Employment

Who We Are

Metro Blooms is a nonprofit that partners with communities, property owners, organizations and local governments to create resilient landscapes and clean watersheds, embracing the values of equity, empowerment and inclusion to solve environmental challenges.

Open Positions

Design Team Project Manager

The Design Team Project Manager provides direction for assigned landscape design, installation and maintenance projects, including but not limited to Neighborhood of Raingardens Projects, Commercial, Institutional and Individual Design, Installations and Maintenance Projects. Project management responsibilities include coordination and promotion of projects, developing proposals for project approval and tracking proposals through contract signing and completion. The project manager will monitor project budgets and invoicing, and will measure and report on impact of community installation projects. The project manager collaborates with the design and installation team to implement program objectives and ensure all aspects of installation programming exceed stakeholder expectations.

Reports to: Design Program Leads

Hours and Status: 30 hours per week, non-exempt (hourly wage $20-23/hour), depending on qualifications. Qualifies for full benefits package.

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Landcare Crew Leader

The Landcare Crew Leader has multiple roles in our organization including but not limited to crew oversight for Metro Blooms’ stormwater management and resilient landscape installation and maintenance projects. Under the organization’s Landcare Manager, the Landcare Crew Leader will work with the installation and maintenance program, the Sustainable Landcare Training program, and other organization staff when necessary to implement program objectives and ensure that all aspects of Metro Blooms’ programming exceed stakeholder expectations. This position is for Metro Blooms Design+Build, our for-profit subsidiary.

Reports to: Landcare Manager

Hours: 40 hours per week during the outdoor work season (~April–November, part-time in April until field work begins), potential for part-time work during off-season, depending on skills and qualifications.

Rate: $20.00–$22.00 per hour DOE + Paid Holidays + Paid Time Off

Location: Minneapolis, MN

All crew work adheres to Metro Blooms’ safe outdoor work policy, available on our website: https://metroblooms.org/news/covid-19-and-metro-blooms/

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Landcare Crew Member

Under the Landcare Manager and Landcare Crew Leader, the crew member works and collaborates within Metro Blooms’ design, installation, and maintenance teams to implement program objectives and ensure all aspects of Metro Blooms programming exceed stakeholder expectations. Activities focus on the installation and care of resilient landscapes, including raingardens and native plantings.

Reports to: Landcare Manager

Status: Seasonal, full/part-time, nonexempt

Hours: 40 hours per week during the outdoor work season (~April – November, part-time in April until full fieldwork begins), potential for part time work during off-season, depending on skills and qualifications; this is a casual position with no guarantee of hours.

Rate: $15-$17 per hour

Location: Minneapolis, MN

All crew work adheres to Metro Blooms’ safe outdoor work policy, available on our website: https://metroblooms.org/news/covid-19-and-metro-blooms/

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Metro Blooms celebrates diversity and is committed to creating a positive and inclusive environment for all employees. We don’t just accept difference, we thrive on it for the benefit and resilience of our employees, our programs, and our community. Metro Blooms prohibits discrimination against any employee or applicant because of gender, race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, religion, marital status, disability, age, sexual orientation, or other status protected by applicable law.

The policy applies to all areas of employment, including recruitment, hiring, training and development, promotion, transfer, termination, layoff, compensation, benefits, and all other conditions and privileges of employment in accordance with applicable law.