Gardening/Grounds Crew

Deadline: May 1, 2014

Bieker Farms Gardening / Grounds Crew

This beautiful west Michigan estate is offering an opportunity to join seasonal landscape management team. This unique position is perfect for college students looking to get a start in the green industry, loves to work outdoors and likes to get their hands dirty. This large private estate in west Ada has acres of grass, rolling pasture, ponds, orchard and flower garden. In the summer months, enjoy the outdoors working as part of a team responsible for the maintenance of the grounds, installation and care of annual flower displays and seasonal d├ęcor, perennial beds and ornamentals, as well as routine lawn care.

The responsibilities of this role include:

  • Arranging and installing new seasonal annual flower displays
  • Annual and perennial bed maintenance, including irrigation, fertilizing, weeding, and dead-heading
  • Using light-duty gardening tools
  • Mulching and pruning
  • Pond maintenance
  • Lawn mowing (Commercial Mowers) and trimming

The following skills will serve you well in this opportunity:

  • Experience working with annual flowers or similar professional landscaping experience
  • A keen eye for detail
  • Process-oriented approach to working
  • An open and flexible disposition


Interested parties should contact Bieker farms with a resume and contact information via email.