Tuesday, November 17, 2015

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Landscape Jobs 

Tree Specialists Inc: 
140 Washington St 
Holliston, MA 
T # 508-429-8733
ARBORIST CREW LEADER Seeking a mature, career‐oriented practicing arborist, with a genuine interest in caring for trees. We are looking for a progressive individual that is serious about safety, quality, and helping others improve their skills and performance. This will require significant experience, competence, and good communication skills. For the right individual, the position will evolve into a supervisory role that includes management, production, training, and some sales. This is a great opportunity for an established foreman looking for “what’s next”.

 ARBORIST TRAINEE   2 Open Positions (Full time and Part time summer) A great opportunity to learn from the ground up (pun intended). This is a great learning opportunity for a motivated greenhorn who is looking to gain experience in a safe, professional, and respectful environment. We are a full service, year‐round tree care company. You’ll learn from experts and have opportunities for advancement & continuing education! We have 35 years of experience and would love to pass on our knowledge. Come save trees with us! Must possess a current driver’s license, convey a positive attitude, and enjoy working outside year round. 

PLANT HEALTH CARE TECHNICIAN Seeking career oriented professionals with a genuine interest in plants and how they grow. The person should also enjoy meeting and communicating with people – both clients and co‐workers. Our Plant Health Care program encompasses a wide range of services, including:  Diagnosing plant disorders  Soil testing and amendment  Compost tea – brewing and application  Root collar excavation and root zone remediation with air excavation tools  Traditional spray applications  Tick management An experienced person will know what is required of this position, and will be given the opportunity to assist in the growth and development of the program. An inexperienced person will possess the basic skills and personality traits needed, and be given the support and training needed to develop into a career professional. These positions include higher than average wages, a full benefit package, and plenty of opportunities for obtaining and maintaining professional credentials. We also recognize the importance of a well‐ balanced life, including family, avocations, and personal growth and development. We are in it for the long haul, so we work hard at providing a respectful and supportive culture for our employees to grow.

Help Wanted- Landscape Irrigation Technician

 Assist an experienced irrigation supervisor in Installation and Maintenance of Irrigation systems (automatic sprinkler systems).
     Full time Summer work available now.   $13.00 per hour
Send all inquiries to: O'Brien Irrigation Inc. 
                                      350 Lenox St.  Norwood, MA  02062   or obirrigation@msn.com or call 508-944-4492

Karl & Sons Landscaping Inc.
145 Alder Road, Westwood, MA 02090
Karl Gonser c-781-858-5552 or email rossanagonser@gmail.com

Job Description:
Basic landscape duties include yard maintenance and clean up such as, mowing, weeding, pruning, edging and mulching.  

Horticulturist position

Franklin Country Club is a private 18-hole championship golf course founded in 1899, located 15 miles west of  Boston.  Seeking motivated individuals whom are interested in learning all aspects of golf course management.  The golf course keeps a well-maintained environment year round, a great opportunity for students who wish to explore new horizons in the green industry. He/she must possess knowledge of ornamental plants in the Northeast, a valid driver's license, and willing to perform tasks on the golf course.

Individual will work independently on daily operations, responsibilities include: designing multiple perennial and annual landscape beds around Clubhouse, around tee complexes on golf course, and maintain member pool complex, budgeting, water management, fertilizing, lawn maintenance, high detail operations, and preparations for weddings.  Individual will communicate directly with Superintendent and Assistant Superintendents to schedule daily operations and purchasing material. Must have good communication skills, hardworking, and willing to learn.

Timothy Kaija
Franklin Country Club

Landscape Construction Crew Members 
Ahronian Landscaping and Design, Inc. - Holliston, MA AHRONIAN LANDSCAPING AND DESIGN, INC
 Landscape Construction Crew Members Ahronian Landscaping is an award winning full service custom design/build company based in Holliston Ma. 

