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Horticulture and Landscaping Specialist

Boys Town

Boys Town


Job title:
Horticulture and Landscaping Specialist

Job level:

Job description:
The Horticulture and Landscape Specialist maintains horticulture, outdoor floriculture, and greenhouse plants. The role also completes landscape design and installation, and maintains pathways, green spaces and performs minor tree maintenance.
$1,000 Hiring Bonus

Schedule: Full Time. Monday-Friday 7:00am-4:00pm with on call weekends and rotating weekends in the Winter.


Assists with horticulture, floriculture, greenhouse, landscape and grounds activities.
Operates, maintains, and repairs a variety of environmental control systems. Plants and maintains outdoor display areas for aesthetic and functional purposes using approved organic and biologic control measures.
Determines appropriate propagation methods and raises floricultural crops. Maintains greenhouse facilities and utilizes indoor area for winter care of exotic and non-hardy plants.
Removes and replaces substandard plant materials as needed; conducts annual autumn cleanup.
Determines equipment and supplies needed, helps control inventory.
Uses a variety of horticultural and grounds maintenance equipment; utilizes a Boys Town vehicle as needed to complete the duties of the job.
Participates in snow removal and other weather cleanup as needed. Maintains properties (turf & flowerbeds).
Responsible for landscape design and installation (plant material, trees, mulch, sod, dirt work). Controls growth of unwanted species of weeds and grass by weeding, cultivating, pruning and weed trimming.
Establishes and maintains an environment that encourages teamwork, collaboration, and ethical behavior.
Supports other members of the management team and their work.
Other Duties: This job description incorporates the essential functions and duties required for this position. However, other duties may be required and assigned at times and as determined by a supervisor in order to meet the needs of the organization.
Required Qualifications:

High school diploma or equivalent is preferred.
Previous experience in grounds maintenance, landscape installation, and/or agriculture.
Understanding of different plants and flowers.
Must possess a valid driver’s license with a good driving record and pass an annual Motor Vehicle Registration (MVR) check.
This position is on-call (continuously or rotationally) to provide support. Available to work evenings, weekends, and holidays if needed.
State of Nebraska certified pesticide and herbicide applicator license is required within 6 months of hire.

Positions available:

Posted on:
March 15, 2023