Horticulturist

Golf Course Maintenance Six Mile, South Carolina


Description

JOB DUTIES:
• Be highly detail oriented
• Develop, implement and maintain plantings at the Club House, Wellness Center and Golf Course
• Pruning, fertilizing, pest management and watering or trees, shrubs, flowers
• Bid and acquire plant material
• Daily preparation of Club House and Wellness Center grounds, blowing leaves, limb and stick removal
• Manage small teams of employees to complete projects
• Supervise 1 to 2 staff members during peak season to assist in daily operations
• Be able to operate mowers and trimmers
• Maintain mulch beds keeping them weed free and looking fresh
• Be able to work weekends and holidays

BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE:
• Degree/Certificate in Horticulture
• Sound knowledge of plant material and their use in a landscapes and different microclimates
• Expertise in pruning
• Mixing and spraying fertilizer and compound experience is required, Pesticide License is a plus
• Irrigation installation, troubleshooting, repair, and scheduling a plus
• Basic understanding of operating lawn care equipment and its safety procedures
• Managing staff


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
• Ability to lift 50 lbs. frequently
• Ability to perform strenuous physical work on a daily basis to include frequent handling, reaching, lifting, carrying, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling and climbing
• Ability to work outdoors in various weather conditions, including extreme heat and cold while being exposed to all forms of precipitation