Careers

Join The Green & Black Team!

At Green and Black we know that our biggest assets are not the state-of-the-art equipment that we purchase. Our biggest assets are the people who treat the machines, the customers and the business like their own. Our team is made up of some of the most diligent, kind hearted, and hardworking people in the lawn and snow maintenance industry, with an unending passion for what we do – keep properties looking and functioning at their best, year round. Because of this, we offer highly competitive pay, flexible benefits, and a work environment that you’ll want to wake up and be a part of each day.

Administrative Assistant

Job Summary 

  • Performs varied secretarial and administrative duties for an administrative department. 

General Accountabilities 

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Programs (Office 365- Word, Excel, Outlook) 
  • Proficient in Google and the use of Google Drive 
  • Proficient in Quickbooks Online 
  • Create Estimates and Invoices 
  • Reading and Responding to General and Client Emails 
  • Preparing Accounts Payable and Receivable 
  • Ability to understand a P&L, Aging and Weekly Reports 
  • Composes and produces business correspondences, reports and related materials or guides the work of other staff who produce these materials. 
  • Reviews and signs materials, as authorized. 
  • Edits documents produced by others. 
  • Ensures confidentiality and controls access to sensitive information, such as staff personnel files. 
  • Responds to inquiries and requests for information requiring knowledge of departmental and company policies and procedures. 
  • Serves as an internal resource to administrators or staff on departmental and company procedures. 
  • Performs administrative duties associated with scheduling and coordinating meetings and planning events. 
  • Arranges with vendors for services, prepares agendas, gathers and organizes supporting information, and oversees production and distribution of related materials. 
  • Assists with office operations. 
  • Schedules, assigns and prioritizes workload by setting appropriate deadlines. 
  • *The company reserves the right to add or change duties at any time. 

Job Qualifications 

  • Education: High School Diploma 
  • Experience: 1-2 years of related experience 

Skills 

  • Excellent written and verbal communication

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Irrigation Installer

Job Summary

  • Install, maintain, and service irrigation systems.

General Accountabilities

  • Installs irrigation systems according to specifications, blueprints, and diagrams.
  • Lays and connects water lines.
  • Installs irrigation fixtures, pumps, timers, and valves.
  • Performs preventative maintenance on irrigation systems, including winterizing the system.
  • Tests installed systems to ensure proper operation.
  • Uses established methods to develop watering schedules and avoid waste.
  • Ensures installed irrigation systems conform to city codes.
  • Troubleshoots and repairs or replaces damaged or malfunctioning parts.
  • Renovates or removes old irrigation systems.
  • Keeps records as required.
  • *The company reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.

Job Qualifications

  • Experience: At least 2 years of related experience
  • Certification: Irrigation installer/auditor certification preferred

Skills

  • Service orientation
  • Monitoring
  • Critical thinking
  • Judgment and decision making
  • Problem solving
  • Troubleshooting

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Landscape Crew Member

Job Summary

  • Operate vehicles and powered equipment, such as mowers, tractors, twin-axle vehicles, snow blowers, chain saws, electric clippers, sod cutters, and pruning saws. 
  • Mow or edge lawns, using power mowers or edgers. Shovel snow from walks, driveways, or parking lots and spread salt in those areas. 
  • Care for established lawns by mulching, aerating, weeding, grubbing, removing thatch, or trimming or edging around flower beds, walks, or walls. 
  • Use hand tools, such as shovels, rakes, pruning saws, saws, hedge or brush trimmers, or axes. 
  • Prune or trim trees, shrubs, or hedges, using shears, pruners, or chain saws. 
  • Gather and remove litter. 
  • Maintain or repair tools, equipment, or structures, such as buildings, greenhouses, fences, or benches, using hand or power tools. 
  • Provide proper upkeep of sidewalks, driveways, parking lots, fountains, planters, burial sites, or other grounds features. 

General Accountabilities

  • Maintains lawns, sidewalks, driveways, parking lots, fountains, planters, and other grounds features. 
  • Mows and edges lawns, using power mowers, push mowers, and/or edgers. 
  • Cares for lawns by laying mulch, removing weeds, and trimming trees and plants. 
  • Maintains flower beds by pruning, weeding and watering as needed. 
  • Prunes and trims trees, shrubs, and hedges, using shears, pruners, or chain saws. 
  • Plants flowers and trees. 
  • Maintains the ground equipment which may include repairs and preventive maintenance as needed. 
  • Operates powered lawn equipment, such as mowers, weed whackers, electric clippers, and pruning saws. 
  • Maintains the ground equipment which may include repairs and preventive maintenance as needed. 
  • Reports any maintenance concerns or unsafe conditions or repairs to the supervisor. 
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested. 
  • *The company reserves the right to add or change duties at any time. 

 

Job Qualifications

  • Preferred Experience: One (1) year 

Skills

  • Must be able to lift heavy equipment. 
  • Must be familiar with the use of maintenance equipment, such as lawn mowers and hedge trimmers. 
  • Problem identification and resolution. 
  • Work independently and pay close attention to detail.

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Landscape Foreperson

Job Summary

  • Directs the activities of workers who perform landscaping duties, such as landscape tear outs, irrigation duties, retaining walls, patios, plant installs, water features, and other various tasks as needed per project.

General Accountabilities

  • Inspects completed work to ensure conformance to specifications, standards, and contract requirements. 
  • Schedules work for crew depending on work priorities, equipment availability, project demands, and weather conditions. 
  • Enforces operating procedures and work standards to promote employee safety and meet performance requirements. 
  • Trains workers in tasks related to landscaping and in proper use of landscaping equipment. 
  • Prioritizes the work of other landscape technicians. 
  • Provides workers with assistance in performing duties as necessary to meet deadlines. 
  • Operates powered equipment, such as skid loaders, trucks, excavators, powered hand tools, and gas saws. 
  • Maintains the ground equipment which may include repairs and preventive maintenance as needed. 
  • Inventories supplies of tools, equipment, and materials to ensure that sufficient supplies are available and items are in safe and usable condition. 
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested. 
  • *The company reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.

Job Qualifications

  • Preferred Experience: Five years of related experience

Skills

  • Must be able to lift heavy materials. 
  • Must be familiar with the use of maintenance equipment, such as skid loaders and hand tools. 
  • Problem identification and resolution. 
  • Manage and lead others. 
  • Time management and prioritization. 
  • Ability to assess employee performance and make improvements if necessary.
  • Ability to make decisions.

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Lawn Maintenance Crew Member

Job Summary

  • Oversee day to day operations of multiple mowing crews.
  • Teach new employees proper operation of equipment, proper techniques and company safety program.
  • Operate vehicles and powered equipment, such as mowers, tractors, twin-axle vehicles, snow blowers, chain saws, electric clippers, sod cutters, pruning saws, weed whips and back pack blowers. 
  • Mow or edge lawns, using power mowers or edgers. Shovel snow from walks, driveways or parking lots, and spread salt in those areas. 
  • Care for established lawns by mulching, aerating, weeding, grubbing, removing thatch, or trimming or edging in and around flower beds, walks or walls. 
  • Use hand tools, such as shovels, rakes, pruning saws, saws, hedge or brush trimmers, or axes. 
  • Prune or trim trees, shrubs, or hedges, using shears, pruners, or chain saws. 
  • Gather and remove litter. 
  • Maintain or repair tools, equipment, or structures, such as buildings, fences, or using hand or power tools. 
  • Provide proper upkeep of sidewalks, driveways, parking lots, fountains, planters, burial sites, or other grounds features. 
  • Mix and spray or spread fertilizers, herbicides, or insecticides onto grass, shrubs, or trees, using hand or automatic sprayers or spreaders. 
  • Leading a crew, giving each crew member a job at each project site.

General Accountabilities

  • Maintains lawns, sidewalks, driveways, parking lots, fountains, planters, and other grounds features. 
  • Mows and edges lawns, using power mowers, push mowers, and/or edgers. 
  • Cares for lawns by laying mulch, removing weeds, and trimming trees and plants. 
  • Maintains flower beds by pruning, weeding and watering as needed. 
  • Prunes and trims trees, shrubs, and hedges, using shears, pruners, or chain saws. 
  • Plants flowers and trees. 
  • Maintains the ground equipment which may include repairs and preventive maintenance as needed. 
  • Operates powered lawn equipment, such as mowers, weed whackers, electric clippers, and pruning saws. 
  • Maintains the ground equipment which may include repairs and preventive maintenance as needed. 
  • Reports any maintenance concerns or unsafe conditions or repairs to the supervisor. 
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested. 
  • *The company reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.

