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Agriculture

3 Jobs Listed

Groundskeeper - Clean Keeper

Date Posted: January 12, 2018

Deadline: Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Organization: Riverbanks Zoo & Garden

Location: Columbia Area

City: Columbia

Website: View Website

Job Type: Part Time

Wages/Salary: $9.42/hour

Requirements:

Is one of your New Year’s resolutions to discover a new adventure? If so, have you considered working for one of the top ranked zoo’s in the country? Riverbanks is currently recruiting engaging and enthusiastic ambassadors! Be part of the adventure and explore our exciting opportunities now. Visit www.riverbanks.org, "Careers and Volunteer Opportunities".

Ambassador Commitment: Doing your part to support Riverbanks’ mission to foster appreciation and concern for all living things.

Responsibilities: Under general supervision is responsible for the routine maintenance and upkeep of park grounds and facilities. Works to maintain a high level of cleanliness throughout Riverbanks Zoo and Garden. Operates trucks, forklift, blowers and various grounds maintenance tools to perform tasks. Reports to the Environmental Services Manager.

Position Description:

Education and Experience: High school graduate or equivalent, with five to eleven months of experience in grounds maintenance, housekeeping, or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities.  Maintains a flexible schedule. Must possess a valid S.C. driver's license.

Schedule: Part-time

Contact Name: Human Resources

Contact Phone Number: 803-779-8717

Contact Email: jobs2@riverbanks.org

Program(s): Horticulture Technology Program

Referral Information: Please submit your application via the Riverbanks Zoo and Garden website: http://www.riverbanks.org/join-our-team/

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Horticulturist – Habitat Horticulture – “PLANT KEEPER”

Date Posted: January 2, 2018

Deadline: Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Organization: Riverbanks Zoo & Garden

Location: Columbia Area

City: Columbia

Website: View Website

Job Type: Full Time

Wages/Salary: $12.62/hour

Requirements:

Associates degree in Horticulture, bachelors degree preferred, with two years experience in a horticultural area; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities.  Prefer professional horticulture experience and/or training.  Must possess or be eligible for a valid SC driver’s license.

Position Description:

Ambassador Commitment: Doing your part to support Riverbanks’ mission to foster appreciation and concern for all living things.

Responsibilities: Under general supervision, performs horticultural duties for the purpose of beautifying and maintaining gardens, exhibits, animal habitats, plant collections, and/or public displays.  Must be eager to learn about our collection. The best candidate will demonstrate creativity and be able to work both independently and with a team on a variety of tasks and priorities. Works outdoors year-round in all weather conditions. Reports to the Director of Zoo Habitat Horticulture.

Schedule: Full-time: 40 hours/week

Contact Name: Human Resources

Contact Phone Number: 803-779-8717

Contact Email: jobs2@riverbanks.org

Program(s): Horticulture Technology Program

Referral Information: Please submit your application via the Riverbanks Zoo and Garden website: http://www.riverbanks.org/join-our-team/

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Gardener in Charleston, SC

Date Posted: October 16, 2017

Deadline: Monday, March 5, 2018

Organization: O'Dell Landscaping LLC

Location: Other

City: Charleston

Website: View Website

Job Type: Full Time

Wages/Salary: $15/hour

Requirements:

Good work ethic.

Position Description:

For those looking for a great job working for great people:
O'Dell Landscaping LLC is seeking a trust worthy, honest, and hard working person to help maintain gardens in Charleston,SC and the surrounding areas. We are a great company and have very little turn over because we treat our employees so well.
We want someone who is kind, has a good work ethic, is an effective communicator, works well in a team, can take direction, and has an interest in plants and gardening.
Experience a plus but we will train. We work in fine gardens and excellence is a necessity. Work includes mowing, edging, trimming, planting, insect control, mulching, and garden installations.
Pay is based on experience and knowledge of plants and gardening. Starting pay with no experience is $11/hour and those with experience the range is $11-$16/hour. After a year, 3 days paid vacation. Raises are given quickly. Must have references and must have a good driving record. We will do a back ground check. 40 or more hours per week. Or part time. Internships too.

