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Do you want to grow in a professional and fun environment? Chiles Enterprises, LLC is always looking for motivated and energetic people to join our team. We provide competitive wages, health insurance, company sponsored retirement, paid time off, well-maintained equipment, and a positive company culture with Christian-led management.
We are a drug and alcohol-free work place. All applicants must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screening as well as random drug screenings throughout their employment. Applicants must also pass a background check and have an insurable driving record.

Please Call (540) 748-8357 Before Filling Out The Application Form

Candidates willing to learn our trade? Apply and lets talk!

We are always accepting applications.

Full-Time Position

Now Hiring: Account Manager

If managing landscape teams and projects and creating picturesque outdoor spaces sounds like a fun job, then you may be the candidate we’re searching for. Chiles Enterprises is searching for a candidate to create and build lasting and trusting relationships with our clients as well as manage high-end projects that include landscaping, hardscaping, and excavation.

This person must be organized, a go-getter, entrepreneurial-minded, and able to efficiently manage multiple projects. The candidate will be expected to be the primary point of contact for their projects as well as seek new sales opportunities. This position requires time in the office as well as in the field, which can include driving to different job sites in a company vehicle, job site inspections, and support of multiple project teams.

Additionally, you will have a standing weekly meeting with our General Manager to report project progress as well as receive needed support. The ideal candidate must be ethical, hard-working, and manage projects as if it were their own company. Education or experience in a similar management role is desired but not required.
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Compensation

All company benefits (outlined below) are included alongside a competitive starting salary based on education and experience. There is unlimited earning potential based on company growth and performance. This is a full-time position, Monday-Friday from 7:00AM-5:30PM.

We typically do not work on weekends; however, in the rare event of snow removal or natural disaster needs, weekend/evening hours may be required. This position reports directly to the General Manager.

Requirements

  • Two- or four-year degree in business/leadership/management/horticulture related field or equivalent experience.
  • Sales and/or estimating experience.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills with a strong attention to detail.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and/or Google applications and willingness to learn our Aspire Software system.
  • Willingness to work hours necessary to meet responsibilities while maintaining a healthy home/work balance.
  • Current driver’s license, acceptable driving record, and excellent personal safety record.

General Job Responsibilities:

  • Operating as the lead point of contact for any and all matters specific to your accounts.
  • Building and maintaining strong, long-lasting customer relationships as well as evoking and instilling comradery and pride among your team through strong leadership skills.
  • Negotiating contracts and agreements to maximize profit in a way that mutually benefits the company and the client.
  • Clearly communicate expectations and direction to your team.
  • Strive for continuous self-improvement through continued education, collaboration with associates, and involvement in industry associations.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects while maintaining sharp attention to detail.

Specific Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage staff, equipment, materials, and vendors to accomplish production goals safely, on time, and within the established budget.
  • Manage, analyze, and create plans to improve profitability for each project, including budgeted hours.
  • Manage contracts, deliver terms and conditions documents to the customer for signature, send the deposit invoice to the customer, add the new project to the company schedule boards, create purchase receipts for all vendors, and allocate in-stock materials to the job.
  • Work with our Training and Safety Coordinator to build, develop, train, and maintain your teams so they can provide efficient and safe delivery of services.
  • Maintain schedule boards and electronic scheduling, providing crews with necessary plans and documents for successful project execution.
  • Conduct performance evaluations, coach through disciplinary issues, and champion current and future training systems.
  • Participate in field operations as necessary to ensure project fulfillment while adhering to safety policies and guidelines.
  • Assist in identifying company-wide growth opportunities.

Preferred Qualifications

If you do not check every qualification box on this application but are a hard worker, have the capacity to learn, and are interested in becoming a valuable part of our company, please apply. We are always looking for talented individuals and are happy to train the right candidate.

Chiles Enterprises is a drug and alcohol-free workplace. All applicants must pass a pre-employment drug screening as well as random drug screenings throughout their employment. Applicants must also pass a background check and have an insurable driving record.
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Full-Time and Part-Time Positions

Now Hiring: Landscape Maintenance Technicians

If you enjoy working in flower beds, spending time outside, and creating and maintaining beautiful exterior spaces, you could be the candidate we’re looking for.

