Landscape Maintenance Horticulturist

Location
British Virgin Islands (VG)
Salary
Anual income of 43,000.00 pound/year plus relocation expenses
Posted
18 Aug 2017
Closes
18 Sep 2017
Ref
Horticulturist
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

<p><strong><u>Major Duties:</u></strong></p> <ul> <li>Oversees the scheduling of work routes to ensure all clients are serviced in a timely manner.</li> <li>Oversees and assists with the maintenance of client property which includes shrub &amp; tree pruning, spraying, fertilizing, cleaning, weeding, and debris.</li> <li>Cares for established lawns by mulching, aerating, weeding, grubbing, removing thatch, or trimming or edging around flower beds, walks or walls.</li> <li>Identify diseases in plants and apply correctives to solve problems by following up to correct problems</li> <li>Knowledgeable in irrigation</li> <li>Knowledgeable in the use of landscaping tools</li> <li>Develops and maintains excellent customer service.</li> <li>Performs additional duties as assigned by the Operations Manager.</li> <li>&nbsp;</li> </ul> <p><strong><u>Qualifications:</u></strong>•</p> <ul> <li>Must have a degree in Horticulture preferably.</li> <li>Extensive knowledge of trees and shrubs for zones 10 &amp; 11 is required</li> <li>Knowledge of plant diseases and insects</li> <li>Experience with natural pruning and sheering is required</li> <li>Ability to effectively communicate, both verbal and written</li> <li>Ability to exercise good judgment with a strong attention to detail</li> <li>Ability to help with production, scheduling and routing</li> <li>Strong interpersonal communication skills and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships across all levels of Landscape</li> <li>Ability to organize, multi-‐task, plan and set priorities with minimal supervision.</li> <li>Ability to work independently and in team settings</li> </ul>