Exciting Fine Gardening Position
We are seeking a full time Fine Garden Maintenance Manager to oversee the gardens of our suburban residential cliental. This position would primarily involve on site work and plant shopping. This exciting position is available now and offers the right candidate the unique opportunity to spend all day in the garden as well as be involved with a variety of sustainable gardening and roof garden projects.
• Performing deadheading and maintenance of perennials, annuals, pruning of variety of shrubs
• Seasonal bed and container plantings
• Plantings of bulbs, perennials, and shrubs
• Transplanting, dividing and staking as needed
• Assisting with property assessments and installations for flower and vegetable gardens
• Partner with clients to develop and create flower bed and vegetable garden designs
• Interact with nursery suppliers and vendors to coordinate plant selection and delivery
• Must maintain complete, accurate and timely records.
• Onsite discussions with clients to determine plant selection and placement
• A “Green Thumb”: natural talent and interest in growing and maintaining plants
• Love to work outdoors with an interest in a method of gardening that uses less water, generates less waste and makes better use of resources, space and time.
• Valid driver’s license
• Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work well within a team and especially with a variety of clients
• Ability to work independently with attention to detail and follow standard accepted practices to maintain the health and aesthetics of perennials, annuals, plants, vines, trees and shrubs
• Ability to maintain, complete accurate and timely records
We offer a competitive salary package including paid holidays, health insurance, ongoing training and seminars and bonus incentives. Salary is contingent on work experience and/or working knowledge of plant materials and gardening. Please email your resume and a brief description of your career goals to firstname.lastname@example.org and include a good contact number where you can be reached to schedule an interview.
Interviews are being scheduled now.