Job Qualifications

  • Preferred Experience: One (1) year

Skills

  • Must be able to lift heavy equipment. 
  • Must be familiar with the use of maintenance equipment, such as lawn mowers and hedge trimmers. 
  • Problem identification and resolution. 
  • Work independently and pay close attention to detail.

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Lawn Maintenance Foreperson

Job Summary

  • Oversee day to day operations of multiple mowing crews.
  • Teach new employees proper operation of equipment, proper techniques and company safety program.
  • Operate vehicles and powered equipment, such as mowers, tractors, twin-axle vehicles, snowblowers, chain saws, electric clippers, sod cutters, pruning saws, weed whips and back pack blowers. 
  • Mow or edge lawns, using power mowers or edgers. Shovel snow from walks, driveways or parking lots, and spread salt in those areas. 
  • Care for established lawns by mulching, aerating, weeding, grubbing, removing thatch, or trimming or edging in and around flower beds, walks or walls. 
  • Use hand tools, such as shovels, rakes, pruning saws, saws, hedge or brush trimmers, or axes. 
  • Prune or trim trees, shrubs, or hedges, using shears, pruners, or chain saws. 
  • Gather and remove litter. 
  • Maintain or repair tools, equipment, or structures, such as buildings, fences, or using hand or power tools. 
  • Provide proper upkeep of sidewalks, driveways, parking lots, fountains, planters, burial sites, or other grounds features. 
  • Mix and spray or spread fertilizers, herbicides, or insecticides onto grass, shrubs, or trees, using hand or automatic sprayers or spreaders. 
  • Leading a crew, giving each crew member a job at each project site.

General Accountabilities     

  • Maintains contact with multiple crews to oversee operations.
  • Maintains lawns, sidewalks, driveways, parking lots, fountains, planters, and other grounds features. 
  • Mows and edges lawns, using power mowers, push mowers, and/or edgers. 
  • Cares for lawns by laying mulch, removing weeds, and trimming trees and plants. 
  • Maintains flower beds by pruning, weeding and watering as needed. 
  • Prunes and trims trees, shrubs, and hedges, using shears, pruners, or chain saws. 
  • Plants flowers and trees. 
  • Maintains the ground equipment which may include repairs and preventive maintenance as needed. 
  • Operates powered lawn equipment, such as mowers, weed whackers, electric clippers, and pruning saws. 
  • Maintains the ground equipment which may include repairs and preventive maintenance as needed.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested. 
  • Going back through the project and making sure it is done properly and cleaned up nicely. 
  • Talking with crew members and handling circumstances that arise. 
  • Scheduling the proper amount of people to get the work complete in a timely manner.
  • *The company reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.

Job Qualifications

  • Required Experience: Three (3) year.
  • Preferred Experience: Five (5) years.

Skills

  • Must be able to lift heavy equipment. 
  • Must be familiar with the use of maintenance equipment, such as lawn mowers and hedge trimmers. 
  • Problem identification and resolution. 
  • Work independently and pay close attention to detail. 
  • Must be able to teach the crew how to properly use the equipment.

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Pesticide Tech

Job Summary

  • Mix or apply pesticides, herbicides, fungicides, or insecticides through sprays, dusts, vapors, soil incorporation, or chemical application on trees, shrubs, lawns, or botanical crops. Requires specific training and State or Federal certification.

General Accountabilities

  • Fill sprayer tanks with water and chemicals, according to formulas. 
  • Mix pesticides, herbicides, or fungicides for application to trees, shrubs, lawns, or botanical crops. 
  • Cover areas to specified depths with pesticides, applying knowledge of weather conditions, droplet sizes, elevation-to-distance ratios, and obstructions. 
  • Lift, push, and swing nozzles, hoses, and tubes to direct spray over designated areas. 
  • Start motors and engage machinery, such as sprayer agitators or pumps or portable spray equipment. 
  • Connect hoses and nozzles selected according to terrain, distribution pattern requirements, types of infestations, and velocities. 
  • Clean or service machinery to ensure operating efficiency, using water, gasoline, lubricants, or hand tools. 
  • * The company reserves the right to add or change duties at any time 
  • Document applications per state, federal and business guidelines. 

