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By Westmoreland Country Club, - updated Monday at 07:46 PM - Wilmette, Illinois
History: For more than a hundred years, Westmoreland Country Club has been among the most exclusive clubs on the “famed” North Shore of Chicago. Originally designed by William Watson in 1911, Westmoreland has undergone a number of renovations over the years including work by A.W. Tillinghast, William Langford, and Arthur Hills. Since 2004, Westmoreland has made numerous improvements which include a new irrigation system, new USGA greens with precision-aire systems, and a wall-to-wall drainage system. In recent years, Westmoreland has worked closely with Shawn Smith of Hills•Forrest•Smith to restore the golf course to a character that is consistent with early 1900’s golf course architecture. This work included a complete bunker renovation using “Better Billy Bunker”, fairway expansions, squaring up tees, tree removals and the addition of fescue areas. A Long Range Master Plan has been developed by Shawn which includes greens expansions/regrassing, tree management/buffer enhancement, and fescue area additions. The Club is also in the early stages of discussing the restoration of the 7th and 13th greens to their original punchbowl and redan styles to enhance the history and classic architecture of Westmoreland. Westmoreland’s maintenance operation continually introduces progressive ways to be among the best golf courses in the Chicagoland area. Job Description: In conjunction with Golf Course Superintendent, the Horticulturist will maintain all matters of the Clubhouse Grounds aesthetic conditions within the established budget. The candidate directs and participates in the care of the clubhouse grounds, annual and perennial landscape beds, manages the design of the annual flower display, tulip display, seasonal displays, and future landscape projects; and does related work as required. The superintendent’s objective is to assist this individual in reaching their career goals by strong networking and industry ties. Functions: Performance & Quality: Coordinating materials, people, equipment and subcontractors to ensure efficient completion of tasks Inspecting landscapes to develop an appropriate action plan, and performing hands on work as necessary, including: Planting, dividing and transplanting trees, shrubs, groundcovers, and herbaceous plants Weeding, mulching, and watering Cultivating and fertilizing Pruning and minor arboriculture work, removing dead and diseased wood, and dead plants Hedge trimming Edging, removing unwanted sod, brush cutting Removing litter, twigs, leaves and other material from assigned and adjacent areas Safe and proper use of pesticides and pesticide mixing/storage facility Invasive species surveillance and control Monitoring and controlling threatening insects, disease, and nuisance animals Record keeping of amendments and chemical applications Addressing issues before they arise by proactively monitoring irrigation systems and areas with potential for disease or insect problems Operations: Ensure proper maintenance, storage, and use of equipment Coordinating with Superintendent to ensure issues are timely and effectively managed Ordering materials as needed, and monitoring costs and deliveries Personnel: Work with Superintendent to prepare daily work schedules Provide crew member training, including proper equipment operation, pruning techniques, safety, and quality standards Assists in personnel management and evaluation, employee safety and personnel discipline Safety: Implement safety best practices and ensure proper use of equipment by crew members
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By Bentley University, - updated Monday at 02:04 PM - Waltham, Massachusetts
Bentley University Job Description Summary The physical demands of this position range from LIGHT to MEDIUM. This position involves planning, planting, and maintaining ornamental flower beds, planters, and all herbaceous plant material. Also schedules and maintains all campus interior plants and may assists in planting, maintaining, and pruning ornamental shrubs and trees. These are completed in accordance with all applicable OSHA regulations and established schedules and procedures at Bentley University. Standing, walking, lifting, carrying and reaching are performed on a frequent to constant basis. Bending, pushing, pulling, climbing, kneeling and twisting are performed on an occasional to frequent basis. The heaviest physical demands are required during handling of furniture, heavier equipment, irrigation pipe, fertilizer, seed bags, etc. These activities require handling of 25-50 pounds of load resistance on an occasional to frequent basis. Heavier tasks may require the assistance of (2) or more co-workers. Minimum Qualifications 1. A minimum of 5 years of experience in horticultural or landscaping industries working and designing annual and perennial plants on a large-scale basis. 2. Must hold, or acquire within 1 year, a commercial Massachusetts applicator's pesticide license and hoisting license (10-ft or 500-lbs), 2-A at a minimum. 3. Use of motor vehicle required for transportation of tools and equipment for job related duties. Must hold and maintain a valid, unrestricted United States driver's license, with an insurable driving history as determined by Bentley's insurance carrier. May be required to drive a Bentley issued vehicle. 4. Must hold, or acquire within 60 days, a DOT card. 5. Must be physically able to perform the essential duties of the position as set forth in this Position Description. 6. Must be able to read, write and interpret documents in the English language, e.g. safety rules, material safety data sheets (MSDS), operating repair, installation and procedure instruction manuals. 7. Must be able to effectively interact and communicate with co-workers and supervisors. 8. Must be available for emergency call-in situations. 9. Properly uses and cares for Bentley tools, radios and equipment. Work Environment May be exposed to seasonal temperature extremes, including occasional wet and slippery conditions. Occasionally working near moving mechanical parts is required. Close spaces, working at heights, and climbing both ladders and stairs should also be expected on an occasional to frequent basis. Noise levels may vary from moderate to occasionally high depending on the work situation. DIVERSITY STATEMENT Bentley University strives to create a campus community that welcomes the exchange of ideas, and fosters a culture that values differences and views them as a strength in our community. Bentley University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, building strength through diversity. The University is committed to building a community of talented students, faculty and staff who reflect the diversity of global business. We strongly encourage applications from persons from underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities, covered veterans and those with diverse experiences and backgrounds. Apply Here PI128876071
