Career Opportunities

GROW YOUR CAREER WITH BAY LANDSCAPING

Join Our Team!

If you are interested in employment opportunities at Bay Landscaping, please complete our online job application form by clicking on the link below.

You may also download our job application (PDF), print it out, and fill it in by hand.

If you choose to use the paper application form, you can submit it by:

  • Scanning it and sending it to us by email,
  • Sending it through the mail to 1630 North S.E. Boutell Rd., Essexville, MI 48732, or
  • Bringing it into our office in person.
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Positions

Below are some of the positions we're hiring for. Please take a look to see if one may be a good fit for you!

A Bit About You

 

You have an entrepreneurial spirit and a genuine appreciation of plants and the natural world. You have the passion, skill, and energy to be the force behind developing our retail experience for a modern-day client. You enjoy meeting new people and building new relationships, and you are enthusiastic about helping others achieve their goals.

 

A Bit About Us

 

We like plants, people, and beautiful spaces. The company was started in 1948 to design and install landscapes and grow plants.  Now, decades later, we’re committed as ever to making the Great Lakes Bay Region a more beautiful place to live. Our team works together to engage our community and share our passion for beautiful, green surroundings. And we have fun doing it.

 

What You’ll Do

 

The Garden Inspiration and Design Center Manager is the champion of the retail side of our business, where experiences are specific to the client and their home. As the lead in this department, you will be primarily responsible for developing, executing, maintaining, and evaluating this vision for the retail market segment. To succeed, you will have a perspective on the client needs, innovation in the industry, and will build relationships to achieve consistent and recurring client satisfaction. You will work closely with the Nursery Manager and Nursery Team and will share responsibility of inventory of nursery products and supplies in support of all company departments.

  1. Business Planning
  1. Lead the development and execution of a strategic vision and business plan for the retail market segment focused on DYI packages, design services, plants, and other innovative concepts and products.
  1. Marketing
    1. Design and implement virtual and physical displays to support design center sales.
    2. Develop informational and promotional campaigns for company website and email marketing.
    3. Work with the Social Media Manager/Receptionist to tell our story on social media platforms.
    4. Manage the creation and development of client-focused and community events.
  2. Inventory Management
  1. Maintain accurate plant and supply inventory records.
  2. Work with the team to successfully implement Quickbooks Enterprise POS and inventory management system.
  3. Manage and assist with inventory handling, tagging, pruning, etc.
  1. Production Support
  1. Work with the Nursery Manager to support landscape construction crews with inventory planning and logistics.
  1. Purchasing
  1. Work with the Nursery Manager to coordinate purchases of plants and supplies.
  2. Maintain relationships with growers, suppliers, and brokers, and others involved in the supply chain.
  3. Work with the Nursery Manager to place orders and ensure timely delivery of materials.

 

What We’re Looking For

  • Interest and appreciation of plants, the outdoors, and design for a happy lifestyle
  • Financial literacy and business analysis ability
  • Interest in life-long learning, particularly in the horticultural industry and sustainable outdoor lifestyle practices
  • Physical ability to move and care for plants and other materials
  • Ability to operate machinery (tractor, skid steer, etc.)
  • Valid driver's license and clean driving record (able to drive a commercial vehicle)
  • Creative mind
  • Strategic thinker
  • Strong understanding of marketing concepts and strategies

 

What We Offer

  • An inclusive, stimulating, and fun work environment
  • A chance to work in the outdoors with beautiful plants and materials
  • Great potential for personal and professional growth
  • A competitive salary and benefits package

 

A Bit About You

 

You have a creative spirit and a genuine appreciation of plants and the natural world. You understand that sustainable results in a landscape are achieved when strong design is coupled with expert installation and maintenance. You have an eye for detail, taking care that work is done well. Motivated, energetic, and goal-oriented, you like to be where the action is – following a clear plan to complete a project, while supporting others to do the same. You enjoy meeting new people and building new relationships and are enthusiastic about helping others achieve their goals.

 

A Bit About Us

 

We like plants, people, and beautiful spaces. The company was started in 1948 to design and install landscapes and grow plants.  Now, decades later, we’re committed as ever to making the Great Lakes Bay Region a more beautiful place to live. Our team works together to engage our community and share our passion for beautiful, green surroundings. And we have fun doing it.

 

What You’ll Do

 

As Landscape Designer and Project Manager you will transform outdoor sites into beautiful and functional spaces. As a lead team member, you will be primarily responsible for creating original design proposals and overseeing the project installation and budget. To succeed, you will have a perspective on the client needs, innovation in the industry, and will build relationships to achieve consistent and recurring client satisfaction. You will work closely with the Nursery Manager to support efficient plant and supply inventory planning and logistics.   

  1. Landscape Design and Client Service
  1. Meet with clients to gain an understanding of their needs, budget, preferences, lifestyle desires, and concerns.
  2. Analyze and evaluate existing yard and landscape natural and manmade elements including soil, slope, drainage, natural vegetation, lighting, and other construction projects.
  3. Prepare designs and estimates utilizing creative and technical elements while incorporating client desires, needs, and budget.
  4. Complete final rendering of the project and prepare a contract with detailed specifications of plant materials, hardscape, and all costs specific to the installation.
  1. Project Management
    1. Lead the installation of the landscape project, both on the job site and in the office, work collaboratively with the client, landscape foreman and crew, suppliers, and subcontractors.
    2. Manage the project budget, creating change-orders when necessary. Work with the office staff to generate timely and accurate billing.
    3. Ensure timely project completion and client satisfaction.
    4. Equip clients with knowledge to maintain and sustain their landscape project for the future.
  2. Production Support
    1. Work collaboratively with the Design and Project Management team to create optimal scheduling of all jobs and construction crews.
  1. Work with the Nursery Manager to support landscape construction crews with inventory planning and logistics.

 

What We Are Looking For

  • Interest and appreciation of plants, the outdoors, and design for a happy lifestyle.
  • Familiarity with technology related to the industry, such as computer-aided design (CAD) software and global information systems (GIS).
  • Attention to detail with a commitment to doing things right and efficiently.
  • Interest in life-long learning, particularly in the horticultural industry and sustainable outdoor lifestyle practices.
  • Physical ability to move and care for plants and other materials.
  • Valid driver's license and clean driving record (able to drive a commercial vehicle)
  • Creative mind
  • Love of design, plants, and the outdoors
  • Strong critical thinking, analytical, and visualization skills

 

What We Offer

  • An inclusive, stimulating, and fun work environment
  • A chance to work in the outdoors with beautiful plants and materials
  • Great potential for personal and professional growth
  • A competitive salary and benefits package

 

Our Core Values

Our values aren't just words on paper - they're the guiding principles we live by every day here at Bay Landscaping.

  • Enjoy the Journey

    Have a positive work ethic every day.

  • Do the Right Thing

    Work with integrity and respect

  • Make Something Better Today

    Solve problems responsibly

  • Evolve and Grow

    Embrace lifelong learning and keep an open mind