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Maintenance Manager

Organization: The Artful Garden
City: Seattle
Job Category: Landscape Crew Lead
Job Type: Full-Time
Experience Requirement: 3-5 years
Pay range: $28.00 hourly

Job Description


Starting pay $28-30/hour, benefits package, PTO and 2 weeks holiday pay annually.

Full-Time Monday-Friday



The Artful Garden, a woman-owned design, installation and maintenance business located in Seattle, is seeking an experienced landscape manager to join our team. This position will require some hands-on landscaping and ultimately supervising a small crew of experienced landscapers and managing all client sites. The position is based in a home office near Columbia City, clients are located throughout the greater Seattle area and Eastside. Come grow with us!

Maintenance Manager (50%):

·  Establish initial client contact

·  Manage all client sites

o   Offer superb customer service to clients

o   Create monthly maintenance schedule

o   Primary liaison between crew and Project Manager

o   Communicate landscaping priorities and methods to crew

o   Work with Project Manager & Office Coordinator to hire, orient and train all new employees.

o   Supervise work to ensure site is maintained to the customer’s satisfaction

o   Maintain written records for seasonal and daily site maintenance


Landscaper (50%):

·  Energetic and healthy; able to lift at least 50 pounds

·  Maintain specific gardens and help with installations

·  Able to work alone to complete tasks according to direction given and exercise independent judgment to ensure customer satisfaction

·  Willing to work outside in all seasons and weather conditions


·  Prior high-quality horticulturally diverse professional experience

·  Experience supervising landscaping crews

·  Superb customer service skills

·  Solid problem-solving skills, including the ability to communicate to Management Team a well-thought through solution in a timely manner

·  Excellent verbal and written communication skills

·  Flexible, able to switch gears often and quickly

·  Ability to track and keep on top of tasks as priorities shift to see a task through to completion

·  Excellent organization and time management skills

·  Able to maintain a positive attitude while working at a fast-pace

·  Record of safe driving skills



·  5 years related professional experience

·  In-depth knowledge of ornamental plants commonly used in Pacific Northwest landscapes

·  Knowledge of trees (identification, care and light pruning)

·  Knowledge of native plants and edibles

·  Knowledge of soils, pests, and plant disease

·  Familiarity with greater Seattle area

·  Ability to drive a manual transmission

The Artful Garden is an equal opportunity employer and celebrates the diversity of its employees. . FT benefits include health insurance, PTO, and employee stipends.  Manager benefit includes 2 weeks holiday pay annually.

How to Apply


To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to Cassandra at We look forward to hearing from you!