Horticulturist Resume Samples

Horticulturist works in fields for various kinds of employers, the actual job role may vary depending on the employer and focus of the post, but the common duties mentioned in the job description template of the horticulturist revolve around the following – undertaking all kinds of husbandry and production, managing pests and weed control program; marketing and selling produce, analysing yields, preparing operational business plans, negotiating with suppliers and buyers, organizing presentations, demonstrations and technical visits; and supporting infrastructure for storage, processing, and transport of produce.

Horticulturist Resume should emphasize on such skills as – outstanding planning skills, a hands-on and practical approach to work, knowledge of plant and diseases, proficiency in cross-breeding and latest scientific methods and a good knowledge of using various tools and chemicals. While some horticulturists earn this job by showing a degree in horticulture, many of them gain entry with sufficient work experience and on-job training.

 

Horticulturist Resume example

Horticulturist Resume

Summary : Accomplished Horticulturist and advocate of sustainable agriculture offering over 9 years of experience. Specialist in native plants with a passion for the outdoors.

Skills : EMT-B, Critical Thinking, MS Office Suite.

Description :

    1. Researched and found the best low-maintenance plants/roses/trees on the market; used heirloom species.
    2. Prioritized, organized, and executed jobs that needed to be done to all gardens over an area of over 20 square miles.
    3. Coordinated work crews (prison inmates) of up to 10 people, directed volunteers and crew.
    4. Proper cleaning & sanitation methods to improve pest prevention strategy 
    5. Maintenance of environmental controls and hardware application of pesticides through proper use of pest ID, equipment, SOPs & IPM program.
    6. Clonal propagation and maintenance of humidity domes & mother plants. 
    7. Designed and estimated residential and commercial garden installation.
    8. Supervised crews of 3 to 6 employees installed seasonal lighting and displays.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
MFA


Horticulturist I Resume

Summary : Professional experience spans a range of landscape disciplines from design and nursery work to clubhouse maintenance at a high standard, plus a background in customer service. Developed a good familiarity with the care and identification of plants in the region.

Skills : Sales Management, Microsoft Office, Powerpoint, Data Entry, Bilingual, Administrative Assistant, Inventory Management, Documentation, Excel, Research, Team Building, Office Management, Sales, Human Resources, Customer Service, Video Editing, Networking.

Description :

    1. Plant and maintain annual and perennial flower beds and pots in downtown areas of the city.
    2. Established and cared-for native plant areas.
    3. Supervised and trained new and temporary employees, community service, volunteer and persons.
    4. Helped maintain fountains and swimming pools.
    5. Maintained landscaping plants in 3 shade houses and 1acre full sun lot truck loading and unloading.
    6. Responsible for record-keeping of chemical usage and properties visited.
    7. Applied proper chemical and fertilization needs for each stop.
    8. Loaded delivery trucks, and cleaned greenhouses, trucks, and beds.
    9. Served as a sales associate and cashier for all inventory, and the customers' knowledge base for planting and growing requirements on all live inventory.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Associate


Jr. Horticulturist Resume

Summary : An experienced, dependable individual currently looking to combine skills and expertise within a position that welcomes motivation while simultaneously offering a supportive environment.

Skills : Shipping and Receiving, Inventory Management, payroll.

Description :

    1. Scouting, identifying and performing pesticide applications to manage insect and disease pathogens on ornamental plants generating detailed reports to the client after each visit.
    2. Deep root fertilization using cutting edge technology such as endo and ectomycorrhizae bacteria during soil grid injections.
    3. Mauget encapsulated products were utilized where spraying was impractical and soil drench or injection was also performed for insect management.
    4. Required advanced knowledge of plant disease management/treatment.
    5. Plant propagation, irrigation, fertilization, pesticide use, landscape design, and install, plant removal, greenhouse construction/maintenance, and customer relations.
    6. Providing direction and feedback to a full-time maintenance team. 
    7. Maintained and cleaned tools, equipment, and materials used in gardening and greenhouse operations.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Certification

Lead Horticulturist Resume

Summary : A motivated individual that strives to perfect all areas of interest, maintaining a punctual attitude at all times. Consistently thrive to learn and do as much as possible. Completely passionate about the things that help become more knowledgeable and prosperous.

Skills : Customer Service, MS Office, Typing.

