Careers

Looking for a career in a growing, vibrant industry?

We bring roofs to life and lead the Southeast in design, installing, maintaining and restoring high-quality and high performance green roofs.

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Benefits of working at Living Roofs

Highly competitive pay

Pay based on experience for senior-level positions and starting wages for all entry-level employees fulfill current living wage rates established by Just Economics of Western NC. In addition to wages, per diem is provided for all overnight travel.

Company Retirement Plan

Employees are eligible to participate in the company retirement plan with tax-deferred earnings and employer-matched contributions of up to 3% of annual compensation.

Paid Time Off and Holidays

We offer 7 Paid holidays and the opportunity to accumulate Paid Time Off (PTO). For a full work schedule, PTO amounts to 80 hours (or 10 days) per year.

Professional development and training

Company provided and outside agency skill-based training, increased duties and responsibilities, and company-wide workshops to provide professional development, employee training, and team building.

Fun meaningful work

We work hard, but we also have fun building green roofs and rooftop amenity areas for people to access nature and get outside for a breath of fresh air. Company gatherings and quarterly meetings throughout the year are a time to regroup as a team and catch up off the roof.

Room for growth

Living Roofs Inc is a growing company. As we develop, we look forward to sharing this progress with our team through annual raises, increased professional development, and expanding our benefits package.

Seasonal Green Roof Technician

The Seasonal Green Roof Technician (SGRT) is an entry level laborer position. Seasonal Green Roof Technicians help install green roof and paver systems and in maintaining existing green roofs. SGRTs are expected to have some experience working outdoors in all weather conditions. SGRTs are expected to be able to travel 100% of the time M-F; However, there will be days and weeks where our work is local and does not require overnight travel.

Responsibilities

Install green roof base components

Plant perennials, shrubs, and trees

Install irrigation systems

Identify and mechanically remove weeds from established green roofs

Install pedestal paver systems

Use power equipment, including drills, sawzalls, angle grinders, etc.

Load/unload trucks with equipment, tools, and materials

Transport crew members, equipment, tools, and materials to job sites

Work safely at all times

Minimum Qualifications

Familiarity working in landscape, construction, or other related industries

Willing to work outdoors in all types of weather

Valid driver’s license, clean record

Able to travel regularly for project work

Able to lift 50 lbs

Demonstrated great attitude and work ethic; Demonstrated team player

Demonstrated punctuality and communication

Preferred Qualifications

Familiarity working with power tools and driving trucks

First Aid/CPR/AED

OSHA 10

Pay Benefits

Living Wage rate for Buncombe County by WNC Economics - $18-20/hr. Employees traveling overnight will receive a Per Diem for meals & incidental expenses.

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Not seeing an open position that fits you?

We’re always on the lookout for great people to join our team. Please send your resume to info@livingroofsinc.com indicating what position you’re applying for in the subject line and tell us why you’re interested in joining us and building green roofs.

Meet the team

Co-Founder

Kathryn Blatt Ancaya, PLA, LEED AP

B.A., Anthropology, Wake Forest University
MLA, College of Design, North Carolina State University

“Design must be present at every stage, and it translates beyond paper plans. For all successful projects, design is the critical thread pulled from concept through post-installation.”

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Kate’s interdisciplinary educational background and professional experience in archaeology and landscape architecture inform all her work. She is keenly interested in how humans interact and connect with their environments, and she says that pushes her to “explore ideas that encourage memorable landscapes and spaces.” Kate’s design approach is sensitive, ecologically responsive and restorative. She leads the Living Roofs design team from concept through construction, ensuring that the original vision remains intact throughout the project. Kate is also Director of Design at Roots First where she works to repair the connection between people and nature.