Title Landscape Horticulture Manager
Salary $24-28/hr
Job Information

Kentucky Blue Grass is excited to be adding a Landscape Horticulturalist manager to our growing team of management! We are looking for someone that is knowledgeable, energetic, and passionate for the landscape industry.

We are a lawn maintenance, landscaping and tree service company that specializes in commercial and industrial property care. We service Edmonton and surrounding areas. With over 25 years of experience in serving Edmonton, our team is always looking to grow in both size and knowledge. Job would be seasonal to start with potential for full time, depending on skill set.

We are Property Care by People Who Care.


Responsibilities will include:

Overall site assessments for lawn and plant health, safety, and aesthetics

Identifying plant pests and diseases

Applying herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, and fertilizers

Extensive identification knowledge of trees, shrubs, perennials, and annuals

Pruning of trees, shrubs, and perennials

Install annuals in flowerpots and beds

Provide customers and team members with advice on appropriate plant selection for each project

Create plant care plans to meet each customer’s needs

Train gardeners on proper pruning techniques and weed control

Ability to operate a variety of landscape equipment

Meet with customers and quote proposals

Present a professional presence and appearance to clients


Job Requirements:

Formal Landscape Horticulturalist education (Olds College Training or Red Seal Certification)

Minimum 4 Years Industry Experience

Extensive identification knowledge of trees, shrubs, perennials, and annuals

Long hours in all weather conditions

Good Physical condition and able to lift up to 50lbs

Clean driver’s license

Computer knowledge (Microsoft Outlook, word, excel)

Communicate with employees, customers and management

Training Skills

Oversee and train a staff of up to 10 workers


Considered an Asset but Not a Requirement:

Irrigation system knowledge

Greenhouse or Nursery experience

Pesticide Applicators License

Previous experience in sales

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