Watering system helps lush garden by Marguerite Gardens

Watering system helps lush garden by Marguerite Gardens

Even in this fully matured and lush existing landscape, Aquaman was able to come in and put in a watering system without damaging any of the lovely work that was done by Marguerite Gardens.

Aquaman is hiring!

I am seeking a reliable, hard-working team member to help install and maintain micro-irrigation systems in residential landscapes. No prior irrigation experience required — just a willingness to learn.

Required qualifications:

  • Valid drivers’ license and reliable access to vehicle (jobs are located across Chicago, concentrated on the north side)
  • Ability to handle physical demands of the job (to lift heavy materials, work in inclement weather, fit in small spaces)
  • Good interpersonal skills (to talk with customers and co-workers)
  • Positive attitude
  • Good record-keeping skills (to track hours, inventory used, work completed, etc.)
  • Ability to follow instructions as well as work independently and think creatively to solve problems
  • Interest in learning about drip and micro-irrigation

Preferred qualifications:

  • landscaping industry experience
  • irrigation experience
  • landscape lighting experience
  • sustainable water usage experience or interest

This job could be a good fit for:

  • part-time college students or recent graduates
  • musicians, artists and others looking for supplemental daytime income

Hours range from 25-40 hours/week from late-March through mid-November, depending on weather and business. 40-hour weeks are common during peak times (April-June and Oct-Nov).

Starting (training) rate is $12/hour; raises within first season are possible, based on performance.

To apply:
E-mail dantheaquaman@gmail.com: in the body of the e-mail, explain why you would be a good fit for the position. Attach a resume with relevant experience. Qualified applicants will be contacted via phone or e-mail.