Experience:
3-5 years of experience
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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
1/15/2020
Job Category:
Other
Horticulturist Assistant
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Job Description

Job Purpose: Provide specialized landscape and grounds maintenance services in support of horticulturists to include plantings, chemical applications and equipment maintenance.

Major Responsibilities:

* Perform horticultural related maintenance of trees, shrubs, groundcovers and flower beds.
* Transport equipment and personnel via motor vehicle to and from job sites.
* Provide instructions to landscaping crews as required.
* Lead in and perform lawn maintenance activities.
* Keeps landscape and grounds free of debris.
* Apply appropriate chemicals to lawn, trees, shrubs, groundcover, and flower.
* Perform routine maintenance of equipment.
* Complete daily grounds maintenance reports.
* Train new employees in horticultural related duties; promote safe working practices.
* Perform other related duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications:

* Education: High School Diploma/GED or Vocational School Diploma
* Work Experience: Two to three years job related experience.
* Certifications: Valid Driver's License
* Skills: This job requires working knowledge of horticultural support processes and practices including application of chemicals and operation and maintenance of related equipment, use of radio communications equipment and operation of a motor vehicle. Skills in providing work direction and training are required.

Preferred Qualifications:

* Preferred Education: N/A
* Preferred Work Experience: N/A
* Preferred Certifications: N/A
* Preferred Skills: N/A

Additional Information: The work environment involves physical risks that require following basic safety precautions. This position may be exposed to weather conditions and hazardous materials. This job typically requires lifting, pushing or pulling of objects up to 50 pounds.

Impact & Influence: This position will interact on a consistent basis with: supervisor and coworkers. This position typically will advise and counsel: grounds keeping personnel. This position will supervise: NA.