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Gardening Crew Lead

Organization: Plant People Northwest LLC
City: Seattle
Job Category: Landscape Crew Lead
Job Type: Full-Time
Experience Requirement: 1-2 years

Job Description



Plant People Northwest is a small, sustainable landscaping business providing design, installation and maintenance in North Seattle, Shoreline, and Lake Forest Park. We value a very high quality of work and excellent client communication. We also value the job satisfaction and happiness of the crew! We do not mow lawns, except as a special favor to a client on occasion. Find out more about us at


We seek an experienced crew lead to join our team. You must have experience in all aspects of garden maintenance: correct pruning, mulching, weed and plant identification, and more. We are looking for someone with a depth of horticultural knowledge that surpasses the typical mow and blow landscaping operation. This is a full-time, year-round position. We will work with the right candidate to train them in our specific standards & systems before placing them in leadership.


Job description:


– Manage the workflow and quality of work on job sites


– Ensure that safety standards are being followed at all times


– Train and mentor crew members for skill development and future leadership roles


– Communicate daily with clients, managers, and employees



– 2 years in professional landscaping in Western Washington, with a horticulture-focused company


1 year in professional landscaping + a horticulture degree or certification


Excellent plant ID and pruning skills

Strong communication, teamwork, recordkeeping, and organizational skills

Be able to lift 50+ lbs and enjoy working outdoors in all weather

Have a valid WA driver license and a clean driving record


Have a reliable vehicle for transportation to jobsites(


Benefits after 90 days include:


– Sick time/ PTO


– 6 paid holidays


– 50% of premium for health, dental, vision and life insurance after 90 days


– Yearly uniform stipend


– Support for continuing education



We look forward to hearing from you!

How to Apply

Please email your resume and cover letter to