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Bok Tower Gardens-Groundskeeper-Mon, 11/09/2020 - 3:41pm



Bok Tower Gardens
1151 Tower Boulevard
Lake Wales , FL 33853
United States
Florida US

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Job Description 

Bok Tower Gardens is currently seeking a full-time Groundskeeper. The primary responsibility is to perform general gardening duties to maintain the integrity and beauty of the Gardens and grounds; to be responsible for the mowing and weed-eating of major lawn areas and applying herbicides and lawn fertilizers. Assist in gardening duties which may include annual and permanent plantings, pathway maintenance, water bodies, lawns, wildlife, and garden furnishings.

Bok Tower Gardens (BTG) is a Drug-Free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Vets/Disabled. We base all aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

Duties & Responsibilities 

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
Ability to understand and interpret instruction to work effectively and efficiently with minimal supervision
Ability to perform strenuous physical work outside in the Florida weather year-round
Ability to lift at least 60 lbs
A horticulture competency test will be administered to all applicants invited to interview. This position offers competitive wages and benefits.

Education and Experience 

Qualified candidates must have the following:

High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.
Minimum of two years landscaping, greens keeping, or parks and gardens ground experience preferred
Previous experience in garden or grounds maintenance with the ability to operate various types of power equipment (lawnmower, front-end loader, tractors, etc.)
Interest in and willingness to learn Central Florida horticulture and the aesthetic ethic of the Gardens

Application Instructions 

Please visit our website to apply for this position; see link below:

Only qualified applicants will be contacted for interviews
Deadline for resume/application submission: Open until filled

Full Name 
Melissa Robillard