Rita’s Roots Backyard Harvest is Growing!
Not only Gardens, but our Team too!
Job Title: Installation Crew Leader
Contact: Please email resume and letter of intent to email@example.com
Hours per week: FULL TIME Monday – Friday; some Saturdays and Sundays required during peak gardening season; position available immediately
Compensation: Starting hourly rate negotiable based on experience; paid holidays upon hire, one week paid vacation after 6 months every 6 months; profit sharing bonuses begin after 1 year of employment; use of company vehicles during work hours.
Reports to: Owner of Rita’s Roots – Rita Bachmann
Primary Objective of Job: We are looking for our next all-in team member whose primary responsibilities are to lead the team on garden box and irrigation installations and to maintain Company sites – the Container Shop on King Street Extension in Charleston and the Nursery and show gardens in Summerville. Secondary duties include and are not limited to: seeding and potting up plants, watering plants, plant deliveries, construction + landscaping projects, basic auto maintenance + upkeep, greenhouse construction + maintenance, working plant sales and so on. Additional areas of the business will require help from this position based on seasonality.
- Honesty – We believe in being transparent and open with our needs within the company and with our clients
- Hard Work – We self-motivate, show up for the job, and work diligently until the task is complete
- Family – We treat our team members and clients with the utmost respect
- Clean Living – We believe in living chemical-free lives, from the way we grow our food to the way we care for our mental and physical well-being
-Confidence in safely using power tools for garden box building and site upkeep
-Confidence in driving heavy loads in large trucks and pulling a trailer; occasional use of heavy machinery
-Must be a problem solver and solution innovator
-Must be able to adapt to change quickly and shift gears from one project to another when weather or scheduling conflicts with the original plan
-Must be willing to get dirty and to help in whatever areas the business needs attention
-Proficiency in using communications apps on their smartphone – SLACK + Quickbooks Time
-Must have excellent people and communication skills and be a true advocate for Rita’s Roots
-Must present themselves in a professional manner at all times
-Must have excellent organizational skills, attention to detail and ability to keep records
-Must have a reliable vehicle and use it from time to time for Rita’s Roots material transport
-Ability to multitask and jump in wherever help may be needed
-Ability to be on time, self-motivate and work at a steady pace with a positive attitude
-Ability to use and operate power tools safely and effectively
-Ability to follow directions, multitask and manage one’s schedule efficiently
-Ability to lift, bend, squat, and carry 50# +
-Ability to take instruction from senior team members
-Ability to work long hours in the heat and cold
-Ability to work independently and as part of a team
-Ability to communicate with team members and clients effectively and kindly