Lockerly Arboretum, located in Milledgeville Georgia, is looking for an enthusiastic team player to serve as our Horticulturalist. The Arboretum is 50 acres, located in the heart of Middle Georgia's Lake Country. We are 53 year old nonprofit and are open to the public 6 days a week.
Duties & Responsibilities
Duties involve weeding, watering, grooming, fertilizing, planting, debris removal, pruning and mulching. Additionally, the ideal candidate must possess the following knowledge and skills:
-Plant record keeping
-Use of proper landscaping equipment
-Landscape project management
-Must be able to effectively supervise volunteers, and may occasionally be required to present lectures or write articles for publication.
a. Assist when called upon for storm protection and recovery.
b. Occasionally provide labor for set-up and take-down of special events.
c. Work with and support volunteers in the planning and execution of our annual plant sales.
d. Occasionally serve on planning teams.
e. Participate in other Arboretum activities as requested.
f. Perform other duties as required from time to time.
-Must be able to frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
-While performing the duties of this job, the candidate may be required to use hands to handle, or feel plants, soil, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance.
Education and Experience: