Horticulturist


Millwood, NY 10546
United States

Industry
Horticulture
Application Closing Date
12/31/2022
Manages Others
Yes
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
Yes
Pay
From $80,000 To $110,000
Per Year    
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full-Time
Travel
No Travel

Job Description

A premier landscaping company in Westchester County, NY is seeking a full-time horticulturist/horticulturalist. This job includes, but is not limited to:

· Annual and Perennial care
· Shrub and Tree care 
· Tree, shrub, and soil pest control and diagnostics (IPM)
· Plant installation from cultivar selection to after care 
· Read architectural plans
· Fertilizing and soil chemistry optimization
· Participation in and directing horticulturally sound pruning practices
· Heavy machine operation – excavator, skid steer, loader, etc.
· Excellent customer relations (e.g. discuss pruning, horticulture, irrigation needs and other concerns)
· Crew management/employee training/mentoring
· Winter snow removal
· Proficiency in using e-mail and Microsoft Office
· Bilingual English/Spanish a plus.
Job Requirements
Education requirements: prefer two or four year degree in horticulture or related field with a knowledge of local landscape plant material including nomenclature, growth habits, design considerations, pests, etc. Pesticide licensing in NY and CT a plus.

Experience: Experience in the landscape industry, including crew management. The right person will work closely with new and current customers.

Must have a clean driver’s license.

Company
Total Turf, Inc.
Liz Ackley
PO Box 527
Fishkill NY 12524
United States
Total Turf, Inc. Elizabeth Ackley
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