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Southington Winterberry Garden Center Looking to Hire Dozens

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Southington’s Winterberry Landscape Garden Center is planning to hire dozens of full-time employees and will hold two job fairs on February 12th and 14th in an effort to find talented individuals to work for one of Connecticut’s leading garden and landscaping companies.

“We are growing and expanding at an incredible pace,” said Scot Leavitt, one of the owners of Winterberry Landscape Garden Center. “If you have a great attitude, are driven and want to work for a company that has a wealth of opportunities and strives to make a difference, you are who we want to hire.”

The job fairs will be held at Winterberry Gardens Southington headquarters located at 2070 West St. Southington, CT 06489 on the following dates and times:

· Thursday, February 12th from 3:00-7:00 p.m.

· Saturday, February 14th from 8:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

· Snow Alternative Date: Sunday, February 15th 8am-2pm

Winterberry Landscape Garden Center is hiring for the following positions:

· Winterberry Landscape ~ Winterberry Landscape is the design-build department, which includes plantings, drainage, and masonry. Positions to be filled include:

A. Operations Manager – Must have a minimum of 10 years experience in landscape construction and be able to manage multiple crews. Additional requirements include knowledge of appropriate technology.

B. Crew Foreman – Responsibilities include managing multiple laborers, the ability to multitask

and be skilled in landscape construction and machine operations.

C. Masons – Must be familiar with building in stone.

D. Administrative

E. Laborers – Must have experience in landscaping.

F. Fence Installers Commercial fence installers familiar with all types of fencing.

· Winterberry Irrigation ~ Winterberry Irrigation does golf, commercial and residential irrigation design, construction and service. Positions to be filled include:

A. Service Technicians ~ Must be familiar with trouble shooting and repairing irrigation systems, pump stations and landscape lighting systems.

B. Irrigation Foreman – Applications must be familiar with installation of in-ground

irrigation pipe, controllers, plumbing and vibratory plows operation. Must be able to manage multiple laborers, multitask and be familiar with the appropriate technology and operate/drive truck and trailer.

C. Pump Technician – Requirements include experience with plumbing and high volume irrigation.

D. Dispatch Service Representative – Position requires answering of phones, communicating with customers and dispatching service technicians. Accounting experience required in creating billing and collecting on accounts receivable. Duties also include intercompany communications and marketing.

E. Laborers – Must have experience in irrigation.

· Winterberry Landscape Management ~ Winterberry Landscape Management manages the spring clean ups, mulch, lawn cutting and fertilization, flower bed design and maintenance, pruning, fall clean up and snow removal. WLM is residential and commercial. Positions to be filled include:

A. Operations Manager – Must have a minimum of 10-years experience in landscape maintenance. The operations manager will oversee multiple crews, trucks, and equipment. Must be familiar with appropriate technology.

B. Crew Foreman – Responsibilities include managing multiple laborers, be able to

multitask and be skilled at landscaping, maintenance, truck and mower operation.

C. Account Managers – Must have extensive knowledgeable about horticultural practices and techniques, ability to communicate and sell to customers as well as direct and teach landscape crews.

D. Lawn Care Technicians – Must have extensive knowledgeable about lawn care, the products and equipment used in the application process.

· Winterberry Gardens ~ Winterberry Gardens is the retail re-wholesale company. Winterberry Gardens is looking for the following positions to be filled:

A. Sales people – Must have horticultural knowledge and experience. Must have a great

attitude and be experienced in communicating with the public.

B. Growers – Must have knowledge about he technological and horticultural experience in herbaceous floricultural growing for the green house industry.

Positions available are full-time and seasonal. Benefits vary based on the position.

Article source: http://patch.com/connecticut/southington/southington-winterberry-garden-center-looking-hire-dozens-0

Southington Winterberry Garden Center Looking to Hire Dozens

Submitted

Southington’s Winterberry Landscape Garden Center is planning to hire dozens of full-time employees and will hold two job fairs on February 12th and 14th in an effort to find talented individuals to work for one of Connecticut’s leading garden and landscaping companies.

“We are growing and expanding at an incredible pace,” said Scot Leavitt, one of the owners of Winterberry Landscape Garden Center. “If you have a great attitude, are driven and want to work for a company that has a wealth of opportunities and strives to make a difference, you are who we want to hire.”

The job fairs will be held at Winterberry Gardens Southington headquarters located at 2070 West St. Southington, CT 06489 on the following dates and times:

· Thursday, February 12th from 3:00-7:00 p.m.

· Saturday, February 14th from 8:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

· Snow Alternative Date: Sunday, February 15th 8am-2pm

Winterberry Landscape Garden Center is hiring for the following positions:

· Winterberry Landscape ~ Winterberry Landscape is the design-build department, which includes plantings, drainage, and masonry. Positions to be filled include:

A. Operations Manager – Must have a minimum of 10 years experience in landscape construction and be able to manage multiple crews. Additional requirements include knowledge of appropriate technology.

B. Crew Foreman – Responsibilities include managing multiple laborers, the ability to multitask

and be skilled in landscape construction and machine operations.

C. Masons – Must be familiar with building in stone.

D. Administrative

E. Laborers – Must have experience in landscaping.

F. Fence Installers Commercial fence installers familiar with all types of fencing.

· Winterberry Irrigation ~ Winterberry Irrigation does golf, commercial and residential irrigation design, construction and service. Positions to be filled include:

A. Service Technicians ~ Must be familiar with trouble shooting and repairing irrigation systems, pump stations and landscape lighting systems.

B. Irrigation Foreman – Applications must be familiar with installation of in-ground

irrigation pipe, controllers, plumbing and vibratory plows operation. Must be able to manage multiple laborers, multitask and be familiar with the appropriate technology and operate/drive truck and trailer.

C. Pump Technician – Requirements include experience with plumbing and high volume irrigation.

D. Dispatch Service Representative – Position requires answering of phones, communicating with customers and dispatching service technicians. Accounting experience required in creating billing and collecting on accounts receivable. Duties also include intercompany communications and marketing.

E. Laborers – Must have experience in irrigation.

· Winterberry Landscape Management ~ Winterberry Landscape Management manages the spring clean ups, mulch, lawn cutting and fertilization, flower bed design and maintenance, pruning, fall clean up and snow removal. WLM is residential and commercial. Positions to be filled include:

A. Operations Manager – Must have a minimum of 10-years experience in landscape maintenance. The operations manager will oversee multiple crews, trucks, and equipment. Must be familiar with appropriate technology.

B. Crew Foreman – Responsibilities include managing multiple laborers, be able to

multitask and be skilled at landscaping, maintenance, truck and mower operation.

C. Account Managers – Must have extensive knowledgeable about horticultural practices and techniques, ability to communicate and sell to customers as well as direct and teach landscape crews.

D. Lawn Care Technicians – Must have extensive knowledgeable about lawn care, the products and equipment used in the application process.

· Winterberry Gardens ~ Winterberry Gardens is the retail re-wholesale company. Winterberry Gardens is looking for the following positions to be filled:

A. Sales people – Must have horticultural knowledge and experience. Must have a great

attitude and be experienced in communicating with the public.

B. Growers – Must have knowledge about he technological and horticultural experience in herbaceous floricultural growing for the green house industry.

Positions available are full-time and seasonal. Benefits vary based on the position.

Article source: http://patch.com/connecticut/southington/southington-winterberry-garden-center-looking-hire-dozens-0