Hardscape Apprentice

at Inside Out Landscape Design, LLC (view profile)
Published April 24, 2024
Expires Never
Location 100 Old Georgetown Road, Frankfort, Kentucky
Category Field Staff  
Job Type Full-time  


At Inside Out Landscape Design, it is more than a landscaping job: we love enriching people's lives by creating beautiful outdoor spaces they can enjoy with their friends and family. We bring our expert knowledge of area horticulture, design, construction, sustainability, and more together in a proven process that focuses on clear communication, professional service, and customer satisfaction. With sustainable landscaping practices, including the use of responsible drainage systems and the planting of Kentucky native species and pollinator-friendly plants, we create low-maintenance spaces and preserve the land for future generations. Our team and the earth are at the center of it all. If this sounds like something you'd like to be a part of, please apply.

We are seeking an energetic and experienced, hardworking, long term, dependable hardscape technician to learn and train with our current hardscape team.

Job Duties: Responsible for working alongside a hardscape crew. The Hardscape Technician will aid in crew productivity and efficiency, thorough planning, coordinating and installing projects. Communicate with foreman, designers, and owners with applicable information of crew activity and site condition reports. Reading plans, measuring from plans, laying out material, installing material with the highest amount of quality.

Qualifications: Experience, enthusiasm, valid DL, clean records, general construction, equipment operations and hardscape experience a must. Must have 3 years’ experience in hardscape construction. Must be able to drive a truck and trailer, and have ability to operate machinery such as dingo, bobcat, tillers, bed edgers, skid loaders, excavators, etc. In depth horticulture knowledge and Spanish a plus. ICPI, NCMA certified installer preferred. Candidate will have core values of integrity, honesty and enjoys having fun in a team environment with a growing family-owned business.

Compensation: Pay based on certifications, experience and knowledge. Benefits include health insurance, paid vacation/holidays/sick days, 401K, and life insurance as well as employee paid, discounted vision and dental. Benefits are subject to waiting period.

Here's a quick look at a few of the benefits you'll enjoy as an Inside Out team member:

· Year-around employment

· A balanced work-life schedule: Monday-Thursday 7:30-5:30 Or Mon-Fri 8-4:30 up to 40+ hours - typically ½ to full day off on Friday

· Fun, family-like work environment

· Competitive pay, will commensurate with experience and skill

· Health insurance after 90 days (100% paid by us)

· Life insurance (100% paid by us)

· Discounted dental and vision and AFLAC (employee paid)

· Financial counseling and a 401K retirement plan

· Flexible spending account

· Paid time off after one year

· Employee discounts

· Support for ongoing education and professional development

· Company-sponsored events

· Working Advantage discounts and rewards

· And more!

How to apply: Visit our website at www.kentuckylandscapedesign.com/contact/

Required Skills and Responsibilities:
Hardscape Construction Experience
People Skills
Hardscape Knowledge
Equipment Operation Drivers License and Own Vehicle Able to lift heavy objects 20-100 pounds or more Able to work on feet and perform manual labor for 8-12 hours a day Have no physical limitations that prevents job production

Bonus Skills:

Masonry Pool Installation

Your passion for horticulture is welcome here! If you're ready to start a long-term career that gets you involved in the community with a company that encourages your personal and professional development, we hope you apply today. We look forward to meeting you!

Benefit Conditions:

  • Waiting period may apply
  • Only full-time employees eligible

This Company Describes Its Culture as:

  • Detail-oriented -- quality and precision-focused
  • Innovative -- innovative and risk-taking
  • Team-oriented -- cooperative and collaborative

Pay Frequency:

  • Bi weekly or Twice monthly

Work Remotely

  • No

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $16.00 - $22.00 per hour

Expected hours: 40 per week


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance


  • 10 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday


  • construction: 3 years (Preferred)
  • hardscape maintenance: 2 years (Preferred)


  • Driver's License (Required)

Work Location: Multiple locations

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