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FIELD LEAD 

JULY 8, 2024

meddō is a landscape design and installation firm based in Richmond, VA, dedicated to developing sustainable, customized gardens. We are seeking an experienced and motivated Field Lead to join our team. This full-time, year-round, field position involves working independently and collaboratively to ensure the highest standards in project installation and maintenance on clients properties. Attention to detail and a commitment to high-quality work are essential.

 

Responsibilities (include, but are not limited to the following)​:

 

  • Management of installation projects and maintenance work

  • Oversight and coordination of field team and subcontractors

  • Sourcing and delivery of materials

  • Transporting field team in company vehicles

  • Adept use of digital programs (Jobber, Google Workspace, Gusto)

  • Identifying, installing, and caring for a variety of plants

  • Landscape maintenance tasks (weeding, pruning, edging, mulching, etc.)

  • Installation of hardscaping, landscape lighting, and light carpentry

  • Ensuring meticulous job sites at all times

  • Maintenance and servicing of company equipment and tools

  • Upholding cleanliness and organization of company property

  • Ongoing communication with management and clients

 

Requirements:

 

  • 2+ years landscaping experience

  • Leadership and/or managerial experience

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Education and/or certification in horticulture or related field (preferred)

  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation

  • Punctuality and efficiency

  • Digital proficiency 

  • Ability to regularly and independently lift 50+ pounds

  • Ability to drive company vehicles and tow trailers

  • Ability to remain on feet for long periods 

  • Ability to work outdoors in seasonal extremes

 

Hours:

 

This is a full-time, hourly position entailing an average of 32-40 hours per workweek throughout the year, with seasonal variations. During busy seasons, scheduling may include an excess of 40 weekly hours, which are eligible for overtime pay.

 

Compensation:

 

Pay is commensurate with experience and starts at $22.00 per hour, payable in accordance with our biweekly payroll schedule. After six months of employment, we will evaluate your progress and discuss further opportunities for professional growth with the company.

 

Benefits (eligibility after 3 months of employment): 

 

  • 401k option with up to 4% match by meddō

  • Long-term disability insurance + $25,000 life insurance 

  • Paid + unpaid time off earned via accrual 

  • 4 paid holidays (New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Thanksgiving) (immediate eligibility)

If interested and qualified, click APPLY NOW below. Please attach your resume at the bottom of the application. Cover Letters are encouraged. Note that you will be redirected to our affiliate website to fill out the application (best experienced on a desktop).

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