All applicants must have a valid Iowa Driver’s License. 

Wanted: Production Manager

General Requirements
-Iowa Driver’s license (Crew Leaders and Foremen require Class-D license)
-Must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 lbs.

Physical requirements essential to the job
-The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
-While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands and fingers to type, handle, or feel objects. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.

Work Environment
-The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
-While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed fumes or airborne particles.
-The work is performed mainly inside.

 Job description
-The Landscape Production Manager must be thoroughly familiar with and able to perform all aspects of landscape, hardscape, and irrigation construction to include: estimating, production, scheduling, customer service, training, etc. The Landscape Production Manager directly oversees Crew Leaders and the installation of landscape, hardscape, and irrigation projects on a daily basis while interfacing with clients, subcontractors, and suppliers. Landscape Production Manager must keep the Department Manager apprised of progress (or lack thereof) on all jobs while coordinating with the Department Manager. The Landscape Production Manager also interfaces with company Sales, Estimating, Human Resources, and Accounting personnel.

Skill set and educational requirements:

The Landscape Production Manager must possess the following skill set and educational background:

-Minimum of three years of experience in landscape, hardscape, and irrigation construction.
-Have a high school diploma or GED.
-Able to supervise up to six crews simultaneously.
-Able to effectively train field crew members.
-Possess a valid driver’s license and must be insurable on company’s insurance policy.
-Have a clean criminal record.
-Possess excellent computer skills.
-Proficient in or able to learn QuickBooks.
-Proficient in both oral and written communications.
-Able to represent the company in a courteous and professional manner.

-Continually coordinates with company Crew Leaders as to job progress (or lack thereof).
-Oversees the production of up to three jobs simultaneously.
-Ensures that jobs are kept on schedule and on budget.
-Ensures that all safety procedures are followed and reports any unsafe conditions to supervisors.
-Ensures all accidents are properly documented and reported immediately.
-Ensures all workers’ compensation insurance claims are properly documented and reported immediately.
-Looks for add on sales and converts them into change orders when appropriate.
-Ensures all change orders are processed correctly.
-Interfaces with subcontractors to ensure timely and accurate completion of their phase of
-Interfaces with suppliers to ensure timely and accurate delivery of job materials.
-Ensures that company production standards are met.
-Ensures that all equipment is operated in a safe and proper manner.
-Ensures that all equipment is maintained properly and preventatively maintained (PMd) daily.
-Evaluates equipment utilization and recommends future purchases to CEO, Owner(s), or GM.
-Ensures that vendor delivery tickets and all paperwork are processed and turned in daily.
-Ensures that job cost reports are properly analyzed and disseminated to Crew Leaders.
-Thoroughly understands and complies with company policies, procedures, and SOPs.
-Develops training plan and trains field crews.
-Evaluates performance of Crew Leaders and crew members
-Able to read and install all plans.

Success Factors
-Is a high-energy individual capable of supervising up to 6 crews doing landscape, hardscape, and irrigation construction.
-Is organized in all areas (personal office space, field operations, company yard space, job sites, etc.).
-Leads by example.
-Presents himself or herself in a professional manner.
-Initiates action when needed.
-Is self-motivated.
-Requires minimal supervision.
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Wanted: Licensed Fertilizer Applicator

Responsibilities Include

-Perform the chemical and fertilizer applications on assigned proper
-Monitor landscape health and care needs
-Diagnoses primary turf problems and basic pest identification.
-Maintain proper documentation as required by Iowa Pesticide Bureau
-The Tech must take a proactive approach to safety by attending all required field safety training and utilizing proper safety equipment


-A landscape professional with the ability to be highly functional in a team environment, as well as able to perform with minimum supervision and direction.
-Must have 3OT certification.
-Two to three years of experience in Fertilization and Chemicals required.
-Must be able to take a keen sense of ownership of responsibilities.
-Must be able to diagnose insect and disease issues in the field.
-A clean driving record and background is required. Must have valid Iowa driver’s license
-Strong communication skills

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Wanted: Lawn Care/Turf Manager

We are looking for an experience lawncare/turf manager to oversee operations of our lawn care division. We need some one highly organized, with good communication skills, and experience in lawn care and turf management to ensure lawncare/mowing crews are servicing clients in a timely and organized fashion, and production and service goals are being met.

Responsibilities include

  • oversee the scheduling and organization of mowing crews
  • scheduling and directing maintenance of mowing and lawncare equipment
  • ensuring client needs are met in a professional and time efficient manner
  • communicating with existing residential and commercial clients
  • bidding new residential and commercial lawncare work


  • 5+ years in the lawncare industry
  • valid Iowa Drivers License
  • must be able to regularly lift and/or move up to 50lbs


  • competitive compensation based on experience and development.

Job Type: Full-time

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Wanted: Landscape Designer

Capital Landscaping is looking for a Landscape Designer to join our team! General job description and requirements below. Questions or to apply, send a resume to pglaser@capitallandscaping.com, subject: Landscape Designer Position

1) valid Iowa driver’s license
2) occasionally lift and/or move up to 50lbs
3) A degree in landscape design or landscape architecture

– take phone calls to set appointments with new and existing clients
– meet with clients to discuss needs and wishes regarding their project from start to finish
– design projects, create estimates, and sell projects
– schedule and oversee project and bills project per progress
– coordinates acquisition of materials with project coordinator and/or vendor
– visit job sites to check on implementation of design and help with plant placement if necessary

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Wanted: Mow Crew Leaders

Mow Crew Leader
Our Mow Crew Leaders are in charge or 2-3 man teams to take care of our clients lawncare needs. Leaders must be reliable, have good communication and organizational skills, and advanced experience mowing commercial and residential properties.

– professional experience mowing and with mowing equipment
– Lead crew at job sites and with organized plan for day
– Maintain and fill out paperwork in an organized and timely fashion
– Good communication skills
– High School diploma or GED preferred but not required
– Valid Iowa Drivers License required
– Must be able to regularly life and/or move up to 80 lbs

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Mow Crew Team Member

Mow crew team members work on 2-3 man teams to maintain and provide lawncare services to our clients. Ideal team members take pride in their work and service, enjoy being outdoors, and are good communicators and like working in a team.

-previous professional mowing experience preferred
-valid Iowa Drivers License required
-High school diploma or GED preferred but not required
-must be able to reqularly lift and/or move up to 80 lbs

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Landscape Crew Leader/Members

We are looking for experienced landscape crew leaders and members who take pride in their work and ability to transform a landscape into a client’s dream outdoor living space. Previous experience in landscape/hardscape installation is required including installation of paver patios, block and boulder retaining walls, drainage systems, and rock beds. Crew leaders work closely with our landscape designers and foremen to install projects while taking charge of a team of 2-3 people. Good organizational skills are important and a good leadership attitude is a must to work well with your team. Crew members

-Valid Iowa Drivers license required
-must be able to lift and/or move up to 80 lbs reqularly
-High school diploma or GED preferred but not required
-good communication and organizational skills
-previous landscaping experience required

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