Gardener Job Description

A gardener is a person who cultivates and tends a garden.

A gardener is a person who cultivates, tends, or maintains (in the case of plant life) a garden.

Updated on:     
October 7, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for a Gardener to help us take care of our garden. We need someone who is experienced and knows how to take care of different types of plants.

Gardener Duties:

  • Assists in the ongoing maintenance of the gardens and grounds
  • Assist in the maintenance of all interior and exterior grounds, including landscaping
  • Provide regular and scheduled maintenance of gardens, grounds, and picnic areas
  • Maintain grounds, including cleaning and maintaining irrigation systems, trimming hedges, and removing snow
  • Maintain lawns and planting areas
  • Maintain, install, and prune trees and plants throughout the property
  • Maintain all equipment and tools
  • Maintain cleanliness of all interior and exterior grounds
  • Maintain equipment, tools, and supplies
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Gardener Responsibilities:

  • Assist in diagnosing and treating sick plants
  • Establish a healthy plant population through proper watering, fertilizing, pruning, and pest control
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment by collecting trash, oil, and other debris, and reporting unsafe conditions or violations
  • Establish and maintain vegetation by planting, transplanting, and caring for plants
  • Establish healthy soil conditions by amending soil, removing manure, and fertilizing
  • Maintain large lawn areas by mowing, edging, and watering
  • Maintain gardens by watering, weeding, fertilizing, and pruning
  • Maintain trees by keeping them well-watered, trimming, and pruning as needed

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Requirements And Skills:

  • Proven experience in a landscaping or gardening role
  • Proven ability to manipulate and maintain a wide range of equipment
  • Ability to use hand tools and power tools safely
  • Strong working knowledge of operational procedures

Our [Company Name] is an equal opportunity employer, committed to building a diverse and inclusive team. We encourage applications from people of all races, religions, national origins, genders, and ages, as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities.