Foreperson, Organic Landscaping Business

RIVER’S BEND DESIGN LLC is seeking a qualified individual for a 4 to 5 day/week position to take on the role of Landscape Foreperson from mid April to mid November 2023. This person will be passionate about following ecological principles in the construction and maintenance of ornamental and edible landscapes. This person will feel comfortable working in a team environment and have excellent listening and communication skills.

The Foreperson will be a member of a 3-person Management Team that oversees all service activities. This Team shares day-to-day responsibilities including weekly scheduling, project planning, training & safety and organization/maintenance of materials/supplies and equipment.


• Oversee the daily landscaping activities ensuring excellent customer service, 

product quality, and the needs of the crew (morale, training, health and 


• Accurately identify the current and changing needs of the landscapes as 

presented each day.

• Accomplish priorities set by the Management Team in a timely and cost-effective


• Communicate effectively with the Management Team verbally and/or through the written Job Daily form that addresses:

                  • safety and crew issues
                  • client/vendor feedback
                  • concerns of quality and timely delivery of service
                  • inventory or equipment needs
                  • vehicle problems


• Is deeply passionate about and committed to ecological principles of land care and excellent customer service.

• Has top-notch listening and communication skills.

• Has at least 2 seasons experience working in the landscaping, nursery or

agriculture industries.

• Has a minimum of 2 years of experience working in a supervisory role (not 

necessarily in landscaping).

• Has a degree in horticulture, agriculture or environmental sciences.    A certification in permaculture or accreditation in Organic Land Care (NOFA) is a benefit.

• Is a self-directed individual, hard-working, and able to do physically-

demanding and repetitive work. A sense of humor under these working 

conditions is a definite plus.

• Is detail-oriented and has excellent problem-solving/organizational skills.

          • Is not reluctant to ask for help.
          • Owns a car in working order and has experience driving truck.  Any experience in skidsteer & excavator operation would be helpful but not required.

If you are interested in and qualified for this position, we would love to hear from you.  To apply, please email a letter of interest and resume to: Sarah Holland,