Join Team Rivertown

Since 2003, Rivertown Landscapes has been designing and installing award winning gardens across West Michigan and we are always looking for extraordinary professionals to join our staff. Designing and constructing these landscapes is not always easy, or simple, but we feel it is always rewarding. As a growing company, Rivertown has room for passionate individuals to grow personally and professionally.

Do you love to be outside? Work with your hands? Do you value teamwork? Creativity? Attention to detail? If this is you and you would like to be part of West Michigan’s next extraordinary design, Rivertown Landscape could be the perfect fit for your career!

Current Open Positions:

Vice President of Operations

Are you a dedicated team builder who can rise to the challenge of creating a world-class industry firm? Do you enjoy taking ownership, and implementing your strategy, by energizing your direct reports to achieve maximum profitability, efficiencies, and growth?   Do you strive for extreme safety, quality, and customer satisfaction?  As the Chief Operating Officer bring your skills, expertise, and business/financial acumen to the helm to optimize and grow this high-quality infrastructure landscape architecture firm.

Hire, train, retain, mentor, and energize each person to form high-performing, high-morale, and result-oriented teams.  Coupled with an ownership mentality focused on: safety, efficiency, productivity, profitability, growth, and client delight while delivering top-quality services.

  • Communicate and collaborate with management, and make strategic decisions that include: organic growth, identifying corporate areas of improvement, and managing the corporate vision.

Leadership KPI

Human Resources

Drug Test 0% positives


0 Lost time accidents/0 OSHA Recordables

Staff Engagement

NPS < 8

Manage the business in all financial aspects including estimates, P&L, budgets, KPI, reports, schedules, materials, labor, administration, purchasing, equipment, and tracking performance.  

Additional aspects include implementing corrective action to increase business revenue, growth, and profitability.

  • Implement best practices for managing, tracking, and reporting operations and financial aspects.
  • Manage external financial partner relationships.
  • Maximize effective use of all assets, technology, and purchases.


Cash Management Policy & Procedures

Reporting OTIF 99.9%

Gross Margin

YoY growth of GM


Net Profit >10%,  


Revenue growth > 14.2%


DSO <15 days


DPO between 25 and 30 days

Achieve and maintain optimal operations including growth, performance, profitability, efficiency, processes, productivity, quality, safety, and customer satisfaction.

  • Set the strategy and tactics and then manage every aspect of operations, people, and projects in multiple locations.  All focus is high performance, optimized field operations, quality, customer satisfaction, and customer retention.
  • Lead by example and continually improve operations, customer relations, processes, efficiencies, KPIs, performance, profitability, and revenue with the ability to train for continued excellence.
  • Optimize the use of existing technology (LMN) and institute improvements, as well as additional technology.


 0 Lost time accidents/0 OSHA Recordables

Quality of work – Install 

 Rework < 5%

Quality of work – Design  

 Rework < 2%

Project efficiency (LMN) 

Project Budget on or ahead of budget 

Human Resources

 Drug Test 0% positives 

Staff Retention 

 Turnover > 15%

Business Development:
Participate in the growth strategy for new sales by ensuring the creation of demand with accurate, value-driven estimates and contracts, while continuing to revitalize existing clients to demand more services.

  • Improve and maintain relationships with key accounts.
  • Ensure a seamless transition from sales to operations.

Sales Development

Close Ratio 3:4 (LMN)

Strategic Planning:
Create and cultivate a culture of extreme leadership in all departments and inspire Leads to self-resolve any barriers.  

  • Set, achieve, and maintain a wealth driven plan for 6-month, 1-year, 5-year budget plans. 
  • Ensure reporting structure is followed on a daily/weekly basis, so that information flow follows an established hierarchy.  
  • Develop a clear business development plan based on corporate vision, and overarching strategic objectives, while maintaining a high-level of quality control for all processes.  
  • Achieve company revenue growth on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis.


  • Health Insurance
  • Simple IRA Matching
  • Paid Time Off
  • Profit Sharing

Salary: $95,000

Position: In-Person, Full Time   Hours: 7:30am-5:00pm

Senior Landscape Architect

Senior Landscape Architect

Rivertown Landscapes, LLC

Grand Rapids, MI USA

Compensation:  Competitive salary plus profit sharing

Rivertown Landscapes, LLC is a medium-sized Design-Build firm with a specialty in luxury residential landscapes. We take a team approach to the design process with every member of the design team participating in most projects. This method draws on everyone’s strengths to give the client a truly customized landscape. 

