What happens after I apply? How can I find out the status of my application?
Thanks for applying. We appreciate your interest. Your résumé is entered into our database so that your credentials can be reviewed against open positions throughout the company. We will contact you directly if there is an appropriate position available. Due to the number of résumés we receive, we cannot provide you with a status update.
What’s involved in an interview?
The interview process involves several steps. You will complete an application with references, and likely be interviewed on the phone. The selection process will proceed to an interview in person at our offices, and ultimately an extensive final interview.
During the extensive full-day interview, you’ll meet several of our Associates, complete example assignments, present your work, and review our benefits and policies. Out of this comprehensive interview, the goal is that both you and James Martin Associates will have complete confidence that you’d make a good fit here.
What kind of physical exam should I expect from James Martin Associates?
All full time job applicants to whom an offer of employment has been accepted must pass a physical exam and drug test as a condition of employment. See our handbook for details.
Is health insurance fully paid by the company?
The company provides an individual health insurance program that does require an employee contribution. Each annual policy renewal, the company reviews the total cost of the health program and establishes the level of company contribution towards the total cost of coverage. The company encourages participation in the Healthy Lifestyle program with incentives towards the insurance premium.
When do benefits start?
James Martin Associates’ paid time off (PTO) benefit begins retroactively, after completion of the 90 probationary period. Most insurance benefits begin after 150 days of employment.
What is the company’s drug policy?
The company is committed to providing a safe, healthy, and productive work environment. To meet this objective, James Martin Associates has a drug-free workplace policy and program that provides reasonable measures to ensure that an employee drug or alcohol problem does not jeopardize the successful operation of our business, our employees, or the general public. Upon acceptance of a position, the details of the drug policy are shared with employees through the employee handbook.
How does the company handle employee continuing education or professional organization involvement?
Employees are encouraged to participate in industry-related continuing education opportunities and professional groups. Participation requires involvement, attendance, and being an active student or member of the organization. Our reimbursement policy is designed to reward your active involvement and successful completion.
Does James Martin Associates have an internship program?
Yes. College students are encouraged to review the internship program by clicking here.
What are possible career paths for a management trainee?
Management Trainees can take a number of different permanent positions after completing the training period. Some become crew foreman, superintendents, account managers, designers or yard managers.
How does James Martin Associates recognize employee performance?
The company recognizes and rewards Associates in many ways, but primarily recognizes employee performance through annual performance plans and goal setting. Long term employees are recognized upon service anniversaries. The company supports the training of employees through the Landscape Industry Certified Technician and Landscape Industry Certified Manager programs. Employees incentives are given for snow event management and accident free programs.