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General Information

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Job title: Assistant Gardener
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Job location: Los Altos Hills, CA  94022 United States
Requisition code: 13310 La Paloma Rd
Date posted: 09/12/13
Job type: Full-Time
Compensation: $25
Job Category:Spacer ImageEstate Gardeners/Gardeners
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Job Description


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Assistant Gardener for Private Estate

We are looking for a reliable, local and experienced Gardener for a full-time position caring for a large 14-acre property in Los Altos Hills.

This is a full time position, M-F 7:00-3:30 with occasional overtime as needed.
This position reports to the Head Gardener and is responsible for maintaining and developing the grounds to the highest standards.

The Assistant Gardeners primary responsibilities are:
- Performing routine clean up, weeding, and raking of the grounds with the utmost attention to detail.
- Monitoring irrigation system and water needs of all plant materials throughout the property
- Perform detailed seasonal pruning and hedging of plant materials.
- Turf management.
- Assisting with the application of compost, fertilizers, and mulch.

Salary: DOE plus medical benefits
Job Number 9358
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Job Requirements


Education, training, experience:
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The ideal applicant should:
Have three to five years of experience working as a gardener in a private estate setting; be creative, diligent, and reliable; possess strong knowledge of horticulture, plant names, care, soil, pruning, fertilizing, planting; be skilled in the use of all landscape power equipment; have basic English proficiency; and be able to work legally in the United States and have a valid California driver’s license.
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