Horticulturist

The Ivy Lea Club - Lansdowne, ON (30+ days ago)

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The Ivy Lea Club Marina is located in the heart of the 1000 Islands bordering a beautiful park-like setting with 45 acres of land. We offer the finest state of the art private seasonal dockage facilities in the area. The Ivy Lea Club provides a vibrant and challenging work environment that engages, motivates and maximizes each individual’s potential.

Seasonal position from April to October - Position located in Lansdowne, Ontario.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Provides professional advice on the selection, ordering, planting, and maintenance of trees, shrubs, ground covers and turf grasses. Maintains landscape environments by weeding, pruning, edging, trimming, fertilizing and watering. Plans and designs annual and perennial flower beds. Prepares orders for various types of plants.

Trains and supervises subordinate personnel in the proper methods and techniques of planting and maintenance of plants.
Assists in the preparation of maintenance programs for the control of plant diseases and insects. Prepares fertilizer programs for various types of plants.

Performs related duties as required and has ability to lift and work in diverse weather conditions, i.e. wet and/or humid conditions; hot or cold weather. Vehicle required as we are in rural location.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Graduation from an accredited college or university in an appropriate curriculum and experience related to this class of work; or any equivalent combination of training and experience.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Horticulturist: 3 years (Preferred)