Gardener First Class at Central Resources Team
Maintains hotel grounds by performing general or specialized gardening and other miscellaneous tasks, such as watering, digging, mowing, re-planting, trimming, weeding, pruning. Applies fertilizers and other chemicals as needed. Maintains interior potted plants and maintains plants in the nursery. Supervises other gardeners. Performs more complex gardening tasks. Position entails occasional guest contact.
Specific Job Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Equipment - must be able to properly use and operate a line trimmer, backpack blower, hedge trimmer, garden tiller, lawn mower, lawn aerator, chain saw, rake, shovel, broom, saw, ladder, telephone. Must have basic math skills and understanding of fractions in order to calculate chemical formulas and proportions, conversions and dilution rates for chemicals.
Three years previous experience in gardening in the last 8 years.
Licenses or Certification
HS diploma Required. TB clearance required. Driver's License with a clear abstract required. At least 1 landscape related certification or license in a national or state recognized organization or agency, or a horticulture related degree.
Must be able to lift at least 50 lbs from floor to waist. Must be able to lift 20 lbs overhead. Must be able to carry 40 lbs with two hands, carry 15lbs with one hand. Must be able to pull 20 lbs, push 40 lbs. Must be able to work in an environment with frequent walking, standing, sitting and other various ranges of motion.