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Crew Leader/Landscape Gardener - Residential Horticulture

San Francisco, CA, USA

Job Type

Full Time

About the Role

We design, build, and provide care for beautiful landscapes and fine gardens throughout San Francisco and the greater Bay Area. We provide a progressive work environment that values motivated and creative self-starters, who are committed to quality work, fine craftsmanship, and teamwork.

If you have a passion for plants, gardens, irrigation, lighting, landscape design or the like, consider joining the Rock & Rose Landscapes fine residential gardening team, where you can apply your knowledge and continue to learn and grow a rewarding career in fine residential gardening, design, or other horticulture related fields.

Duties include daily work as a vital part of a two-person team providing ongoing scheduled care of residential landscape and garden spaces for fine homes throughout San Francisco and the greater Bay Area.

Tasks include the care and grooming of ornamental and edible plants, maintenance of irrigation and lighting systems, keeping garden and hardscape areas tidy and free of weeds, planting and miscellaneous other garden-related tasks.

Required Skills: Plant ID, pruning, irrigation repair, equipment handling (sharpening and minor repair), power tool operation, ability to lift 50lbs, and a valid CA drivers license with a clean driving record. Successful candidate demonstrate the ability to self-motivate, and a strong work ethic.


  • Landscape maintenance: 3 years (Required)

  • Horticulture: 2 years (Required)

This role is for an experienced to advanced gardener with in-depth horticultural knowledge, landscape or garden management experience, strong time management and customer service skills, and possess a capacity and willingness for continued learning.

Successful candidates should have basic to advanced gardening and/or horticultural knowledge, with an expressed interest and capacity for the following:

  • Plant identification

  • Intermediate to advanced pruning knowledge and skills

  • General plant care and fertilizer use

  • Turf management

  • Basic integrated pest management skills

  • Water management and Irrigation controls

  • Basic Tool use and maintenance

  • Use of power equipment operation

  • And have a strong work ethic

 Ability to self-initiate, learn and prefect new and old skills, tools, and materials; contribute to a team effort; seek solutions and follow plans and instruction is a plus.

All applicants must submit a resume and have a valid California Drivers License for a minimum of 3-years, with no major infractions.

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