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Description/Job Summary

Looking To Level Up? More Fun. More Training. More Opportunities.

About You

  • You love working outdoors and having the opportunity to help your customers and make their outdoor spaces beautiful
  • You’re a quiet leader of others and work hard behind the scenes
  • You want to work for a company that values your loyalty
  • You respect each person and people appreciate your professionalism
  • You value getting things done right every time
  • Folks consistently underestimate you
  • You’ve been told that you have great persistence and determination
  • You crave the opportunity to be part of a true community of craftsmen who will help you out and have your back
  • You are eager to learn new techniques and dig in to solve unusual customer problems

About Us

Red River Outdoor Living was founded in 1997 by Ross and Kala Moore with the goal of providing you with everything you need to enjoy your outdoor space. Our services include construction landscape, swimming pools, retail nursery center, plus Big Green Egg sales and more.

We believe you should love your outdoor space and you should love the experience we provide you in creating and maintaining it. Our slogan is, “Love the Space, Love the Experience”.

We strive to provide an environment where team members can be their best and do their best.  Our vision is to improve lives. We believe that by creating an environment where our people grow and thrive in their God given talents and strengths, they in turn create beautiful environments where our clients can thrive and enjoy life.

Our Values

Our values define us as a company at our core: who we are, how we work, and how we live. We work hard to expand our team with folks who can:

  • Be a Servant Leader: Leadership is influence. Influence is increased by serving and building honest, trusting, & respectful relationships. If you want to lead, learn to serve, be proactive & prepared, anticipate their needs & your needs.
  • Build Relationships: Relationships are the most important thing we build.
  • Be a Problem Solver: Expect problems and eat them for breakfast.
  • Practice Excellence: Excellence is a daily decision to be self-disciplined.
  • Be Respectful: Being respectful allows for relationships of learning, growth, and influence.
  • Do Hard Things: Doing hard things brings growth, self-respect, self-discipline, and learning.
  • Be Profitable: We will use our talents, resources, and opportunities to effectively produce the maximum gain from our efforts.

Main Job Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Responsible for working on a Field Crew and effectively communicating with other team members
  • Ability to understand construction plans and job-related scope of work
  • Stonework such as edging/ patios/ retaining walls
  • Operate power tools safely and effectively
  • Operate heavy equipment (i.e., bobcats, excavators, skid-steer loader, etc.)
  • Irrigation installation
  • Removal & installation of landscapes using hands, tools, & equipment.
  • Planting trees and shrubs
  • Excavation, grading and transport of soils and debris
  • Transport and installation of various landscape materials
  • Install softscape, hardscape, irrigation & drainage
  • Prep, organize, clean tools, equipment, trucks, and jobsite
  • Topsoil and grading, sod, mulch, paver, and water feature installation
  • Dig trenches and backfill holes to prepare for construction projects
  • Loading and unloading building materials
  • Cleaning and removing materials and debris from worksites
  • Greet clients, vendors, and other visitors in a friendly, professional manner
  • Other duties as assigned which may or may not be directly related to the position
  • Maintain professional appearance and conduct

Benefits

  • Company Provided Uniform Shirts, Pants, Hats, and Jackets
  • Cutting Edge Technology
  • Top of the Line Tools and Equipment
  • 401(k) with Company Matching Funds
  • Optional Life Insurance for Employee plus Family
  • Company Paid Life Insurance Package
  • Paid Time Off
  • Company Paid Holidays

Required Skills

Minimum Requirements (Preferred)

  • Valid Driver’s License and an acceptable driving record
  • Must be able to pass drug test at any time. (Required)
  • Proactive, organized, and reliable team player with positive attitude
  • Must be capable of operating an iPad, smartphone, and use company software
  • Ability to work safely, in hot, cold, dry, or wet weather for long periods of time
  • Highly motivated, self-driven individual who is punctual, dependable, and accountable
  • Positive Attitude, team oriented, a strong work ethic, and an outgoing personality
  • Disciplined, proactive and excellent follow-through skills
  • Ability to work with a high degree of attention to detail
  • Must be highly organized and have ability to prioritize tasks in rapidly changing environment.

Physical requirements:  

  • Able to lift 50 Lbs. or more throughout the day
  • Able to use hand tools such as but not limited to shovels, rakes, and wheelbarrows throughout the day.
  • Physical strength to perform heavy labor such as lifting and moving material.
  • Physical strength to handle long hours of strenuous work during the day in hot or cold weather.
  • Ability to climb a ladder, kneel, and crawl
  • Ability to move and ascend/descend areas
  • Needs adequate visual acuity, and ability to grasp and handle objects.

Required Experience

We’re flexible on the number of years of previous experience for this role. We highly favor core values, talent, and interest. Some candidates may see this list and feel discouraged because they don’t match all the items. Even if you’re a new high school graduate, please apply anyway: there’s a good chance you’re more wonderful than you think you are.

  • Experience with landscape construction equipment
  • Experience with concrete saws
  • Experience with pavers or stonework
  • Experience with installing plants of all types
  • Experience with pulling a trailer
  • Experience with installing mulch
  • Experience with landscape equipment maintenance and repair