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Install Crew Member (Full-time)

Caretaking Assistant Manager (Full-time)

ROLE
The role of the Caretaking Assistant Manager is to help identify, assist, and execute ongoing caretaking tasks, gather materials to facilitate installations, and participate as a lead crew member on active maintenance projects. The Caretaking Assistant Manager reports directly to the Caretaking Manager. This position is for someone who has a background in landscaping and enjoys working with others as well as independently. You have experience gardening, have a passion for helping others in our community grow food, garden in an aesthetically + ecologically friendly way, and have a passion for ecological restoration and providing habitat + forage for wildlife. You have amazing people skills and are committed to empowering clients with knowledge. You enjoy working outdoors in a wide range of weather conditions and are a hard worker who is detail-oriented + takes pride in the work they do. This is an ideal position if you are interested in learning more about permaculture techniques, and their application. 

RESPONSIBILITIES
The Caretaking Assistant Manager is accountable to the following work:

Caretaking
‣Foster an excellent customer experience through dynamic service and holistic property care.
‣Make sure all caretaking duties are carried out in accordance with Shades of Green Permaculture’s standard operating and safety procedures. 
‣Work with + lead a team to deliver ongoing care for clients that empowers and supports knowledge of their landscape. 
‣Store materials at HQ shop and load/unload truck, keeping space organized
‣Identify materials correctly, and asking if you aren’t sure
‣Know job names
‣Adhere to timelines and caretaking standards
‣Have experience with plant identification + horticulture practices (required)

Communication and Job Tracking
‣Enter time and any expenses by the end of each day under appropriate project
‣Respond promptly to emails
‣Check calendar regularly to anticipate upcoming work
‣Work directly with the Caretaking Manager with open communication + feedback

Client Management
‣Able to interact with clients onsite + can defer all client questions to Caretaking Manager if you don’t know the answer
‣Maintain a positive attitude, enthusiasm and gratitude
‣All communication with clients is kind, considerate, polite, and professional

Additional expectations
‣Arrive promptly 
‣Utilize non-violent methods of communication and interaction when conflict arises
‣Maintain a positive attitude
‣Respond promptly to emails
‣Stay on task with limited to no cell phone use while onsite at a client appointment
‣Work conducted at our office in Avondale Estates and in the field. 

REQUIREMENTS & QUALIFICATIONS
‣Visibly wear the Shades of Green shirt while on job sites
‣plant identification + horticulture practices (required)
‣Excellent and clear communication skills — both verbal and written
‣Compassionate, helpful, and friendly demeanor
‣Able and willing to learn new skills; learning how to seek answers, problem solve or seek assistance to get the job done
‣Comfortable working with a team
‣Flexible and able to adapt to unique situations
‣Strong sense of responsibility and ability to prioritize and complete multiple projects with minimal supervision
‣Extremely detail-oriented and highly organized
‣Able to demonstrate discretion and handle confidential information
‣Excellent time management skills and ability to multitask and prioritize work
‣Access to reliable transportation

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS
Full-time. Competitive salary with healthcare benefits, paid time off, sick leave, and staff profit sharing. 

TO APPLY:
Email Sydia Bell at sydia@shadesofgreenpermaculture.com with resume, cover letter and 3 references with "Caretaking Assistant Manager Candidate" in the subject line.








CARETAKING ASSISTANT MANAGER

ROLE
The role of the Install Crew Member is to execute the work order for all installs, under the direction of the Install Manager. The Install Crew Member reports directly to the Install Manager. The Install Crew Member may also report to the Managing Director when on site. The Install Crew Member will be responsible for helping to build permaculture landscapes which includes site prep, water systems, hardscaping construction, and plantings. The position requires heavy physical labor, and the regular lifting of 80 pounds. 

RESPONSIBILITIES
The Install Crew Member is accountable to the following work:

Preliminary to Install
‣Arrive to HQ in timely manner to participate in morning meetings and become familiar with job scope prior to heading to site
‣Help load materials, tools, and anything else needed to perform the installation before leaving the HQ

Install
‣Rigorous physical work in most weather conditions
execute all phases of install as per the directive of the Install Manager 
‣Contribute to the overall system efficiency
execute construction of hardscaping, water system, and planting elements including landscape construction, irrigation/plumbing, stone masonry, carpentry, site & bed prep
‣Adhere to timelines and install standards
‣Provide physical labor as needed within job flow to complete the work
‣Hold team members accountable to their roles and responsibilities

Communication and Job Tracking
‣Enter time and any expenses at the end of each day of installation under appropriate project.
‣Respond promptly to emails
‣Check calendar regularly to anticipate upcoming work

Client Management
‣Defer all client questions to Install Manager
‣Maintain enthusiasm and gratitude
‣All communication with clients is kind, considerate, polite, and professional.

Install Follow-up
‣Conduct repairs according to our guarantee policy as directed by Install Manager
‣Sort all waste and dispose of thru appropriate channels =
‣Water bottles and PPE stored in locker
‣Maintain that the truck and HQ shop are organized and clean

Additional Expectations
‣Visibly wear the Shades of Green shirt while on job sites
‣Wear boots
‣Wear appropriate work attire
‣Arrive promptly 
‣Utilize non-violent methods of communication and interaction when conflict arises
‣Maintain a positive attitude
‣Participate in monthly 1:1 feedback sessions
‣Review and sign the Employee Handbook

REQUIREMENTS & QUALIFICATIONS
‣1-3 years of experience in a landscaping or construction field
‣Compassionate, helpful, and friendly demeanor
‣Able and willing to learn new skills; learning how to seek answers, problem solve or seek assistance to get the job done
‣Comfortable working with a team
‣Flexible and able to adapt to unique situations
‣Access to reliable transportation

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS
Full-time. Competitive salary with healthcare benefits, paid time off, sick leave, and staff profit sharing. 

TO APPLY:
Email Sydia Bell at sydia@shadesofgreenpermaculture.com with resume, cover letter and 3 references with "Install Crew Member Candidate" in the subject line.








INSTALL CREW MEMBER