Horticulturist / LandscaperShaner Hotels
Tavernier, FL Full time
Posted on February 4, 2018
Horticulturist / Landscaper needed to join our team at Playa Largo Resort and Spa in Key Largo, Florida. The Horticulturist / Landscaper will plans, supervises and assigns responsibilities regarding all aspects of our landscape; Provides instruction in the proper horticultural maintenance of flowers, trees, and plants and direction to those engaged in planting, removing, transplanting, cultivating, trimming, spraying, fertilizing, pruning and irrigation necessary for the healthy growth of trees, shrubs, plants, and flowers in our facilities; Assists in landscaping design and drawing of plans and blueprints; Provide guests with tours of our landscape explaining the Nature Preserve of our entire landscape; Performs irrigation repair and construction with help of outside contractors; Inspects landscaping and trees to detect evidence of diseases, insects, irrigation problems, or other conditions endangering or inhibiting the proper growth of trees, shrubs, plants, and flowers. Takes corrective measures when required by mixing and applying fertilizer, pesticides or herbicides Job Requirements: - High school diploma or GED and at least two (2) years related experience in landscape maintenance, nursery, or horticultural operation preferably in a commercial setting or BS, Horticulture or Horticulture Science or related degree and at least one year directly related experience - Supervisory or crew leader experience preferred.