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Landscape Construction Crew Lead

42 Russo Road, Portsmouth, RI, USA

Design/Build Team

$23.00 - $26.00


About the Role

Hanley Landscaping Services is an aggressively growing, reputable landscape company out of Portsmouth, RI, that designs, builds and maintains high-end landscapes in and around Rhode Island. We provide a range of services, primarily focusing on landscape design.

We are searching for a crew lead to work under the site foreman full-time.

This physical labor position requires you to work outside in all weather conditions, including rain, cold, heat, and snow.

Work Hours:

M-F, 6:45 am to 4:00 pm, later during the summer months.

Typically, one Saturday per month during the busy season is expected. We also offer optional Saturdays to sign up for overtime.

You may be required to work outside of these hours during busy events or parts of the season.

On-Call during the winter months (24/7).


  • Have at least five years of experience in landscape design installation field with hardscape building experience.

  • DOT Medical Card (Or within 30 days)

  • OSHA 10 (30 Preferred) (Or within 30 days)

  • Have at least two years of experience in leadership with a landscape company.

  • Be able to read landscape plans.

  • Have basic mechanical knowledge.

  • Have strong communication skills.

  • Have advanced knowledge and experience in using power tools, such as weed whackers, saws, hedge trimmers etc.

  • Have experience building hardscapes, and can comfortably build patios.

  • Have basic skills in plant identification.

  • Be able and willing to work outside during heat and cold.

  • Be on-call for snow events.

  • Possess a valid driver's license, your own transportation, and a clean driving record.

  • Have strong attention to detail. Bonus points if applicants have a cover letter.

Responsibilities and Duties:

A typical day for our crew lead starts before the crew arrives, around 6:30 AM. Candidates should excel in the following:

  • Executing work orders.

  • Executing budgets for landscape plans.

  • Manage landscape techs in the field.

  • Client communication.

  • Complete all assigned work when scheduled, within budget, and to customer's satisfaction.

  • Complete assigned service calls when scheduled, sometimes independently.

  • Attend weekly crew meetings.

  • Keep trucks/equipment clean and organized and hold staff accountable.

  • Proactively notify mechanics of equipment needing repairs.

  • Wear the employee uniform with the shirt tucked in.

Is a Background Check required for this position?

Candidates must submit to a background check and during the length of employment as dictated by the contract. Candidates must be able to apply for, pass, and maintain a DBIDs / NACI Clearance for the United States Navy.

Out Of State Work:

Employees may occasionally be required to work out of state for short periods. If the area is in an extended range, we provide temporary housing (AirBnB, Hotel), transportation, and additional pay.

Drug Policy:

Hanley Landscaping Services is a drug-free workplace.


  • Health Insurance

  • Training growth opportunities

  • Paid Holidays

  • Paid Time Off

  • Paid Sick Leave

  • Professional development assistance

Hanley Landscaping Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, color, religion, sexual orientation, marital status, age, national origin or ancestry, political affiliation, physical or mental disability or veteran status in employment, recruitment or hiring decisions.


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