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By Town of Mountain Village, - updated December 10, 2020 - Mountain Village, Colorado
Job Title: Horticulture Specialist FLSA: Non-Exempt Effective Date: January 2021 Salary Grade: 40 (Min $20.98, Mid $24.66, Max $28.33) NATURE OF WORK: Oversees and supervises the cultivation of Town gardens, including the planting, upkeep and maintenance of Town flower beds, flower pots, flower baskets. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • Selects and designs the specific plant, flower, shrub and tree species to be installed in all Town gardens including planters, beds, pots and baskets. • Monitors plant growth and success and keeps records of all horticulture activities. • Plans the ordering of plant materials to be installed in Town gardens including annuals, perennials, and pots and baskets, mulch and fertilizers. • Represents the department and travels to regional nurseries, garden centers, etc… to research and select plant material. • Researches new and or improved plant species and gardening products, makes contacts and establishes relationships with local and regional distributers to identify availability, studies appropriateness of plants for dry high desert climates. Strives for planting drought and cold weather-tolerant species most appropriate for Mountain Village climates and the use natural products. • Attends trainings and trade shows to stay abreast of new technologies in the field and current best practices. • Acts as a lead trainer and performs pre- and post-season training sessions with staff to educate about proper cultivation procedures including planting, mulching, weeding, dead heading, fertilizing and watering, pruning and trimming. • Supervises garden maintenance activities throughout season and works with fellow employees to educate staff on proper horticulture and maintenance activities. • Assists with the design, preparation and installation of holiday and event decorations throughout the community. • Performs planting, watering, weeding and dead heading of flowers; pruning and trimming of trees and shrubs and flowers; inspection of landscaped areas; loading and hauling of plant materials. • Conducts sweeping, cleaning and general removal of trash and debris in gardens and public areas. • Operates a variety of vehicles and equipment in accordance with all safety regulations and procedures; identifies and reports mechanical problems requiring additional repair. • Performs snow and ice removal in public plazas. • Assists with enforcement and oversight of plaza policies and programs including special events, plaza vehicle access and permitting; installation of holiday decorations; plaza assistance; monitoring of compliance with plaza uses and license agreements. • Performs minor maintenance activities including painting, staining and waterproofing of public benches, light posts, signage, fences, and trash cans. • Collects and disposes of garbage and recyclables from common areas. • Assists with programs developed to achieve the community’s Zero Waste goals. • Assists with the preparation of facilities for special events; sets up tents, tables, chairs, and banners; cleans up and breaks down events. • Acts as a liaison, when necessary between Mountain Village and its residents and guests, subcontractors, vendors, and merchants giving direction and assistance as needed. • Promotes and observes safe work methods and uses safety equipment; secures work sites as necessary; may attend safety committee meetings, actively participates in and may conduct tailgate trainings • Contributes to the efficiency and effectiveness of the department’s service to its customers by offering suggestions and directing or participating as an active member of the team • Reinforces the Town’s commitment to the environment by responsible use of electricity, natural gas, fuel, paper, water, and chemicals. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High School Diploma or GED and at least five years of related experience. Prior arborist, horticultural, or landscape experience preferred; demonstrated computer skills in working with word processing, spreadsheet, time tracking, and email software Applicants will be required to undergo drug testing prior to employment and may be subject to further drug and alcohol testing throughout their employment. Licenses/Certification(s): Bachelor’s degree in Horticulture or a related field is preferred. Colorado Gardner Certificate or Master Gardner Certificate is preferred. Possession of a valid Colorado State Driver’s License is required. A Driving record search will be conducted on all applicants prior to employment and will be subject observation throughout their employment. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES REQUIRED: Knowledge of: Methods, materials and equipment used in garden maintenance; methods for seeding, propagating, planting, cultivating and trimming flowers, plants, trees, shrubs and lawns; methods of plant selection and appropriateness for local climates and standards; willingness to experiment with new products and new and natural methods of horticulture; state and town safety rules and regulations. Skill in: Use of gardening and grounds keeping tools and equipment; effective verbal and written communication; establishing and maintaining effective working relations with co-workers; selecting species and designing gardens; planting, mulching, weeding, dead-heading, fertilizing and watering gardens; customer service and working with the public; safe and efficient operation and maintenance of vehicles and equipment according to standard operating and safety procedures. Environmental Factors: Work is performed primarily in outdoor environments with exposure to extreme weather conditions, fertilizers and other chemicals. Physical Factors: While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be required to perform manual labor, use hand tools, stand and walk for extended periods of time, climb ladders, and lift and/or move items weighing up to 50 pounds. This job description indicates in general the nature and levels of work, knowledge, skills, and other essential functions (as covered under the Americans with Disabilities Act) expected of an incumbent. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of an incumbent. An incumbent may be asked to perform other duties as required.
