Basin Harbor Club: Head Gardener

Head Gardener

Full-time, seasonal position for the qualified person responsible for planting and maintaining 30 flower gardens and 24 window boxes/urns.

Daily physical labor required to install, mulch, weed, prune, and water in all weather conditions (digging, bending, lifting, hauling debris, moving hoses). Qualified candidates must demonstrate high aesthetic standards, efficient time management, friendly and thorough communication with co-workers and resort guests, and knowledge of names and growth habits of flowering annuals, perennials, and shrubs.  Hourly wage based on recent, relevant experience.

Basin Harbor is known for their over 15,000 square feet of gorgeous gardens. Most of our gardens are based on historical designs. Annuals and perennials plus a wide variety of greenery are planted each year to build on those designs. This position is full-time from April through November and includes weeding, planting, watering & maintaining gardens. Works with garden and grounds staff to maintain and care for outdoor spaces. Must enjoy working outdoors and previous gardening knowledge/experience preferred.​

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Ability to perform physical activities that include climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, and lifting. Must be able to perform heavy work (define as exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally and/or up-to 50 pounds of force frequently and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.) Must be willing to work outdoors in a variety of weather conditions.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: Approximately 90% of the required work will be done outdoors. Restrooms and lunch facilities are provided in various areas on the property.