Chiles Enterprises is searching for full-time and part-time Landscape Maintenance Technicians to complete light-to-moderate landscape maintenance tasks. This could include pulling weeds, pruning or shaping small trees and shrubs, and other routine landscape maintenance. The candidate should feel comfortable working by themselves as well as with a team as both scenarios are probable.

We will provide a company vehicle for you to travel to and from job sites as well as haul equipment and debris.

Compensation

All company benefits (outlined below) are included alongside a competitive starting pay of $15.00-$19.00/hour depending upon experience. There is room for income growth based on performance. This is a full-time position, Monday-Friday from 7:30AM-5:00PM.

We typically do not work on weekends; however, in the rare event of snow removal or natural disaster needs, weekend/evening hours may be required. This position reports directly to the General Manager.

Job Responsibilities

  • Maintain gardens and lawns by mowing, trimming, pruning, raking, and weeding.
  • Safely and effectively apply treatments and fertilizers to outdoor areas.
  • Remove snow, ice, and leaves as needed.
  • Load and unload equipment and tools to and from work vehicles.
  • Plant new flowers, trees, grass, hedges, and bushes.
  • Ability to adequately follow written and verbal instructions from your Account Manager and complete your tasks to company expectations.
  • Desire to take pride in your work and the joy it brings to our customers.
  • Use the company app to record progress throughout the day.
  • Perform all tasks safely and thoroughly

Characteristics of Our Ideal Candidate:

  • Education, certifications, or previous training in landscape management.
  • Have experience working in a nursery or like environment and/or have a significant interest in landscaping and horticulture.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Hard-working attitude.
  • Desire to complete tasks thoroughly.
  • Comfortable with operating equipment including mowers, leaf blowers, and weedeaters.
  • Communicates effectively.
  • Willingness to work extended hours and open to flexibility in scheduling. On rare occasions, 24/7 availability, depending on the demands of natural disaster or snow removal operations, may be required.
  • Current driver’s license, acceptable driving record, and excellent personal safety record.
If you do not check every qualification box on this application but are a hard worker, willing to learn, and interested in becoming a valuable part of our company, please apply. We are always looking for talented individuals and are happy to train the right candidate.

Chiles Enterprises is a drug and alcohol-free workplace. All applicants must pass a pre-employment drug screening as well as random drug screenings throughout their employment. Applicants must also pass a background check and have an insurable driving record.

Full-Time Position

Now Hiring: Mowing Leader

Chiles Enterprises is searching for a responsible, organized, and detail-oriented candidate to supervise our Mowing Technicians. The candidate should have past managerial or supervisory skills and/or strong leadership skills and be prepared to passionately lead a team of mowing technicians to expertly maintain client lawns.

All company benefits listed below are included, plus a starting salary of $32,000 to $40,000 depending upon experience. This is a full-time position, Monday-Friday from 7:30AM-5:00PM. Evening/weekend work may occur in times of inclement weather, snow removal, or natural disasters. This position reports directly to the Account Manager.
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Requirements

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills with a strong attention to detail.
  • Strong leadership skills with a passion to develop new leaders.
  • Ability to effectively communicate and present information.
  • Mechanical aptitude and familiarity with small- to medium-sized mowing equipment.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and willingness to learn the Aspire Software system.
  • Willingness to work extended hours and allow for schedule flexibility when needed. On rare occasions, 24/7 availability may be required depending on the demands of natural disasters or snow removal operations.
  • Current driver’s license, acceptable driving record, and excellent personal safety record.
We are a drug and alcohol-free workplace. All applicants must pass a pre-employment drug screening as well as random drug screenings throughout their employment. Applicants must also pass a background check and have an insurable driving record.

Job Responsibilities

  • Organizes the execution of each job and supervises and works with the Mowing Team to ensure client lawns are kept in mint condition.
  • Oversees regular mowing and maintenance, including weed and debri removal, from client lawns.
  • Checking in, checking out, and documenting team progress throughout the day on our company’s Aspire phone app.
  • Works with Mowing Team to determine potential future lawn issues and a plan to address concerns.
  • Operates small- and medium-sized equipment, including zero-turn mowers, push mowers, trimmers, blowers, edgers, weed-eaters, backpack sprayers, bed edgers, etc.
  • Operates automatic and stick-shift vehicles as well as commercial trucks and truck-and-trailer combinations.
  • Conducts a final inspection at each job’s completion to ensure the project was completed to Chiles Enterprise standards.
  • Completes necessary paperwork, including timesheets, work orders, change orders, material requisitions, and client service tickets, with Mowing Team’s assistance.
  • Maintains a clean, safe, and efficient work-site and ensures equipment is properly maintained.

