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Employment Opportunity: Hardscape/Stone Specialist

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Hardscape/Stone Specialist

Full-time, $13.00 – $20.00 per hour

We are looking for someone who has experience in stone-work building drystack retaining walls, patios, pervious concrete, natural stone or poured walkways. There will be light carpentry work, so carpentry experience is a plus. A serious interest and enthusiasm for fine, recycled, and sustainable materials is essential.

You must be able to work independently in a professional manner, maintain a safe, clean work environment, and be responsible for a vehicle and tools. Must be good with customer relations. Current driver’s license, with good record is a must. Ability to operate a manual transmission is preferred.

You should have experience with measuring tools, marking tools, leveling, calculating stone quantity, landscaping tool experience, with roto-tiller, gas powered leaf-blower, chain saw, and push lawn mower; experience with power hand tools, pruners, loppers, pole-lopers, pole-pruners, loading and unloading tools into a work truck in a safe and tidy manner.

This is mostly residential contract work, so some weeks will be full of long-hours and other weeks might be lighter. Winter work is scarce, we make up for it in the spring and fall. Pay will be negotiable, based on experience and previous employment.

This job sets you on track for becoming a crew leader.

To apply please e-mail resume, including two references, to bonaterradc@gmail.com

Also include a list of all equipment and tool experience, and total hours used.

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