Landscape Foreman, Crew Leader, Internship, General Laborer

Hiring Organization: J.P. Landscape and Irrigation
Employment type: Seasonal
Job Location: Traverse City, MI
Application Deadline: June 26, 2018

J.P. Landscape and Irrigation has been serving the Grand Traverse and surrounding areas for over 20 years and has built
a reputation as one of N.W. Michigan’s finest residential and commercial landscape companies. From design concept
through installation and project management, our attention to detail and cost effectiveness has earned us a reputation for
being a company that truly delivers what it promises with unsurpassed quality workmanship and materials from start to

Coming off of a very busy 2017 season, we are currently hiring for multiple positions in our Landscape Department for

Landscape Foreman/ Crew Leader ($15.00-$18.00 per hour based upon qualifications):

  • Possess valid MI driver’s license w/ a good driving record (Class ‘A’ CDL will be required upon hiring)
  •  2-3 years of field experience w/ certification or technical degree from an institution of higher learning
  •  MI Certified pesticide/herbicide applicator in categories 3A & 3B (required upon hiring)
  •  Experience with plant identification, proper pruning practices, and plant installation procedures
  •  Able to read and implement architectural plans
  •  Experience with hardscape installation (Natural Stone, Pavers, and Retaining Wall Construction)
  •  Coordinate with supervisors, implement and perform daily duties with minimal supervision
  •  Organize, manage and train project laborers. Must be assertive and be able to lead by example
  •  Maintain control of worksite by showing good communication skills with client, supervisor, and laborers
  •  Experience with operating heavy machinery (Track Skid Steer, Front-End Loader, Mini Excavator)
  •  Responsible for completion of all daily paperwork as assigned by supervisor
  •  Year-round employment availability, this includes duties in snow and ice management
  •  Able and willing to lift 50 lbs + and work outdoors in all of the elements Northern Michigan has to offer

Landscape Internship May – August ($13.00 per hour)

  •  College Student perusing a degree in related field, with expectations for future full-time employment upon
  •  Expect learning situations within all aspects of the landscape & irrigation field
  •  Fulfill requirements needed to complete objectives within internship program
  •  Must possess valid MI driver’s license w/ good driving record (Chauffeur’s Endorsement and MDOT
    medical card required upon hiring)
  •  Able and willing to lift 50 lbs + and work outdoors in all of the elements Northern Michigan has to offer
  •  Available 40 + hrs per week Mon-Fri, but in many cases, you will enjoy a three day weekend

General Landscape Laborer ($11.00-$14.00 per hour based upon experience)

Email Resume to or contact Ryan McFarlan at 231-883-6866 for employment