Landscape Associate Horticulturist (Part Time - Seasonal)

Corporate Raleigh, North Carolina


Description

People come to Capitol Broadcasting Company and they stay. Why? We’re family. We have extraordinary expectations of each other and accept nothing short of excellence. Meshing with our standout team is as important as your skills. We’re a locally-owned, pioneering, stable, community advocate, do-the-right-thing Company that offers some of the best benefits in the business. Capitol Broadcasting is based out of Raleigh, NC, ranked as one of the best places to live and work according to U.S. News & World Report.

Capitol Broadcasting is seeking a Part Time - Seasonal Landscape Associate Horticulturist to work in our Property Management department. Pay rate is $10/hr. 

Property Management and Grounds Maintenance:

  • We offer a customized program tailored to you and discovering your passion within the industry.
  • Job Shadow within our Area Management, Field Management, Irrigation, and Enhancements.
  • Experience a unique opportunity in cross training in gaining hands on experience and exposure to behind the scenes and in all facets of the branch and the business.
  • A dedicated mentor will be assigned to manage the schedule, provide feedback and providing guidance.
  • Training is provided throughout the course of the program to participate in internal and external training programs offered covering topics such as team building, professional development, leadership, goal setting and management skills.
  • Ability to build a network while interacting with other employees, team members, and create new relationships.

Duties:

  • Exterior Maintenance – Work with the crews in the field with landscape maintenance tasks such as: planting, weeding, pruning, overall clean up of garden beds and grounds.
  • Irrigation – Understand the various parts of the irrigation system.  Monitor irrigation schedule, functionality of irrigation wells, pumps, heads, and wiring.  Irrigation troubleshooting.
  • Assisting with events on the grounds. Includes scheduling, planning, and coordinating logistics.
  • Landscape Enhancements per design team.
  • General Horticulture tasks.

You might be a good fit if you are:

  • Pursuing a bachelors or associates degree in any areas of Horticulture such as the following: Landscape Architecture, Civil Engineering, Construction Science, Construction Management, Agriculture-Business, Landscape Design or Plant Science.

Requirements:

  • Expected weekly time commitment is a minimum of 10 hours per week, maximum of 25 hours per week
  • Valid DL
  • 2 years of work experience in Horticulture/Landscape Maintenance
Physical Requirements:
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds on a regular basis. Bend and stoop continuously. Work outside in all weather conditions. Work in an environment around pollen, poison ivy, bees and other elements. Wear ear and eye protection as required.

Preferred Skills:

  • Proficiency with computer software programs including MS Office suite (Word, Excel and Outlook)
  • Plant ID knowledge
  • Self-motivated to work on tasks
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Strong work ethic

A pre-employment drug screening is required.  EOE, M/F.  All Capitol Broadcasting Company properties are tobacco free.  Capitol Broadcasting Company participates in E-Verify.

Capitol Broadcasting Company, Inc. is a diversified communications company which owns and/or operates WRAL-TVWRAL DigitalWRAZ-TVWRAZ DigitalWRAL-FMWRAL-HD2WCMC-FMWCMC-HD1WDNC-AMWCMC-HD2WCMC-HD3WCLY-AMWCMC-HD4MicrospaceCBC New Media Group and Wolfpack Sports Properties (a joint venture with Learfield) in Raleigh, NC; WILM-TVWILT-LD and Sunrise Broadcasting in Wilmington, NC; The Durham Bulls Baseball ClubBull City Hospitality, and the American Underground startup hub in Durham, NC; Holly Springs Salamanders in Holly Springs, NC; and real estate interests including the American Tobacco Historic District in Durham, NC, and Rocky Mount Mills in Rocky Mount, NC.gement, Agriculture-Business, Landscape Design or Plant Science or related field.