Careers

Rutland Nurseries and Rutland Turf Care are hiring! Click on a position for details.

Mechanic Technician, PM Maintenance Truck and Equipment

Job Description

Mechanic Technician for Diesel, Hydraulics, diagnostics, small engine and electrical diagnostics. We use all types of equipment ranging from small 2 cycle equipment to skid-steer loaders to 10 wheel dump trucks. This job requires a person who can perform basic engine service and has diagnostic experience. This position requires a dedicated individual who is well rounded in all aspects of mechanical repair and some fabrication. Specialty tools are provided however you must have your own tools for everyday use.

Job Type: Full-time

Landscape Designer

Responsibilities

  • Assess and design Landscape based on customer needs
  • Build strong relationships with customer base
  • Use a consultative approach to sell services

Requirements

  • Able to articulate ideas and requirements to client
  • Focused on up and coming trends
  • Understanding of outdoor kitchen construction
  • Creative
  • Detailed
  • Environmentally aware
  • Sales experience a must
  • Self motivated
  • Customer service oriented
  • Knowledge of plant material
  • Keen understanding of hard-scape design
  • Able to adapt to clients’ requirements
  • Estimating skills
  • Plant and turf knowledge

Benefits

  • Full Time
  • Company Vehicle
  • Salary plus commission
  • Health Insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vacation
  • Company phone
  • And the kitchen sink

Job Types: Full-time, Commission

Landscape Laborer

Job Description

As a Landscape Laborer attendance and punctuality are important. As part of a crew you will go out Monday-Friday to do various landscaping jobs. Rutland Nurseries is a family owned company that has been in business over 60 years. We have numerous landscaping crews, each focused on their expertise so we have something to fit different skills. We have a need from the basic to the more experienced worker. There is room for advancement and we appreciate hard work, initiative and a solid work ethic.

Job Type: Full-time

Customer Service/Receptionist/Office Assistant

Job Description

  • Answer and direct phone calls appropriately
  • Greet incoming visitors
  • Help with office duties such as faxing, filing, etc.
  • Misc projects as needed

Requirements

  • Ability to assess the needs of our customers and resolve issues
  • Experience in an office environment
  • Must be organized
  • Multi tasking is important
  • Good communications skills
  • Some experience in lawn care/landscaping helpful

Job Type: Full-time

Nursery Yard Foreman

Responsibilities include:

  • Maintain stock levels of nursery materials
  • Manage the overall care of the nursery
  • Take proper care of plants in our nursery

Job Type: Full-time

Class B / A CDL Driver

Job Description

Rutland Nurseries, Inc., immediately seeking full-time Seasonal Class B or A Truck Driver and operator, picking up and delivering materials and construction equipment, site prep and requires hoisting license, should be detailed and organized. Driving hook lift and 10-wheel dump truck with trailers. Will require driving record and DOT card.

Seasonal Full time, with Benefits

Grounds Maintenance Foreman

Responsibilities

  • Supervise & manage crews on a daily basis
  • Communicate to coordinator work completed and work yet to be done
  • Operate various maintenance equipment
  • Possess leadership skills along with a proactive management approach

Requirements

  • Minimum 3 years experience in Landscape/Grounds Maintenance Industry
  • Attention to detail
  • Knowledge of plant material and turf
  • Driver’s License
  • Must be able to communicate with clients in a professional manner

Benefits

  • Salary based on experience
  • Full time
  • Health Benefits
  • PTO time
  • Vacation

Job Type: Full-time

Stone Mason/Construction

Job Description

We are looking for an individual with a variety of experience, to take the job from the beginning stages of preparation to the finish product. These tasks include but are not limited to the following:

  • Assist in prep of jobsites.
  • Installation of SRW walls and natural stone walls.
  • Prep and set veneer.
  • Set sub grade with laser and screed to a finish grade.
  • Install and cut in patios and walk ways.
  • Operation of power equipment such as chop saw, compactor, chain saw, jackhammer, skid steer, cement mixer.
  • Able to drive a 5-ton truck with trailer.

Requirements

  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience with stone masonry
  • Possess a valid MA driver’s license
  • Speak fluent English
  • Possess a DOT health card
  • Possess a hydraulics license or is able to obtain this license

Job Type: Full-time

Stone Mason/Construction Foreman

Job Description

Join our growing team! Rutland Nurseries has been in business since 1957. Specializing in Professional Landscape Design & Construction. We have an immediate opening for a Stone Mason/Construction Foreman to become part of our family.

Responsibilities

  • Assist in prep of job site
  • Installation of SRW walls and natural stone walls
  • Prep and set veneer
  • Set sub grade with laser and screed to a finish grade
  • Install and cut in patios and walkways

Requirements

  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience with stone masonry
  • Possess a valid MA driver’s license
  • Possess a DOT health card
  • Possess a hydraulics license or is able to obtain this

Benefits:

  • Health benefits
  • Paid time off

Job Type: Full-time

Draftsman/CAD Operator

Job Description

Rutland Nurseries Inc. is seeking a qualified drafter for our Design Department. Candidate must have experience using AutoCad or an equivalent landscape drafting software. We are preferably looking for someone with a landscape design or landscape architecture background but it is not required. Basic knowledge of plants and hardscaping materials would be a plus. Candidate must also be proficient with other design software such as SketchUp and Adobe Photoshop.

As well as drafting, the candidate will need to keep a detailed log of drawings, be able to use a large format plotter, and keep a physical drawing inventory.

