Job: Gardener

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Posted Date: 2017-09-13 | Closing Date: 2017-09-30 | Viewed: 1536 times

Job Title: Gardener

Job Category: Hospitality, Travel & Tourism

Min Education: Other

Work Status: Full Time

Job Description:
JOB OPENING: GARDENER
Level-entry position for a Gardener at a property located in the south of the island. Prior experience working as a gardener and/or landscaper preferred but recent graduate from landscaping program will also be considered.
General Description:
Under the supervision of the Facilities Manager, seeking a Gardener who is self- motivated, enthusiastic, fit and capable of heavy work. Able to work in all weather conditions and able to use machinery, lawn mower, trimmers, brush cutter, hedge cutters, chainsaw etc. Together with co-workers, the Gardener will be responsible for maintaining the property’s grounds, gardens and landscapes.
Essential Job Functions:
1. Work may include, but is not limited to: site preparation, planting, transplanting, propagating, fertilizing, pruning, trimming, mowing, edging, weeding, cultivating, mulching, watering, etc. Maintain flowers, plants, shrubs, trees, hedges, lawns, potted plants, etc.
2. Install and maintain decorative and/or utilitarian landscaping materials such as garden fencing, stone work, pavers, edging, garden walls, paths or stepping stones according to specifications.
3. Prepare soil and plants, propagates, replants and transplants various shrubs, flowers, trees, arrangements, displays, etc. Monitor plants, flowers, lawns, etc. to ensure healthy condition and growth. Report change in status of all accessioned plants under his/her care
4. As directed, apply organic fertilizers as required and in accordance with safety practices. Maintain records of fertilizing applications in assigned areas.
5. Operate and maintain horticultural equipment, power and manual, including but not limited to: lawnmowers, blowers, edgers, rototillers, sprayers, weed-whackers, pruning shears, chain saws etc. Responsible for security and inventory of tools, equipment and supplies.
6. Operate various self-propelled equipment to achieve work tasks. Maintain power equipment as necessary.
7. As required, perform other duties related to the maintenance of the grounds including but not limited to: leaf removal, material handling, hardscape maintenance, keeping the gardens, thoroughfares and footpaths clear and free from litter at all times, outside
maintenance including pathways, steps and walls, tiding up and cleaning outside of property buildings etc.
9. Perform miscellaneous duties as assigned by management.


Job Requirements:
1. Experience operating equipment including mower, swipe, pruner, etc.
2. Ability to work methodically and effectively with minimal supervision and to work cooperatively with co-workers, supervisors, other departments and outside contractors.
3. Ability to problem solve in a team atmosphere.
4. Able to present clear and accurate information both orally and in writing.
5. Professional appearance and manner.
Please email cover letter and CV to: hrdept@hrcrdominica.com


Benefits:
Level-entry position for a Gardener at a property located in the south of the island. Prior experience working as a gardener and/or landscaper preferred but recent graduate from landscaping program will also be considered.

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