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Turf, Landscape, Maintenance, & Hardscape Crew Leaders or Crew Members

Turf, Landscape, Maintenance, & Hardscape Crew Leaders or Crew Members

About Us

Back to Nature Landscaping is a successful and BUSY landscape Install and Maintenance contractor who has been helping employees build a better life in Blacksburg, VA and the New River Valley for over 8 years. We provide many landscaping services from mowing to hardscaping.

Back to Nature strives to provide a unique work environment in a challenging industry that prioritizes our employees and our community over our bottom line. We do this by playing the Great Game of Business, utilizing an open book management system, and living true to our core values at home and at work. We share the numbers, share the profits, and always go the extra mile for those we serve.

Core Values: Passionate Performance, Dig Deep, Be Real, & The Human Element

This is for you if:

- You want to be a part of building and maintaining Award Winning Landscapes.

-You want to work for a small and dynamic company that's the right size you can grow into.

-You get fired up to get stuff done.

-You're tired of working for a company where information is a secret - We keep score and share closing ratios, company financials, individual job successes/losses, and all the info you need to know to be successful.

- You are a forward thinker and are ready to advance in your career and be a part of Back to Nature's Career Ladder and training programs.

- You love to come up with creative solutions to help solve problems on the job site and ensure clients are excited and satisfied with their projects.

- You are enthusiastic about learning new products, techniques and using new and specialized equipment.

- You want to surround yourself with like minded people.

Day in the life of Landscape, Maintenance, & Hardscape Leaders:

  • Meeting with the Maintenance Director/Project Manager every morning to go over tasks and goals for the day and week.
  • Loading your truck as needed with material and machinery.
  • Mobilizing your crew to truck with all proper tools and equipment for each day’s tasks.
  • Assessing site and what tasks / goals are needed.
  • Interacting with clients as needed on each property.
  • Performing tasks set up by yourself and by the Maintenance Director/Project Manager.
  • Managing 2 - 4 man crews and organizing jobs so that they are performed efficiently.
  • Managing materials and subcontractors as needed per job site.
  • Tracking time for yourself and your crew via our mobile app system.
  • Finalizing job sites for the end of the day.
  • End of day clean up and load / unload for the next day at our shop.

Benefits at Back to Nature Include:

  • Hourly pay $17-$25 per hour
  • Career advancement
  • Open Book Management Meetings with food provided bi-weekly.
  • Paid time off – up to 3 weeks/yr
  • Roth IRA w/ 3% Company Match
  • Health insurance w/ employer contribution.
  • Dental & Vision Insurance w/ employer contribution.
  • Direct Primary Care (personal doctor) – Free doctor visits
  • Pay reviews and feedback at 30 days, 90 days, and quarterly thereafter.
  • Free company uniforms.
  • Company provided PPE.
  • All tools and equipment provided by BTN.
  • $100 Boot Allowance for 1+ year employees.
  • $1,000 Employee referral program.
  • Phone reimbursements: $20/month.
  • Company parties, recognition, awards & Employee of the month.
  • Learning and development opportunities.
  • Paid training for career development.

Requirements: The following requirements vary by the category of crew leader. Being sufficient in any of the below requirements may make you suitable for a crew leader position with Back to Nature.

  • Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Can manage and run crews of 2 people minimum.
  • Has Equipment knowledge of some or all of the following:
  • Skid Steer ( basic operating skills )
  • Mini Excavator ( basic operating skills )
  • Compact Track Loader ( Dingo or Ditch Witch ) ( basic operating knowledge )
  • Truck and Trailer
  • String Line Trimmers
  • Hedge Trimmers
  • Stand On mowers with and without velkys
  • Zero turn mowers
  • Backpack and handheld blowers
  • Metal Blade Edgers
  • Understands proper horticulture techniques in regards to:
    • Planting
    • Pruning
    • Mulching
  • Can read basic landscape drawings.
  • Can read Zip or Transit levels.
  • Willing to perform snow & ice removal as necessary.
  • Owns a smartphone and has basic knowledge of usage (Including time and material capture)

Expected hours: 40 – 50 per week


  • 10 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Additional Info

How to Apply :

Pay Rate Type : per hour

Pay Range : $17.00 - $25.00

Benefits : Benefits:
Retirement 3% Match
Dental insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Paid time off
Referral program
Retirement plan
Safety equipment provided
Vision insurance

Schedule : Monday to Friday

General Job Location : New River Valley

Job Type : Full-Time

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