Horticulturalist and Grounds Manager

Broadmead, Inc
Cockeysville, MD
Nov 17, 2022
Nov 30, 2022
Full Time
Under the supervision of the Director of Facility Services, incumbent is responsible for ensuring the seasonal landscape design, maintenance of residential and campus garden beds, liaison with contracted service for mowing, snow removal, tree care and seasonal landscape services. Manages a department of up to three grounds technicians.Education and Experience:* Supervisory Experience* Comprehensive knowledge of OSHA and MOSHA safety standards* Comprehensive knowledge of care maintenance, and upkeep of grounds including shrubbery, lawns, trees, ground cover plantings, etc.* Comprehensive knowledge of plant material identification* Comprehensive knowledge of diagnosis of disease and pests and treatments of nursery stock* Comprehensive knowledge of selection and application of insecticides, pesticides, fungicides, fertilizers and seeds* General knowledge of inventory and ordering supplies and budget practices* Comprehensive knowledge of personnel and supervisory practices* Comprehensive knowledge of equipment and vehicle repair and maintenance* Requires the ability to maintain good relations with residents, residents' families, staff and suppliers* Requires a minimum of a Associates Degree in Horticulture with at least five year's experience in the field and general mathematical knowledge* Requires a valid driver's license and a good driving recordAccountabilities:* Ensures, through the use of staff and contracted services, that all the grounds and exterior facilities of Broadmead are maintained, attractive, environmentally safe conditions which contribute to the overall sense of beauty and comfort of the community* Monitors all the routine care, maintenance, and repair of equipment and vehicles which ensure maximum use and life of these items* Ensure grounds department is well organized and fulfills responsibilities* Responsible for coordinating snow removal events.* Accountable for ensuring the grounds contracted services are upheld according to contracts.Job Type: Full-time

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