Full Job Description


Must Haves

  • Licensed Landscape Architect 
  • Minimum 5 years of landscape design experience
  • Minimum 2 years of Residential landscape design experience
  • Must have proven full process landscape construction knowledge
  • AutoCAD (5+ years)
  • Microsoft Office
  • Strong Hand Drafting and Rendering Skills
  • Strong Organization Skills
  • Ability to clearly communicate to clients and colleagues 

Preference Given

  • Sketchup 
  • Lumion or other 3D Rendering Software
  • Adobe Suite
  • LMN 

The duties of the Senior Landscape Architect will be to be a part of every stage of the landscape construction process, including but not limited to: customer sales, rough survey, design, pricing and take-offs, construction documents, contractor coordination, design presentations, and job-site coordination. The Senior Landscape Architect must also be able to produce quality designs that fit the client’s needs and budget, as well as draft clear construction documents to translate details of the design to both Rivertown crews and subcontractors. This position will be responsible for: tracking job completion and schedule, change orders, weekly production meetings, participating in vendor events, training and management of reporting positions, and contributing to business strategies in adherence to the mission and values of the company.

Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) 

Accurate Estimates

Rework less than 5%

Major Purchases / Job

Delivery 100% on time, Quality <2 % defects

Employee Communication Retention/Rework

Zero Turnover/Zero Defect

Site Precheck

Limited Defect


  • Health Insurance
  • Simple IRA Matching
  • Paid Time Off
  • Profit Sharing

Salary: $95,000 – $100,000

Position: In-Person, Full-Time Hours: 7:30 am-5:00 pm

Landscape Foreman

Landscape Foreman

Rivertown Landscapes, LLC

Are you considered a leader?  Do you enjoy raising your team up to their full potential?  Are you comfortable communicating clear expectations and giving feedback to your team?  Are you always willing to learn something new?  If any of these traits describe you, come join our great team of people with almost 20 years 

of creating award-winning landscapes.

Must Haves:

  • 3+ years landscaping experience
  • Work in conjunction with the landscape Designer-Architect 
  • Supervisory, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills 
  • Read and comprehend to-scale landscape plans
  • Leadership skills – motivating teams to keep on task, organized, and efficient
  • Knowledge of irrigation systems/operation/components 
  • Knowledge of plant materials, varieties, and handling 
  • Knowledge of fertilizers, herbicides, pesticides, both proper handling & installation
  • Knowledge of machine operation, Bobcat, trucks, and loaders
  • Valid & clean driving record


  • Current Michigan State CDL–A  Licensure
  • Ability to use LMN company software.


  • Competitive pay based on experience and performance.
  • Medical insurance 
  • Paid Time Off
  • Performance-based Profit sharing 
  • Simple IRA retirement match

Apply on-line for fastest consideration.  

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: range $21.65/hour – $33.65/hour based upon experience and skills


  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Simple IRA retirement plan
  • Performance-based Bonus Structure


  • Monday to Friday
  • 10-hour shift
  • Overtime available
Production Manager

Who Can Succeed At Rivertown?

Rivertown Landscapes strives for the highest quality in everything we do. However, we recognize that this work is not possible without our valued clients and without our valued team members. While there are many positive traits of our company, there are six main values that guide us in our everyday endeavors.

Company Values

  • Dependable – Service Matters. We are one team that works together to support each other and produce high quality gardens on time and in budget.
  • Respectful – Of each other and every site. We treat others as we want to be treated. We are kind, courteous, and open minded.
  • Integrity – We are honest, open, ethical, and fair. People trust us to adhere to our word. We strive to deliver our very best in all that we do, holding ourselves accountable for the results.
  • Quality – Bring your best and Get it Right. Through safe and sustainable practices, we strive to continuously raise the bar on extraordinary design.
  • Passion – The heart of our company. We are continuously moving forward and continuing to improve ourselves and the environment.
  • Pride – Good work takes time. We are proud of what we do, what we design, what we build, and what we create. We are diligent in our craft and will do whatever it takes to produce extraordinary designs.

At Rivertown, we know that everyone is different. However, when it comes to extraordinary landscapes, we are all on the same page.

Benefits of Working at Rivertown

  • Medical and Health Care Stipend
  • Employee Savings Plan
  • Company Profit Sharing
  • Continuing Education Reimbursement
  • Cool Uniforms
  • Team Building Events and Celebrations
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Vacations
  • Paid Overtime
  • Performance Based Compensation
  • Room to Grow your Career / Internal Advancement

Expectations of Team Members

  • Show up every day, on time.
  • Have a positive attitude.
  • Be willing to work within a team.
  • Focus on the customer and the small details.
  • Have a strong desire to learn and grow.
  • Ask questions.

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