Employment Opportunities at Southview Design
Build your Future with Southview Design
Are you looking for a place to use and develop your skills in the landscaping industry? Do you care about doing things right and treating others with respect? We’re looking for qualified, hard-working, reliable people to join our team.
Southview is among the top 25 fastest growing landscape firms in the U.S. In a typical year, we design and build over 450 residential and commercial landscapes. Our mission is to build relationships and outdoor spaces with integrity and creativity. We’re known for the excellence of our people and our commitment to doing things right.
Founded in 1978, we’ve completed over 7,000 landscaping projects and garnered awards from NALP (National Association of Landscape Professionals), the Minnesota Nursery and Landscape Association, and the Minnesota Chapter of NARI (National Association of the Remodeling Industry). Our professional team includes landscape architects & designers, gardening specialists, seasoned project managers, and the most diligent crews in the industry.
Landscape Design & Sales
Landscape designers start as design assistants. Responsibilities typically include site measuring, base mapping, helping lead designers create and revise plans, and estimating. As you take on more responsibility, compensation increases.
Lead designers meet with clients and are responsible for designing and selling the project. They work closely with project managers to estimate, plan and build the landscapes to the highest standards.
Year 1 Design Assistant
Year 2 Design Associate
Year 3 Senior Design Associate
Year 4 Lead Designer/Sales
Construction & Project Management
Starting as a crew member, you’ll develop skills and expertise you need to manage and/or sell complex landscape construction projects. Responsibilities and compensation increase over time.
Our hard-working crews take extreme pride in their work, and are a critical part of our success. The Crew Foreman and Project Manager are responsible for the day-to-day performance of the team.
Project Managers are accountable for the safety and well-being of our crews. They handle all aspects of construction: estimating, scheduling, planning, staging, equipment, construction, and quality control. Some project managers will also design and/or sell projects.
Project Management Track
First-half Year 1 Crew Member
Second-half Year 1 Assistant Crew Foreman
Year 2 Crew Foreman
Year 3 Crew Foreman
Year 4 Project Management, Design/Sales or Combination
The maintenance division provides a range of services – from fine garden design to turf care. A variety of positions are available for individuals with different levels of experience and expertise.
Fine Gardening teams design, install and maintain gardens and plant materials. Turf crews provide turf care, cleanup, irrigation and general yard maintenance.
Year 1 Fine Gardening Specialist or Turf Crew Member
Year 2 Fine Gardening Associate or Turf Crew Foreman
Year 3 Fine Gardening or Turf Manager
Our Core Values
100% Effort: We give it our all, every day.
Authentic: We keep it real with one another, our partners, and our clients.
Professional: We set the standard for excellence in our industry.
Teamwork: Everyone is valuable and reliable. We share responsibility and recognition with others.
Organized: Structure helps us all perform better.
Humility: We take pride in our accomplishments without end zone celebrations.
Equal Oppourtunity Employer
Southview Design is an equal opportunity employer and makes all employment decisions on the basis of merit, qualifications, and abilities.
Southview Design shall recruit, hire, train, and promote in all job titles, including interns, apprentices, and volunteers, without regard on race, color, sex (including pregnancy), religion (including religious dress or religious grooming), age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, sexual orientation, military and veteran status, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local laws (“protected characteristics”).
WORK WITH US
Complete the online application;
Or apply in person at: Southview Design 2383 Pilot Knob Rd, St. Paul, MN 55120