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General Information


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Job location: Wilton, CT  06897 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted: 03/16/13
Job type: Seasonal
Compensation: 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.
Job Category:Spacer ImageArboriculture
Botanical Gardens
Horticulture Science
Seasonal Employment
Estate Gardeners/Gardeners
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Job Description

Job description:
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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
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Job Requirements

Education, training, experience:
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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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