pesticides to residential and commercial lawns. Qualifications: You must take pride in your work and be detail-oriented. You must be reliable and able to pass a drug trust upon employment. Pesticide license required. To apply for this position, please submit a completed application (available at http://www.toadflaxnursery.com/pdfs/Employment-Application.pdf ), resume, and cover letter jobs@toadflaxnursery.com or by mail to: Toadflax Nursery, PO Box 1432 South Glens Falls, NY 12803

* Landscape Designer & Estimator

Toadflax Nursery is searching for a full-time Landscape Designer, Estimator and Sales professional for our Landscape Installation team. As a top member of our creative team, it’s up to you to ensure projects are completed in a professional manner, safely, within budget, on time, and with the customer’s desire for attention at the top of your list. You’re probably a dynamic individual, looking for ways to incorporate new ideas into designs and learning the latest technology — this is awesome! Our clients expect the best from you. We feel it all starts with a professional design background and a number of years of experience working with a landscape company. Expect to excel at the following: • Multiple-project management/leadership — A MUST • Team-based development of creative technical solutions to complex design problems • Preparation, coordination, and completion of construction document packages • Management of team production of construction details, specifications, drawing sets, presentation packages as they support the design approach • Mentorship and collaboration with installation team staff • Carry out technical and administrative assignments • Lead clients in project meetings • Development of creative technical solutions to complex design approach • Evaluation and selection of materials and products • Traveling to project meetings and job site as necessary Basic Qualifications: • Minimum of 3-5 years of landscape industry estimating and design experience • An open mind and passion for new trends in design fields and dedication to idea-driven work • Excellent interpersonal, leadership, and communication skills • Demonstrated excellence in computer-aided drawing programs (AutoCAD) • Demonstrated excellence in Preliminary, Conceptual Design, and Schematic Design phases in order to further develop Construction Documents • Expertise in effectively presenting information and responding to questions from principals and clients and subcontractors • Expertise in reading, analyzing and interpreting technical procedures and governmental regulations • Bilingual (Spanish) a plus Toadflax offers benefits, health insurance, employer-matching IRA, paid holidays, and salary based on experience. To apply for this position, please submit a completed application (available at http://www.toadflaxnursery.com/pdfs/Employment-Application.pdf ), resume, and cover letter to: Toadflax Nursery, PO Box 1432 South Glens Falls, NY 12803  

* Landscape Construction Foreman

Are you organized? Can you follow directions, motivate others, and finish what you start? Toadflax Nursery is looking for a positive, talented landscape foreman to join our team. Summary: The Landscape Construction Foreman will manage landscape crews, coordinate the building and installation of landscapes, and communicate constantly with management, homeowners, designers, and subcontractors. Responsibilities: • Assist in layouts of job, scheduling, and ordering of supplies • Operate heavy equipment safely (skid steers, excavators, and loaders) • Oversee job from beginning to finish, with an eye to productivity, profitability, and aesthetic beauty Qualifications/requirements: • Must be positive, flexible, and customer-service oriented • 3+ years experience in stone masonry • 3+ years experience in landscape construction management • Able to read and follow complex blueprint designs and specifications • Clean driver’s license (drug test required!) • CDL preferred To apply for this position, please submit resume to: jobs@toadflaxnursery.com or mail to: Toadflax Nursery, PO Box 1432, South Glens Falls, NY 12803
   

* Irrigation Technician

Are you hardworking? Do you love the outdoors? Are you knowledgeable about irrigation, landscape, and horticultural practices? Summary: The Irrigation Technician will manage the installation of automatic irrigation systems for Toadflax Nursery’s Landscape Division in South Glens Falls, NY. Duties include working with landscape designers on the layout, procurement of necessary materials, installation of new systems, and seasonal maintenance of existing irrigation systems. Responsibilities: • Ensure that each customer receives outstanding customer service • Deliver an excellent product to our customers • Identify proper moisture levels for each crop and oversee irrigation planning Qualifications/Requirements: • 3+ years in irrigation installation and service • Experienced in reading and following complex blueprint designs • Plumbing & heating experience helpful • Irrigation design helpful • Exceptionally cheerful, positive, and flexible Submit resume to: jobs@toadflaxnursery.com or mail to: Toadflax Nursery, PO Box 1432, South Glens Falls, NY 12803