FT Horticulture-Landscape Maintenance

Date Posted: November 4, 2020

Deadline: August 31, 2019

Organization: Copper Station Holdings

Location: Other

City: Okatie, SC

Job Type: Full Time

Wages/Salary: $30,850 annually

Requirements:

Qualifications - Horticulture background and/or degree.  Must understand the proper pruning of shrubs and pesticide usage.  Knowledge of irrigation management & minor repairs.

Job Description:

Opening for a Full-Time Landscape Maintenance position.  This is for the residential property of the owners of the company.  Residence is located in Okatie, SC (Beaufort County), which is in between Beaufort & Bluffton, near Highway 170.

This job is NOT just a mow & blow weekly task as typically found at golf courses and large gated communities.  It requires someone with a horticulture background and/or degree and who understands the proper pruning of shrubs and pesticide usage.

  • Mow lawn
  • Blow: covered porches, decks, walkways, HVAC enclosures, gravel paths and driveway
  • Edge stepping stones and brick to turf edges with pole shears (hedge clippers on a long pole)
  • Fertilize turf, shrubs and flowers using recommended horticultural products and frequency
  • Weed control of lawns, woodland areas, driveway and walks.  Hand weed flower and shrub beds.
  • Prune shrubs, trellis vines and periodically remove dead palm fronds
  • Dead head:  vitex, agapanthus, camellias, hydrangeas, roses
  • Treat plant diseases on small shrubs and turf as needed
  • Spray liquid fence 1 x weekly to all plants frequented by deer (roses, lirope, hydrangeas, pittasporum and trellis plants)
  • Pick up fallen limbs and branches
  • Dispose of all cut, broken and dead material off site
  • Irrigation:  check, adjust for proper coverage and perform minor repairs.  Coordinate major repairs.
  • Apply mulch as needed (to be decided by property owner)
  • Plant new shrubs, flowers, etc., (per property owners instructions)
  • Other miscellaneous maintenance tasks that may be needed by owners
Schedule:
M-F 40 hours a wk
Contact Name:
Rae Gunter
Contact Phone Number: 843-987-7199 ext 162
Application Process:
Call or email if interested.
Employer Address:

Rae Gunter
53 Riverwalk Blvd
Ridgeland, SC 29936
United States