14 Apr 2021
Full-Time Master Gardener
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Duties and Responsibilities
- Plants, transplants, fertilizes, applies chemicals, waters, prunes, and weeds flower beds and plant areas.
- Oversees the work of employees in supporting roles, including assigning workload and monitoring employee performance.
- Maintains flowers, bushes, trees, and shrubs.
- Recognizes disease and insect problems of woody and herbaceous plants and performs pest control operations.
- Plants and propagates bedding plants.
- Maintains pesticide application records, employee timesheets, and other records as assigned.
- Operates motor vehicles to transport materials and equipment.
- Performs snow removal, as required.
- Ensures proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies; promotes continuous improvement of workplace safety and environmental practices.
- Irrigates, mows, rakes, and trims lawns and/or athletic fields.
- Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
Minimum Job Requirements
- Completed Master Gardening Program (s) from an accredited institution requirement may be substituted for experience on a basis.
- MUST be living on MAUI or willing to Work at MAUI
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required
- Knowledge of horticulture methods and materials, landscaping and cultivation of trees and woody plants.
- Records maintenance skills.
- Ability to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures.
- Ability to drive motor vehicles.
- Ability to use hand and power tools applicable to trade.
- Ability to perform grounds maintenance tasks.
- Knowledge of fertilizer and/or pesticide applications.
- Ability to lead and train employees, including organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments.
- Ability to operate and maintain various pest control equipment.
- Ability to read, understand, follow, and enforce safety procedures.
- Ability to foster a cooperative work environment.
- Knowledge of landscape maintenance methods, techniques, and equipment.
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