Beautification Coordinator


Gerry Foundation, Inc.
One Cablevision Center
Liberty, NY 12754
United States

Industry
Horticulture
Application Closing Date
1/11/2022
Manages Others
Yes
Experience Required
Yes
Pay
From $20.00
Per Hour
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full-Time
Travel
Some Travel

Job Description

The Beautification Coordinator is responsible for training, outreach and field support to the Sullivan Renaissance Beautification Program and Catskill Edible Garden Project.

 The Beautification Coordinator supervises the seasonal horticulture crew.

Essential Functions

 The job duties and responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:

 PROGRAMMATIC

 Beautification & Catskill Edible Garden Project (CEGP)

·         Identify and recruit potential projects

·         Participate in grant review process

·         Monitor projects through site visits, document with field notes and photographs

 Administrative

  • Supervise seasonal horticulture crew
  • Coordinate work-plan and schedule for seasonal horticulture crew
  • Oversee truck, tool maintenance, and inventory
  • Maintain payroll for the seasonal horticulture crew

 Field Support

  • Work alongside seasonal horticulture crew, interns, community volunteers and school garden coordinators

·         Provide field support for beautification, CEGP and Special Projects (including Clean Sweep)

·         Work with volunteers to ensure sustainability of projects through appropriate installation and maintenance practices.

Educational

·         Work with Beautification Program Manager to develop and present seminars

·         Provide training to the seasonal horticulture crew and interns

·         Remain abreast of industry trends, techniques and equipment and share that knowledge with the organization and community

General

·         Represent Sullivan Renaissance in the community through partnerships and committees as identified

·         Participate in staff/program meetings

   

Competencies and Qualification

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability needed to fulfill this position in the office and field.

·         Horticulture knowledge including plant material, soil structure, plant growth, pathogens and pests (2-3 years of job/field experience).

·         Experience with landscape maintenance and the operation of power tools and landscape equipment.

·         Willingness to work in varied weather conditions.

·         Supervisory experience.

·         Teaching skills, particularly experiential education, are a plus

·         Good communication skills, motivated, and able to work with diverse communities and individuals.

·         Ability to work independently or part of a team.

·         Flexibility to work extended hours and weekends as necessary.

·         Able to lift 40 pounds.

·         Able to distinguish colors.

·         Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

·         Drivers license

 

Physical requirements

 The physical requirements include bending, lifting, pushing, pulling, reaching, kneeling, squatting, walking (on flat, inclined and naturally obstructed/rough surfaces) and repetitive arm and hand movements.

 
Job Requirements
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability needed to fulfill this position in the office and field.
• Horticulture knowledge including plant material, soil structure, plant growth, pathogens and pests (2-3 years of job/field experience).
• Experience with landscape maintenance and the operation of power tools and landscape equipment.
• Willingness to work in varied weather conditions.
• Supervisory experience.
• Teaching skills, particularly experiential education, are a plus
• Good communication skills, motivated, and able to work with diverse communities and individuals.
• Ability to work independently or part of a team.
• Flexibility to work extended hours and weekends as necessary.
• Able to lift 40 pounds.
• Able to distinguish colors.
• Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
• Drivers license