  • We are seeking several seasoned landscape construction professionals to join our team in a full time position. 
  • The right candidates will be working with a crew of approximately 1-3 people on a daily basis in all weather conditions. 
  • Projects types will include but are not limited to stone walls, patios, walkways, water features, drainage, planting, snow and ice management. 
  • Typical work weeks are 6 days ranging from 40-60 hours.
  •  Benefits include health and dental insurance, vacation, overtime and holiday bonuses. 
  • Preferred Qualities:  A positive "Can Do" attitude  Willingness to learn from and share your knowledge with team members  Valid MA Driver's License & DOT Health Card (or ability to acquire one)  Clean driving record and safety oriented  Excellent attention to detail  Conscientious mind and a team oriented personality  Excellent Organizational skills  Strong Communication Skills Job Type: Full-time Required education:  High school or equivalent

  • Gardening/Landscaping Help Wanted

Rehl Gardens, one of MetroWest Boston’s leading Fine Gardening companies is looking for summer help in managing beautiful gardens.

You will work with supervisors and staff to learn all aspects of commercial gardening.  Training is provided.  The work includes planting, weeding, mulching and pruning.  This is a great opportunity to develop references for college admissions and for your future job search.  You will also learn important life skills including; teamwork, leadership skills and responsibility.

Access to a vehicle is required and you must be willing to travel from your home to client’s locations in other towns (Wellesley, Weston, Newton) to work. You do not need to travel to our headquarters in Natick or our shop in Holliston every day. Good physical condition and the ability to work in all kinds of weather are also required.  

If you are interested in this opportunity please contact Chris Rehl at jobs@rehlgardens.com

Pay rate starts at $11 per hour. The workday is typically a 6-8 hour day, depending on weather and other factors.  We do not work on weekends.

Please let me know you have any questions. 


Rehl Gardens
Creating Beautiful Landscapes

  • Seasonal Facilities Assistant – Full Time The Dedham Community House, a 94-year old non-profit organization that runs a variety of programs throughout the year including a large preschool and summer camp and outdoor pool facility, is seeking a seasonal, full-time facilities assistant to work with our Facilities Manager throughout our campus from mid- May through early September. Work includes basic maintenance and custodial duties including but not limited to yard work, emptying trash, cleaning and organizing, painting and pool maintenance. Job responsibilities include lifting 50+ pounds regularly and long durations of standing and bending. Most work is done outside. Must be able to work around children and ensure a safe environment. 40 hours per week, may include some weekends. Applicants must submit to a CORI check. Dedham Community House Attn: Joshua Walther 671 High Street Dedham, MA 02026 re: Facilities Assistant Position

  • MJ Enterprises, Inc. 
Full service Landscape and Masonry Construction  

Seasonal Gardener

MJ Enterprise, Inc. is a full service landscape construction and property maintenance company located in Norwood, Massachusetts. We provide quality landscape construction and property maintenance services for private residences throughout Eastern Massachusetts. We are currently looking to hire seasonal gardeners to expand our team. We are looking for highly motivated, task oriented individuals who love gardening and will be responsible for enhancing and maintaining perennial gardens for the company's customer base.
Main Responsibility:
Daily tasks will include general garden care: deadheading, pruning, organic fertilizing, staking, weeding, pest and disease identification, soil amending, etc.
Position Requirements:
The ideal candidate will have a background in horticulture, a passion for gardening/the outdoors, and an eye for detail. They must have strong organizational, time management, and interpersonal skills with the ability to work well individually or as a team.  Past experience with professional gardening is a plus, but on the job training is available for the right candidate.  Any candidate must be able to provide their own transportation to and from job sites with mileage reimbursement.
Position Details:
Full or part time positions are available with flexible hours.  Typical work week is Monday-Friday.
Hourly rate commensurate with experience, starting at $12/hr.
Application Requirements:
Please send a cover letter, resume, and at least 2 references to info@mjenterpriseinc.com
  • Landscape Laborer

MJ Enterprise, Inc. is a full service landscape construction and property maintenance company located in Norwood, Massachusetts.  We provide quality landscape construction and property maintenance services which includes snow & ice management for private residences throughout Eastern Massachusetts.  We are currently looking to hire general laborers to expand our team.  We are looking for a highly motivated, task oriented individual who can professionally handle the day-to-day operations of our growing company.    

