Professionals FAQ

“Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul.”– John Muir

How long has Hermes been in business?

Hermes Landscaping was founded in 1965 and we’re thankful to be celebrating over 50 years in business in the greater Kansas City area.

What is the culture like?

We have leaders and coaches, not bosses. Our leaders and mentors continually ask themselves, “How can I better help those around me?” This team is committed to helping each person grow and be the best person they can be for themselves and their families. We are a supportive, hardworking and proud group of people. We look out for one another and take care of each other because it’s who we are.

Our culture can be summarized by our Four Questions:
1. Are we taking care of each other?
2. Is the customer happy?
3. Are the properties beautiful?
4. Are we profitable?

What are the steps of the recruiting process?
  1. Complete online application (Please fill out entire application)
  2. Phone interview conducted with Human Resources
  3. Onsite interview(s) completed with hiring manager(s)
  4. Offer extended and start date scheduled
How many locations do you have?

We have two locations.

– The Sales & Management Headquarters is located in Lenexa, off of 87th St. Parkway near I35 and our River Farm Production Headquarters is located of off of Interstate 435 and Holiday Drive in Shawnee, Kansas.

How can I stay updated on job opportunities with Hermes?

The best way to stay updated is to check out our available positions here. If you do not see an opening for the position you want, we encourage you to apply anyway. We would love to connect with you on future opportunities!

What are normal business hours?

Hermes Landscaping operates during normal business hours from 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, with Saturday hours as needed. 

What is the dress code?

We have a business casual dress code in the office throughout the week and a causal dress code on Friday.

What professional opportunities are available at Hermes Landscaping?

We are always on the lookout for talented people to join us in the following areas: Sales, Account Management, Management Trainees, Executive Leadership, Human Resources, Accounting, Administration, I.T. and Landscape Design.

Is there opportunity for advancement?

Absolutely! Our leadership teams work with you to create a growth plan that supports the professional, personal and financial career path YOU desire!

Does the company celebrate their team members?

Yes! At Hermes, we love to not only celebrate our people but celebrate with our people. We host a variety of events over the year to show our appreciation for our amazing team members, in addition to hosting a few annual award events to recognize our outstanding team members. 

What holidays do you observe?

We honor all major holidays (New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas Day) and even offer employees a floating holiday to observe an additional day off during the year.

What should I expect from my supervisor?

You should expect your supervisor to be an excellent coach, champion and leader. Your supervisor is there to provide guidance and support to you and answer any questions you have. Their goal is to help you transition into your new position with confidence and sustain a healthy culture within your team.

Does Hermes Support a Work/Life Flexible Culture?

Absolutely! We understand our team members are devoted mothers, fathers, brothers, sisters, sons, daughters and friends. Hermes works with our team members to make sure you don’t miss the things that matter most to you in life.

Hermes Landscaping is an Equal Opportunity Employer