Landscape Designer

Job Summary:
Baker Garden & Gift is seeking a motivated professional with knowledge of horticulture and plants that has a background in design. Baker Landscaping is an established landscape business within the Fargo-Moorhead area. The Landscape designer will develop landscape designs and cost estimates while working with potential clients to promote profitable sales of nursery and related products. This position will work closely with our Landscape manager and foreman to implement our client’s vison.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Work together with Landscape manager and foreman to build a knowledgeable and productive landscape team.
  • Coaching and development of landscape workers and retail store staff as it pertains to the Landscape department.


  • Makes initial prospect contacts, follows up to determine interest, provides general information and set up appointments as appropriate.
  • Inspects the site of the proposed work, reviews customer ideas and design alternatives, and reviews budget considerations.
  • Analyze natural and manmade elements of the area including soil, slope, drainage and natural vegetation, lighting, and other construction projects.
  • Develops proposed designs with complete scale drawings.
  • Partner with Landscape manager to ensure department costs are in line with budget.
  • Meet with Landscape foreman to review design for installation.
  • Follow up with customer to ensure satisfaction; and foreman to ensure product completion.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple responsibilities and projects simultaneously.
  • Dependable with the availability to meet the needs of peak season.
  • Ability to respond well to feedback.

Education and Experience:

  • 1-3 years professional experience in design industry or equivalent experience in university setting required.
  • An associate or bachelor’s degree in landscape design or horticulture preferred.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift to 50 pounds at a time.
  • Must be comfortable working in an office or on-site.

To apply, please email resume to Laura Schmidt at laura@bakernusery.com