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Head Gardener

The responsibility of a Head Gardener is to maintain the beauty of plants, outdoor grounds, and trees across multiple gardens. They perform a range of general maintenance tasks including designing, producing, renewing and preserving outside spaces. The Head Gardener works in collaboration with the garden design team, the maintenance, team, and department heads. The Head Gardener has the opportunity to work with and learn from experienced garden designers and horticulturist within our historic hotel properties.

We are searching for a competent and reliable gardener to maintain our company gardens. You will be responsible for all general maintenance tasks related to the garden including planting new trees, servicing garden machinery, conducting regular pruning and advising management of cost-effective methods.

To succeed in this role, you should be physically fit and able to manage small and heavy machinery. The ideal candidate will be friendly, professional and possess in-depth knowledge of effective gardening techniques. Excellent communication and collaboration skills are a must. The ideal candidate will direct the work of other gardens as assigned.

The ideal candidate must be able to work a flexible schedule. Experience is a must. The candidate must be able to work independently and complete projects on time.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintain and grow the garden to ensure it meets specific requirements and expectations.
  • Perform basic maintenance such as pruning, cutting the grass, emptying bins, managing weed control and leaf raking.
  • Plant and nurture new trees, flowers, and various plants.
  • Work with hand tools and basic light machinery such as plant vehicles, and small diggers.
  • Service all garden equipment and machinery.
  • Maintain a clean garden by clearing rubbish and litter from the garden and grounds.
  • Provide guidance to management on matters related to the garden.
  • Advise management on the costs of plants and garden necessities with detailed written quotations and reports.
  • Ensure a safe environment for staff and clients by adhering to safety and health regulations




PI170085211

Posted
04/22/2022
Type
Part Time
Salary Range
$31,000.00 - $40,000.00
per Year
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Location
Hawley, PA, 18428, US