Landscape Gardener

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Compensation: commensurate with experience

The Hay, Honey Farm is a privately owned arboretum/garden in Bernardsville, New Jersey. The property features about twelve acres of gardens, which hold collections of Rhododendron, maple, oak, holly, dwarf conifers, as well as perennial borders and a vegetable garden. The remaining property is comprised of woodlots, hay fields, riparian buffers, and conservation lands. We currently have a full time, year-round gardener position available for a dependable, self-motivated individual. The Landscape Gardener completes a team of five professionals, and works under the direction of the Directors of Operations & Horticulture. 

Responsibilities/Duties

  • Applicant must be able to operate mowers (including zero turn), tiller, chipper, shredder, compact utility tractors, string trimmers, chain saws, 4WD truck. Experience with PTO tractor implements a plus.
  • Maintain a quick but neat and detail- oriented work habit and the ability to lift and carry 50 lbs.
  • Able to communicate effectively and take instruction & responsibility for completion of tasks in a timely manner. 
  • Able to work outdoors in all seasons and weather conditions. 
  • Hold a clean, valid driver’s license.
  • Two years of training and/or experience preferred.

 

 

 

Qualifications/Requirements

The work is diverse and encompasses all aspects of large property management: turf management,including mowing, invasive species control, tractor work, leaf clean up, composting, arboriculture & firewood production, tree & plug planting, mulching, weeding, watering, pruning, trimming and more. This is a year-round 40-hour per week salaried position in a positive work environment.  Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. 

Additional Information

To apply please send a cover letter and resume to Hilary at thehayhoneyfarm@gmail.com

Contact Information

The Hay, Honey Farm
Contact Name: Hilary Clayton
Email: thehayhoneyfarm@gmail.com