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Hunter Engineering Horticulturist in Bridgeton, Missouri

JOB TITLE: Horticulturist

JOB SUMMARY:

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

Telecommute: No

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