What Makes Sylvan Gardens?
Sylvan Gardens is a full-service landscaping company based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. We provide design and installation of new landscapes, as well as full-service commercial landscape maintenance for legacy properties in need of year-round grounds management.
In short: we bring our customers together with the great outdoors.
As part of our staff, you'll have the opportunity to work in a variety of landscaping disciplines, finding the crew that suits your talents best. Have an eye for detail? Our landscape maintenance teams are tasked with following up on the smallest details, even on our largest accounts. Are you able to make something from nothing? Our Design & Installation crews build custom landscapes that are designed in-house. You'll have the opportunity to see your work come to life right before your eyes.
If a career in landscaping sounds right for you, start by joining a company that gives you the tools to grow along with it. Our employees are our greatest resource, and we always promote from within. Become a part of the Sylvan team, and you'll find your work in the green industry will be more challenging - and rewarding - than you can imagine.
Are you interested in a career in the green industry? Browse our current openings in our landscape maintenance and design/build divisions below.
A Clear Path to Your New Career
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Our entry-level position, laborers work regular seasonal hours in our maintenance and design/build teams. An ability to work with different crew leaders in season-specific jobs is key. Experienced laborers with a knack for problem solving are our first choice for new hires as crew leaders or in other management roles.
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Assistant Crew Supervisor
Our assistant crew leaders work closely with the crew leader/foreman to assist and direct laborers and job needs. Will work to create familiarity with our most prominent properties and all equipment. Assistant Crew Leaders can move quickly into roles as drivers and crew leaders.
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Crew Supervisor / Foreman
Crew Leaders are the first rung in the management ladder. Our crew leaders work closely with laborers, operations managers and our clients to help take the work from designed to done. Crew Leaders are eligible for benefits including health insurance and paid time off, as well as assistance in earning green industry certifications. Strong knowledge of equipment, industry standard practices and a driver’s license are essential.
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Operations Managers have broad responsibilities in production, management and customer relations. An ability to oversee projects from the design phase to completion & customer follow-up is a must, as is providing production staff with the material and guidance they need to complete work on time. Eligible for health insurance, company vehicle and other benefits, these positions require an ability to complete multiple production and management tasks at once.
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Account managers are the first point of contact for our clients. The success of our company is founded on customer service, and those in this position maintain our reputation by understanding our clients’ needs and concerns and relaying relevant information to the production staff. Eligible for all available benefits and bonus programs and continuing education assistance in green industry programs. Significant hands-on industry experience and formal landscape education required.
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Join the team that grows! We know it’s not enough to just sign a paycheck. That’s why we provide careers our employees can take charge of.
Sylvan Gardens offers clear and specific career paths in our landscape maintenance and design & build teams. We work closely with full-time staff to see that they can work their way up into new roles with greater responsibilities and benefits.
We always work to promote from within, making sure that a career at Sylvan Gardens is a lasting and fulfilling one. Start yours today by learning more about our roles and opportunities.