Horticulturist


Pinehurst, NC 28370
United States

Industry
Horticulture
Application Closing Date
4/1/2024
Manages Others
Yes
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
Yes
Pay
From $18 To $22
Per Year    
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full-Time
Travel
No Travel

Job Description

About Us

The rich legacy of Pinehurst, the “Home of American Golf,” dates back 125 years, and includes incredible golf courses, hundreds of championships and almost every renowned figure in American golfing history. Situated in the heart of that golf mecca in the North Carolina Sandhills is The Country Club of North Carolina. There are many opportunities awaiting you here. We firmly believe that our employees can and will make significant contributions toward maintaining and enhancing CCNC’s reputation as one of the “premier private clubs” in the Southeast and the “employer of choice” in Moore County.

 

Job Title

Horticulturist

 

FLSA Classification

Non-Exempt

 

Salary Range

$18-$22/hour

 

Reports to

Superintendent of Grounds and Roads

 

Supervisory Responsibility

Grounds/Roads Person(s)

 

Date

January 2024

 

Job Description 

 

Summary/objective

Oversee the creation and maintaining of high-quality landscapes. Perform tasks such as designing and ordering plants and oversee the planting and maintenance of flower beds in order to provide a beautiful oasis for our members and guests. Assist the grounds team in the creation and implementation of seasonal holiday displays.

 

Essential functions

·         Demonstrate flexibility and professionalism with members and guests.

·         Assist superintendent with landscape planning, budgeting, and ordering.

·         Plan and execute routine landscape maintenance operations such as watering, fertilizing, weeding, pruning, planting, and mulching.

·         Creative design of annual color beds and other landscape features.

·         Monitor, identify and perform treatment for pest and diseases and apply pesticides when necessary.

·         Assist Superintendent with management of Grounds and Roads staff.

 

Licenses and Special Requirements

·         North Carolina Pesticide License or ability to obtain within one year of hire.

·         Valid driver’s license.

 

Physical Demands and Work Environment

·         Regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and outside weather conditions.

·         Frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals.

·         Occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; extreme cold; extreme heat; risk of electrical shock; and vibration.

·         The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

·         Frequent lifting, bending, climbing, stooping, and pulling.

·         May need to use some protective equipment, such as a respirator, gloves, earplugs, eye guards/visors, boots, and hat.

 

Required education and experience

  • Associate degree in Horticulture or closely related field.
  • Thorough knowledge of plant materials and their cultural requirements for zone 8a.

 

Preferred education and experience

·         Certified Plant Professional certification is a plus but not required.

·         Two-years of Horticultural experience.

·         Knowledge of special growing requirements for the Sandhills region of North Carolina.

 

EEO statement

We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.

 

Other duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

 

We hope you will find that The Country Club of North Carolina is a great fit for you and look forward to the possibility of you joining the team.

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Address
Company
The Country Club of North Carolina
Gregory Blevins
PO Box 786
Pinehurst NC 28370
United States