We are searching for an individual who has the ability to do the following: caring of the grounds for all seasons, preserving the care of the specimen trees, native trees, coordinating with Tree and Lawn contractors. To work with existing grounds staff for planting trees and shrubs, clearing seasonal leaves, branches and weeding from flower beds. Assists the supervisor in maintaining the integrity on all levels of horticultural care, and insect/pest management. Responds with the snow and ice removal team during the winter season. Assists with funerals by preparing the cemetery. Creates and maintains a systematic plant records manual, for monitoring the care and maintenance of specimen trees for pruning, fertilization and pest control.
Skills, Knowledge, Education, Experience and Other Requirements:
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EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree in horticulture, botany, natural science or related field.
Experience/Skills: Minimum 3 years’ experience in similar work. Able to safely operate a wide variety of tools and equipment. Ability to understand written and oral directions. Good computer skills. Must possess a valid NY State Driver’s License.
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