Horticultural Therapist Job Description Sample
Horticultural ,Interiorscaping Foliage Plant Maintenance
Interior plant design, bidding and maintenance. or maintenance only.
Horticultural Tech, Arboretum
Bachelor’s degree or Associate’s Degree in arboriculture, horticulture, or related field. A minimum of three years’ experience in the field of horticulture or a related field may be substituted for the educational requirement. Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and acquire a D.O.T. Medical Examiner’s Certificate as part of the pre-hiring process. Possess and maintain a Massachusetts Pesticide Applicator’s License within six months of employment and either a Massachusetts Commercial Pesticide License or a Massachusetts Private Pesticide License within three years of employment. Possess and maintain (within six months of employment) a hoisting license of the proper classification as required by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Be certified as an Arborist with the Massachusetts Arborist Association or with the International Society of Arboriculture within six months of employment.Additional
Must be able to perform strenuous manual labor, including frequent lifting/carrying/transporting heavy loads up to 50 lbs
Required to work in all weather conditions in all seasons
Demonstrate performance in the safe & proper operation of the Arboretum’s equipment
- Essential staff for weather related emergencies impacting the grounds Department:HorticulturePre-Employment Screening:Criminal, DMV, Education, IdentityJob Function:Technical
Duties & Responsibilities:
The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University seeks a skilled horticulture professional, passionate about the care of botanical collections, to fill the role of Horticultural Technologist. The successful candidate will join the Arboretum’s Horticulture Department in the stewardship of one of the finest and most significant woody plant collections in North America. Horticultural Technologists’ are responsible for the full scope of collections care and landscape maintenance tasks within assigned zones. Responsibilities include planning and execution of IPM practices, transplanting, pruning, watering, weed management, mulching and composting, lawn maintenance and establishment, leaf clean-up, invasive species management, equipment operation, landscape maintenance and collection renovation projects, and other assignments as part of the full horticulture operation. In addition, horticulture staff members support the Arboretum’s longstanding internship training programs through development and instruction of courses, hands-on training, and mentorship. The successful candidate is expected to engage fully in the professional activities of the Arboretum and work collaboratively with colleagues on interdepartmental efforts. Hourly Wage: $31.65. Full-time, Permanent, Benefits Eligible Position. Performs a wide variety of duties associated with the overall operation of the Living Collections including:
Propagation & nursery practices
Identification and methods of control of weeds, pests and diseases
Specialized tasks in grounds grooming & presentation or greenhouse and nursery operations
Maintains, repairs and operates various equipment
Maintains and makes repairs to building and grounds structures
Oversees the work of interns, apprentices and term appointments
May oversee the work of Gardener I and Gardener II workers as assigned
Related job duties as assigned May be required to:
Demonstrate knowledge of the Living Collections
Monitor and identify pest and diseases in the collections; mix, apply, store and dispose of pesticides in accordance with Massachusetts general laws
Utilize BG-Base and be able to update and maintain plant records
Maintain appropriate computerized records for equipment and grounds maintenance; order parts and supplies for grounds and equipment that have been approved by the Manager or Assistant Manager
Assist and facilitate researchers and professionals in their work and research School/Unit:University Administration EEO Statement:We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.
The job will consist of, but not limited to, the following tasks: Assemble and maintain watering lines and mist systems; operate and maintain heaters and pot/flat filling machines; remove snow from greenhouse structure; stack plants by variety; weed flower beds and pots; manipulate topiary forms and plant shapes; transplant plants; operate forklift and front end loader; operate power tools; change plastic films on greenhouses; help assemble and relocate greenhouses and benches; interact with customers.
Must have the ability to identify and name plants on site.Housing and utilities are provided at no cost to workers who are unable to return to their places of residence the same day. Workers will purchase food and prepare meals in employer provided fully equipped kitchen and the employer will ensure workers have access to a grocery store at least once per week.The employer guarantees to offer employment for a minimum of 3/4 of the workdays of the total specified period during which the work contract and all extensions thereof are in effect. The employer will reimburse the worker for transportation costs and subsistence to the employer's work site when the worker completes 50% of the work period.
