Masonic Village at Elizabethtown
  • Elizabethtown, PA, USA
  • Full Time Day

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Masonic Village at Elizabethtown is hiring a Lead Landscape Gardener. This is a Full Time, Day opportunity.

Our Mission:

At Masonic Villages of Pennsylvania, our mission is simple; it is a Mission of Love. Our caring communities and services assist individuals, families, and children in realizing their potential and enjoying the highest possible quality of life through the traditions of Freemasonry.

Why Choose Masonic Villages:

For over 146 years, we've been living out our mission of caring for people and enriching the lives of others. To do this successfully, we need a team of individuals who are:

  • Committed to providing heartfelt customer service
  • Talented, and seeking ongoing professional growth & enrichment
  • Innovative and accepting of change
  • Invested in contributing to our team environment. 

Recognizing our employees as our strongest asset, we value each unique person for their strength, contribution, and heart. We offer an intuitive benefits package, including some of the best compensation in our industry, because we know when our team is healthy, fulfilled, and able to pursue their dreams, they are empowered to make dreams come true every day for our residents.

What You'll Do:

As a Lead Landscape Gardener, you will carry out our Mission of Love by assisting the RL Landscape Supervisor with management and direction of all RL staff.  You will meet with residents to address and resolve landscape concerns, as well as plan, develop and implement works schedules and assignments.  

Our Lead Landscape Gardener is responsible for the following:

  • Responsible for understanding the proper use and handling of pesticides to include chemical mixtures, ratios, rates and application processes. Proper PPE to be worn at all times.
  • Lead landscape team in daily and weekly activities concerning the proper maintenance of the grounds.
  • Capable of assessing, evaluating and correcting plant growth issues.
  • Responsible for the overall health, condition, visual impact and accessibility of the section for all four seasons.
  • Responsible for snow removal and storm damage clean up on an emergency on call basis.
  • Responsible for proper use and care of mowers, hand tools, utility vehicles, trucks and trailers used in daily work.
  • Maintains professional growth and development by attending educational, technical and training programs, seminars and courses. Stays current with standards and requirements of regulatory agencies, such as Pennsylvania Department of Transportation and Motor Vehicles, Department of Environmental Protection and OSHA, as they relate to the operation and maintenance of the Masonic Village fleet.
  • Maintains an accurate record of time for cost distribution and payroll.
  • Assist Landscape Supervisor with personnel management and resident landscape issues.

What You Definitely Have:

  • Post graduate degree or field related certification preferred.
  • Valid Pennsylvania drivers license.
  • Two or more years experience in related field.
  • Ability to acquire a Pennsylvania commercial applicators license within two years.
  • Good written, oral, organizational and computer skills.
  • Experience with personnel management and customer relations.
  • Ability to operate utility vehicles,mowers and trucks.
  • Ability to work independently.

Learn more about working at Masonic Villages of PA at our careers page: http://masonicvillages.org/careers/

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