Owner of 100+ acre private estate has a full-time career opportunity for a highly experienced Estate Gardener-Handyman reporting directly to the Owner. The candidate should be of high moral and ethical standards, have a professional demeanor, possess good communication skills, and be a results-oriented artisan, capable of working with minimum supervision. Candidate must be able to maintain 20 acres of turf and botanical gardens, 10 acres of wetlands and ponds, and buildings.
QUALIFICATIONS • Fluent in English. Bi-lingual in Spanish is a plus. • 2 year College Degree in horticulture-landscape design or equivalent • At least 3 yrs. experience as supervisor on landscape maintenance and installation crew • Skilled in plant identification (trees, shrubs, flowers, and weeds) • Able to identify infestation of insects and fungus on plant material • Able to operate and maintain all property maintenance equipment • Skilled in carpentry, painting, electrical, and plumbing/irrigation maintenance/repairs • Works independently without close supervision (a self-starter) • Fertilizer and weed-control chemical applicator license • Strong organizational and communication skills • A USA citizen or have a social security card with valid work visa and/or alien resident identification • Valid GA driver license with clean driving record • Good health and able to do heavy physical work in an outside environment • Must be able to pass a drug test, criminal background check, and medical exam
COMPENSATION • $35-40K salary, $300/month health insurance allowance, and 4 weeks paid vacation/holidays/sick leave.
APPLICATION PROCESS • Email resume, salary requirements, and references to firstname.lastname@example.org