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The landscaper position is responsible for coordinating the landscape staff in the maintenance of our 100-acre ballpark and coordinating with the Manager, Landscaping. They will also help assist the manager with contacting vendors and ordering supplies. This individual must have experience in scheduling/planning, horticulture, installation, and maintenance of large-scale sites.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinating the landscape staff in the maintenance of our ballpark

  • Seasonal planting of trees, shrubs, perennials, ornamental grasses and annuals

  • Prune and maintain plants according to season (exterior and interior)

  • Application of fertilizer

  • Weed, rake, and mulch garden beds, paths, and planters

  • Condition and prepare soil for planting

  • Clean and maintain tools and equipment (power and hand tools)

  • Application of pre and post emergent herbicides

Qualifications:

  • At least 3 years of experience in the landscaping field

  • Degree, certificate or experience in landscape design, maintenance, construction, horticulture and/or small engine repair a plus

  • Highly motivated individual who is detailed oriented

  • Knowledge of plant material – trees, shrubs, perennials, annuals, ornamental grasses, bulbs, including interior plants

  • ·Must have experience in installation of large to small plant material

  • Experience operating landscape machinery (large and small)

  • Ability to work in a team setting

  • Must have valid driver’s license and be able to operate a motor vehicle

Preferred Skills:

  • Familiarity with irrigation systems and repairs

  • Experience with fertilizer and chemical applications

  • Experience working with landscape contractors and nurseries

  • Hardscape installations

  • Small engine repair knowledge

  • Applicators license

  • Plant disease and pest identification

  • Forklift certification

Physical Requirements:

  • Able to perform physical activity daily (i.e., moving and shoveling large quantities of mulch, kneeling/bending for long periods of time)

  • Able to lift materials and tools, up to 50 lbs.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.

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