Team Member Benefits

At Chiles Enterprises, we understand the value of investing in our Team Members, which is why we provide a comprehensive set of benefits to supplement our Team Members’ regular wages:
  • Competitive compensation
  • Anthem Healthkeepers medical insurance with 50% of the Team Member’s and qualifying dependents’ cost paid by Chiles Enterprises
  • An additional 3% of Team Member medical insurance assistance for each year of employment, leading to eventual 100% paid medical insurance.
  • AFLAC supplemental insurance
  • An initial 5 days paid vacation after 9 months of employment and up to 18 days paid vacation after 48 months of employment
  • 401K retirement with 3% annual company match after 90 days of employment
  • Four paid personal days per year
  • Life insurance available immediately after hire
  • “Spin the Wheel” Loyalty Appreciation gifts (a $300-$400/yr. value): Red Wing Boot 30% discount, 50% gym membership cost share, $200/yr. counseling benefit, product purchases 5% above wholesale cost for personal use, $600/person referral program, $5,998 in continuing education incentives.

Why Join Our Team?

Chiles Enterprises is a vision-driven, rapidly growing company that is always looking for motivated and energetic people to join our team. Since our beginning in 2002, Chiles Enterprises has become an industry-leading company focused on assisting our neighbors, providing quality service, and investing in the growth of good people on our team.

As a result, we now serve thousands of satisfied clients through design, installation, and maintenance of landscaping, hardscaping, lawn care, and excavation projects throughout the Louisa, Lake Anna, and Charlottesville markets. A large portion of our clientele includes high-end residential properties, where we design, install, and maintain uniquely beautiful outdoor spaces.

Here are some of the workspace benefits we can offer qualified candidates:
  • A professional, friendly, diverse, and fun work environment
  • A positive company culture with Christian-led management
  • A clean and organized facility with state-of-the-art equipment
  • A clear path for company growth and career advancement
  • A commitment to your professional growth
Chiles Enterprises also believes in “Success Sharing.” If you are a dedicated Team Member that helps our company grow and provide exceptional services to our clients, we want to share our company success and profitability with you.

What Truly Sets Us Apart

Quality People

Our awesome crew prides themselves on incorporating best industry practices and the newest technologies to produce top quality results for you.

Clear Communication

Your satisfaction drives our every action. Our goal is your peace of mind through clear and consistent communication.

Christ is our CEO

We are guided by prayer and personal relationship with Jesus Christ. We declare all our success in Him, and strive to honor Him in all of our work.

Chiles Enterprises Core Values

We Trust, We Own, and We Synergize to create a substantial impact in our neighbors’ stories while living out our personal and collective values.
We Serve at the Speed of Trust : Secondly only to loving God, we are to love our neighbor as we love ourselves. Trust is established, stewarted, and measured by the unwavering respect, integrity, and honesty, we have for ourselves and each other. We lovingly listen, lead, and serve because we care.

We Own the Details: We strengthen the trust established in our relationships by strategic planning, precise action, and intentional reflection. As individuals, we take personal responsibility for the small pieces of the greater end result. Our commitment to the details reflects the order and passion of our values.

We are Synergized by Our Purpose: Individual details are aligned and synergized as a team to exceed expectations. Our comprehensive, intentional, and unique culture is fueled by embracing change and owning the outcomes. We exceed expectations by pioneering innovation, respecting diversity, and always aiming towards our collective purpose.

Full Time Positions

All full time positions include: Medical insurance with 50% of the team member’s cost paid by us (and an additional 3% per year paid by us) and 20% paid towards spouse and kids; AFLAC supplemental insurance; up to 3 weeks paid vacation; yearly loyalty bonus; paid personal days; company-matching 401K retirement; life insurance; boot stipend; gym membership, and more!
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Hardscape Technician

Has to perform tasks such as: pavement systems, retaining walls, water features, low-voltage lighting, utilities, concrete, carpentry and stonework, install interlocking paver patios, install stones, wood, or segmental block retaining walls. Needs to be able to operate a variety of equipment included, but should not be limited to: back hoes, track loaders, excavators, trenchers, tillers, straw blower, chain saws, electric saws and other miscellaneous small hand tools. To work with us, following requirements are a must: to works as a team member as needed, good oral and written communication skills, job planning skills and mechanical aptitude is a must. Also, driver’s license is required. To apply, first call (540) 748-8357
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Hardscape Installers

Has to assist the Project Manager with constructing all assigned projects. Construction Tasks are: perform demolition, excavation, trenching, grading, and drainage work, construct gravel and concrete foundations and footers, build paver and natural stone patios, retaining and sitting walls, fire pits and fireplaces, and outdoor kitchens and grill islands, install landscaping and outdoor lighting. To work with us, individual needs to fulfill following requirements: experience in residential hardscape and masonry construction, dry-laid pavers and segmental wall construction, experience in stone and brick veneer, mortared flatwork, and dry-stacked stone walls and edging, drivers license, own transportation. To apply, first call (540) 748-8357
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Construction Worker/Laborer

Needs to be able to do following tasks: loading equipment and material on to trailer and properly securing for transportation, assist in installing steel casing in Bore pit, hand digging test holes to find utilities without damaging any unknown utilities, spotting operators while digging trenches, bore pits and receiving pits or digging for any other repairs, maintaining a clean jobsite removal of all trash from work day as well as mud off of roads if necessary, grading, seed and straw if requested when finished. Must have reliable transportation and drivers license. To apply, first call (540) 748-8357
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Landscape Maintenance / Mulching Team Leader

Leads landscape maintenance team by attending weekly leadership meetings, overseeing quality, keeping records, and insuring weekly goals are met. Supports landscape maintenance operations by spreading mulch, edging mulch beds, pruning shrubs and trees, cleaning out weeds and debris. Must have the ability to push/pull/lift 50lbs and safely work in multiple terrains and temperature extremes. All full-time positions include full benefits listed above. To apply, first call (540) 748-8357
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Mowing Team Leader

Oversees quality, keeps records, and insures weekly goals are met for their crew. Supports mowing operations by safely operating commercial mowers, string trimmers, and backpack blowers. Must have the ability to push/pull/lift 50lbs and safely work in multiple terrains and temperature extremes. All full-time positions include full benefits listed above. To apply, first call (540) 748-8357
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Plant Installation, Hardscape, and Construction Team Leaders

Oversees the performance and quality of light excavating, segmented retaining walls, patios, walkways, firepits, tree and shrub planting, grading, drainage/erosion solutions, sodding, and other similar tasks. Experience in one or more of the following areas are preferred but not required: Leadership/management/supervision, landscaping, excavating, hardscaping, masonry, or equipment operating. All full-time positions include full benefits listed above. To apply, first call (540) 748-8357
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Landscape Maintenance Team Member

Supports landscape maintenance operations by spreading mulch, edging mulch beds, pruning shrubs and trees, cleaning out weeds and debris. Must have the ability to push/pull/lift 50 lbs and safely work in multiple terrains and temperature extremes. Full and part time positions available. All full-time positions include full benefits listed above. To apply, first call (540) 748-8357
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Mowing Team Member

Supports mowing operations by safely operating commercial mowers, string trimmers, and backpack blowers. Must have the ability to push/pull/lift 50lbs and safely work in multiple terrains and temperature extremes. Full and part time positions available. All full-time positions include full benefits listed above. To apply, first call (540) 748-8357
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Landscape Installation Team Member

Supports landscape installation efforts of light excavating, segmented retaining walls, patios, walkways, firepits, tree and shrub planting, grading, drainage/erosion solutions, sodding, and other similar tasks. Experience in one or more of the following areas are preferred but not required: Landscaping, excavating, hardscaping, home improvement, construction, masonry, or equipment operating. All full-time positions include full benefits listed above. To apply, first call (540) 748-8357
Applications can be emailed to service@chilesgm.com or hand delivered to 845 Ellisville Drive Louisa, Virginia 23093.

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