About Offshoots:  Focused on creating productive landscapes that provide ecological, social and economic benefits, Offshoots, Inc. is a landscape architecture, planning and horticultural installation company in Boston.  We specialize in the design of green infrastructure and phytoremediation systems to uptake and remove pollutants from the environment. Projects include large scale regional planning initiatives, public park and streetscape design, multi-family housing and residential gardens. Please visit our website: www.offshootsinc.com for more information.

Our office is located within walking distance to the Orange Line/ Sullivan Square in Charlestown. Offshoots Inc. compensates employees with salaries at the top of the industry.  Workday is from 6:00am to 3:00pm on weekdays. Flexible hours possible. No weekend or holiday work requirements. If you are interested please contact Offshoots, Inc. Director of Landscape Operations Joe Shafner at joe@nulloffshootsinc.com with a resume and work references.

 

Field Supervisor/ Landscape Foreman

FALL 2021 OR SPRING 2021 START DATE

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Landscape Foreman/ Field Supervisor to oversee installations and run a small crew on residential and commercial landscape and garden installations. Candidates must have previous field experience working on landscape installation teams. A degree in Landscape Contracting, Horticulture or similar experience is preferred. Offshoots, Inc. is a landscape architecture and horticultural installation practice focusing on ecological and productive landscape strategies. Offshoots is a growing company, and there is significant room for advancement. The installation side of the company focuses on horticultural installations (soil work and planting), therefore we are looking for applicants who have a strong interest and knowledge in plants and productive landscape practices. Candidates will be working directly with the Director of Landscape Operations to lead in the installation of projects, do site visits and purchase materials. Jobs will include planting and softscape installations and maintenance. Please visit our website for more information on our horticulture installation services: www.offshootsinc.com.

Job Requirements:

  • Previous landscaping experience
  • A degree in Landscape Contracting, Horticulture, or similar applicable experience
  • Valid Driver’s license, DOT medical card, clean driving record (Offshoots will reimburse cost of DOT medical card)
  • Plant identification and maintenance experience
  • Strong observation and communication skills
  • Strong work ethic, proven ability to prioritize effectively, with organizational skills
  • Self-directed able to work independently
  • Ability to lift 70+ lbs consistently
  • MCLP, MCH, Pesticides License and/ or Arborist certifications highly desirable
  • We are searching for the right candidate and prefer a Fall 2020 start date, but open to candidates looking for a Spring 2021 start date

Benefits:

  • Competitive wage, commensurate with experience
  • Education reimbursement for ongoing learning
  • Paid holidays
  • 2 days minimum paid sick leave and vacation benefits

If you are interested please contact Offshoots, Inc. Director of Landscape Operations Joe Shafner at joe@nulloffshootsinc.com with a resume and work references.

 

Landscape Laborer

FALL 2021 OR SPRING 2021 START DATE

We are seeking a seasonal landscape laborer to work on residential and commercial landscape and garden installations with our horticulture team. We focus on creating sustainable, ecologically sound landscapes and are looking for hard working individuals to join our team in Boston. Qualified candidates will have experience in the landscaping industry and the ability to work in a variety of weather conditions. Jobs will include planting and soils installation and maintenance. Please visit our website for more information on our horticulture installation services: www.offshootsinc.com.

Job Requirements:

  • Valid Driver’s license, DOT medical card, clean driving record (Offshoots will reimburse cost of DOT medical card)
  • Landscape construction and/or maintenance experience
  • Strong observation and communication skills
  • Strong work ethic, proven ability to prioritize effectively, with organizational skills
  • Self-directed able to work independently
  • Ability to lift 70+ lbs consistently
  • MCLP, MCH, Pesticides License and/ or Arborist certifications a plus
  • We are searching for the right candidate and prefer a Fall 2020 start date, but open to candidates looking for a Spring 2021 start date

Benefits:

  • Competitive hourly wage, commensurate with experience
  • Education reimbursement for ongoing learning
  • Paid holidays
  • 2 days minimum paid sick leave

If you are interested please contact Offshoots, Inc. Director of Landscape Operations Joe Shafner at joe@nulloffshootsinc.com with a resume and work references.

 

Experienced Gardener/ Horticulturist & Entry-Level Gardener

FALL 2021 OR SPRING 2021 START DATE

Offshoots Inc. is looking for 2 candidates to join our garden maintenance team: 1) an Experienced Gardener and 2) and Entry-Level Gardener (with no previous required work experience required.)  Both positions require individuals eager to work with and learn about plants with a strong interest in gardening; can be either part-time or full-time roles.  Team members will be required to carry out instructions from our Lead Gardener as well as communicate priorities, plans, expectations, and issues with other staff.  Candidates must be an independent self-starter able to track hours. Job involves working directly with plants, turf, mulch, and irrigation.

Daily tasks include: driving to job sites, maintenance of woody, perennials and annual material, pruning, deadheading, grooming, weeding, edging, organic pesticide and fertilizer application, mulching, spring and fall clean up and debris removal.

Candidates must have:

  • Personal Vehicle. Mileage and vehicular expenses for work will be reimbursed.
  • Valid Drivers license, clean driving record
  • Strong observation and communication skills
  • Strong work ethic, proven ability to prioritize effectively, with organizational skills
  • Self-directed able to work independently
  • Ability to lift 50+ lbs consistently
  • We are searching for the right candidate and prefer a Fall 2020 start date, but open to candidates looking for a Spring 2021 start date

Benefits:

  • Reimbursement for using own vehicle
  • Competitive hourly wage, commensurate with experience
  • Education reimbursement for ongoing learning
  • 2 days minimum paid sick leave and vacation benefits

If you are interested please contact Offshoots, Inc. Director of Landscape Operations Joe Shafner at joe@nulloffshootsinc.com with a resume and work references.