The Golf Club at Newcastle is looking for a Horticulturist to join their Turf team!
The Golf Club at Newcastle is one of eight facilities managed by Oki Golf. Featuring stunning, panoramic views of Lake Washington, Mt. Rainier, the Olympic and Cascade Mountains, and the Seattle skyline, 36 holes of championship golf, a spectacular, 44,000 square foot clubhouse, and extensive, year-round practice facilities, The Golf Club at Newcastle is the Puget Sound’s premier public golf destination.
The Horticulturist is expected to maintain the golf course gardens and landscaping to the standards required by the Superintendent team!
Essential Responsibilities and Duties:
Designing and planting of beds
Pruning, weeding, propagating, and mulching throughout the season
Ability to communicate professionally and effectively with other employees, supervisors, members, guest, outside contractors and vendors
Self-starter with initiative, ability and willingness to be a continual learner
Waters and fertilizes, and applies pesticides to clubhouse flowers and shrubbery.
Establishes and maintains high horticultural standards and practices
Need to be capable of selecting plants and coordinating year round care of all exterior plants around clubhouse, front entry, course restrooms and tee monuments
Coordinate activities of two seasonal team members and one full time team member
Associates or Bachelor’s Degree in Horticulture or another related field preferred
Previous experience is a must
Broad plant knowledge including ornamentals, annuals and perennials
WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those a team member encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Lift, reach, bend, twist, push, pull, squat, grasp and use arm-hand coordination on a consistent basis
Have the ability to lift 30 pounds frequently.
Perform labor in all weather conditions
Oki Golf offers an impressive collection of benefits! Some benefits include:
Paid Sick Time
Company paid Life Insurance and Long Term Disability