The employer will pay the worker for reasonable costs incurred by the worker for transportation and daily subsistence (travel reimbursement subsistence will be the minimum amount of $12.07 without receipts per 24-hour periods of travel, and the maximum amount will be $51.00 per day with receipts) from the place from which the worker has come to work for the employer, whether in the US or abroad, to the place of employment. Upon completion of the work contract, employer will pay reasonable costs of return transportation and subsistence (travel reimbursement subsistence will be the minimum amount of $12,07 when workers do not have receipts per 24-bour period of travel. and the maximum amount will be $51.00 per day when workers do have receipts) from the place of employment to the place from which the worker has come to work for the employer, except when the worker will not be returning to the place from which the worker has come to work for the employer due to subsequent employment with another employer who agrees to pay such costs, in which case the new employer will only pay for the transportation and subsistence to the next job. The amount of the transportation payment will be equal to the most economical and reasonable similar common carrier transportation charges for the distance involved.Minimum of 3 months experience required.
Must be able to lift at least 60 pounds repeatedly throughout the day. Must have the ability to identify and name plants on sight. Basic literacy and arithmetic required.
All workers hired under this order will be required to provide documentation attesting to U. S. citizenship or legal status to work in the U.S. Neither the ETA nor the State of Wisconsin Job Service are guarantors of the accuracy or truthfulness of the information from the employer.
However, if any material misrepresentation is made by the employer, procedures of the Employment Service Complaint System at 20CFR 658, subpart F apply. No Clearance Order accepted or recruited upon by the Wisconsin Job Service constitutes a contractual job offer to which the ETA or the Wisconsin Job Service is in any way a party. Both entities only provide employment assistance.
Ability to work outside in extreme weather.
Ability to lift and carry various items of 50 lbs. or more.
Ability to read, write and converse in English.
Ability to communicate with staff, residents, families, vendors, support agencies and others.
Ability to remain calm and composed under stress.
Bending, lifting, grasping, fine hand/eye coordination, pushing/pulling, and/or prolonged sitting/standing.
Ability to respond to telephones and other auditory stimulation.
Ability to organize.
Quantitative/mathematical ability (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, standard measurements).
Ability to evaluate/interpret information and make independent judgments/decisions.
Interior Horticultural Specialist
CityLeaf’s mission is to help make people happier, healthier and more productive – through plants.
We offer market leading pay and benefits, AND we hire for culture and attitude! We’re a fast growing company that provides office plants to corporate clients all over the Bay Area. We’re currently seeking to hire an
Interior Horticultural Specialist.
• Maintain indoor office plants including water, and prune and
• Build relationships with your customers and provide an awesome customer experience
• Must be able to squat, lift 40 pounds and climb ladders
• Must have a valid CA Driver's License and Clean DMV
• Horticultural experience required, Interior preferred.
• Ability to work well either alone or in groups.
• Good work ethic and sense of humor required.
• Competitive salary, based on experience + Performance based Bonus!
• Medical/Dental Insurance
• Generous Paid Vacations
• Company vehicle (if required), tools, uniform provided
The largest landscaper in Wisconsin is looking for a new sales and service representative to sell work for our Maintenance department. This would include lawn care, annual flower arrangements, renovation of landscape beds, irrigation services, and much more! We currently have positions open in both Madison and Milwaukee for this role. As the Horticulture Sales Representative, your duties would include:
- Overseeing the entire new sales process, from prospecting to interviewing, estimating, sales presentations, and closing.
- Job organization for jobs that you sell, including paperwork, shipping tickets, site maps and detail sheets, and site-specific instructions.
- Regular site inspections to make sure the weekly care plans for the installations are adequate, as well as making recommendations for further improvements.
- Analyzing and adjusting contracts for annual renewals.
- Following up quickly and courteously with customers regarding questions or concerns over their accounts.
An associate's degree in horticulture (or commensurate experience), a valid driver's license, and 1-2 years of sales experience is required. A bachelor's degree in horticulture and 3 or more years of experience in landscape industry sales is preferred.
Essential Job Duties: The primary purpose of the position is to provide hands on technical expertise in applied horticultural sciences in order to improve the care and culture of the diverse plant life within the NC State University campus.
This position is also required to apply sound horticultural practices and integrated pest management procedures on Centennial Campus and serve as an area plant care expert. They ensure that all service agreements Grounds Management has with plant maintenance responsibilities are met according to the contract with the campus customer, i.e., fertilization, maintenance, pruning and soil testing. Position does field evaluation for
TEMPORARY HORTICULTURAL/NURSERY 03-10-18 TO 12-22-18 J.O.812547571 METCALFE LANDSCAPE & GARDEN CENTER, MADISONVILLE, KY ( 10 OPENINGS) The prevailing hourly wage or piece rate for the state , agreed upon collective bargaining rate or federal / state min. wage Adverse Effect Wage Rate (AEWR) whichever is higher is guaranteed as a minimum for all work contained in this order., at time work is performed. NURSERY LABORER, PLANTING, POTTING, DIGGING Wrap & BALL TREE’S, PRUNE & CLIP NURSERY STOCK, LOAD & UNLOAD TRUCKS.WITH 3 MONTHS EXPERIENCE $11.19 HR.3/4 CONTRACT HOURS GUARANTEED, ALL TOOLS AND EQUIP.
AT NO CHARGE. HOUSING PROVIDED FOR THOSE
Oak Crest is an 87-acre continuing care retirement community in Parkville, MD. 20 miles from Baltimore. We’re dedicated to one important mission: helping our residents live life to the fullest.
Managed by Erickson Living, a national leader in the retirement industry, Oak Crest combines the opportunities of a big organization with the warmth of a family. Our talented team brings passion and heart to all that they do, creating a dynamic workplace like no other. The Horticultural Technician is responsible for the maintenance of all exterior grounds.
The schedule for this position is typically 6:30am - 3:00pm Mondays through Fridays. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: include the following. Other duties may be assigned. 1.
Maintenance of all lawns, trees, gardens, and shrubbery 2. Maintenance of all seasonal beds and planters. 3. Assistance to residents with gardening. 4.
Snow Removal 5. Maintenance of all associated equipment 6. Implementation of IPM program, perform pesticide applications as needed, and maintain complete and accurate records of all applications and findings. 7.
Perform weekly zone inspections. 8. Diagnose and correct horticultural related problems 9. Pesticide Certification and CPH must be obtained within two years.
QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Strong Horticultural background, ability to use required equipment, and implement all plans formulated by Grounds Management. Above average technical and mechanical skills related to grounds. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
High school diploma or GED, some college background in Horticulture or CPH preferred. Minimum three years related experience.
Horticultural Exterminator – Pest Control Technician
(Local, Southern California applicants sought
- NO RELOCATION OFFERED.) The starting pay rate for this position is $18.76 per hour. Responsibilities of the Horticultural Exterminator include identifying and treating horticultural and structural related pest problems. The applicator will determine and perform pest management related practices utilizing Integrated Pest Management techniques.
Responsibilities : Among other things, a Horticultural Exterminator identifies insects, rodents, birds and other pests that may pose ornamental or structural problems. Horticultural Exterminators ensure that all pest control related equipment (including rinsate collection and pesticide warehouse facility) are maintained and in good working condition.
Basic Qualifications :
Schedule Availability - Must be open to any shift (1st, 2nd, and 3rd shift) including holidays, with any combination of days off
Experience is required including:
Identifying insects, rodents and birds that relate to ornamental and structural pest control
Performing preventive maintenance of pest related problems
Performing plant and plant disease identification
Planning and following daily schedule
Horticulture Exterminators must:
Possess the ability to identify insects, rodents, and birds and maintain a practical knowledge of best control methods
Maintain a working knowledge of soils and fertilizers
Have experience with spray equipment and construction of buildings
Have a working knowledge of cultural principals for optimum plant health
Maintain a working knowledge of beneficial insects
Possess a qualified applicator license:
Branch 2 Field Representative or the ability to acquire
Branch 3 Field Representative or the ability to acquire
Additional Information : Those assigned to the Horticultural Exterminator position are required to attend an annual Hearing Conservation Training class and Respiratory Protection Training class. They are also required to submit to an annual medical evaluation, fit test, audiometric exam and a semi-annual blood cholinesterase test.
Job ID: 493811BR
Job Posting Company: Disney Parks & Resorts
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