The a crew leader for landscape installation and maintenance projects! They may assist in the harvesting of plant materials, but most commonly leads the installation of trees, shrubs, evergreens, and perennials for residential and commercial landscape clients. The Landscape Foreperson will communicate and coordinate with Landscape Designers, customers, and the expediter to provide quality landscaping and landscape services.

Position Details:

  • Full-time, year-round
  • 8-10 hours per day, plus Saturdays in spring

Job Description:

  • Assist in spring harvest
  • Install trees, shrubs, evergreens, and perennials for residential and commercial landscape clients
  • Communicate and coordinate with landscape designers, customers, and the expeditor to provide quality landscaping
  • Transport material and equipment to job sites in company trucks and hauling trailers
  • Communicate opportunities for continued improvement
  • No snow work. Must possess basic mechanical knowledge and skills for winter maintenance work
  • Oversee a crew of 2-6 people every day; ability to lead by example


  • Knowledge of proper installation of trees, shrubs, mulch, drain tile, and other landscape materials
  • Be able to read and implement blueprints, grade soil, and possess basic construction knowledge
  • Knowledge of how to complete a landscape job professionally and efficiently
  • Physical and mental toughness required. We all work hard
  • Good management skills to maintain a productive and efficient job site
  • Proper operational knowledge of skid loaders and other equipment (large & small)
  • Insurable driver’s license (through our provider)
  • Pesticide license a plus, but not required
  • CDL – Class A driver’s license a plus, but not required
  • Attention to detail in verbal and written communication
  • Positive, outgoing attitude with an internal drive to succeed


$23.00-$25.00 per hour

Johnson’s Nursery, Inc. offers competitive compensation with the following perks after completion of probationary period for qualified employees:

  • 401k after completion of a probationary period, with discretionary company match
  • Paid vacation and holidays for qualified employees
  • Health and dental insurance for qualified employees
  • Flexible hours, depending on workload and projects
  • Plant material discounts, company logo apparel allowance
  • Employee appreciation day party
  • Room for professional development

If you’re interested in applying for this position, please continue on to the application and questionnaire.