Landscaping - Construction Gardener

Location
Orlando, Florida
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Mar 11, 2019
Closes
May 10, 2019
Ref
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JOB SUMMARY
: Performs skilled landscape maintenance tasks as part of a Horticulture team; proficiency in plant identification of 50 common plant names within 90 days of hire date; ability to perform shrub installation; foliage maintenance, tree installation, heavy equipment operation, and basic clean up.


MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for trimming/pruning shrubs, ground covers, vines and some trees and palms with hand-held tools and 2-cycle equipment. Operates power shovel and power hammer.
  • Performs site preparation tasks including removal of existing plant material and hardscape, grading and drainage.
  • Operates machinery for loading, unloading and transporting materials, equipment and supplies.
  • Identifies need for and provide supplemental water with manual operation of automatic irrigation zones and hand watering.
  • Assists with the installation, mulching, watering and maintenance of tree, shrub, and groundcover plantings. Installs hardscape elements including gravel, timber walls, and drainage systems.
  • Assist in specimen tree relocation, including ball and burlap operation, jetting in, and staking and guying.
  • Performs equipment maintenance as required.

SCOPE: Responsible for performing basic Construction Gardener functions including: Tree/shrub installation, maintenance of all foliage, detailing and clean up, watering, heavy equipment operating, and mulching, tree rigging, tree staking and guying.


EDUCATION:
High school degree or GED required. Horticultural expertise preferred.

EXPERIENCE: Three to five years construction or landscape maintenance experience, preferably in an upscale commercial, residential or resort environment required; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
Valid Florida Drivers License Required.

Your talent, skills and experience will be rewarded with a competitive compensation package.


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