Company Overview 

The Good Earth Garden Center began in 1974 as a retail garden center and nursery.  Over the years, it has expanded greatly and now offers a myriad of landscape services, a gift shop and is considered a one-stop-shop for anything garden or landscape.  We love to have fun, work hard, be creative and help customers fall in love with their outdoor spaces. As a company, we are extremely customer experience oriented and are excited to grow our unique team.  Our ideal candidates are personable, hard working, and excited to connect people with plants and/ or their outdoor spaces!

The Good Earth Garden Center’s Mission Statement

Cultivating success by providing the highest quality experience in order to continually exceed your expectations.

*Keep in mind that providing outstanding customer service and ‘Good Earth, Great Experiences’ every day is our goal! Interested in helping us do that?

 

Current Open Positions:

LANDSCAPE SERVICES FIELD PROJECT MANAGER

Job description:

The Good Earth Garden Center is seeking a Landscape Services Field Project Manager to successfully supervise and manage multiple residential & commercial landscape construction projects in the Little Rock area.  You will be on-site, outdoors, and you get a new view every day!

Necessary skills:

  • Strong command of irrigation systems, drainage, dirt work, bed layout, plant knowledge, plant placement, sod installation, retaining walls, stone installation, water features, lighting, hardscapes, as well as safety management and machinery operation necessary to the position.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates all field aspects (site review, equipment, materials, labor, etc) of current job and at least one (or two) jobs ahead
  • Timely communication with Designer regarding new projects, design elements, change orders, potential on-site adjustments and project scope changes
  • Timely communication with Crew Chief to ensure all company standards and policies (quality, safety, etc) are being met, as well projected schedule being met
  • Lead team members in efficient use, monitoring and maintenance of trucks, equipment, and supplies
  • Responsible for crew’s preparation, layout and clear understanding of scope of work and budgeted time
  • Promotes a safe work environment
  • Identifies customer concerns and quickly addresses in order to meet and exceed customer expectations
  • Ensure field personnel completes time entries in time system

Qualifications:

  • High school certificate, at minimum; Bachelor’s degree, landscape, irrigation certificates preferred
  • Experience in the landscape industry including understanding of plant identification, irrigation system installation, hardscape installation, drainage installation, wall construction, etc
  • Successful track record of field project management execution in construction, landscape, etc
  • Excellent hands-on mechanical skills
  • Good written and verbal communication skills; English/Spanish bilingual a plus
  • Is aligned with Good Earth Core Values of positive attitude, respect, teamwork, integrity, creativity, flexibility, learning, accountability, work ethic and community minded
  • Maintains a professional image
  • Demonstrates a passion for excellence in every aspect of work; strong attention to detail
  • Positive role model for team members (leads by example)

Should you send us your resume? Yes.

Does this position interest you but you aren’t sure you meet all the qualifications?  The Good Earth is focused on knowledge and learning; many of these skills qualifications can be learned on the job.  We are looking for team members whose positive attitude and energy make them a good fit, in addition to their specific qualifications and natural gifting.  So if this sounds like a position you could grow into, scroll down further to upload your resume here or email it to landscaping@thegoodearthgarden.com

What we offer*:

  • Paid time off and paid holidays.
  • Competitive pay and opportunities for advancement.
  • All job specific equipment and safety gear provided.
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan with a company match.
  • Group Health, Dental and Vision plans.

*All listed benefits available to eligible employees

 

FULL OR PART TIME GARDEN CENTER TEAM MEMBERS

Job description:

We are always taking applications!  Scroll down to the bottom of this page to fill out our online application today, or email your resume to the address provided below.  As a company, we are extremely customer experience oriented and are always on the lookout for potential team members with the same focus. Our ideal candidate is fun loving, hard-working, detail oriented, and excited to connect people with plants!  Training is provided but most training is on the job learning.

Necessary skills:

  • Can multi-task with ease, is customer focused, always has a great attitude, comfortable and efficient with point of sale software, good communication skills, exemplary communication skills (in person, radio, phone, email, written)

Responsibilities:

  • Arrives promptly and consistently
  • Identifies customer concerns and quickly addresses in order to meet and exceed customer expectations
  • Provides a positive customer experience with fair, friendly, and courteous service
  • Assists in maintaining a safe and clean working environment
  • Contributes to team efforts

Qualifications:

  • High school certificate, at minimum
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs
  • One year experience in retail customer service
  • First hand experience in using point of sale software
  • Must be willing to work weekends
  • Be mentally flexible and willing to change directions often and multi-task while maintaining a great attitude
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Is aligned with Good Earth Core Values of positive attitude, respect, teamwork, integrity, creativity, flexibility, learning, accountability, work ethic and community minded
  • Maintains a professional image
  • Demonstrates a passion for excellence in every aspect of work; strong attention to detail
  • Positive role model for team members (leads by example)

We are looking for team members whose positive attitude and energy make them a good fit, in addition to their specific qualifications and natural gifting.  Sound like a good fit for you? Then send your resume to info@thegoodearthgarden.com !

We offer competitive pay and are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

 

Do one of these opportunities sound like a good fit for you or one you could grow into? If so, fill out our application below, stop by to fill one out in person, or scroll to the end of this page to upload your resume!

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