Job Type: Full-time

Landscaping Construction Foreman

Responsibilities

  • Should be familiar with all hardscape installations i.e. SRW and paver patios
  • Grading and turf installation
  • Tree and shrub installation
  • Able to organize and oversee 3 to 6 labors
  • Communicate well with Supervisors and Clients
  • Maintain a safe work site
  • Operate transit and set grades
  • Ability to read and understand landscape plans
  • Provide end of the day reporting

Requirements

  • Driver’s License
  • Mass DOT License
  • Ability to obtain OSHA 30 Card
  • Hydraulic License
  • Maintain professional appearance
  • Communication skills

Benefits

  • Health Insurance
  • Vacation
  • PTO
  • Company phone

Lawn Care Technicians

Rutland Turfcare is NOW HIRING Lawn Care Technicians!

Rutland Turfcare, a Division of Rutland Nurseries, is poised for tremendous growth and currently seeking Lawn Technicians.  We would love to talk to you about joining our team. Rutland Turfcare is a 60-year-old Family Company with a great reputation for quality work throughout Massachusetts. We offer continuous training for all personnel and the opportunity for advancement throughout the company. We believe the employees of Rutland Turfcare are our most valuable asset and should have satisfying employment in a safe and healthy work environment.

Your duties as a Lawn Technician may include but are not limited to the following:

  • Diagnose and treat insect, disease, weed and cultural issues associated with lawn and tree care.
  • Establish relationships with customers, increase sales and resolve any customer issues.
  • Identify and resolve customer concerns in the field.
  • Complete required production forms, reports, invoices and vehicle inspection forms.
  • Mix and apply pesticides as needed and help load and unload equipment, chemicals and fertilizers from /to trucks and storage areas.
  • Maintain vehicle and equipment through cleanliness, safety, and general maintenance.
  • Present at all times a well-groomed and professional appearance according with company standards
  • Perform any related work as required.

Qualifications

  • Lawncare, Ornamental and/or Pest Control Background minimum of 1 year experience
  • Valid, permanent driver’s license
  • Ability to prioritize job duties and multi-task in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, chemical labels and maintenance manuals
  • Strong work ethic
  • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
  • Must be able to pull a 300ft spray hose.
  • Candidate will successfully pass a background check
  • MUST currently hold a Valid Massachusetts Applicator’s License

Benefits

  • Excellent Salary & Commission Opportunities
  • Health Insurance after 90 Days
  • Paid Vacation, Sick/Personal Time & Paid Holidays depending on Company Tenure
  • Company Vehicle
  • A Supportive, Team-Based Culture
  • Performance based on customer retention, NOT how much work you get done in a day(Unlike the big companies)

Rutland Turfcare is committed to diversity and inclusion.  We encourage diverse candidates to apply to this position.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities all encouraged to apply!

Inside Sales Representatives

Rutland Turfcare is NOW HIRING Inside Sales Representatives!

Rutland Turfcare is the industry leader in Central/Eastern Massachusetts in landscape design/construction, maintenance, irrigation and lawn care with a dynamic vision of rapid, sustainable growth. We have set the standard in customer service and are committed to using only the highest quality of products and extent of treatment. We are driven by a vision to lift others by being the very best in every aspect of our relationships with customers, from sales to service. Our vision is realized by seeking out and hiring only the most driven, brightest, and caring individuals to provide exceptional service for everyone we serve.

Job Description

Our Inside Sales Representatives receive thorough training on selling Rutland Turfcare services, primarily outdoor pest control, lawn care services, as well as seasonal upsells from leaders who have a track record of proven success and staggering growth. With a commitment to exponential expansion, exceptional performance will be rewarded with greater responsibilities and a greater capacity to impact others for good, as well as increased potential earnings for full time employees as we grow this division of Rutland Nurseries

Core Responsibilities

  • Engage, consult, and close organically-generated as well as company provided inbound/outbound leads on the benefits of the various services Rutland Turfcare provides.
  • Follow up with current and former customers to sell new and additional services.
  • Drive on-going market growth by moving prospects through the sales process with the intent of closing each prospect.
  • Collaborate with inside sales associate team members and sales manager to ensure each prospect is taken care of and that no leads are lost.
  • Increase inside sales skills and experience through attending group and individual sales trainings led by leaders with a proven track record.

Benefits of joining our Inside Sales Representative Team

  • Sell in 1 of the greatest lawncare markets across the country
  • Do not have to work on Sundays(May need to work Saturdays during the Spring or if goals not hit Monday-Friday)
  • Positive work environment
  • Opportunity to work full time and advance career
  • Make great money with unlimited earning potential.

Qualifications

  • Previous lawncare sales experience recommended, or strong desire to work in sales
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Desire to learn and develop inside sales techniques and surpass expectations.
  • Ambition to grow and progress in both current and future roles within the organization.
  • Self-motivated and demonstrates a high level of work ethic.
  • Possesses a high degree of professionalism and poise in interactions with prospects and customers.
  • A strong passion to live company-wide culture of integrity, accountability, growth and excellence

Compensation

  • Inside Sales Representatives receive a base pay + commission.
  • Base Salary commensurate with experience but will range from $500 to $700 a week
  • You will earn an upfront commission of 3% on all sales closed and audited
  • You will also earn a backend commission with an additional 3% once the application is completed and payment receive by us
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield Health Benefits provided by the company. Eligible after initial 90- day period
  • 1 week paid vacation with the potential to earn up to 2 weeks paid vacation depending on length of time with company

Rutland Turfcare is committed to diversity and inclusion.  We encourage diverse candidates to apply to this position.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer – Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities all encouraged to apply!

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