Schedule: Monday-Friday, Saturdays optional

Contact Name: Robert O'Dell

Contact Phone Number: 8432243826

Contact Email: odelllandscaping@comcast.net

Program(s): Horticulture Technology Program

Referral Information: Call or email if interested.

Agriculture, Internship-Apprenticeship

1 Job Listed

Landscape Internship Program

Date Posted: October 27, 2017

Deadline: Saturday, March 31, 2018

Organization: Baytree Landscape Contractors

Location: Other

City: Charleston, Atlanta, Nashville

Website: View Website

Job Type: Full Time

Wages/Salary: Paid

Requirements:

Available to students pursuing an education in the green industry or other related fields.

Position Description:

The mission of Baytree Landscape’s internship program is to provide an environment in which students of Horticulture or other related fields gain first-hand knowledge of the landscape profession and cultivate meaningful interactions with industry professionals. Interns will be hands-on in all facets of the various business disciplines and will be able to pull from available resources to improve their skill sets. These interactions ensure that the interns learn practical knowledge to enhance their academic careers. Interns will be assigned a mentor who will work side by side with them throughout the summer as well as work with key managers from all facets of the business as they progress through our structured, hands-on 12 week program. We are pleased to offer our program with pay and a housing assistance. If your school has any specific requirements for your internship, we will work with you to tailor our program to ensure those requirements are met. If you have a passion for the green industry, we want to hear from you!


 

Learn it all before you start your career! You will be very well versed in all facets of the industry, which will set you apart from the rest and will build up your career trajectory! Get to know all the skills gained through our program:

Landscape Installation
landscape layouts, machine operation, tree and shrub installation, proper equipment techniques, best safety practices.

Project Management
Plan reading, supply procurement, scheduling, jobsite rules & regulations, crew management.

Landscape Maintenance
proper equipment techniques and operation, shrub and seasonal color maintenance, pest control practices, best safety practices.

Account Management
Scheduling and planning crews, plant identification training, chemical/fertilizer application training, customer service, enhancement estimation, personnel management.

Irrigation Installation
Irrigation management and repairs, including proper irrigation techniques, system evaluation and troubleshooting, supply procurement, controller programming.

Business Administration
Administrative support, accounting/purchasing, fleet/equipment maintenance, and branch management responsibilities, human resources/payroll

Design/Sales/Estimating
Client prospecting, client interaction, estimating and the bid process, bid submission and presentation, to the signing of contract and new job handoffs

Contact Name: Meghan Kane

Contact Phone Number: 843-285-5904 ext 104

Contact Email: meghank@baytreelandscape.com

Program(s): Horticulture Technology Program

Referral Information: Apply online or email resume to: meghank@baytreelandscape.com

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Agriculture, Industrial

1 Job Listed

Assistant Superintendent - Golf Construction

Date Posted: September 25, 2017

Deadline: Thursday, November 1, 2018

Organization: Duininck Inc.

Location: Other

City: Nationwide

Website: View Website

Job Type: Full Time

Wages/Salary: DOE

Requirements:

Skills and Abilities: • Detailed working knowledge of the construction industry and management practices. • Knowledge of construction operations including materials, production tracking, project budgets and overhead analysis are preferred. • Ability to make good decisions in a timely manner. • Knowledge of technology equipment and software, and able to efficiently utilize software used by the business including Outlook, Microsoft Word and Excel. Experience with Viewpoint and Bid2Win, Auto CAD, and or Trimble Business software a plus. • Strong organization and detailed oriented skills. Self-Management: • Must be organized, self-motivated, and work well independently and as part of a group. • Must be a strong team player, able to work effectively with a variety of people, personalities, skills and organizational levels. • Demonstrate ability perform detailed tasks accurately. • Must be able to use verbal skills to talk with new vendors and subcontractors. • Comfortable taking personal responsibility to work efficiently and continuously improve the estimating processes. Education and Experience: • 2 year degree in Construction Management, Turf Grass/Sports Field Management, Pre-Engineering or related field, preferred. • Field experience in the construction industry is preferred. • Estimating experience or contract management experience in a related field preferred. Work Environment/Physical Demands: • Regularly required to stand, sit and move about the facility. • Able to lift objects up to 50 lbs. • Nationwide Travel as required. • Valid Driver’s license required. • Able to work with various office technology, hardware and software.

