Gardener

Gardener
Available: Now
Full-Time
We are looking for a competent and reliable Gardener to maintain our 8-acre garden. The ideal candidate will be friendly, professional, and possess in-depth knowledge of effective gardening techniques. This position will be part of our Facility Services Department and will report to the Director of Facility Services.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • General landscaping including: mowing, edging, trimming, blowing, sweeping, and cleaning all garden areas on main campus along with all attached house units, mopping and vacuuming of floors; cleaning windows/walls; picking up debris such as trash and leaves, cleaning outdoor furniture, fixtures, and structures such as the Gazebos.
  • Periodically planting flowers, bushes, shrubs, and other plants throughout the facility.
  • Seeding and replanting in the grass area.
  • Collaborate with Marketing staff to determine other areas that need cleaning or organizing.
  • Support and embrace Rowntree Gardens' service styles.
  • Being proactive in identifying and eliminating potentially dangerous areas. For example, sweeping leaves or pine needles on a walkway.
  • Reports any unsafe conditions to Supervisor.
  • Ensures resident and employee safety at all times.
  • Duties and responsibilities may be added as needed and requested by the Director that are within the scope of this position.
JOB SPECIFICATIONS:
  • This is a Full-time Hourly Position
    • Specific hours and days are TBD as well as pay rate
EXPERIENCE/SKILLS:
  • Relevant experience in Gardening is required
  • Familiar with landscaping design
  • Knowledge of regional plant life, synthetic and natural fertilizers
  • Knowledge in operating and maintaining equipment and tools
  • Possess a friendly and professional demeanor
  • Ability to keep a mature composure in stressful situations and be able to deal effectively with the demands of the position
Due to California State regulations, we are required to have all our applicants pass a Background Check, Physical, and TB test.

Please contact our Recruiter Dalia to submit an Application. Phone: 714-971-6806 Email: DaliaB@RowntreeGardens.org 

I'm Interested

"Kudos to you for creating such a lovely oasis for all your residents"

– Tracy Allspaw