Hollingsworth Companies
Job Description
A 501c3 Private Foundation is looking for an immediate full time, permanent position for a hands-on individual to be the primary steward of the plants, trees and overall landscape of Aspire, a 400-acre park in Clinton TN. This position will be responsible for maintaining and overseeing the park’s natural areas, installed plantings, 18 miles of hiking, biking, and walking trails, as well as the overall park landscape infrastructure.
Must have an attitude of servant leadership and a willingness to lead by example. Attention to detail. Ability to manage and coordinate support staff.
Must have experience managing large outdoor environments, native prairie, warm season grasses and wildflowers. Tree management, soil, and turf management. Understanding of the uses of herbicides. Weed identification and eradication management. Disease and pest identification and management.
Knowledge of operating various equipment such as: Agricultural tractors and equipment, various types of mowers, weed eater, chain saw, loaders, seeding and fertilizer equipment, and herbicide equipment.
Experience working with contractors in the delivery of landscape and hardscape services.
This is a very hands-on position and applicant must be able to work consistently outside, in all- weather on a flexible schedule, including very frequent weekends and nights, as needed.
Physical ability to walk for long distances, bend, or stoop, pull weeds by hand, dig holes by hand, lift at least 50lbs.
Must be willing to relocate to Clinton, TN. Salary and benefits package commensurate with education/skill and experience level. An extensive background/degree in horticulture and/or arboriculture is required.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $60,000.00 - $70,000.00 per year
Send resume and references to afritts@hollingsworthcos.com
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