Employment

Positions Available

FULL TIME / PART TIME

Brothers Grimm Landscape and Design Co. is a design-build company that has been serving the Akron metropolitan area. We currently have openings for our landscape installation and landscape management divisions. Listed below are outlines of positions available. To apply, please fill out an application online and call our job hotline at (330) 882-4639.

Responsible To: Production Manager/President

Purpose of Job: Responsible for organization, equipment, paperwork, and materials necessary to complete a variety of landscape projects.

Major Responsibilities:

·         Ordering and scheduling of all material needed for completion of the projects

·         Time Management – work with your crew to complete projects in the estimated time

·         Handle multiple tasks, organize work load and meet deadlines

·         Completion and turning in of daily paperwork

·         End of day planning including scheduling and planning the next day’s work

·         Read designs and install landscape and hardscape projects as specified

·         Understand the proper installation and construction of ponds and waterfalls

·         Layout, set grades and install various hardscape projects such as paver patios, retaining walls, outdoor kitchens and natural stone work

·         Fully understand voltage drop, wiring and installation of landscape lighting projects

·         Day to day customer relations and daily communication with clients

·         Work with new employees to ensure proper training

·         Understand and enforce the rules and policies of the company

·         Always have and create a positive work attitude for your crew

·         Maintain a clean, safe and organized work site

·         Participate in weekly meetings

·         Maintain a neat and clean personal appearance

·         Operate equipment:  dump trucks, trailers, mini excavator, skid steer, power tamp, laser level, cut off saws, misc power tools

·         Take on other responsibilities as necessary

Job Requirements:

·         Must have a minimum of 3 years experience managing a similar crew

·         Must have a clean and valid Ohio driver’s license

·         CDL license recommended within 1 year of employment

·         OCNT or CLT recommended within 1 year of employment

Job Grade & Scale:

·         Salary

Benefits Available:

·         Simple IRA plan, vacation, holidays, health insurance stipend, bonuses, advancement opportunities

·         Annual company events

·         Trade show participation, paid seminars & classes

·         Involvement with the Great Big Home & Garden Show in Cleveland, The Akron Home & Flower Show

To be a landscape construction foreman, you are required to lead by example.  You are required to be clean dressed and shaven, follow all policies, keep your temper under control, never use foul language, be courteous to our clients, vendors and other employees and be the best example of the Brothers Grimm image as possible.

Responsible To: Landscape Construction Foreman

Purpose of Job: Working hands on with a landscape crew to properly learn how to install landscape projects including patios, outdoor kitchens, plantings and other tasks.

Major Responsibilities:

·         Assist foreman with morning planning, loading and organization of the day

·         Maintain a positive work attitude

·         Learn the proper practices to install paver patios, outdoor kitchens, fireplaces, plantings, retaining walls, ponds, waterfalls, landscape lighting, and others projects

·         Work as a team with the crew to complete the project within the estimated hours

·         Learn how to set up jobs, set grades, read designs and understand the basic company standards

·         Physical labor installing hardscapes & softscape projects

·         Operate various equipment including dump trucks, trailers, skid steer, mini excavator and power equipment

·         Be willing to learn and grow with the company

·         Maintain a neat and clean personal appearance

Job Requirements:

·         Must have a clean and valid Ohio driver’s license

·         Constant improvement through education and learning

·         OCNT or CLT recommended within 2 years of employment

Job Grade & Scale:

·         Hourly rate:  negotiable depending upon experience and education

 

 

Benefits Available:

·         Simple IRA plan, vacation, health insurance stipend, bonuses, advancement opportunities

·         Annual company events

·         Trade show participation, paid seminars & classes

·         Involvement with the Great Big Home & Garden Show in Cleveland, The Akron Home & Flower Show

 

Department: Maintenance

Responsible To: Maintenance Foreman

Purpose of Job: responsible for assisting the Maintenance Foreman with organization, equipment, paperwork and materials to properly maintain clients’ lawns

Major Responsibilities:

•    Performs scheduled lawn moving, trimming, weeding, and fertilizing, tree and shrub pruning, repair and reseeding of damaged lawn areas.

·         Applies herbicides, fertilizers, and pesticides using safe techniques and maintains HAZMAT files.

·         Plants and maintains trees, shrubs, and flowers.

·         Waters lawn, trees, and plants.

·         Rakes and disposes of leaves and other yard waste.

·         Maintains driveway, playground area, and athletic fields.

·         Keeps grounds free of litter.

·         Maintains tools and equipment.

·         May remove snow/ice from driveways, walkways, and parking lots.

·         Use equipment and tools to complete job duties: push mower, riding mower, gas-powered leaf blower, wheelbarrow, hand tools including rake, shovel, and trowel, spreader, and chemical sprayer, portable sprinkler system, and hose.

Job Requirements:

·         Must have a clean and valid Ohio driver’s license

·         Constant improvement through education and learning

·         OCNT or CLT recommended within 2 years of employment

·         Ohio Pesticide License recommended within 1 year of employment

Job Grade & Scale:

·         Hourly rate:  negotiable depending upon experience and education

Benefits Available:

·         Simple IRA plan, vacation, health insurance stipend, bonuses, advancement opportunities

·         Annual company events

·         Trade show participation, paid seminars & classes

·         Involvement with the Great Big Home & Garden Show in Cleveland, The Akron Home & Flower Show