Head Gardener/Horticulturist

Sands Light
10 Sands Light Rd
Sands Point, NY 11050
United States

Manages Others
Experience Required
Degree Required
From $60,000 To $85,000
Per Year    
Employment Type
Work Schedule
No Travel

Job Description
Looking for an experienced horticulturist who can care for the landscapes, extensive gardens and greenhouses, of a large estate, with mature and established plantings. The ideal candidate will be a highly creative and hands on gardener, who has 5+ years of experience and an understanding of organic gardening techniques, lawn care, seasonal garden bed planting and an eye for design, as well as knowledge of, and interest in orchids, tropical plants and greenhouse management. Ideally, the candidate will be someone who also has experience and enjoys working with exotics, as well as small farm animals. And ultimately they will develop a close working relationship with the homeowner to continue to develop and enhance the property to its fullest potential.

Full-time, year-round position, which includes the management of 4 full-time grounds keepers.

Job Requirements
Trained Horticulturist
Greenhouse experience
A passion for flower arranging.
Experience with animal husbandry
Experience with vegetable garden design, installation and maintenance.
A strong knowledge of specimen tree care.
3A pest management certification.