A 15-acre private estate in Northern Westchester county NY, is seeking a gardener to assist in the maintenance and development of gardens, lawns, woodlands, and collection of shrubs/trees. The gardener must be a detailed orientated, self-motivated individual physically capable and willing to work outside in all weather conditions both within a team and upon individual tasks. Knowledge and use of professional and best used to implement annual horticultural goals.
Under the direction of the Head Horticulturist/ Property Manager
-Assist in a comprehensive landscape maintenance program for the property’s diverse landscape including: mature trees, gardens, lawns, meadows, vegetable garden, orchard, annual and perennials.
-Planting of container, B & B, bare root herbaceous, shrub and tree material.
-Plant, transplant, divide and maintain the collection of herbaceous material.
-Garden maintenance including pruning, weeding, mulching, watering, deadheading, edging, trimming and debris clean up.
-Help maintain an integrated pest management (IPM) program by recognizing and reporting pest and disease problems. Use of herbicides, pesticides and materials to implement plant health care goals.
-Use of power equipment for the maintenance of lawns and gardens including: lawn mowers, string trimmers, hedge trimmers, chain saws, and tractor.
-Minimum 1-3 years of landscaping/Gardening experience
-Working knowledge of best horticultural practices and techniques a plus
-Understanding of proper pruning, trimming and deadheading techniques a plus
-Self-motivated and attentive to details
-Ability to safely operate power equipment, commercial grade mowers and tractor.
-Valid driver’s license.
-Pesticide applicator license a plus
Please submit resume to email@example.com.