Employment Opportunities

We believe the key to success starts with great people. We are committed to creating a work environment that kindles creativity, team spirit, commitment, and excellent customer service. Apply with us today for an exciting career in the landscape and gardening industry!

We are now Hiring for the Following Departments for 2020:

  • Landscape Crew Leaders – planting & construction
  • Landscape Installers – planting & construction

Wages are determined by your experience, knowledge, and readiness for the job.  Ted Lare is looking for people who are friendly, passionate, and self-motivated to join us. We love people who enjoy physical work and have sunny dispositions. Previous experience in the landscaping and garden industry is a plus, but not required

Landscape Installer – Planting & Construction

Ted Lare Design Build is looking for motivated, self-starters to pursue a career in the landscaping industry. Previous experience in the landscaping field is a plus, but not required. A strong work ethic, positive attitude, and the desire to learn new skills is required for success.

You will likely be exposed to both planting and construction tasks in your first year on the job including:

  • Creation of Planting Beds
  • Building stone walls – limestone, boulder, etc.
  • Building patios out of natural stone and man-made pavers
  • Constructing Paths and Stairways
  • Fire Pit Construction

Applicants must be tobacco free in the workplace. Wages start at $13-$15/hr or more based on experience.

We provide uniforms and benefits. Generally, our work hours are 7:45-5:00, Monday through Friday. Overtime opportunities on Saturdays from time to time, but not regularly throughout the year.

Please call 515-981-1073 or

Landscape Supervisor – Planting & Construction

Ted Lare Design Build is looking for motivated, self-starters to fill an immediate position for a landscaping construction supervisor. If you are looking to further your career, we are interested in forming a long term relationship with talented, hardworking individuals. This is a working supervisor position leading a crew of 2-3 people.

Various tasks include:

  • Creation of Planting Beds
  • Building stone walls – limestone, boulder, etc.
  • Building patios out of natural stone and man-made pavers
  • Constructing Paths and Stairways
  • Fire Pit Construction
  • Water Feature Construction
  • Grading and Site Work as Required
  • Skid Loader / Excavator Operation
  • Laying out jobs and interacting with clients on the job site

Applicants must be tobacco free in the workplace, have a valid driver’s license, and a clean driving record. We will run an MVR on all driving records.

Position starting at $16-20/hr or more based on experience. Applicants may qualify for a salary position with 2 months off in the winter, if skills and work ethic are exceptional.

We provide uniforms and benefits.

Please call 515-981-1073 or

Ted Lare Garden Center

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Store Hours

Sunday 12:00pm – 4:00pm
Monday 9:00am – 5:00pm
Tuesday 9:00am – 5:00pm
Wednesday 9:00am – 5:00pm
Thursday 9:00am – 5:00pm
Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm
Saturday 9:00am – 5:00pm