Join the Hittle Landscaping Team!

Hittle Landscaping is proud to be the largest family-owned landscape company in Indiana.  Each and every member of our team of professionals is integral in our mission to provide the very best in services and customer care to our clients.  Grow your career with us! See our Current Job Openings listed below.

 

Our Service Divisions:

  • Grounds Maintenance
  • Commercial Landscape Installation
  • Irrigation
  • Landscape Construction (Outdoor Living)
  • Landscape Install (New Home Construction)

 

Current Openings

  • Landscape Crew Member

    Hittle Landscaping, Inc. is a family-owned company serving the needs of both residential and commercial clients. Since 1973, the Hittle family and our dedicated team of professionals have been helping clients to create and maintain extraordinary outdoor environments with a full range of services that add beauty and value and preserve landscape investments for years to come.

    Our history of dedication to customer service, combined with a solutions-oriented approach and competitive pricing, ensure the highest level of personal attention, quality and value.

    That dedication and commitment to our customers and our community has developed enduring relationships with many commercial and residential clients and has enabled Hittle Landscaping to become the Indianapolis area’s largest, and one of Indiana’s most respected, landscaping companies

    Description of the position:
    A Landscape Crew Member performs a variety of semi-skilled and skilled tasks in the construction, installation and maintenance of quality landscapes. They are courteous, responsible and dependable. Crew Members adhere to all Hittle’s safety guidelines and have a positive, can-do attitude. Crew Members are the face of Hittle and should be respectful and courteous.

    Landscape Crew Member Responsibilities-
    o Utilize a variety of hand and power tools in landscape maintenance work such as line trimmers and pruners

    o Operate mowers, tractors, trenchers, vehicles and equipment

    o Water plants; mow grass; trim trees and bushes

    o Install bulk mulch; plant flowers, shrubs and trees

    o Rake leaves and clean walks, fields, courts etc.

    o Represent Hittle Landscaping in a positive manner

    o Snow removal in the winter

    Landscape Crew member Qualifications –
    o Ability to properly lift heavy materials, stoop, bend, stand

    o Knowledge of uses and purposes of general construction and maintenance tools and equipment; safe work practices

    o Ability to perform semi-skilled and skilled tasks in a variety of construction and maintenance activities; perform heavy manual labor; understand and carry out directions; establish and maintain effective working relationships.

    Experience and Driver’s license preferred but not required.
    Landscape Crew Member Benefits / Perks
    Hourly rate based on experience
    Eligibility based on time of employment for 401(k), PTO, vacation days, holiday pay, medical, dental, vision, referral program, home build mission trips to the Caribbean, and more!!

  • Landscape Crew Leader

    Hittle Landscaping, Inc. is a family-owned company serving the needs of both residential and commercial clients. Since 1973, the Hittle family and our dedicated team of professionals have been helping clients to create and maintain extraordinary outdoor environments with a full range of services that add beauty and value and preserve landscape investments for years to come.

    Our history of dedication to customer service, combined with a solutions-oriented approach and competitive pricing, ensure the highest level of personal attention, quality and value.

    That dedication and commitment to our customers and our community has developed enduring relationships with many commercial and residential clients and has enabled Hittle Landscaping to become the Indianapolis area’s largest, and one of Indiana’s most respected, landscaping companies
    Job Description

    Hittle Landscaping is looking for experienced Crew Leaders to join all of our divisions. As Indiana’s largest family-owned landscape company, we offer competitive wages, weekly pay; a great culture; limited free medical, dental & vision care; 24/7 access to a corporate chaplain; 401(k) with company match; health insurance; career advancement and many more perks!

    Responsibilities:

    Supervise crew for commercial and residential installation and/or maintenance services
    Management of equipment and safety
    Training and continuous improvement
    Deliver quality products and services on time and within budget

    Requirements:

    Humble – Hungry – Smart
    Valid driver license – will be responsible for a truck with a trailer
    Ability to lead others
    Willingness to work overtime

    Job Type:
    Full-time

  • Hardscape/Softscape Install Crew Member

    Hardscape/Softscape Install Crew Member

    Job Description

    A Softscape / Hardscape Crew Member performs a variety of semi-skilled and skilled tasks in the construction and installation quality landscapes. They are courteous, responsible and dependable. Crew Members adhere to all Hittle’s safety guidelines and have a positive, can-do attitude. Crew Members are the face of Hittle and should be respectful and courteous.

    Responsibilities

    –  Utilize a variety of hand and power tools in landscape installation work

    –  Operate tractors, trenchers, saws, vehicles and equipment

    –  Installs bulk mulch, patio pavers, plant flowers, shrubs and trees

    – Builds features such as retaining walls, seat walls, water features, pathways, pergolas and firepits

    –  Represent Hittle Landscaping in a positive manner

    –  Snow removal in the winter

    – Commercial and Residential installations

    Requirements

    –  Ability to properly lift heavy materials, stoop, bend, stand

    –  Knowledge of uses and purposes of general construction and maintenance tools and equipment; safe work practices

    –  Ability to perform semi-skilled and skilled tasks in a variety of construction and maintenance activities; perform heavy manual labor; understand and carry out directions; establish and maintain effective working relationships.

