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HARDER & WARNER HIRING FOR MULTIPLE POSITIONS

Landscape Design & Sales
Competitive and established landscape firm looking for hard working, highly motivated landscape designer.

Qualifications:
•    Minimum 4 years experience in landscape design and construction
of large residential and commercial projects.
•    Experience in project bidding and designing/building of hardscapes and large water features.
•    Honest, results oriented, and must have a clear understanding of the principles of business profit and cost-effectiveness.
•    Must be organized and be able to communicate with clients, fellow employees, and have strong leadership skills.
•    Also desirable: Auto-CAD experience, problem solving skills, positive outlook, hands-on leadership style, customer contact experience.

Day to Day Duties include but not limited to:
•    Meeting with multiple clients daily for initial consultation or sales presentation.
•    Checking on jobs in progress.
•    Little to no cold-calling. All customer leads are provided.
•    Occasional mentoring of junior-level design associates.
•    Consultation with the Senior Purchaser for what materials will be needed for each job planned and ones in progress.

Muck boots required. Apply online at www.harderandwarner.com/jobs or email your resume to jonci@harderandwarner.com.
 
Garden Center Design & Sales
Harder & Warner Garden Center is seeking an energetic addition to our sales and design team. This motivated go getter will join our team as we strive to engage and excite customers by providing them the ‘Harder & Warner Experience’. This outdoor-loving individual will assist customers in creating small landscape designs and in the selection of plant material. All while helping to run one the premier retail garden centers in West Michigan. Job duties revolve around customer care and may also include small and heavy equipment operation if that is an area you have experience or an interest in. Full-Time and Part-Time positions open. Steel-toed boots and ‘can-do’ attitude required. Please apply online at www.harderandwarner.com/jobs or email your resume to jonci@harderandwarner.com.

Garden Center Sales Manager
Harder & Warner is well known for being a trendsetting industry leader that has thrived since 1945 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. We are seeking a responsible and organized Garden Center Sales Manager for a full time position that requires a take charge individual with a passion to succeed. This person must understand how to provide exceptional customer service and how to maximize sales as he or she is directly responsible for enhancing the bottom line. The Garden Center Sales Manager sets the department standards for customer service, employee relations, safety, efficiency, communication, professional appearance and overall profitability.

This person must also pay meticulous attention to the care of all plant material to ensure quality product here at our 12 acre Garden Center. We are seeking a versatile, passionate leader who wishes to increase their entrepreneurial skill set and advance in their green industry career.

Credentials and Experience:
•    Successful experience in retail management required
•    Horticulture knowledge
•    Must know basic business principles
•    Proven track record in increasing sales/profitability

Apply online at www.harderandwarner.com/jobs or email your resume to jonci@harderandwarner.com.
 
Landscape Construction Foreman
Want to work for an award winning west Michigan landscape firm with access to the latest equipment, the best clients, and some of the most iconic landscape designs in the industry? Harder and Warner is looking for Landscape Construction Foremen who can use their creativity and expertise to bring these designs to life. Join a family focused on leading industry trends, upholding the professional standing our industry deserves, and supporting and encouraging our people to reach their fullest potential in their career path.  

Qualifications
•    Experience with both residential and commercial landscape installation projects
•    Ability to efficiently operate skid loaders and trucks with trailers
•    Ability to read site plans
•    Good leadership skills and initiative
•    Ability to effectively communicate with clients and management
•    Must have a Commercial Driver’s License or the ability to obtain one
•    Horticulture degree or certificate is a plus

Apply online at www.harderandwarner.com/jobs or email your resume to jonci@harderandwarner.com.
 
Hardscape Installation Specialist
Harder & Warner is seeking a hardworking individual who has experience in building and installing hardscapes. This position requires in the installation of various hardscapes such as: flagstone patios, brick paver patios, walkways & drives, block and natural stone retaining walls, outdoor kitchen elements, water features and firepits.

This person must have a strong work ethic and desire to work outdoors. They must be able to communicate with clients and have strong communication skills. Apply online at www.harderandwarner.com/jobs or email your resume to jonci@harderandwarner.com.

Irrigation Specialist
We are looking for a dynamic, talented, and experienced irrigation installation specialist.

The ideal candidate will have between 3 to 5 years of of irrigation installation and maintenance experience. They should also be familiar with many different types of irrigation systems. This leader must be able to run a crew, communicate with clients and management, and have a desire to be successful. Apply online at www.harderandwarner.com/jobs or email your resume to jonci@harderandwarner.com.
 
Landscape Maintenance Foreman
Seeking an experienced, knowledgeable foreman responsible for leading crews in our maintenance division. This person must be familiar with commercial mowing equipment, correct pruning practices, and have plant knowledge. This leader must be able to manage time efficiently, motivate crew members, and be able to communicate with clients and management. This person must have experience with residential and commercial landscape maintenance jobs. Michigan Pesticide License is a plus. Apply online at www.harderandwarner.com/jobs or email your resume to jonci@harderandwarner.com

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