Careers at Spillane's Nursery

Landscape Enhancement Technician

Position Description

Spillane’s Nursery Corp is looking for a detail-oriented person to help carry out small plantings and enhancement gardens at our customer sites. Someone who likes color, design and getting a little dirty!

Plant knowledge is preferred. This job would be dedicated to visiting our sites, putting together large planters and beds with annuals, perennials and small shrubbery and caring for them throughout the year.

Position Requirements

Be able to work with our customers on exactly what they want and bringing their ideas to life.

Carry out work schedules and plans established by the Director of Operations.

Must have a license and feel comfortable driving a truck with a possible trailer.

Must be able to work alone and with crews.

Read, write and have an understanding of basic math calculations.

Be ok with loud equipment and trucks constantly around.

Have basic computer knowledge in Word and Excel.

Ability to work long hours and Saturdays if needed.

Greenhouse Assistant

Position Description

Spillane’s Nursery Corp is seeking a Greenhouse Assistant to help plant and maintain our greenhouses.

  • Under the direction of the Greenhouse Manager, the Greenhouse Assistant is responsible for the maintenance, disease and pest control, and overall quality and appearance of greenhouse plant material.  S/he is responsible for completing tasks regarding all aspects of planting, transplanting, and maintaining plants within the greenhouse area.
  • Have a general knowledge of plant material, disease, growing protocol, nursery labor, equipment and materials.  Procedures for completing the jobs assigned according to approved nursery methods, and within approved landscaping and nursery codes.
  • Able to communicate effective l with management, customers, and co-workers.
  • Must be a self-starting, take-charge individual with strong motivation and interpersonal skills.
  • Must be able to manage time effectively, and handle multiple tasks simultaneously to ensure that standards of performance are met at all times.
  • Strength – Must be able to lift up to 35+ pounds of materials, equipment, and other products.
  • Be able to read and understand planting and pesticide labels.
  • Working with the Nursery Manager establishes work plans, prepares work schedules and employee assignments for each job.
Position Requirements
  • Expierence with greenhouse activities preferred
  • Valid drivers’ license and clean driving record
  • Ability to work weekends
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Landscape Laborer

Position Description

Spillane’s Nursery & Landscape, Inc. is seeking Landscape Construction Laborers who will welcome the challenges and opportunities offered by a very busy and reputable landscape company in Middleboro. This is a full-time seasonal position with Saturday work required during the busy season.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities;

  • Help maintain a safe, clean, organized, and ecologically compliant work site
  • Carries out work plans and schedules established by the Landscape Construction Foreman and Project Manager
  • Be able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs
  • Maintain high quality workmanship standards
  • Works well with a team
  • Maintains good relations with the customers at the job sites and keeps the Landscape Construction Foreman informed about customer interactions

 

Position Requirements

* Valid drivers’ license and clean driving record
* DOT medical card
* Ability to work necessary hours to complete assigned work
* Dependable, punctual, team oriented
* Background check and pre-employment drug test required

Spillane’s Nursery & Landscape is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We offer Room for Growth, Competitive Pay, Health Insurance, 401K and more!

Mason

Position Description

Spillane’s Nursery & Landscape is seeking experienced mason professionals to work on our projects with knowledge in retaining walls, walkways, patios, stone veneer, blue stone and stone work. We work with both residential and commercial customers.

Must have the ability to perform, and experience with, the following job functions:

  • Supervise and work with multiple crews daily
  • Maintain high standard of quality while maintaining safe work habits
  • Must be able to supervise, instruct, and objectively evaluate the performance of workers and subcontractors.
  • Ability to understand blue prints, drawings, building codes, and other various tools and forms of communications used on landscaping job sites.
  • Must have sufficient knowledge or materials, equipment operation, and tools commonly used in hardscape daily activities.
Position Requirements

Driver’s License

Medical DOT Card

5 years’ experience

Landscape Construction Foreman

Position Description

Spillane’s Nursery & Landscape, Inc. is seeking experienced Landscape Construction Foremen to plan, direct, and coordinate the day-to-day activities at our job sites. This is a full-time seasonal position with opportunities to participate in providing snow and ice management services during the winter.
Must have the ability to perform, and experience with, the following job functions:

  • Supervise and work with multiple crews daily.
  • Maintain high standard of quality while maintaining safe work habits.
  • Residential and Commercial snow and ice responsibilities
  • Ability to understand blue prints, drawings, building codes, and other various tools and forms of communications used on landscaping job sites.
  • Ability to run heavy equipment.
  • Must have sufficient knowledge or materials, equipment operation, and tools commonly used in landscape daily activities
  • Strong leadership skills as well as being able to communicate effectively with management, customers, employees, and other miscellaneous personalities that may visit the site from time to time.
  • Must be a self-starting, take-charge individual with strong motivation and interpersonal skills.
  • Must be able to motive, train, and monitor the employees by maintaining company guidelines and insuring that these standards of performance are met at all times.
  • Must be able to supervise, instruct, and objectively evaluate the performance of workers and subcontractors.
Position Requirements

Minimum of 5 years’ experience in landscape construction
Valid CDL drivers’ license and clean driving record

Hoisting License – Class 2A
DOT medical card
Ability to drive truck/trailer unit safely
Ability to work necessary hours to complete assigned work
Dependable, punctual, team oriented
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Background check and pre-employment drug test required

Landscape Maintenance Technician

Position Description

Spillane’s Nursery & Landscape, Inc. is seeking Landscape Maintenance Technicians of different experience levels to assist us in maintaining the landscapes of our clients. This is a full-time seasonal position with opportunities to participate in providing snow and ice management services during the winter.

Must have the ability to perform, and experience with, the following job functions:

  • Work well with multiple crews daily
  • Lead and assist with regular weekly mowing visits, mulching, pruning, and spring/fall cleanups
  • Maintain high standard of quality while maintaining safe work habits
  • Residential and Commercial snow and ice responsibilities
  • Maintenance experience, such as mowing, trimming, tree and shrub care, fertilization and seasonal cleanups
  • String-line trimmers
  • Back pack blowers
  • Zero-turn commercial lawn mowers
  • Ability to stand and/or sit for long periods of time
  • Ability to effectively communicate the project objectives to your production team

Please only apply if you have verifiable experience. It will be checked! Spillane’s Nursery & Landscape is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We offer Room for Growth, Competitive Pay, Health Insurance, 401K and more!

Job Type: Full-time

Position Requirements
  • Valid drivers’ license and clean driving record
  • DOT medical card
  • Ability to drive truck/trailer unit safely
  • Ability to work necessary hours to complete assigned work
  • Dependable, punctual, team oriented
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Required experience: 1-3 years

Irrigation Technician Foreman

Position Description

Under the direction of the Director of Operations, the Irrigation Technician Foreman plans, directs, and coordinates the day-to-day activities at the assigned job site. S/he is responsible for supervising all laborers onsite and is to ensure that the cost, quality, and scheduled goals are accomplished through the effective use of personnel, materials, and equipment.

We are seeking an experienced irrigation technician who is familiar with installing new irrigation systems, startups, blowouts and can troubleshoot and fix existing systems.

Position Requirements
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience
  • Valid drivers’ license and clean driving record
  • DOT medical card
  • Ability to drive truck/trailer unit safely
  • Ability to work necessary hours to complete assigned work
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills