It’s true – our Install Team is hiring for FOUR positions! Join us as a Field Supervisor/Landscape Foreman, Gardener/Horticulturalist, Landscape Planting Crew Member, or our 2022 Summer Landscape Planting and Gardening Intern.

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 highly specific planting schemes that are ecologically connected, integrating phytoremediation systems to uptake and remove pollutants from the environment. Installation projects include residential gardens, public parks, and multi-family housing projects.

 

Field Supervisor/ Landscape Foreman

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Landscape Foreman/ Field Supervisor to oversee planting installations and run a small horticultural installation 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 but not required. Offshoots, Inc. is a landscape architecture and horticultural installation practice focusing on ecological and productive landscape strategies. We are 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 sustainable organic landscaping practices including native plants. 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 (highly preferred)
– 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

Benefits:
– Competitive wage, commensurate with experience
– Education reimbursement for ongoing learning
– Paid holidays, paid vacation
– 2 days minimum paid sick leave

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 send your resume and work references to Offshoots, Inc. at office@nulloffshootsinc.com and Offshoots Director of Landscape Operations Joe Shafner at joe@nulloffshootsinc.com.

 

Landscape Planting Crew Member

We are seeking a seasonal landscape crew member to work in the field 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 or strong interest in the landscaping industry and the ability to work in a variety of weather conditions. Jobs will include planting and soils installation and garden maintenance. Please visit our website for more information on our horticulture installation services: www.offshootsinc.com.

Job Requirements:
• Previous landscaping experience preferred
• Strong work ethic, proven ability to prioritize effectively, with organizational skills
• Valid Driver’s license, DOT medical card, clean driving record (Offshoots will reimburse cost of DOT medical card)
• Strong observation and communication skills
• Self-directed able to work independently
• Ability to lift 70+ lbs consistently
• MCLP, MCH, Pesticides License and/ or Arborist certifications a plus

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

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 send your resume and work references to Offshoots, Inc. at office@nulloffshootsinc.com and Offshoots Director of Landscape Operations Joe Shafner at joe@nulloffshootsinc.com.

 

Gardener/ Horticulturist

Offshoots Inc. is looking for gardeners with an interest in organic gardening and sustainable landscaping to join our garden maintenance team!  We are looking for candidates with both prior experience and individuals new to the field that are eager to work and learn about plants with a strong interest in native and novel plant communities; it can be either a part-time or full-time role. Team member 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 and take digital photos to track plant community development on job sites. Job involves working directly with plants, mulch, and irrigation systems.

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

Job Requirements:
• Valid Driver’s license, clean driving record
• Strong observation and communication skills, with significant interest in organic, sustainable horticultural practices.
• Strong work ethic, proven ability to prioritize effectively, with organizational skills
• Self-directed able to work independently
• Ability to lift 50+ lbs consistently
• And added plus is if the candidate has a personal vehicle they could use for work (but this is not required). Mileage and vehicular expenses for work will be reimbursed if applicable.

Benefits:
• Competitive hourly wage, commensurate with experience
• Education reimbursement for ongoing learning
• Paid sick leave and vacation benefits
• Reimbursement for using own vehicle (if applicable)

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 send your resume and work references to Offshoots, Inc. at office@nulloffshootsinc.com and Offshoots Director of Landscape Operations Joe Shafner at joe@nulloffshootsinc.com.

 

Landscape Planting and Gardening – 2022 Summer Intern

We are seeking a summer intern to work in the field planting and gardening with our productive horticulture team!  We focus on creating sustainable, ecologically sound landscapes and are looking for hard working individuals to join and learn from our team in Boston. Qualified interns must have the ability to work in a variety of weather conditions outside from 6am – 3pm Monday to Friday. Jobs will include ecological garden monitoring and maintenance, planting and soils installation.  Please visit our website for more information on our horticulture installation services: www.offshootsinc.com.

Job Requirements:
• Previous landscape construction and/or maintenance experience preferred but not required
• 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

Benefits:
• Competitive hourly wage, commensurate with experience

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 send your resume and work references to Offshoots, Inc. at office@nulloffshootsinc.com and Offshoots Director of Landscape Operations Joe Shafner at joe@nulloffshootsinc.com.