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Horticulture Specialist

This position requires the team member to maintain the grounds of commercial and public property by performing the duties listed below. This position is required to be friendly, outgoing, and responsive and to Guests, Residents, Tenants, and the general public’s questions providing excellent customer service.

What you will be doing: 
Coordinates annual flower program. Contact growers to check the prices and condition of plants.
Helps with planting selection.
Picks up and removes litter from trash receptacles, parking lots, and turf areas.
Coaches and trains new Team Members.
Cuts lawns using riding and walking rotary mowers.
Trims and edges around walks, flower beds, and walls.
Prunes shrubs and trees to shape and improve growth or remove damaged leaves, branches, or twigs.
Mulch and maintains landscape beds.
Rakes and removes leaves.
Shovels snow from walks and driveways operates snow removal equipment.
Spreads salt on public passageways to prevent ice buildup.
Waters lawns, shrubs, and annuals.
Helps guests, residents, and the public with questions and directions.
Inspects and diagnosis of insect and disease problems on ornamental trees and shrubs.
Assists in overseeing special projects and seasonal Team Members.
Performs other duties as assigned.

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Must have a PA driver’s license.