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Horticulturist

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Horticulturist

 

Farmside is looking for a candidate with a passion for plants & working outdoors, being a steward to the earth and the environment, and has strong knowledge of landscape plants and plant health care practices.

 

  • Farmside’s horticulturists are responsible for assisting in planning, preparation and maintenance of gardens, grounds and other leisure areas.
  • Supervising and assisting in all stages of cultivation and maintenance.
  • Assisting in planning planting schemes for new projects and reviewing existing planting schemes.
  • Monitoring weekly, monthly and annual maintenance programs.

 

Key Responsibilities & Performance Deliverables:

  • Maintains overall aesthetic of properties and design integrity. .
  • Complete scheduled site visits and anticipates landscape changes.
  • Ensure that required equipment and materials are available for projects as needed.
  • Assist in training and development of staff.
  • Review ongoing progress of jobs sold to assure that contract specifications are satisfied.
  • Grow skills and knowledge of the company and the industry.
  • Ensure achievement of Mission Statement standards.

 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Bachelor’s in Horticulture related field or field related experience preferred but not required.
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with coworker and customer.
  • Sales, time management and follow up skills.
  • Ability to comprehend general and complex oral and written instructions.
  • Microsoft Office Skills
  • Strong local plant identification skills
  • Full understanding of Farmside Quality Work and our Industry Standard of Excellence