Description :

    1. Assisted with the construction and reopening of the garden.
    2. Worked with the landscape architect and contractors on the construction, installation, and maintenance.
    3. Recommended and acquired botanical specimens for the collections.
    4. Responsible for the temporary displays, waterlily, and aquatic plant collections.
    5. Implemented computerized plant label process, plant acquisitions and inventories.
    6. Supervised and assisted the groundskeeping crew, in the maintenance of the corporate headquarters, and the personal residence of the company's president.
    7. Propagation irrigation and fertility management integrated pest management.
    8. Providing quality customer service and expert consultation.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Certification

Executive Horticulturist Resume

Summary : Finding a career where one can utilize creative, technical, and mechanical knowledge in order to further business goals as well as serving the community. A job where quality and values are important, and where voices are heard.

Skills : Microsoft, Audio Editing, Landscaping, Phone Etiquette, Database Management, Filing, Leadership.

Description :

    1. Install and maintain all plant-scape and hard-scape on the capitol grounds.
    2. Maintained the grounds by removing refuse and waste.
    3. Kept the grounds safe and clean for the general public.
    4. Performed pruning, fertilization, manicuring of grass, soil aeration, seeding, top-dressing, planting, propagating, and transplanting of annual and perennial plants.
    5. Concentrate on snow removal, winterizing of beds and every four years.
    6. Took care of the capitol visitor center which is an underground facility that has many different interior species of plants.
    7. Monitored interior and exterior plants for insects, scale, soil moisture, PH levels, and feeding-(fertilization).
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Accounting

Horticulturist I Resume

Summary : Seeking long term employment in an organization where one can grow professionally and further enhance skills, knowledge, and experience to face and overcome the challenges of today's changing work environment.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Excel, Powerpoint, Social Media, Carpentry, Management, French.

Description :

    1. Responsible for and provide professional advice on the selection, ordering, planting and maintenance of trees, shrubs, clubhouse, parking lot and pool areas.
    2. Plan and design annual and perennial flower beds.
    3. Confer with the landscape architect and other personnel as needed in the selection of plants.
    4. Responsible for the implementation of a watering program to ensure all planted areas and newly planted trees are properly hydrated.
    5. Responsible for the preparation of maintenance programs for the control of plant diseases, weeds, and insects.
    6. Prepare fertilizer programs for various types of plants.
    7. Prepare an annual budget for the horticultural operations in cooperation with the superintendent.
    8. Train and supervise subordinate personnel in the proper methods and techniques of planting ornamental plants, pruning, watering and weed control.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Associate

Horticulturist II Resume

Summary : Exceptionally gifted Horticulturist with more than 14 years of experience in performing professional horticultural duties in the management of horticulture and floriculture; overseeing the operations and maintenance of golf courses, college campuses, greenhouses, and residential housing in addition to various gardens and landscapes.

Skills : Caring, Pruning, Weeding, Lifting Heavy Duties, etc.

Description :

    1. Responsible for watering and maintaining flower beds around town.
    2. General upkeep of zoo grounds and greenhouse areas.
    3. Interacted with guests in both directions and answered general questions about the zoo.
    4. Managed tropical plant collections that encompassed subtropical and arid plant species.
    5. Designed, cataloged, installed and maintained natural habitats for public and exhibition areas.
    6. Conducted plant collection trips for staff and other botanists and academic project collaborators.
    7. Train and supervise subordinate personnel in the proper methods and techniques of planting ornamental plants, pruning, watering and weed control.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
General Studies

Horticulturist-Temp Resume

Summary : Enthusiastic Horticultural professional, honest, responsible and computer literate. Overseeing the operations of a medicinal farm. Proven leadership abilities in working as a team, special abilities maintaining cleanliness and handling multiple tasks, with great adaptability to work in any environment.

Skills : Horticulture, Staff Management, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Managed a medium-scale warehouse with 50 one thousand watt Hortilux HPS grow lights.
    2. Performed all the tasks in the grow including mothering, cloning, transplanting, feeding plants, trimming, packaging, waste disposal, and inventory management.
    3. Developed and maintained grow warehouse protocols and nutrient regiment.
    4. Managed grow warehouse working crew of 10 employees.
    5. Managed marijuana plants, giving each individual plant the attention they needed one at a time.
    6. Managed plant scheduling and organization to precise project all garden needs on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis to keep garden green and expenses low.
    7. Cataloged and analyzed each individual strain from clone to flower to harvesting.
    8. Cloning and managed vegetation with a goal of a 99% success rate.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Diploma

Principal Horticulturist Resume

Summary : 10+ years of experience as a Horticulturist. A tenacious and resourceful individual who has a positive attitude aimed at creating an atmosphere of positivity in a healthcare environment.

