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MNLA E-Training, Project Plant


Treetops Resort
Gaylord, MI, United States
Full Time - $30-33K, Benefits

This position is responsible for all horticultural planning and work on the Resort properties; design, build, maintain. The individual in this position must apply sound knowledge in all aspects of plant care and be able to lead a crew. This is a working position where your knowledge and experience is highly desired.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintain the appearance and health of plants, shrubs and trees on Resort properties.
  • Identify plants as needed.
  • Prune trees and shrubs.
  • Plant and maintain annual flowers and perennials.
  • IPM
  • Maintain a positive working relationship with supervisors and other staff in order to appropriately resolve problems.
  • Participate in maintaining a safe and secure work environment for employees by adhering to company safety policies.
  • Design and execute planting beds and irrigation zones.
  • Lead staff in day-to-day details.
  • Performs other tasks as assigned by supervisor/manager.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must demonstrate and perform ea ch essential duty. The ability to effectively communicate and interact, in a positive manner, with all Company personnel and external customers is also required. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • A 2-year or 4-year degree in Horticulture is preferred, but not necessary.
  • Previous work-related experience in Horticulture, specifically plant identification, plant and tree care, and insect detection/identification.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Valid driver’s license with a good driving record.
  • Ability to frequently bend, stoop and kneel.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to work approximately 40-45 hours per week.
  • Snow removal duties in winter months as conditions dictate.

Contact Mike Rosen, Golf Course Superintendent – 3962 Wilkinson Road, Gaylord MI 49735 - mrosen@treetops.com

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