Position Description:

Duininck Golf is a Nationwide Golf Course Construction and Renovation Company that is known for their strong values and award winning work over the years. A company with over 90 years in business, Duininck brings a collaborative culture that models servant leadership. The Duininck Golf team performed renovations of the bunkers at Hazeltine National Golf Club in preparation for the Ryder Cup and constructed a new 18 hole for Bayou Oaks at City Park, a $15M project in New Orleans that is set up to host a PGA tournament. A new 9 hole short course in the Butch Harmon Golf Academy at The Floridian Golf Club, and an 18 hole bunker renovation at Interlachen Country Club (#54 of the top 100 Courses in America), which is currently preparing to host the upcoming PGA Tour event. These are a few recent projects worked on. With offices in MN and TX, the Duininck Golf team is growing and looking to expand their company. We are currently looking for individuals with strong values and a desire to build quality golf course projects throughout the nation. Come build and grow with Duininck!  Job Summary: An Assistant Superintendent’s main purpose is not limited to supervising/managing multiple small crews on a project, but will a “hands-on” management position. This may include management of a grading, drainage, feature construction, irrigation, special feature construction, grassing crew, or any other type of crews associated with heavy golf course construction. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: • Assist in daily preparation of a list of proposed crewmembers and present to project manager. • Daily crew management. • Daily recording of as-builts. • As-builts converted to Auto CAD • Daily recording of all quantities. • Daily documentation of production reports as required. • Train employees in the skills which are needed for each specific task. • Any and all other tasks which the project superintendent might need assistance with. • Layout with GPS. • Beginning use of Primavera scheduling. • Operating equipment as needed to complete tasks. • Hold weekly safety meetings, and daily huddles with crews. • Review with Site Supervisor and Estimator projects after construction • Assist office estimators as needed with take-offs, and calling for subcontractor quotes while projects are being estimated.

Schedule: Hours depending on weather and the location of the project, typically we work day hours and that can be from sun up to sun down.

Contact Name: David Lamas

Contact Phone Number: 3209781339

Contact Email: DavidL@duininck.com

Program(s): Building Construction Technology Horticulture Technology Program

Referral Information: Please apply online: http://jobs.ourcareerpages.com/job/228125?source=DuininckInc&jobFeedCode=DuininckInc&returnURL=http://www.duininck.com/

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Industrial

1 Job Listed

Horticulturist

Date Posted: April 20, 2017

Deadline: Friday, April 20, 2018

Organization: Innovative Landscape Design LLC

Location: Other

City: Florence, SC

Website: View Website

Job Type: Full Time

Wages/Salary: Dependent on qualifications and/or experience, wages paid on an hourly basis. Currently - 4 paid holidays and 1 paid vacation day per year of service

Requirements:

Designer or design assistant experience (either by employment, college work portfolio or internship).
Experience in landscape design using designing software - Dynascape preferred, Pro Landscape acceptable, will train anyone with CADD experience and knowledge.
Creativity, plant and material knowledge and attention to detail important.
The ability to communicate well both with clients and other types of workers (contractors, supervisors, etc) on the landscaping team and good organization skills.
Knowledge of how jobs are installed.
The ability to source and purchase seasonal color, trees, and shrubs.
Computer skills - Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook and Google - ability to research online.
Driver's license with good driving record.
Bonus Skills:
Previous landscape or hardscape crew experience, estimating,
proposals, meeting with clients, flexibility to work in the field with the crew, on an as needed basis.

Position Description:

Innovative Landscape Design LLC is actively seeking a recent college graduate with landscape design and / or a horticulture degree or an experienced landscape designer or design assistant. The position consists mainly of design, working independently, to assist the owner with designing landscape plans and choosing proper plants for the project.

Schedule: Monday - Friday typically 7am - 5 pm, occasional Saturday typically 7 am - 12 noon. This is a full time, on site position.

Contact Name: Geri Aun

Contact Email: geri@ildsc.com

Program(s): Horticulture Technology Program

Referral Information: Please email application, found at www.ildsc.com to:jessie @ ildsc.com (no spaces) or apply on Indeed or Zip Recruiter (Landscape Designer position); Questions: Please call 843-230-1036