    –  Experience and Driver’s license preferred but not required.

    Job Type

    FULL TIME HOURLY RATE BASED ON EXPERIENCE!

    Eligibility based on time of employment for 401(k), PTO, vacation days, holiday pay, medical, dental, vision, referral program ($1,000), home build mission trips to the Caribbean, and more!

  • Maintenance Field Manager

    PURPOSE

    This position exists to ensure that all projects are complete within budgeted hours, by job specifications and in accordance with proper quality standards. Also, to provide project preparation and scheduling with the primary focus on day-to-day field management of landscape projects; as well as providing technical and operational advice to the Crew Leaders as it relates to field projects.  More specifically, responsibilities include (but are not limited to) the following:

     

    LEADERSHIP AND TEAMWORK

    Use strong leadership skills to build teamwork, high moral and a skillful workforce.

    Manage, oversee, and provide training and be a mentor to the Crew Leaders

    Take personal responsibility for your own leadership development.

    Create each crew’s schedule that promotes the best crew efficiency while maintaining the

    customer’s expectations.

    The Field Manager performs site visits on a regular basis to ensure job scope & production standards

    are met.

    Perform daily performance evaluations to confirm each project is being completed on budget.

    Give recognition for good performance and effectively counsel poor performance.

    Complete performance reviews with thorough and objective feedback.

    Schedule and oversee subcontractors.

    Manage Conflict through a positive approach to each and every issue.

    .

    BUDGETS AND JOB COSTING

    Prepare data for upcoming jobs. This includes site address, material needs, equipment needs,

    task description, budgets, etc…

    Examine material packages to ensure good product quality and proper quantities.

    Provide the highest quality product while keeping the financial objectives of the project in

    balance.

    Promote change orders by developing additional project items and assist the Account

    Manager in the estimating process.

     

    MANAGING JOB DATA

    Review the scope of work, proposals and drawings.

    All work orders must be reviewed by the Field Manager and any inadequate or missing

    information will be reviewed with the Crew Leader.

    Review and approve all subcontractor invoices pertaining to the assigned projects.

     

    SCHEDULING JOBS AND RESOURCES

    Provide proactive planning and communication of all project schedule dates to all persons

    involved in the project. Included but not limited to the Account Manager, subcontractors,

    purchasing department and yard personnel.

    Schedule locates to be called in a minimum of 3 days prior to any ground breaking services.

    Make daily adjustments to the schedule based on job completions and changes in the

    customer’s expectations.

     

    QUALITY AND SAFETY

    Maintains a safe environment and identifies and eliminates safety hazards to crew staff, vendors and

    customers.

    This may include participation and training for programs such as OSHA & EPA and other

    regulated programs.

    Meet or exceed and enforce all of the customer’s safety requirements.

    Must perform and document weekly Tool Box Talks with all crews.

    Ensure availability and enforce the use of all PPE (Personal Protection Equipment).

     

    COMMUNICATION

    Prompt and professional communication is the highest priority of all responsibilities in a Field

    Manger’s daily routine.

    Email, texts and voice mails must be responded to in a timely manner.

    Field Managers will be proactive in their communication regarding project changes in

    services, start dates, schedule changes, material changes etc. The proactive communicating

    approach will include but is not limited to Account Managers, Customers, subcontractors and

    crews.

  • Miembro de Equipo de Paisaje

    Miembro del equipo de paisaje

    Un miembro del equipo de paisaje realiza una variedad de tareas semi-calificadas y calificadas en la construcción, instalación y mantenimiento de paisajes de calidad.  Son cortés, responsable y confiable.  Los miembros del equipo se adhieren a todas las pautas de seguridad de Hittle y tienen una actitud positiva y de buena voluntad.  Los miembros del equipo son embajadores de Hittle y deben ser respetuosos y cortés.

    Responsabilidades clave:

    • Utilice una variedad de herramientas manuales y eléctricas en trabajos de mantenimiento del paisaje, como recortadores de líneas y podadoras
    •  Operar cortacéspedes, tractores, zanjadoras, vehículos y equipos
    •  Plantas acuáticas; cortar la hierba; cortar árboles y arbustos
    •  Instale el mantillo a granel; plantar flores, arbustos y árboles
    •  Rastrillar hojas y limpia paseos, campos, canchas, etc.
    •  Representar el ajardinar Hittle de una manera positiva

    Habilidades y cualificaciones mínimas:

    •  Capacidad para levantar adecuadamente materiales pesados, agacharse, doblarse, ponerse de pie
    • Conocimiento de usos y propósitos de herramientas y equipos generales de construcción y mantenimiento; prácticas de trabajo seguras
    • Capacidad para realizar tareas semi-calificadas y calificadas en una variedad de actividades de construcción y mantenimiento; realizar mano de obra manual pesada; entender y llevar a cabo direcciones; establecer y mantener relaciones de trabajo efectivas.

