Bachelors degree in Horticulture, Agriculture, Botany, or equivalent degree or experience/knowledge, or combination of experience with a technical certificate.
Minimum 8 years experience in landscape maintenance.
State Certification in Structural Pest Control for Turf and Ornamental.
Knowledge and skill in use of landscape and irrigation equipment (i.e., PVC, valves and drip irrigation)
Knowledge or experience with local plant palette required.
Ability to safely operate and maintain hand and power equipment.
Ability to work independently and demonstrate self initiative.
Strong interpersonal skills.
Ability to carry out oral and written instructions.
Ability to perform heavy physical labor such as lifting up to 50lbs., use of picks, breaker bars, stake drivers, ladders and boats; occasionally tree climbing and use of jack hammer.
Ability to bend, stoop, crawl and walk over uneven surfaces and work in extreme weather conditions.
Possession of a valid drivers license.
Ability to pass pre-employment background check, drug test, DMV check and clear annual TB test.