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FINE GARDENING CREW LEADER
Wilton, CT 06897 United States
Wage is commensurate with experience; matching 401(k), health benefits, vision, life insurance, paid vacation, holidays, and personal time. Dental and Vision coverage available. Continuing education. Company outings. Uniforms & cell phone provided.
Our Core Principles:
E mbrace teamwork… Collaborate, motivate and empower
T hink creatively… Generate solutions, energize clients, be distinctive
H onor the client… Through our relationships, our words, and our actions
I nvest in the environment…Enhance, preserve, and give back
C ontinuously improve… Ourselves, our service, and our systems
A ct with integrity… Exemplify professionalism, trust and reliability
L isten, learn, and lead… Our peers, our clients, our community and our industry
A r e t h e s e y o u r s?
The location - Offices in Wilton, CT. Garage facility in Bethel, CT.
The position -
• Leader of 2-3 person bed maintenance crew
• Some client interaction
• Pruning of established ornamental trees and shrubs
• Perennial garden installation and maintenance
• Planting and maintaining annual flower beds and container plantings
• Care of vegetable and herb gardens
• Formal garden maintenance
• Interior and exterior holiday decorating
Education, training, experience:
The qualifications -
• 2 or 4 year degree in horticulture, floriculture, greenhouse management, or related field
• Formally trained / experienced in horticulturally correct pruning techniques
• Strong in annual and perennial plant identification
• Knowledge of proper gardening practices – staking, pinching back, deadheading, etc.
• Understanding of vegetable and herb garden care
• Ability to design & install outstanding annual flower beds and container plantings
• Basic identification skills for zone 5 and 6 trees and shrubs
• Basic knowledge of common insect and disease problems in landscapes
• Ability to successfully interact with both crew members and clients
• Valid CT driver’s license
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