Executive Director of Horticulture


Stargate Manor Arboretum
12162 Mill Creek Dr S
Todd Mission, TX 77363
United States

Industry
Horticulture
Manages Others
Yes
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
Yes
Pay
From $80,000 To $100,000
Per Year    
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full-Time
Travel
Some Travel

Job Description
Stargate Manor Arboretum is looking to hire a Executive Director of Horticulture to help develop & manage 200 acre estate garden located 45 miles northwest of Houston, Texas. 
 
We are seeking an individual with 10 years plus experience managing large estate & public gardens. Pay and benefits commensurate with experience and education.

 

Stargate Manor’s plant collections focus on cold hardy palms, lotus and water lily aquatic gardens, & flowering trees, shrubs, vines , and ground cover.

 

Job Requirements
Education -Bachelors of Science or Master's Degree in botany, horticulture, natural resource conservation or a related field

Work Experience - 10+ years of supervisory and budgetary oversight experience in an applied horticulture setting such as a public or private botanical garden, arboretum, estate gardens


RESPONSIBILITIES

JOB KNOWLEDGE
Comprehensive Job Knowledge - Comprehensive knowledge of theories and practices and ability to use in complex, difficult and/or unprecedented situations.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
Manages Work of Others - Manages work of others including hiring, terminating, training and developing, reviewing performance and administering corrective action for staff.

BUDGETARY RESPONSIBILITIES
Develops Department Budgets - Responsible for developing one or more departmental budget(s). Estimated amount of budgetary responsibility - $1.5 Million

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Stand for prolonged period
Sit (stationary position) for prolonged period
Walk or move about
Communicate, converse, give direction, express oneself
Recognize or inspect visually

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Exposure to heat or cold
Exposure to dust/fumes
Wet or humid
Overnight Travel