Horticulturist

  • Full Time
  • Wallace, NS
  • February 28, 2019

Website Fox Harb'r Resort

Fox Harb’r Resort is a 5 Star, 4 Diamond property nestled along the coast of the Northumberland Strait.

Company Fax: +1 902-257-1701
Job Start Date: April 8, 2019

Position reports to: Golf & Grounds Manager

Summary of position: The Horticulturist is primarily responsible for the overall appearance and health of the various garden spaces around the resort property and residential neighborhood.  Other responsibilities include growing of greenhouse tomatoes/cucumbers and other select vegetables & herbs for kitchen use, and providing indoor floral displays for events.

Responsibilities

  • Planning of annual flower garden space displays/ growing from plugs in greenhouses & planting out.
  • Planning & growing of produce for kitchen use- farm to table concept
  • Scheduling and supervising employees daily in all aspects of Horticulture operations
  • Keep records of work activities, product applications, material usage as requested
  • Supervise application of pesticides when required for control of weeds, diseases and insects in Landscapes
  • Work in accordance with all local health and safety laws and regulations.
  • Assist with install of new home landscapes & garden spaces as required
  • Provide indoor floral arrangements for events in conjunction with Florist
  • Meet with residential members to discuss any home gardening requirements
  • Participate in meetings, prepare budgets as requested for operating & capital needs

At Fox Harb’r Resort, we know every employee is a valued part of the team. Our benefits include:

  • Competitive Salary & benefits package – Year round position
  • Discounts at the Resort’s Dining Areas; The Cape Cliff and Willard
  • Complimentary use of the Junior Olympic Pool, Mineral Pool, Hot Tub and Fitness Room
  • Team Member rates for Golf on the 18 Hole Championship and Executive Course
  • Team Member Activities and Department Incentives
Other Requirements :
  • Diploma or degree in Horticulture
  • Hands on experience working in a Greenhouse, perennial & annual garden spaces.
  • Experience ordering all types of plant material from various suppliers
  • Nova Scotia pesticide applicators license – Landscape certificate (or ability to obtain)
  • Capable of operating required equipment and tools in a safe and responsible manner.
  • Ability to work independently and efficiently, self motivated and responsible
  • Confidence in directing a team of 10 + employees in all aspects of Horticultural work
  • Knowledge of basic garden construction /landscape construction
  • Enjoy working outdoors in a fast paced team environment to achieve high level results
Salary Range: $20.00 hourly
Salary Includes:
  • Benefits
Essential Skills:
  • Working with Others
Soft Skills:
  • Team Work
How to Apply:

Interested individuals may apply by email:

Human Resources Department
Email: [email protected]

While all responses are appreciated, only those applicants who will be invited for an interview will be contacted.

 

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