Job Qualifications

  • Experience: 3 years. 

Skills

  • Critical Thinking 
  • Service Orientated
  • Monitoring 
  • Coordination 
  • Complex Problem Solving 
  • Time Management

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Truck Driver

Job Summary

  • Operates a tractor-trailer or truck with a capacity of at least 26,000 pounds. Primary responsibility will be hauling dirt, stone and asphalt to various contractors around the metro. Hours vary but most shifts are 6:00am to 6:00pm. We prefer to work Monday through Saturdays as often as possible. Winter work hours can vary.

 

General Accountabilities

  • Checks vehicles to ensure that mechanical, safety, and emergency equipment is in good working order.
  • Maneuvers trucks into loading or unloading positions, following signals from loading crew and checking that vehicle and loading equipment are properly positioned.
  • Collects delivery instructions from appropriate sources, verifying instructions and routes.
  • Maintains logs of working hours or of vehicle service or repair status, following applicable state and federal regulations.
  • Reports vehicle defects, accidents, traffic violations, or damage to the vehicles.
  • Secures cargo for transport, using ropes, blocks, chain, binders, or covers.
  • Drives trucks with capacities greater than three tons, including tractor-trailer combinations, to transport and deliver products, livestock, or other materials.
  • Obtains receipts or signatures for delivered goods and collects payment for services when required.
  • Operates equipment to exchange necessary information with bases, supervisors, or other drivers.
  • Performs basic vehicle maintenance tasks, such as adding oil, fuel, radiator fluid, washing vehicle, checking tire air pressures, greasing vehicle or performing minor repairs.
  • Checks conditions of trailers after contents have been unloaded to ensure that there has been no damage.
  • Reads bills of lading to determine assignment details.
  • Couples or uncouples trailers by changing trailer jack positions, connecting, or disconnecting air or electrical lines, or manipulating fifth-wheel locks.
  • Checks all load-related documentation to ensure that it is complete and accurate.
  • Reads and interprets maps to determine vehicle routes.
  • Cranks trailer landing gear up or down to safely secure vehicles.
  • Loads and unloads trucks, or helps others with loading and unloading, operating any special loading-related equipment on vehicles and using other equipment as necessary.
  • Removes debris from loaded trailers.
  • *The company reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.

 

Job Qualifications

  • Experience: 1-2 years of experience as a truck driver
  • Licenses/Certifications: Valid Commercial Drivers’ License
  • Valid DOT medical health card

 

Skills

  • Judgment and decision making
  • Operation monitoring
  • Time management
  • Troubleshooting
  • Equipment maintenance

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Content Creation and Distribution Intern

Job Summary 

Content creator for various social media platforms. The role is part time to start, but could lead to a full time position in a growing company.

General Accountabilities 

  • Captures and edits content using video camera, digital camera, phone, drone, and audio equipment.
  • Manages the company’s social media accounts and posts content.
  • Brainstorms campaign ideas.
  • Monitor various social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
  • Analyzes analytics to gauge the success of campaigns.
  • Understands the overall concept of the company, including the brand, customer goals, and all other aspects of service.
  • Engages with customers or clients and provides service and/or sales.
  • Provide suggestions to management for improving customer experience on social platforms and internal processes.
  • Learns and becomes proficient on internal software systems.
  • Assists in creating performance reports.
  • Schedules, assigns and prioritizes workload working with the leadership team.
  • *The company reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.

Job Qualifications 

  • Education: High School Diploma
  • Experience: 1-2 years of related experience

Preferred Qualifications:

Higher Education: College Level Courses on Social Media, Videography, Graphic Design, and Photography

Skills 

  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Proficient in Facebook content creation
  • Proficient in Instagram content creation
  • Proficient Linkedin content creation
  • Proficient in Tiktok content creation
  • Proficient in Twitter content creation

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