Horticulturist

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 to assist the Senior Horticulturist with daily operations in the Clubhouse and Residential Areas.
JOB DESCRIPTION
The selected candidate will report to and assist the Senior Horticulturist with any and all aspects of daily operations including, but not limited to:
• Plan, schedule, supervise and actively participate in maintaining and enhancing permanent and seasonal garden/landscape plantings through weed and pest control, pruning, planting, mulching, feeding, grooming, etc.
• Communicate with residents, golfers and the general public
• Work with indoor plant displays and water gardening
• Design and install seasonal plant displays for exhibit or education
• Maintain records, files and inventory as required and related to area of responsibility.
• Operate a wide variety of landscape equipment and vehicles.
• Assist with other grounds maintenance activities including, but not limited to, removal and disposal of trash, leaf clean up, snow removal, holiday/seasonal displays
• Ensure that all work is carried out in a safe and efficient manner

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:
• A High School Diploma or GED, an associate or bachelor’s degree in horticulture or related field preferred.
• Three to five years’ work related experience.
• A valid Delaware driver license.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Substantial knowledge in plant identification to our growing area
• Garden/landscape design and maintenance experience
• Great communication skills

We offer an excellent compensation package with competitive benefits.

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About
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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