Join Our Team!

Team Member 

Egli Landscapes is seeking eager and driven Team Members to work in the field and assist with bringing landscape transformations to life. There is nothing more rewarding than adding value to our clients’ properties to show them what service is all about.

We pay above standards, and provide full training for this position (no experience necessary).  There is so much room for growth! Profit-sharing is available for well-performing, dependable team members who reach agreed-upon goals. 

Job Details:  $12-16 per hour, based on experience

Employment Type:  Hourly; Full-Time, flexible with time off


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Overview
  • This position performs a variety of landscape & hardscape activities that include, but are not limited to the following: planting, weeding, digging, spreading topsoil and other materials, hardscape construction, basic electricity, basic plumbing and equipment operation – all under minimal supervision.  
  • Teamwork & Community Presence
  • Embody our core values (Attitude, Accountability, Teamwork, Integrity, Commitment), policies and standards
  • Report directly to Team Leaders
  • Collaborate with members, leaders, mangers, admin staff and clients

Minimum Requirements

  • A high school degree or GED is preferred.  Experience in the landscaping field is also preferable.
  • Candidates must be able to read and write.  
  • Good oral and written communication skills, math skills, job planning skills, and mechanical aptitude are a must.
  • Successful individuals will have a working knowledge of standard construction practices, basic understanding of electricity, and basic piping and plumbing concepts.
  • Able to work in, and appreciate, very hot days, very cold days, rainy days & beautiful days.
  • Must demonstrate an insatiable energy to learn and be challenged. We’re the best at what we do and are only prepared to invest in the best people.
  • Valid license, clean driving history and insurable.  Preference of CDL or willingness to get one.
  • 1 great story of how you helped someone else succeed

About Egli Landscapes

Egli Landscapes, founded in 2004 by Tim Egli, is the landscape company of choice in Southeast Iowa. We strive for excellence, grow individually while uniting as a team, and provide an exemplary level of service to our clients. We operate at maximum efficiency and have the strong foundation of local community and family values.

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Egli Landscapes is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.


Essential Responsibilities

  1. Performs planting and related activities.
  2. Moves materials and equipment and performs related duties to assist in landscaping and hardscaping.
  3. Performs routine seasonal maintenance for landscape materials that include pruning, trimming, weeding, herbicide application, and clean up.
  4. Digs holes and trenches and excavates for hardscaping features using picks and shovels or related equipment.
  5. Hauls or spreads topsoil, gravel, sand, mulch, or related materials using wheelbarrows and rakes.
  6. Hand-finishes grade, and apply seed, erosion control fabric, or sod.
  7. Performs routine construction tasks, such as building forms for concrete using hand tools.
  8. Installs paver patios, stone or segmental block retaining walls.
  9. Installs water features; ie, pondless waterfall, garden pond, etc.
  10. Installs low-voltage landscape lighting.
  11. Reads landscape design prints, reviews prints with the Team Leader, and implements the landscape and/or hardscape construction plan.
  12. Understands elevations and uses this knowledge to assist the Team Leader in executing the construction plan.
  13. Operates, proficiently, a variety of mechanical equipment, including back hoes, plate compactors, stone grinders, drills, gas or electric saws, chain saws, excavator, front end loader, skid steer, sod cutter, string trimmer, cut off saw, blower, and hedge trimmer.
  14. Should know and be able to use the following manual equipment, but not limited to: leaf rake, wheelbarrow, shovel, broom, hoe, cultivator, water hose, hand pruner, hedge shears, and burlap bags.
  15. Operates and licensed to operate automatic and stick shift vehicles, such as dump trucks and truck and trailer combinations.
  16. Maintains crew equipment and notifies the Team Leader of needed repairs.
  17. Assists the team leader in interacting with clients by way of introductions at the beginning of a job, answering questions, responding to client requests, making reasonable changes to the plan, and providing a walk-through at the job’s completion – all while projecting a professional image.
  18. Assists the team leader in completing the necessary paperwork including timesheets, work orders, change orders, material requisitions, and client tickets.
  19. Assists the team leader in planning and organizing the job, ensuring that sufficient resources and materials are available.  Also ensures that jobs are completed in the most time-efficient manner – but maintain that all projects are completed within quality standards and practices.
  20. Reports to work at the required time and performs duties as assigned by the team leader.
  21. Maintains a clean and safe work environment, including the work site and equipment.
  22. Loads equipment and materials on and off trucks and trailers.


Work Environment

Physical Demands

The physical demands outlined are examples of the type of demands the employee will encounter on the job site. 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; crouch; stoop or kneel; reach with hands and arms; talk; and hear.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 80 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job are dictated by the CDL requirements.

Job Site Conditions

The job site conditions described below are examples of those conditions an employee encounters while performing the essential responsibilities of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential responsibilities.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, outside weather (heat or cold), and moving mechanical equipment.

In addition, job sites are located on both residential and commercial property.  The employee may also occasionally be exposed to the homeowner’s pets.

Any employee that requires medications under emergency situations (ie, allergic reaction, asthma, etc.), must keep all applicable medications in their daily lunch container with typed instructions and review with their Crew Members or Team Leader instructions for administration if the individual cannot self-administer.



Landscape Design & Architecture

Job Functions

Landscape crew member