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A landscape gardener designs, develops, maintains and remodels gardens and landscapes. At Parterre, we offer you a career opportunity in gardening & landscaping. Our team is looking for passionate landscape architects, horticulturists and garden designers in Cambridge, Boston and surrounding areas of Massachusetts. Apply now to join our team.

  • Horticultural Operations Runner, Maintenance Division

    This opening is for both the Cambridge and Chatham offices.

    Parterre Garden Services, one of Greater Boston’s leading horticultural services and fine gardening companies, is beginning the search for an eager individual with a passion for learning all aspects of the horticulture industry from the art of container design to the science of soil-building, and the logistics of how an intimate business in Massachusetts executes diverse projects. At the core of Parterre are driven horticulturists, creative problem solvers, and conscientious managers who are dedicated to providing expert green industry services throughout the Greater Boston Area.

    The Maintenance Runner will be responsible for providing support to Parterre staff in the form of facilitating movement of plant material, landscape associated debris, as well as assisting in unexpected labor demands. A typical day for this position could consist of building containers in Concord, delivering materials to a landscape construction site in Boston, mulching with a gardener in Cambridge, and then picking up debris in Newton. The successful candidate must be willing to take direction well, yet have a strong desire to think independently and creatively solve problems on the run. We are looking for a responsible person who can be trusted with company resources, and employ an organized strategy for tracking day-to-day workings of the business in addition to using their own time efficiently.

    This position will report directly to our Operations Manager and Field Director, but ultimately works for our client base under the direction of the associated manager.

    Primary Responsibilities

    • Assist in delivery and pickup of landscape materials for diverse projects including fine garden maintenance, installation, containers, and ecological services
    • Management of perishable and non-perishable inventories
    • Supporting all levels of Parterre staff

    Required Skills

    • Professionalism, effective communication (in all forms), and a passion for learning is of utmost importance
    • Ability to lift 50+ lbs consistently, for at least 8 hours a day/5-6 days a week
    • Strong work ethic, works with a sense of urgency, proven ability in prioritization
    • Current MA driver’s license, clean driving record
    • Experience operating landscape related vehicles a plus, licensure even better
    • Horticulture background is a plus, but not required

    Benefits

    • Use of company vehicle
    • Competitive hourly wage, commensurate with experience
    • Diverse bonus structure, including education reimbursement for ongoing learning

    We are currently looking for a generalist who is interested in moving their career forward, through cross-training, by learning horticultural best practices, creativity with living materials, and complex business logistics from a diverse group of talented individuals in a green industry career incubator. Please contact us if you believe the individual we are describing is you.

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  • Gardener, Maintenance Division

    This opening is for both the Cambridge and Chatham offices.

    Parterre Garden Services, one of Greater Boston’s leading horticultural services and fine gardening companies, is searching for an eager individual with a passion for ongoing learning in the green industry. The successful Gardener at Parterre is interested in all aspects of environmental horticulture from: the art of container design, the science of urban landscapes, the maintenance of perennials in traditional and nontraditional gardens, pest and disease identification, integrated pest management, and promotion of sustainable practices in the green industry. At the core of Parterre are driven horticulturists, creative problem solvers, and conscientious managers who are dedicated to providing expert green industry services throughout Greater Boston.

    The Gardener position at Parterre is the real practitioner of preserving very thoughtfully designed landscapes and promoting best horticulture in some of the most diverse gardens and arboreta in our geographic area. Our gardeners are constantly creating, maintaining, and sustaining gardens for clients who truly appreciate our professional level of artistry. Given the fast pace, and competitive environment, one must be able to take direction well, while maintaining a deep desire to think independently, creatively solve problems on the run, and be the eyes and ears of the garden.