Main Duty
·         Assist crews with meeting daily objectives

Position Requirements
·         Authorized to work in Massachusetts
·         Able to work 10 hours per day
·         Able to lift 100 pounds
·         Own transportation to and from work
·         One year of landscape experience
·         Advancement opportunities for the right candidate

Typical In Season Schedule (April thru December)
·         6:00AM to 4:00PM work day
·         Typical onsite hours are 7:00AM to 3:30PM
·         Monday thru Friday with some Saturdays (schedule varies throughout the season)
·         Full and part time positions available

Typical Winter Schedule (January thru March)             
·         Snow & ice operations when applicable

Compensation for Candidates Who Successfully Meet the Requirements
·         Starting hourly rate $12.00
·         Time & a half over 40 hours
·         Snow & ice pay differential           

Application Requirements
Please e-mail cover letter with your resume and references to info@mjenterpriseinc.com

  • M & J Landscaping; is a locally owned father and son partnership, which operates in the Neponset Valley area of Norfolk County Massachusetts since 1995.  Company does work for commercial, residential, and municipalities properties.  Has a mix of new landscape installations, maintenance, and rehabilitation jobs. 

We maintain full insurance coverage for, our liability, equipment and employees; as required by Federal and State laws.  Our employees receive pay on a biweekly schedule, by direct deposit to their savings or checking account (ABA Bank Routing). 

At this time, we are looking to add some team members interested in the landscaping profession.  Work described in the attached work description. Interested parties may contact Mike at 508-509-2252, by voice or text for further details, and schedule an interview.


Crew Assistance:

Ø  Age requirement:
o   18 Years old.  Required by labor laws to operate machinery.

Ø  Ability to, and/or train to operate commercial landscape equipment.
o   Lawn mowers stand on riders and Line Trimmer.
o   Hedge Trimmers, Lawn edging equipment.
o    6 inch Wood Chipper, Leaf loader.

Ø  Work in a team as directed.
o   Courtesy to team members, customers
o   Neat in appearance and work habits.
o   On time

Ø    Some of tasks perform
o   Spring & Fall cleanup collect debris from lawn & flowerbeds; load on to truck.
o    Repair edge between lawn and flower beds
o   Spread mulch
o   Dethatch lawn areas

o   Lawn cutting and trimming

o   Lawn repairs: spread loam, seed.                  

                                           Job Openings

Tree Care Assistants 
Both positions involve driving a medium duty truck and assisting tree care experts in the field of tree maintenance.  Tree maintenance involves tree care spraying and light ornamental pruning.

Part Time Assistant     (Mornings from April through June)          Possible summer work
Must have solid truck driving skills
Must possess an updated medical certificate (card)
Must be physically fit with a solid work ethic
Must like early mornings and always be on time
Must be willing to learn on the job

Full Time Assistant             (Full Day work from April through November)
Must possess all the skills outlined for the Part Time Assistant
Must possess knowledge of pruning ornamental trees and shrubs
Must be mechanically inclined
A real plus if you possess a Massachusetts Applicators License

Pay will be commensurate with experience and skill level.
If you possess the skills to meet these job openings, please contact John at ( 508) 328 -7324

  •                                                                               Newton Cemetery  Corporation
                                                                     791 Walnut st
                                                             Newton Centre MA 02459
Newton Cemetery is a garden cemetery specializing in growing and maintaining the best possible plants. Our dedicated staff starts plants from seed in our 7200 square foot greenhouse to be planted  and maintained throughout the season on our 100 acre grounds.
We grow approximately  30,000 annuals yearly, to be  planted in our  975 lot owners beds and Our numerous corporation beds.
We maintain 575 ground cover beds ( mostly pachysandra) and several perennials beds .
We change our corporation 3 times over  the course of the warmer seasons. In the spring we plant pansies , we change to annuals for the summer and finally in the fall we do our last planting of either garden mums or bulbs for the following spring
We also care for the trees and turf on our grounds, we are a credited arboretum.
We are located near the greenline and our main entrance is right on a bus route.
Please contact : Pam Kelley

