Amenity Horticulturist in United States

at a Confidential Company

Industry
Architecture / Design
Specialization
Building Design/Architecture
Minimum Qualification
HND
Required Experience
Entry Level
Employment Type
Full Time
Gender
Male or Female
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Job Description

Amenity Horticulturist Job Description

*Amenity horticulturists are responsible for designing, creating and managing a variety of leisure, recreational and garden areas such as woodlands, country parks, historic gardens, cemeteries and botanic/public gardens.


Duties and Responsibilities

*Designing garden plans/planting layouts

*Advising about tree planting schemes

*Undertaking environmental assessments

*Planning restoration projects (visiting sites, researching plans etc)

*Overseeing horticultural cultivation, maintenance and weed/pest/disease control programmes

*Ensuring compliance with organic cultivation requirements

*Analysing horticultural yields

*Organising horticultural trials

*Maintaining financial and administrative records

*Developing, advertising and marketing services

*Liaising/communicating with colleagues, local officials, the public, professional groups etc

*Writing technical publications

*Advisory leaflets and reports

*Organizing or giving presentations and attending conferences

*Undertaking research

*Negotiating contracts with buyers and suppliers

*Writing and modifying business plans

*Supervising staff.


Qualifications and Training

*Degrees or HNDs in horticulture, agriculture, soil/earth sciences, environmental science or crop/plant science are beneficial.


Skills and Specifications

*Initiative

*Commercial awareness

*Problem solving

*Communication

*Practical cultivation skills

*An aptitude for working with flora and fauna (Plants and Animals).
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