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Assistant Director of Horticulture

Company: Desert Mountain Club
Location: Scottsdale
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Join the Horticulture team at one of the largest, most beautiful, and top private country clubs in North America, Desert Mountain Club, as an Assistant Director of Horticulture.Desert Mountain Club features seven signature golf courses (six of which are Jack Nicklaus & an all-new par 54 championship course), seven distinctive clubhouses - each with its own unique restaurant plus banquets, state-of-the-art fitness center, swim and tennis facility, and spa. We offer terrific benefits like Health Insurance, FREE onsite medical clinic for all teammates & their dependents, 401k match, Free team member meals during shifts, Tuition reimbursement, and so much more!In this role, you will be responsible for directing the maintenance operation, and management of the Desert Mountain Club's Landscape areas, including landscape lighting and irrigation. This role also manages the maintenance and repair of equipment and the review of department projects.The ideal candidate will be a Certified Pesticide Applicator in the State of Arizona or the knowledge to obtain certification upon hire. Knowledge of and experience in planting, cultivating, pruning, and fertilizing shrubs, cactus, succulents, and trees. Qualified candidates must have an ISA Arborist Certification with a minimum of five years combined experience in an assistant or manager-level position within the industry. Must have a valid driver's license.LIFE ON THE MOUNTAINJoin a top 15, 5-Star Platinum Club of America and be a part of an exciting, challenging, and rewarding experience PLUS enjoy excellent benefits:

  • Competitive pay
  • Medical, dental and vision coverage
  • FREE onsite medical clinic to all employees & their dependents
  • FREE employee meals during shifts
  • FREE golf and tennis
  • Paid Time Off
  • Matching 401K
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Retail discounts
  • Pet insurance
  • Employee uniforms providedWe believe our teammates are our greatest asset and are committed to fostering a culture of care, respect, and positivity with a sincere focus on the safety, health, and professional growth of every teammate. If you're looking to join an incredible team, then Desert Mountain is the place for you!JOB DETAILSResponsibilities:
    • Directs the Horticulture team in all daily responsibilities.
    • Supervises all planting, fertilization, and maintenance of landscapes including trees.
    • Orders supplies and materials within budgetary constraints.
    • Manages all outside contractors that are performing work in landscape areas.
    • Is responsible for filing records on annual maintenance activities, including but not limited to, chemical and fertilizer applications as required by law.
    • Responsible for personnel and cost estimates for annual budgets and other projects.
    • Ensures maintenance standards are met.
    • Plans, assigns and directs the work of others.
    • Prepares reports and project estimates.
    • Maintains effective teammate and public relations.
    • Runs and directs the landscape operations in compliance with all federal, state, and local laws and regulations.
    • Assists with communication and scheduling of sub-contractors including interior plant companies.
    • Communicates with other departments verbally and written.
    • Oversees and manages payroll matters, approval, and safety training in the Paycom system.
    • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Housekeeping & Horticulture.Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:
      • Required to work, days/nights, weekends, and holidays.
      • Required to stand for long periods of time (up to 9 hours).
      • Must be able to operate various machinery related to landscape and turf maintenance.
      • Required to lift and/or move up to 40 pounds
      • Required to push and/or pull 90+ pounds and lift up to 90 pounds with assistance
      • Required to stand and walk - Frequently
      • Ability to drive a motor vehicle - FrequentlyReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
        OUR COMPANYDesert Mountain Club is one of the finest private residential communities in the world featuring world-class golf, indulgent amenities, and curated experiences. It is a private country club open to on and offsite property residents located in the elevated foothills of the beautiful Sonoran Desert in North Scottsdale, Arizona. The club spans across 8,000 acres featuring:
        • Seven signature golf courses (six of which are Jack Nicklaus & an all-new par 54 championship course)
        • Seven distinctive clubhouses - each with its own unique restaurant plus banquets
        • An award-winning spa and fitness center
        • Spectacular swim and tennis facility
        • Dozens of hiking and biking trails
        • Horseback riding
        • Luxury camping at The RanchOur mission is that we will provide our members and teammates with an exceptional experience consistent with our vision to be the finest club and community for golf and recreational lifestyle activities in North America.Keywords: (Assistant Director of Horticulture, Assistant, Landscaping, Gardening, Garden, Horticulture, Horticulturist, Plants, Maintenance, Desert Plants, Cactus, Cacti, Hospitality, Customer Service, Manager, Assistant Director, Agronomy, Golf, Club, Golf Club, Desert, Gardens, Botanical, Landscape, Sonoran Desert, Opportunity, Phoenix, Scottsdale, Cave Creek, Arizona)

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