    Horario de trabajo típico:

    • 7:30am – 5:30pm
    • Es de esperar algunas horas extras
    • Algunos sábados pueden ser necesarios para trabajar

  • Skid Steer Operator

    Skid Steer Operator

    The Skid Steer Operator is responsible for rough grading and/or finish grading of residential and commercial landscape projects. This position reports to the Production Division Field Manager.

    Essential Job Responsibilities: • Safely load, transport, and off-load skid steers and implements/attachments • Receive assigned job tasks from Field Managers and execute them in a safe and timely manner • Operate equipment to avoid utility lines, equipment, and other workers • Add or remove soil within exacting standards to allow for proper drainage prior to the sowing of grass seed and/or the installation of sod • Learn and follow both hand and audio signals from other team members and know how to give signals to others • Maneuver equipment with attached blades in successive movements across work areas to move rocks, vegetation or topsoil and to spread, level and/or slope terrain • Choose proper attachments and connect hydraulic hoses, mechanical links, belts and more • Demonstrates and stewards the Hittle Culture

    Job Type: Full-time Hourly

    Required Education: High school or equivalent

    Required Experience: 2 years Professional Grading Required

    Language: Bilingual a plus but not necessary

    Required License or Certification: Driver’s License

    Skid Steer

  • Plant Care Specialist / Water Truck Driver

    Hittle Landscaping is Indiana’s largest family-owned landscaping company.  We have been providing a safe and professional work environment for nearly 50 years.  If you’re looking for a company with a great culture, then we have an immediate job opening for a Plant Care Specialist.

    Job Responsibilities:

    Run a watering truck route

    Plant shrubs, annuals, perennials, and trees

    Fill sprayer tanks with water and chemicals, according to formulas.

    Lift, pull, and swing nozzles, hoses, and tubes to direct spray over designated areas.

    Treat greenery with protective substances.

    RT license preferred by not required – Hittle will assist with certification(s) and training

    Valid Driver’s License is Required

     

  • Hardscape Construction Foreman

    This position exists to assist the Field Manager in ensuring that all projects are complete within budgeted hours, by job specifications and in accordance with proper quality standards. Also to provide assistance with project preparation and scheduling with the primary focus on day-to-day field management of landscape projects. More specifically, responsibilities include (but are not limited to) the following:

    LEADERSHIP AND TEAMWORK

    • Use strong leadership skills to build teamwork, high moral and a skillful workforce.

    • Assist in managing, overseeing, providing training and being a mentor to the Crew Leaders

    • Take personal responsibility for your own leadership development.

    MANAGING JOB DATA

    • Review the scope of work, proposals and drawings.

    *****STRONG COMPUTER AND ORGANIZATIONAL SKILLS!!!*****

    • Assist(when needed) in the review and approval of all subcontractor invoices pertaining to the assigned projects.

    SCHEDULING JOBS AND RESOURCES

    •Provide proactive planning and communication of all project schedule dates to all persons involved in the project. Included but not limited to the Field Manager, Account Manager, subcontractors, purchasing department and yard personnel.

    • Assist in making daily adjustments to the schedule based on job completions and changes in the customer’s expectations.

    QUALITY AND SAFETY

    • Maintains a safe environment and identifies and eliminates safety hazards to crew staff, vendors and customers.

    • Ensure availability and enforce the use of all PPE (Personal Protection Equipment).

  • Irrigation Service Technician

    Overview of Position:

    Hittle Landscaping is a fast-growing landscape maintenance and installation company located in the Indianapolis are. We Are seeking a Full-time Irrigation Technician for our expanding Irrigation Division. We are seeking an individual with commercial and residential irrigation service experience.

    Responsibilities:

    The Irrigation Technician is responsible for managing monitoring, troubleshooting and repairing Irrigation systems. This position is also responsible for ensuring that the client’s expectations for irrigation maintenance and service are being met or exceeded through effective communication and regular jobsite visits.

    This position reports to and is accountable to the Irrigation Division Manager.

    • Applicants must be Backflow Certified
    • 3-5 years of relevant experience preferred
    • Perform assigned work in irrigation systems in a horticultural environment with dirt, grass, sod, flowers, shrubbery, trees, etc.
    • Perform under the direction of an Account Manager.
    • Understand and follow directions of Account Manager without constant supervision.
    • Follow company safety regulations/ precautions at all times
    • Other duties as assigned by Supervisor or Account Manager.

    HITTLE Values Honesty – Innovation – Thankfulness – Teamwork – Leadership – Excellence

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