St. Joe Club & Resorts

  • Gardener

    Job Locations US-FL-WaterSound
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(3/29/2018 10:54 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-2694
    # of Openings
    1
    Location Name
    Camp Creek Golf Club
    Category
    Golf Operations
  • Overview

    Wage Rate: $12.00/hr
    Position Type: Year Round
    Position Status:
    Full Time
    Availability: 
    Day Shift. Must be available to work weekends and holidays.

     

    Summary:

    The gardener, under the supervision of the golf course superintendent, assists the lead gardener in managing and installing ornamental landscaping for the golf course,  clubhouse, and adjacent properties.

    Responsibilities

    The gardener helps

    • Maintain the ornamental nursery facilities; selects, propagates and grows plant materials for ornamental use on and around the golf course, clubhouse and other buildings
    • Cultivates shrubs and flowers
    • Trims and prunes hedges and shrubbery
    • Iinstalls and maintains lowpressure irrigation systems for landscaping
    • Instructs grounds keepers in routine maintenance of ornamental plantings
    • Applies pesticides and fertilizers to ornamental plantings
    • Advises the lead gardener and/or the golf course superintendent of need for tree trimming services
    • Participates in the environmental program; contributes to maintaining certification through Audubon International.

     

    Qualifications

    • Experience in horticulture or a closely related field is helpful
    • Knowledge of the characteristics, growth habit and proper cultivation of a wide selection of flowering annual, biennial and perennial plant materials is helpful, including both herbaceous and woody plants
    • Knowledge of native plant material helpful
    • Knowledge of the characteristics and proper use of various fertilizers, soil conditioners and pest control methods and materials is helpful.
    • Requires knowledge and ability of safe, efficient mechanical operation of tractors and other motorized equipment; mechanical aptitude
    • Ability to follow oral and written directions. May be required to lift 50 lbs. Requires bending and stooping.

    The physical environment in which the work is performed includes indoor (partially heated/cooled), outdoor, heat, cold, wind, rain, dust, dirt, pollen, grass clippings, sun exposure, flying golf balls, poisonous and nonpoisonous animals/insects, i.e., snakes, Experience in golf course maintenance and the game of golf would be helpful.

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