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Associate Horticulturist - Grounds Manager

Capitol Broadcasting Company
Raleigh, NC 27606
  • Job Code
    134725725

People come to Capitol Broadcasting Company and they stay. Why? We're family. We have extraordinary expectations of each other and accept nothing short of excellence. Meshing with our standout team is as important as your skills. We're a locally-owned, pioneering, stable, community advocate, do-the-right-thing Company that offers some of the best benefits in the business. Capitol Broadcasting is based out of Raleigh, NC, ranked as one of the best places to live and work according to U.S. News & World Report.

The Associate Horticulturist - Grounds Manager is a hands on position working year-round assisting the Chief Horticulturalist Property Manager with Grounds Management.

Duties:

  • Weeding, Mulching, Pruning & general grounds clean-up.
  • Grounds assessment and routine monitoring for pest/disease problems.
  • Monitoring and maintaining the existing irrigation.
  • Changing out and maintaining annual beds and seasonal pots.
  • Assist with snow/ice removal in the winter months when necessary.
  • Safely operating equipment:
    • Mowers (push, walk behind, and riding)
    • Tillers and Aerators
    • Edgers, String Trimmers, and Chain Saws
    • Backpack blowers and Sprayers
    • Hand tools such as: Shovels, Picks, Rakes, and Pruning Tools
  • Apply pesticides, herbicides, insecticides, and fungicide chemical applications.
  • Assisting with events on the grounds. Includes scheduling, planning, and coordinating logistics.
  • General Horticulture tasks.
  • Other duties as directed by Chief Horticulturist Property Manager

Requirements:

  • Valid Driver's License
  • Background Screening and Drug Test
  • Minimum 5 years in landscape management field.
  • Knowledge of perennials, shrubs, evergreens, and trees; identification and cultural requirements.
  • Knowledge of proper planting, pruning, and how to perform general horticultural practices correctly.

Physical Requirements:

Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds on a regular basis. Bend and stoop continuously. Work outside in all weather conditions. Work in an environment around pollen, poison ivy, bees and other elements. Wear ear and eye protection as required.

A pre-employment drug screening is required. EOE, M/F. All Capitol Broadcasting Company properties are tobacco free. Capitol Broadcasting Company participates in E-Verify.

Capitol Broadcasting Company, Inc. is a diversified communications company which owns and/or operates WRAL-TV, WRAL Digital, WRAZ-TV, WRAZ Digital, WRAL-FM, WRAL-HD2, WCMC-FM, WCMC-HD1, WDNC-AM, WCMC-HD2, WCMC-HD3, WCLY-AM, WCMC-HD4, Microspace, CBC New Media Group and Wolfpack Sports Properties (a joint venture with Learfield) in Raleigh, NC; WILM-TV, WILT-LD and Sunrise Broadcasting in Wilmington, NC; The Durham Bulls Baseball Club, Bull City Hospitality, and the American Underground startup hub in Durham, NC; Holly Springs Salamanders in Holly Springs, NC; and real estate interests including the American Tobacco Historic District in Durham, NC, and Rocky Mount Mills in Rocky Mount, NC.





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Posted: 2021-04-22 Expires: 2021-05-23

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