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    Assistant Gardener
    Location: Mackinac Island, MI
    Position Available: 4/1/2020
    Salary: $15-$20/hour
    Position Length: April 1 - November 7
    Company: Grand Hotel
    Facility Operation:

    Grand Hotel is a world renowned, summer resort hotel. We are located on Mackinac Island in the Straights of Mackinac at the northern tip of lower Michigan where Lake Michigan and Lake Huron meet. Grand Hotel takes great pride in providing stunning gardens and meticulously maintained grounds for our guests and the thousands of visitors that tour the island annually. We have over 30 formal gardens which consist of over 100 different plant varieties, 2,000-3,000 flats of annuals and over 2,000 geraniums. For additional information about Grand Hotel, please visit our website at www.grandhotel.com

    Job Description:

    Grand Hotel is seeking a dependable, positive, motivated individual to assist in managing our Gardens. Duties include, but not limited to:
    -Supervision of 5-10 crew members
    -Daily inspection of gardens to ensure highest level of maintenance is achieved and proper watering schedule is being followed
    -maintain greenhouse and holding area plants
    -Receive multiple large plant orders and track inventory
    -Prepare and plant flower beds
    -Lead garden tours for hotel guests on a regular basis
    -Plan and implement projects throughout the gardens

    Requirements:

    Must be highly organized and able to handle multiple tasks on a daily basis
    -experience with crew management
    -Greenhouse experience
    -experience operating small equipment such as rotary mowers, weedeaters, tractors, backpack blowers
    -Must have a positive attitude

    Benefits:

    Housing and meals package available.
    Hotel and restaurant discounts.

    Send Resume To: DButterfield@GrandHotel.com
    Member of GCSAA