Do you have an interest and skill in Horticulture and or Landscaping? Please consider this opportunity:
BECK’S SUPERIOR HYBRIDS, INC., Atlanta, Indiana
Job Description of Horticulture Intern
Reports to the Grounds Manager
A. Purpose and Scope
This is professional work in the field of ornamental horticulture. Methods of performing tasks are usually left to the judgment of the employee with an administrative superior available for assistance if needed. Work is performed under general direction and is reviewed upon completion. Housing not provided.
Provides professional advice on the selection, ordering, planting, and maintenance of trees, shrubs, and ground covers
Plans and designs annual and perennial flower beds.
Trains grounds personnel in the techniques of pruning, wound dressing, cavity repair, and the cabling and bracing of trees and shrubs
Prepares orders for various types of plants and seeds
Assists in the preparation of maintenance programs for the control of plant diseases and insects
Prepares fertilizer programs for various types of plants
Confers with personnel in the selection of plants
Performs related duties as required
C. Job Requirements
1. Education and training:
Current junior or senior in college enrolled in an horticulture curriculum.
2. Desired skills:
Thorough knowledge of ornamental horticulture in all phases
Have a good understanding of landscape design and plant placement
Ability to supervise the work of others
Ability to establish priorities, work independently, work as a team member and proceed with objectives without supervision.
3. Characteristics of Success:
Commitment to the mission of Beck’s Hybrids, specifically, to provide our customers with the best service
Strive to model the qualities of Beck’s Hybrids Attitudes and Actions
A demonstrated commitment to high professional ethical standards
Excels at operating in a fast paced work environment
Ability to look at situations from several points of view
Ability to execute good judgment