 Important Skills for this position:
    Greenhouse experience is a plus but not necessary for the right person
    Work in all weather
    Enjoy working
    Work Quickly and efficiently
    Desire to learn to work more quickly and efficiently.
    Good communications skills including good listening skills.
    Communicates with other crewmembers what needs to be done.
    Enjoys working with others
    Common Sense
    Detail Oriented
    Cleans up their workspace when the task is completed.
    Arrives to work 10 minutes early.
    Take pride in their work
    Take direction well
    Capable of doing tedious and sometimes strenuous task for several hours at a time.
    The desire to learn may lead to other opportunities.
    Sense of humor and a positive attitude.

  • Summer Landscape Internship Application

Wakefield Estate, Milton, MASummer 2016

Overview and Program Description
The Wakefield Estate is an historic 23-acre property which features formal gardens, specimen trees, nurseries, an orchard, two ponds and a stream, a greenhouse, open fields and woodlands. You will be involved in the maintenance of this unique landscape. Work will include landscape maintenance such as planting, pruning, watering, mulching for which training will be provided. You will work both independently and as a team, under the supervision of Wakefield Estate staff.

To be eligible, you must be a responsible, capable, and energetic high school Junior or Senior, or college Freshman interested in nature, horticulture, history and/or community service. Experience working in the landscape is of value, but not required. Applicants must be able to work all six 4-day weeks and arrange for transportation to and from the estate. Interns receive a weekly stipend.

  • Willingness to work outdoors in all kinds of weather.
  • Enthusiasm for hard work and getting dirty.
  • Commitment to teamwork and respect for others.
  • You will need the ability to focus on and complete tasks
  • Ability to work independently as well as with others.

2016 Start Date: Tuesday, July 5
Interns work six 4-day weeks (Tuesday – Friday), 8:30-3:00 from July 5 – August 12.

Application Process and Deadline
To apply, students should send a copy of your resume (if they have one, not required), and/or a completed application by email or to the address below. Take as much space as needed to fully answer all questions. Please note: With just 5-8 internship positions, space is limited and age is considered, so we encourage younger applicants to sign up for our Summer Archaeology Institute this year and apply for the internship later. Applications of past Archaeology participants are given special consideration.

Send completed application to: Erica Max, Program Director
Wakefield Charitable Trust
1465 Brush Hill Road
Milton, MA  02186

Summer Landscape Internship
Wakefield Estate, Milton, MA
 Summer 2016

Name:  _____________________________________  Telephone: __________________
Address: ________________________________________________________________
City: ________________________________________  Zip Code: ___________________
Email: ______________________________________  Date of Birth: ________________
Best way to contact you: ___________________________________________________
Name of School __________________________________________________________
Grade you will be entering in Fall 2016: _____________                

Note:  If you are chosen as an intern, we will send you medical and emergency contact forms that need to be completed and sent back prior to the start of the program. We will also need you to fill out an I-9 (U.S. Employment Eligibility Verification) form and provide a copy of your Social Security card and a picture ID.

On a separate piece of paper, please briefly answer the following questions:

  • Why do you want to participate in the summer internship?
  • What experiences do you have working on a team on a specific task?
  • Name three things you hope to learn from the experience.
  • What is your favorite subject and why?
  • Can you describe any similar experience (related internships, work, classes, clubs, etc.).
  • Please describe other work experience (paid or non-paid).
  • Special skills and/or interests:
  • How did you hear about the internship?
  • Have you considered attending a session of our Summer Archeology Institute?
  • Name and contact info of 1-2 reference that can be contacted:

  • Landscaping Help, Saturdays and some Sundays experience preferred Walpole area call Tim at 508-328-8106

  • George Wright Golf Course- Summer Intern - as a summer intern you will be exposed to all aspects of golf course maintenance: mowing, irrigation repair, disease and pest identification, bee keeping, tending goats, working alongside and managing small groups of high school students working under Boston's Dept of youth and family services. Two seasons of work would make you eligible to apply for the Francis Oiumet Caddy Scholarship. Environmental Studies or Biology majors preferred but other majors will be considered. Position is subject to Boston Residency Requirements. Please send resume and cover letter to : Len Curtin, George Wright GC, 420 West St. Hyde park, MA 02136 or email: Len.curtin@boston.gov, subject internship.