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By Brook Hollow Golf Club, - Dallas, Texas
Brook Hollow Golf Club Horticulturist Position Brook Hollow Golf Club completed an extensive golf course renovation in November of 2020. Clubhouse irrigation and landscape improvements are scheduled to tie in the golf course project to the clubhouse landscape. The Horticulturist will take part in managing these clubhouse projects and must be able to maintain these areas to the highest standards once completed. The Horticulturist is responsible for maintaining the Clubhouse grounds which include all lawns and flowerbeds encompassing areas including tennis, pool, front entrance and clubhouse surrounds. This is a hands-on management position that requires a positive attitude and a strong work ethic. This position is Full-Time with great benefits and a salary based upon experience. Job Requirements: · Have or is actively pursuing a 2 or 4-year degree in Horticulture or with 3 years of professional experience in horticulture or closely related field. · Some supervisory experience—oversight of landscape crew. · Valid Driver’s License. · Possess or obtain a Texas Pesticide applicator’s license within 90 days. · Motivated self-starter who has an eye for details. · Develop and implement standard operating procedures for landscape management. · Can work in all weather conditions. · Flexible work schedule—work weekends and holidays as needed. · Operation of power equipment and heavy machinery if needed. · Some Spanish preferred but not required. Responsible for: · General maintenance of all clubhouse lawns and landscapes. · Daily scheduling of 4 fulltime employees · Overseeing and monitoring crew performance. · Color change out and flowerbed maintenance. · Irrigation scheduling and proper hand watering practices for supplemental water. · Proper application, timing and record keeping of fertilizer and chemicals. · Budgeting and purchasing plant materials, fertilizers, tools and chemicals Physical Requirements: · Required to bend, stoop, and stand up to 8-10 hours a day. · Must be able to lift, push, or move up to 50 lbs. · Work Independent--able to move about departments and club buildings in a professional manner. · Must have good or corrected vision to select/stock merchandise and read labels. · Must be able to work in a busy environment.
- Based upon Experience
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By Northampton Country Club, - updated November 14, 2020 - Easton, Pennsylvania
Northampton Country Club is looking to add a Horticulturist to it's maintenance team. Founded in 1899, Northampton Country Club is located in Easton Pennsylvania. The Horticulturist position will be responsible for all the plant material around the clubhouse as well as, any material on the golf course. Duties would include the layout and selection of plant materials, proper care of plant materials, overseeing and implementing the proper installation of plant materials, and identifying problem areas and correcting those issues. Perform the application of fertilizers and pesticides to keep plants healthy and vibrant. Maintain beds weed free through the use of herbicides and mechanical removal. The applicant should also be able to evaluate existing plant materials on the property and make recommendations to improve the aesthetics to the club. The applicant for the position should also attend continuing educational opportunities to keep current on the industry and gather new ideas related to the position. The applicant will assist the grounds crew in maintenance and general upkeep of the clubhouse grounds and occasionally the golf course.
- 40,000- 50,00 depending on experience
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By KemperSports, - updated November 2, 2020 - Issue, Maryland
This position is primarily responsible for the planning, planting and maintenance of landscape plantings, landscape beds, trees and shrubs about the property. These tasks require professional training and experience in order to deliver a best-in-class appearance of the aforementioned areas. This position is expected to develop recommendations for prudent use of available funds in the design of layouts, selection of landscape plantings and maintaining plantings. Develop recommendations for prudent use of available funds in design of layouts, selection of landscape plantings and maintaining such plantings to enhance the overall visual presentation of the property · Develop and implement a preventative maintenance plan for all landscape areas · Plant and maintain all annuals, perennials, and other landscape features; monitor the health of all plantings, determine and execute appropriate pesticide and herbicide programs · Take environmental awareness measures that protect resources and wildlife · On continuing basis, fertilize, prune, behead, plant, tree, shrub and mulch, weed and edge landscape beds · Maintain records of plantings, materials and supplies, prepare cost estimates of projects and prepare work activity reports · Perform other duties as appropriate.
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