Baywood Greens - Lead Gardener

Job Description

Baywood, a beautiful golf course community located in southern Delaware, has over thirty acres of gardens that are maintained throughout the 500-acre property and include naturalized wetlands and ponds, woodland parks, mixed borders, and extensive seasonal displays. We are looking for a qualified individual for a full-time position as a Section Lead Gardener for the Golf Course.

Starting at $16.50/hr+ commensurate with experience

Job Descripion

The selected candidate will report to and assist the Landscape Supervisor with all aspects of daily operations, including, but not limited to:

  • Planning, scheduling, supervising and actively participating in maintenance and enhancement of permanent and seasonal garden/landscape plantings through weed and pest control, pruning, planting, mulching, fertilizing, grooming, etc.
  • Supervising gardeners on the Woodside Course to ensure daily tasks are completed and quality standards are met
  • Communicating with residents, golfers and the general public
  • Installing and maintaining seasonal plant displays for exhibit or education
  • Maintaining records, files and inventory as required and related to area of responsibility
  • Operating a wide variety of landscape equipment and vehicles, including Gators, front end loaders, trimmers, blowers, etc.
  • Assisting with other grounds maintenance activities including, but not limited to, removal and disposal of trash, leaf clean up, snow removal, holiday/seasonal displays
  • Ensuring that all work is carried out in a safe and efficient manner

Job Requirements:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A High School Diploma or GED
  • Three to five years’ work-related experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associate or bachelor’s degree in horticulture or related field
  • Substantial knowledge in plant identification to our growing area
  • Garden/landscape design and maintenance experience
  • Great communication skills

Hours of Employment:

  • This is a full-time, year-round position with OT hours available during the spring/summer season
  • Operating hours are from 6:30am-3pm M-F

We offer an excellent compensation package with competitive benefits, including:

  • PTO after 90 days employment
  • Medical/Dental/Vision benefits
  • Paid holidays
  • 401K with employer match + profit sharing
  • Access privileges to Tunnell Companies amenities

Type: Full-time
Pay: $16.50 per HOUR

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Tunnell Companies - Baywood Greens and Pot-Nets Communities

Tunnell Companies, LP is a successful Real Estate Management Company in Long Neck, Delaware responsible for the development, construction and maintenance of multiple resort/full-time residential communities. The Company manages six separate Pot-Nets communities in addition to the Baywood Greens Golf Course Community. Tunnell Companies has been in continuous operation and growing since 1962.

Tunnell Companies is a drug free workplace and all candidates will be required to pass a pre-employment drug screening.

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