Horticulturist required for well-known Stellenbosch wine estate

   
Stellenbosch  

A well-known Stellenbosch Wine Estate requires a hard working individual to lead, manage and work with a team.

Duties will include, but not limited to:

- The hands-on planning, design, installation and maintenance of beds, grassed areas, shrubbery, trees and parking areas all around Jordan Wine Estate.
- Responsible for year-round propagating, grooming and maintenance of the plants, trees, parking areas and gardens on Jordan Wine Estate.
- Landscape maintenance would include tree removal and pruning where necessary, hedge and shrub pruning, operating power tools: lawnmower, leaf blower, edge trimmer and chain saw.
- Maintaining the cleanliness of assigned areas by mechanical or hand methods.
- Supervising the dead-heading of flowers and weeding of beds.
- The horticulturalist should have good plant knowledge and be a hands-on landscaper, with a thorough knowledge of plant propagation and cultivation;
- Small nursery establishment;
- The establishment and maintenance of a small nursery for growing potted plants/propagation of seedlings and cuttings of plants;
- Irrigation and waste water monitoring.
Supervision of staff will be required and previous team management essential.

Please consider your application unsuccessful if no communication received within one week of closing date.
Forward up to date CVs with contactable references to: recruitment.stellies@gmail.com

Closing date 4th March 2019