Multiple Landscape Positions

Location: Traverse City, MI
Deadline: May 31, 2017

J.P. Landscape and Irrigation has been serving the Grand Traverse and surrounding areas for over 20 years and has built a reputation as one of N.W. Michigan’s finest residential and commercial landscape companies. From design concept through installation and project management, our attention to detail and cost effectiveness has earned us a reputation for being a company that truly delivers what it promises with unsurpassed quality workmanship and materials from start to finish. 

Coming off of a very busy 2016 season, we are currently hiring for multiple positions in our Landscape Department for 2017. 

Landscape Foreman/ Crew Leader ($14.00-$17.00 per hour based upon qualifications): 

  •  Possess valid MI driver’s license w/ a good driving record (Class ‘A’ CDL will be required upon hiring) 
  •  2-3 years of field experience w/ certification or technical degree from an institution of higher learning 
  •  MI Certified pesticide/herbicide applicator in categories 3A & 3B (required upon hiring) 
  •  Able to read and implement architectural plans 
  •  Experience with hardscape installation (Natural Stone, Pavers, and Retaining Wall Construction) 
  •  Coordinate with supervisors, implement and perform daily duties with minimal supervision 
  •  Organize, manage and train project laborers. Must be assertive and be able to lead by example 
  •  Maintain control of worksite by showing good communication skills with client, supervisor, and laborers 
  •  Experience with operating heavy machinery (Track Skid Steer, Front-End Loader, Mini Excavator) 
  •  Responsible for completion of all daily paperwork as assigned by supervisor 
  •  Year round employment availability, this includes duties in snow and ice management 
  •  Able and willing to lift 50 lbs + and work outdoors in all of the elements Northern Michigan has to offer 

Landscape Internship May – August ($12.00 per hour) 

  •  College Student pursuing a degree in related field, with expectations for future full time employment upon graduating 
  •  Expect learning situations within all aspects of the landscape & irrigation field 
  •  Fulfill requirements needed to complete objectives within internship program 
  •  Must possess valid MI driver’s license w/ good driving record (Chauffeur’s Endorsement and MDOT medical card required upon hiring) 
  •  Able and willing to lift 50 lbs + and work outdoors in all of the elements Northern Michigan has to offer 
  •  Available 40 + hrs per week Mon-Fri, but in many cases you will enjoy a three day weekend 

General Landscape Laborer ($11.00-$13.00 per hour based upon experience) 

Email Resume to ryan@jplemail.com  or contact Ryan McFarlan at 231-883-6866 for employment opportunities.