Horticulturist/Fine Gardener


Cambridge, MA 02138
United States

Industry
Horticulture
Manages Others
No
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
No
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full-Time
Travel
Some Travel

Job Description
Fine Gardener/Horticulturist, Maintenance Division - Parterre Garden Services, Inc. Boston/Cambridge/Cape Cod
 

Parterre Garden Services, one of Greater Boston’s leading horticultural services and fine gardening companies, is searching for an eager individual with a passion for ongoing learning in the green industry. The successful Gardener at Parterre is interested in all aspects of environmental horticulture from: the art of container design, the science of urban landscapes, the maintenance of perennials in traditional and nontraditional gardens, pest and disease identification, integrated pest management, and promotion of sustainable practices in the green industry.

At the core of Parterre are driven horticulturists, creative problem solvers, and conscientious managers who are dedicated to providing expert green industry services throughout Greater Boston. As a Horticulturist at Parterre you will have the opportunity to consistently learn and hone your skills in the field while maintaining some of the most highly regarded landscapes in the area. Our gardeners create and maintain landscapes for clients who truly appreciate our horticultural knowledge, craft, and professionalism.

The Gardener position at Parterre is the real practitioner of preserving very thoughtfully designed landscapes and promoting best horticulture in some of the most diverse gardens and arboreta in our geographic area. Our gardeners are constantly creating, maintaining, and sustaining gardens for clients who truly appreciate our professional level of artistry. Given the fast pace, and competitive environment, one must be able to take direction well, while maintaining a deep desire to think independently, creatively solve problems on the run, and be the eyes and ears of the garden.

 Primary Responsibilities

·       Tending perennial gardens, maintaining shrubs, pruning trees up to 12’

·       Stewards of assigned gardens, developing close client relationships

·       Clear, concise reporting to Field Managers re: garden/resource/staffing needs

·       Sense of ownership in your custom garden assignments

·       Collaboration with others at Parterre, constant desire to learn and share knowledge

Requirements

  •    Love of the outdoors

·       Professionalism, effective communication (in all forms), attention to detail, and a passion for learning is of utmost importance

·       Horticulture background is a plus, passion for the outdoors is required

·       Strong work ethic, demonstrable ability in prioritization

·       Current MA driver’s license,

·       Use of own reliable transportation required

·       Willingness to work in all weather conditions

 This is a full-time, seasonal position (March-December). Parterre Garden Services offers a highly professional and committed work environment that includes competitive pay, benefits, training program, and educational reimbursement.

 We are currently looking for a generalist who is interested in moving their career forward by learning the horticultural industry at an expert level, in a green industry career incubator. Please contact us if you believe the individual we are describing is you. Gardener positions available in Boston/Cambridge, North Shore, and Cape Cod areas. Please send resume and cover letter to:

info@parterregarden.com

This is a full-time, seasonal position (March-December). Parterre Garden Services offers a highly professional and committed work environment that includes competitive pay, benefits, training program, and educational reimbursement.

We are currently looking for a generalist who is interested in moving their career forward by learning the horticultural industry at an expert level, in a green industry career incubator. Please contact us if you believe the individual we are describing is you. Gardener positions available in Boston/Cambridge, North Shore, and Cape Cod areas. Please send resume and cover letter to:

info@parterregarden.com

Job Requirements
Horticulture background is a plus
Use of own car
Current valid MA Driver's License
Ability to lift and stand for extended periods of time
Ability to work in all weather conditions
Company
Parterre Garden Services
Regina Sieh
67 Smith Place #12
Cambridge MA 02138
United States