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Horticulturist

April 19, 2017 11:14 AM | Anonymous

Cherokee Country Club in Knoxville, Tennessee is seeking a motivated individual to serve as their new Horticulturist. This employee will be supervising and working alongside a small staff that is responsible for maintaining all of the plant material on the property except for the golf course.

Education: 

  • Bachelors, Associates, or Certificate Degree in Landscape Management from an accredited University 
Skills/Experience:
  • 2-4 years’ experience in the design, install, and maintenance of ornamental landscaping.
  • Experience in annual plantings/tree care.
  • Employee must have an eye for detail.
  • Employee must be professional looking and courteous to others always.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for maintenance of shrub, vine, ground cover and turf maintenance, including decision making on method, timing, and tools.
  • Responsible for culture and care of specialty crops including roses, topiaries, and foliage plants.
  • Responsible for bedding plant selection, care and layout.
  • Performing diagnosis of plant nutrition and pest control needs; fertilization and herbicide.
  • Performing landscape rehabilitation, including demolition and installation.
  • Identifying need for and provide supplemental water with manual operation of automatic irrigation zones and hand watering
  • Operates all golf course maintenance, landscape maintenance, and construction related equipment.
  • Maintaining equipment in proper running order.
  • Performing other duties as assigned.

Benefits:

  • Health, vision, and dental insurance offered
  • 401k
  • Uniforms
  • Meals

Compensation:

  • 15.00 hr. + depending on experience

Please send your resume to Jasanderson12@gmail.com


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