Barn Jobs: 

  • Help wanted weekend mornings caring for horses at small boarding facility in Sherborn, MA. Duties include cleaning stalls and general barn chores. Shifts available Saturday and/orSunday mornings.  Shifts are generally two and a half to three hours starting at 9 am. Please contact Elaine at echertavian@gamil.com or 508-479-9307.

  • -Mass Hospital School Barn, Canton, MA - call Erin at 508-326-4623 Mon- Fri 3:30-7:30 and Saturdays (several options for Sat.) 

  • Clean Chicken coop $10 a week in Milton- Call Maureen at 617-285-1678

Farm Jobs /ZOO jobs:

  • Out Post Farms 
The farm is located in Holliston next to the golf course. We produce fruits, flowers, vegetables and poultry. We operate a farm kitchen and a small market store. So you can see why we are always looking for young people to assist us in some aspects of daily operations.
We have a lot of young people currently employed. However with sports and other conflicts we never seem to have enough hands. We are open 7 days  a week year round  We are flexible, it can be a few hours a week or more if schedules match. Obviously some of the jobs are seasonal, but would like an opportunity to connect.
Some tasks the kids are currently performing include: washing dishes, kitchen prep and retail cash register. As the weather changes more outside jobs open up.
Thanks again,
Adrian Collins
 Please call with any questions. 774-245-2803

  • http://brookwoodcommunityfarm.org/
  • http://thebridgectr.org/

  • Southwick Zoo is looking to hire- please go to their website and see job postings to apply. 


  • several positions needed at Billingsgate farm in plympton and bridgewater- go to website and fill out an application

Farm Hand - Moose HilL

  • Location: Sharon, MA
    Sanctuary: Moose Hill
    Moose Hill’s Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program provides fresh, organic produce to nearly 400 families weekly. Farm Hands work in all weather, with a positive attitude. Farm Hand responsibilities include tending, harvesting, boxing, loading vegetables, hand weeding, and hand cultivation. Farm Hands will work alongside our CSA Manager and Farm Apprentices. Farm Hands are expected to work side-by-side with shareholders and volunteers emulating proper harvest and weeding methods. Farm Hands are also responsible for personally monitoring one area of crops and reporting their observations daily.


    • An articulate person interested in hands-on training in organic farming
    • Ability to work in a physically demanding, fast-paced environment, and in all weather conditions
    • Conscientious and punctual team oriented individual
    • Ability to lift and haul up to 50 lbs
    • Ability to bend and kneel repeatedly during harvesting and weeding activities in all weather conditions
    • Ability to relate to a diverse range of people and exercise cultural competence and inclusion
    • Successful candidate will need to pass a background records check (CORI, SORI, and driver’s)
    • Have a valid driver's license

    Compensation and Benefits

    Rate of Pay: $10.00-$10.50/hr

    Additional Comments

    Farm Hands work 30 hours per week from the beginning of June through the end of September. 

    How to Apply

    Please send cover letter and resume to:
    Mathew Noiseux - Property and CSA Manager

Ag Mech Jobs 

Woodworking Specialist - Dedham Community House Summer Camp The Dedham Community House Summer Day Camp has been in operation since the 1920's. Located right in the heart of Dedham Square, we serve over 350 children each summer with a variety of activities including swimming, archery, sports and much more! The DCH Summer Day Camp is looking for a qualified and enthusiastic person to serve as Woodworking Director for the 2016 camp season. The ideal candidate will be outgoing, friendly, organized and creative. Prior woodworking experience and camp experience not necessary but are preferred. The WW Director will lead daily woodworking activities for children ages 5 - 13, including introduction to and the proper use and safety of a variety of tools and the development of take home projects. The position is seasonal, full time for 10 weeks from June 27th through September 2nd with 2 days of training and orientation prior to the start of camp. Please direct all applications and resumes to: Joshua Walther Assistant Director Dedham Community House 671 High Street Dedham, MA 02026 Attn: Woodworking Specialist JWalther@dedhamcommunityhouse.org

CEI Construction Services 15 Shire Dr. Norfolk, MA 

  • 20-25 hours a week $12.00/hour must be over 16
  • Assist shop foreman in varied maintenance and upkeep of diesel trucks and heavy construction equipment. 
  • Contact Peter Banks, President 508-384-5777x121 or 617-592-8608 pbanks@ceiboston.com

  • Lorusso Heavy Equipment is looking to hire a shop hand! Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
    ·         Sweeping Shop Floors
    ·         Filling Oil Buckets
    ·         Keeping Oil Storage Area Clean
    ·         Cleaning the Pressure Bar
    ·         Washing and Clean the Machines
    ·         Assisting Mechanics with Repair Orders as Necessary
    ·         Inspect Machines Before They Are Released for Rentals or Sales
    ·         Inspect Machines Upon Return from Rent
    ·         Maintain an Updated List of Machines in the Yard in Conjunction with the Office Manager
    ·         Maintain Organization of Cribbing
    Must be 16 years of age or older to apply. Looking to hire ASAP – will participate in senior CO-OP.
    Please contact Samantha if interested – Samantha.marchand@lhequip.com

  • Power Train Components- Braintree, MA call Wayne at 781-848-0359

Animal Care Jobs:

Animal Care Assistant 

Assist DVMs and other hospital staff by providing direct care and maintenance of kennel, hospital and surroundings, feeding and general husbandry of hospitalized or boarding pets. contact:Sunni Willis, CVT

Hospital Manager
VCA North Main Street Vet Clinic #948

  • vet tech or assistant- There's an opening at the clinic where I work in Bellingham. My boss is looking for someone young, strong, and motivated to learn. It is a great job for someone looking to get into the field and I figured there may be a graduating senior or recent alum that may be interested. If you know of anyone feel free to give them the clinic info! Thanks!

  • Part Time Dog Trainer (Holliston)
compensation: varies based on experience.
employment type: part-time

Local dog training center is looking to fill a part --time food based dog trainer position. Applicant will be working with dogs of all ages, sizes, breeds and training levels. Hours are 8:30 until 2:30 but days will vary Monday thru Friday based on class enrollment. Prior experience a PLUS. Salary will vary based on experience level. Please send all resumes and cover letters to michael@thehappyretriever.com

Applicant Requirements:

Must Love Dogs
Clean criminal record
Strong focus and attention to detail
Solid communication skills
Demonstrated history of being dependable and reliable
Flexible availability (sometimes Weekends for events or service)
Responsible (ability to work unsupervised and communicate issues, needs, or concerns for self, customer, and client)
Animal lover
Available to work 20 to 30 hours per week

Again if you Love Dogs... this is a great place to work! 

  • Canton Veterinary Clinic 128 Tolman St. Canton, MA 02021 781-821-0794   -Looking for help on Saturdays from 8 am -12pm, and 1 night a week form 5pm,-7pm. Will Train- Ideally a sophomore or Junior in Animal Science. Job duties include, but are not limited to : general reception of clients, filing and organization, computer work, facility maintenance, laboratory work and assisting the veterinarian with handling animals. Looking for an outgoing student who will eventually be able to work on their own without supervision.

  • Happy Dog Pet Resort, Abington, MA call Michelle at 617-529-3647 and discuss options

Retail Help 

  • Sweet Meadow Feed and Grain- Sherborn, MA. M- F  508-650-2926- ask for Colleen

Clerical/Office Help