Landscaping Interview Questions

35 Questions and Answers by

Elisabeth Walter is an experienced Recruiting Consultant and Enrollment Advisor.

Landscaping was updated on February 15th, 2017. Learn more here.

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How do you incorporate elements of design into your planning?

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List of 35 Landscaping Interview Questions & Answers

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  1. 1.

    How do you incorporate elements of design into your planning?

  2. 2.

    Tell me about any training or education you have in landscaping.

  3. 3.

    Tell me about a time when you went above and beyond to exceed client expectations.

  4. 4.

    How do you handle unexpected situations that might cause you to be late for work?

  5. 5.

    Have you worked for any well known landscaping companies in the past?

  6. 6.

    What types of projects could you see yourself enjoy working on a large scale or small scale?

  7. 7.

    Are you a team player?

  8. 8.

    What was the toughest situation you've had designing a project?

  9. 9.

    If I ask you to do something in a way you are not used to, how would you handle this?

  10. 10.

    How would your previous employer describe you?

  11. 11.

    What are your career goals?

  12. 12.

    What was the toughest job you've done in the past?

  13. 13.

    Tell me about a time when you received negative feedback.

  14. 14.

    Do you have any experience designing your own projects?

  15. 15.

    Do you have the ability to see a finished product, before its done?

  16. 16.

    Do you have experience working with little to no supervision?

  17. 17.

    How do you adapt to changes at work?

  18. 18.

    Why do you want to work for our landscaping team?

  19. 19.

    Do you have experience with basic lawn care, like weeding and tree trimming?

  20. 20.

    How did you obtain your general knowledge of landscaping? How do you keep up on current trends?

  21. 21.

    What was your most successful design project? Why do you believe it was successful?

  22. 22.

    Tell me about your landscaping experience.

  23. 23.

    What are your strengths?

  24. 24.

    What do you dislike about landscaping?

  25. 25.

    Give me some examples of your past work.

  26. 26.

    Do you have any mulching experience?

  27. 27.

    Give me an example of your attention to detail.

  28. 28.

    Are you familiar with a variety of botanical terms?

  29. 29.

    What experience do you have in landscape architect?

  30. 30.

    What goes into your decision when pairing plants together?

  31. 31.

    Are you willing to work overtime, weekends and holidays, if needed?

  32. 32.

    Tell me about a time when you experienced a conflict with a coworker.

  33. 33.

    Tell me about a time when you worked with a team to accomplish a project. What were some of the challenges?

  34. 34.

    How do you stay motivated?

  35. 35.

    Do you know how to stripe a lawn? Do you consider yourself good at it?