Hunter Engineering Horticulturist in Bridgeton, Missouri
JOB TITLE: Horticulturist
Assist with oversite and care of a large residential landscape in St. Louis County.
This is a Seasonal full-time position. Benefits available after 12 months.
Ensure the highest level of excellence in landscape maintenance and plant care
Performs a wide range of landscape maintenance tasks, including but not limited to soil preparation, planting, transplanting, mulching, weeding, watering and irrigation, fertilizing, pesticide application, tree work, etc.
Manage vendors to ensure all landscaping projects and related grounds maintenance projects are completed as well as managing the purchase and maintenance of all related equipment
Analyzes landscape problems and determines workable solution(s).
Maintains the highest level of expertise
Ability to lift and carry up to 80 lbs. (i.e., load, unload and move gardening supplies, medium to heavy weight tools and equipment).
Must be able to work in high heat and humidity.
Requires standing, walking, bending, stooping and reaching for extended periods of time.
Occasional building repairs and maintenance
Performs other duties as assigned.
Minimum of 5+ years of practical, relevant work experience.
Ability to communicate effectively in English (verbal and written).
Strong knowledge of plant materials and landscape maintenance techniques; proficient in operating various landscaping tools and equipment.
Thorough understanding of different components and basic design requirements of automatic irrigation systems.
Ability to work outside, often in variable environments and weather conditions
EDUCATION LEVEL REQUIRED:
Associate or B.S. degree in Horticulture, Biology, Botany and/or related field is preferred.
External Company Name: Hunter Engineering
External Company URL: www.hunter.com
Street: 11250 Hunter Drive