Connecting man and nature in a way
that benefits both. Callaway Resort & Gardens is not just a fun
place to visit, it's a fun place to
Gardener Level 2 position mid-level is a position and is
responsible for the landscape maintenance, care, and upkeep of all
woody and herbaceous plants within their assigned areas. Other
responsibilities include assisting the Garden Specialist to insure
proper horticulture standards are met within all other areas of
and/or professional experience in horticulture and landscape
maintenance required. Must have practical experience in the
cultivation and care of woody and herbaceous plants. Must have a
valid driver's license. Must complete WPS training within 5 days of
hire. Must have a GA commercial pesticide license or obtain one
within 180 days of hire.
hours sometimes required. Potentially hard physical labor, lifting
up to 50 pounds occasionally, lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling
or otherwise moving objects. Ability to stand, squat and/or kneel
for long periods of time. Ability to work outdoors in all types of
weather. Ability to operate small tools, lawn and gardening
equipment. Ability to operate heavy equipment preferred. Ability to
work in a pond containing fish.
able to evaluate and select among alternative courses of action
quickly and accurately. Be able to work well in high-pressure
situations while maintaining composure and objectivity, including
the ability to listen carefully to and resolve guest issues to the
satisfaction of the affected guests. Be able to identify potential
guest issues and then develop methodologies to prevent or limit the
impact of those guest issues during the course of guest
able to assimilate complex information and data from various
sources and consider, adjust, or modify to meet the constraints of
the particular need. Be able to effectively listen to, understand,
and clarify concerns and issues raised by team members and guests.
Be able to perform basic math functions. Be able to convey
information and ideas clearly and effectively so that ownership of
high levels of guest service is understood to be the role of each
individual team member.
with guests and team members, at all times, in a friendly,
service-oriented manner. Maintains regular attendance in compliance
with Callaway Gardens' standards, as required by scheduling that
will vary according to the needs of Callaway Gardens' business
levels to include some holidays and weekends. Maintains high
standards of personal appearance and grooming to include wearing a
nametag when working.
at all times with Callaway standards and regulations to encourage
safe and efficient operations. Maintains a friendly and warm
demeanor at all times with both team members and guests. Has
knowledge and understanding of all department policies and
accurate records to include plant records and pesticide application
logs. Maintains all plant label needs in designated garden areas.
Reports needs for materials and equipment to manager.
and responsible for assigned small tools and supplies. Maintains
the horticultural standards of Callaway Gardens with a sense of
urgency and focus with attention to detail in an efficient and
proper horticultural techniques to include planting, watering,
weeding, pruning, pest control, fertilization, dead heading, plant
production, and plant identification. Is responsible for the proper
care of all woody and herbaceous plant material in designated
working with the Education Department
on garden interpretation and assisting with educational
opportunities to include leading walks, tours and other programming
as assigned. Operates and instructs others in the operation
of all equipment pertaining to their specific job. Insures all
equipment is properly maintained.
daily tasks and weekly projects with direction from department
supervisor. Works with volunteers as needed. Ability to work with
little or no supervision. Follows instructions, written or verbal.
Attends all meetings/training as required by supervisor or manager.
Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor or
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