    Primary Responsibilities

    • Tending perennial gardens, maintaining shrubs, pruning trees to 12’
    • Stewards of assigned gardens, developing close client relationships
    • Clear, concise reporting to Field Managers re: garden/resource/staffing needs
    • Sense of ownership in your custom garden assignments
    • Collaboration with others at Parterre, constant desire to learn and share knowledge

    Required Skills

    • Professionalism, effective communication (in all forms), attention to detail, and a passion for learning is of utmost importance
    • Horticulture background is a plus, passion for the outdoors is required
    • Strong work ethic, demonstrable ability in prioritization
    • Current MA driver’s license, reliable transportation required
    • Willingness to work in all weather conditions

    We are currently looking for a generalist who is interested in moving their career forward by learning the horticultural industry at an expert level, in a green industry career incubator. Please contact us if you believe the individual we are describing is you.

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  • Field Manager, Maintenance Division

    This opening is for both the Cambridge and Chatham offices.

    Parterre Garden Services, one of Greater Boston’s leading horticultural services and fine gardening companies, is searching for a fine gardening professional who is interested in managing their own unique book of work. We are on the hunt for an individual who has a proven track record in the horticulture industry with extensive personnel management, daily and seasonal prioritization, and intimate client relation experience. At the core of Parterre are driven horticulturists, creative problem solvers, and conscientious managers who are dedicated to providing expert green industry services throughout Greater Boston.

    The Field Manager position at Parterre provides creative opportunities only a small-business allows, with the behind-the-scenes support of an operationally excellent model. To be a successful part of our management structure, one must possess the ability to first prioritize the needs of 35-50 properties, simultaneously manage several gardeners at once, and maintain a high level of professional communication with clients, gardeners, and superiors. Each one of our Field Managers has their own unique management style, and this is paired with our client’s individual needs.

    Primary Responsibilities

    • Personally responsible for managing 25-30 outdoor spaces, including all seasonal needs
    • Management of multiple gardeners
    • Ability to apply creative solutions for complex problems
    • Clear, concise reporting to upper management regarding garden/resource/staffing needs

    Required Skills

    • 3+ years tending perennial gardens, caring for shrubs, pruning trees to 12’, personnel management
    • Basic working knowledge of Integrated Pest Management (IPM) required
    • Strong work ethic, demonstrable ability in prioritization of self/others required
    • Current MA driver’s license, clean driving record required
    • Professionalism, effective communication (in all forms), attention to detail, and a passion for learning is of utmost importance

    We are currently looking for someone who is looking to grow, learn, and share their knowledge in a think tank environment for the green industry. Please contact us if you believe the individual we are describing is you.

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  • Landscape Construction Foreman – Installation Division

    This opening is for both the Cambridge and Chatham offices.

    Parterre Garden Services, one of Greater Boston’s Leading Horticultural Services and Fine Gardening companies, is searching for a Landscape Foreman to join our growing management team. Parterre Garden Services engages in fine gardening services, property and landscape management, custom landscape design, and large-scale landscape installation. At our core are passionate horticulturists and problem solvers who are dedicated to providing expert gardening services throughout the greater Boston Area. We are currently looking for an experienced crew leader to assist our project managers in daily execution of elite landscape construction projects.

    The Landscape Foreman must be a motivated self-starter who is comfortable being wholly responsible for on-site installation management, communication of installation project deliverables, prompt identification of problematic site conditions, daily job reporting, communication with project managers, all while maintaining our established high standards of quality and professionalism. The Landscape Construction Foreman will report directly to the Project Managers and work closely with our clients, landscape laborers, gardeners, and Field Managers.

    We are looking for a unique and highly organized person with significant experience in landscape construction, design, horticulture, and project management. Must have experience in on-site prioritization, personnel management, and building intimate, yet strong, relationships with subcontractors, clients, and most importantly our crew members.

    Primary Responsibilities

    • Timeline management of multiple, overlapping projects, high in complexity
    • On-site management alongside highly experienced project managers, as well as general oversight of labor force
    • Consistent, complete, and concise reporting to Project Managers

    Required Skills

    • Landscape construction, and site management experience
    • Effective communicator (both written and oral)
    • Strong background in horticulture or design experience is a plus
    • High level of demonstrable organization and interpersonal skills

    Parterre’s Installation Division is one of the fastest growing divisions at our company, with 90-100 projects annually, ranging from small property enhancements to new property construction oversight management. If you are interested in, and believe you are qualified for, this position: please send your resume/CV to us.

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