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Gardener

Hiley and Associates

Job Description:

Full-time, year round gardener position at two high-visibility formal gardens in downtown

Washington, DC. Both gardens are located in courtyards within a building complex, one

block away from one another. Time will be split 60/40 between each site.

Our ideal candidate has a passion for horticulture, a keen eye for detail, and a self-starter

who can bring the existing gardens to their full potential.

 

Qualifications

▪ This position requires the physical ability to perform moderately heavy work including

lifting and carrying heavy objects up to 45 lbs., work outside in all weather conditions

with exposure to dirt, dust, pollen and insects, and climbing ladders and stairs

▪ Qualified applicants must be able to pass a standard background check and

reference review

▪ All qualified applicants must possess a valid driver’s license

Responsibilities

▪ Regular maintenance of garden beds (including seasonal planting, weeding, mulching,

deadheading, pruning, fertilize, etc)

▪ Performing daily duties including watering garden beds and pots, blowing walkways,

and leaf and snow removal when necessary

▪ Inspect all walkways, hardscaping, and signage daily and clears debris utilizing a power

blower, brushes, or other equipment, as appropriate.

▪ Monitoring and controlling pests and diseases

▪ Collaborating with the garden team to adhere to garden maintenance schedules as well

as ensuring the overall beauty, health, and functionality of the gardens

▪ Operating and maintaining garden equipment and tools in safe working condition (string

trimmer, blower, etc.)

▪ Maintaining fountains and chemical care as required

To apply for this job email your details to whiley@hileyandassociates.com

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