HORTICULTURIST ASSISTANT for Landscape Company


Roots Landscape, Inc.
914 Baltimore Pike
Glen Mills, PA 19342
United States

Industry
Horticulture
Manages Others
No
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
No
Pay
From $16 To $18.00
Per Hour
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full-Time
Travel
Some Travel

Job Description

HORTICULTURIST ASSISTANT

Reports to Horticulturist Manager and Fine Gardening Manager

 

The Roots Fine Gardening Horticulturist Assistant is responsible for supporting the lead Horticulturist in all tasks during the workday. The Assistant position is physical and requires strenuous physical activity at times.  They should display a strong work ethic, be self-motivated, teachable and should help facilitate a team environment. The position offered is full-time, Monday –Friday along with competitive wages and benefits.

PEOPLE

  • ·         Maintain a positive can-do attitude with team members
  • ·         Communicate daily with Horticulturists and managers to foster a positive work environment
  • ·         Have a professional demeanor and attitude with clients
  • ·         Take advantage of opportunities to learn new things daily

PROCESS

  • ·         Punctuality and dependability is expected every day.
  • ·         Gathering of tools, materials and vehicle preparation each morning.
  • ·         Good conversational English is a must
  • ·         Good follow through and completion of all tasks in a timely and detailed manner
  • ·         Maintain a clean and orderly workspace
  • ·         Assist horticulturist in residential and commercial field duties
  • ·         Perform all garden maintenance tasks including planting, weeding, pruning, deadheading, training, watering, mulching and soil improvement practices.

PRODUCT

  • ·         Provide an excellent standard of service to our clients
  • ·         Always leave a clean, well maintained client-ready outdoor space
  • ·         Take pride in your work and as a representative of Roots Landscape, Inc.



 
Job Requirements
• A valid driver's licenses with a clean driving record a plus, with reliable transportation to work.
• Ability to stand, walk, kneel, bend, and lift at least 50 pounds.
• Polite with good verbal communication skills.
• Willing to work outdoors in all weather conditions.
• A minimum of two years’ experience in the green industry is preferred