The Horticulturist works to beautify the resort and villa grounds areas along with the golf course property through the selection, propagation, purchase, installation and maintenance of ornamental plants and trees. the horticulturist manages the greenhouse and nursery to produce and install ornamental landscaping for the resort, golf course and clubhouse properties.
Manages the greenhouse and ornamental nursery facilities.
Selects, propagates, and grows plant materials (except trees and larger shrubs) for ornamental use on and around the resort, golf course, clubhouse, and other buildings.
Design’s flower beds and cultivates shrubs and flowers.
Trims and prunes hedges and shrubbery.
Designs, installs, and maintains low-pressure irrigation systems for landscaping.
Instructs groundskeepers in routine maintenance of ornamental plantings.
Applies pesticides and fertilizers to ornamental plantings.
Advises the superintendent of the need for tree trimming services.
Degree or extensive experience in Horticulture
Knowledge of the characteristics, growth habits and proper cultivation of a wide selection of flowering bulbs, annuals, biennials and perennial plant materials, including both herbaceous and woody plants.
Knowledge of the characteristics and proper use of various fertilizers, soil conditioners and pest control methods and materials.
Additional Salary Information: This is a full time position with benefits.