Thursday, March 17, 2016

Job Openings

Check out the 4 following job openings throughout Western NC...

1. Pro Scape is hiring for spray tech, lawn care and landscape help. Contact Mark 828-243-5255.

2. Snow Creek - Arborist Climber-
Snow Creek Natural Resources Management is looking for a skilled climber to work on our natural resource crew. The majority of our work is providing all facets of tree care as well as tree removals; with other work including invasive plant control, trail building and insect and disease management in trees, among others.

Ability to safely use chainsaws is critical, and ability to use other various hand tools and machinery is helpful. Soft climbing skills are necessary, either using single- or double-rope techniques. Arborist certification and/or pesticide applicator license a plus.
Current driver license and clean driving record strongly encouraged. Year-round full time work.

Please fill out an application online at the website or send resume to

3. Snow Creek - Maintenance Crew Supervisor-
The primary responsibility of the Maintenance Crew Supervisor is to supervise grounds maintenance and enhancement projects and to direct the workflow of all maintenance teams. The Maintenance Crew Supervisor is responsible for the actions and oversight of crew members, in order to maintain a professional image at all times. With their teams, the Maintenance Crew Supervisor will oversee proper maintenance of lawns, sidewalks, driveways, parking lots and other grounds features.

Qualified candidates will possess strong interpersonal and customer service skills, excellent verbal and written communication skills, a minimum of 3-5 years of field experience (including snow removal), previous leadership skills, proven knowledge of regional plants and material, working knowledge of maintenance equipment (truck & trailer and dump truck experience required), proficiency in Microsoft Office, a degree in Horticulture field, and additional qualifications as per the job description. Physical requirements include, but are not limited to, bending, stooping, pushing, pulling, walking, reaching, climbing and lifting for prolonged periods of time, lifting and carrying 50 pounds, and working with hand tools, power tools, and other equipment, including moving machinery/equipment. Ability to communicate in Spanish preferred.

4. NC Arboretum -  Seasonal Openings

Please fill out an application online at the website or send resume to

For more information contact your local Cooperative Extension Center and ask for the Commercial Horticulture Agent.