Skills : Customer Service, Organizational Skills, Communications, Sales, Team Leader, Mechanic, Carpentry, Landscaping, Word.

Description :

    1. Prescribe methods of transplanting, protecting and developing plants, trees, annuals, perennials, and shrubs.
    2. Account for all back charges for horticulture supplies and labor for plant material and herbicides.
    3. Estimate requirements to meet anticipated seasonal needs for plant material and herbicides.
    4. Prescribe fertilizers, pesticides, herbicides and other inorganic or organic compounds required for plant development and care.
    5. Use graphic instructions, such as blueprints, schematic drawings, layouts, and other visual aids.
    6. Estimate labor and material costs from blueprints or work plans.
    7. Cataloged and analyzed each individual strain from clone to flower to harvesting.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Diploma

Horticulturist III Resume

Objective : Horticulturist with over 4 years of experience. Demonstrated record of increasing customer satisfaction at all levels of the career. Expert in team-building and leveraging collaborative relationships in the workplace. Highly experienced in driving results through a balanced approach of structured methods and progressive business applications.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Teamwork, Interpersonal Skills, Hospitality, Internet, Technology, Sales.

Description :

    1. Managed over 1 acre of high-density fruit and vegetable demonstration gardens where 54 unique species and hundreds of more cultivars of fruit.
    2. Assisted the greenhouse staff carries outgrowing tasks such as propagation, irrigation, fertilization, and IPM.
    3. Designed, planted, and evaluated plant trials of new hybrids in coordination with the growers and nurseries that developed them.
    4. Developed nutrient management, integrated pest management, and irrigation water management plans.
    5. Applied pesticides and nutrients as needed.
    6. Planned and managed a project that developed a new area of the garden where a high tunnel was installed.
    7. Cataloged and analyzed each individual strain from clone to flower to harvesting.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BS

Horticulturist-Landscape Designer Resume

Objective : An experienced Horticulturist is now seeking for a position that would allow to interact as a business professional and execute strong administrative and organizational skill while working independently or as a dedicated team player.

Skills : Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Powerpoint.

Description :

    1. Design flower beds and maintain plants in the greenhouse and grounds of the campus.
    2. Operate vehicles and powered equipment, such as mowers, tractors, twin-axle vehicles, snowblowers, chain saws, electric clippers, sod cutters, and pruning saws.
    3. Mow or edge lawns, using power mowers or edgers.
    4. Shovel snow from walks, driveways, or parking lots and spread salt in those areas.
    5. Care for established lawns by mulching, aerating, weeding, grubbing, removing thatch, or trimming or edging around flower beds, walks, or walls.
    6. Designed, planted, and evaluated plant trials of new hybrids in coordination with the growers and nurseries that developed them.
    7. Developed nutrient management, integrated pest management, and irrigation water management plans.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
HS

Horticulturist Resume

Headline : Experienced Horticulturist with 6 years in the industry. Detail-orientated troubleshooter who gets to the root of the problem quickly. Highly motivated team player with leadership capabilities.

Skills : Customer Service, Team Management, Windows, Word, Powerpoint.

Description :

    1. Took care of plants on the golf course and around and in the clubhouse.
    2. Mixed, sprayed and spread fertilizers, herbicides on grass, shrubs or trees using hand or automatic sprayers or spreaders.
    3. Pruned/trimmed trees and shrubs using shears, pruners, and chain saws.Used hand tools, such as shovels, rakes, pruning saws, hedge trimmers or axes.
    4. Mowed or edged lawns, using power mowers or edgers.
    5. Provide proper upkeep of sidewalks, driveways, parking lots, planters or other grounds features.
    6. Maintained and repaired tools, equipment or structures such as buildings, greenhouses, fences, or benches, using hand or power tools.
    7. Responsible for interior decoration of civil buildings, exhibits, and displays.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
AAS