Section Lead Gardener

Baywood Greens

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Position Description

The Section Lead Gardener is responsible for maintaining perennial and annual plantings throughout Baywood Greens. Duties include, but are not limited to: weed control in landscaped beds, woods edges, meadows/dry ponds and gravel areas; proper and timely pruning of woody plantings; fertilization; pest scouting and control; mulching and planting. Seasonal duties can include snow removal, Christmas light installation, bedding plant installation/removal and other duties as assigned. Section Lead Gardeners direct seasonal crew members within their area of responsibility.

Required Skills/Experience: Section Lead Gardeners should have 3 years experience in landscape maintenance and installation and possess a broad knowledge base of common landscape plants and their cultural requirements. They should be comfortable running common landscape power equipment including blowers, augers, tillers, chainsaws, etc. Lead Gardeners need to be familiar with common landscape chemicals and their application. They should be able to work on their feet and in all weather conditions and be able to lift 50lbs.

Hours of Employment: 40hrs/wk 6am-2:30pm peak season 6:30-3pm off peak (hours can be weather dependent)

Type: Full-time