Supervisor


National Garden Foundation
26175 Ticonderoga Rd
Chantilly, VA 201152
United States

Industry
Horticulture
Application Closing Date
11/22/2019
Manages Others
Yes
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
No
Pay
From $45,000 To $70,000
Per Year    
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full-Time
Travel
No Travel

Job Description
This is very much a hands-on, wear boots, use a shovel job with 95% of the time in the field planting and maintaining gardens. Half of the time will be spent planting new gardens, with part of the time used in constructing those gardens. The other half would be spent in maintenance. 
 
Job Requirements
4 years experience with 2 years managing others Requires ability to manage workers (there would be a permanent crew of from 4 to 6) and operate equipment such as tractors, mowers, small gas engine equipment. Knowledge of annuals and prennials and how to plant and maintain required. Would work under a General Manager who has been on the job here for over 30 years. The property is mostly organic, but a pesticide license will be required within 6 months of employment. Ability to communicate in Spanish needed - if weak, will provide lessons but on your time. Must be able to lift 50 pounds, work in any weather and have a valid driving license and have the right to legally work in the USA.