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Village Manager’s Office
88 West McIntyre Street
Key Biscayne, Florida 33149


The Village of Key Biscayne is seeking a Part-Time Horticulturist to Serve as the primary point of contact, supervise, and coordinate with crews performing horticultural tasks; landscape maintenance and installation; parks maintenance, recreation areas, and landscape areas; or irrigation system design, installation, repair and maintenance duties. As the Village’s horticulturist, incumbent will be responsible for the upkeep and maintenance of all Village plant life and tree assets.




•    College level courses in Horticulture, Landscape Architecture, Urban Forestry, Plant Science, Botany or related field, two- or four-year degree preferred
•    Three to five years related experience and/or training.  
•    The Village will accept the current possession of at least two (2) of any of the following landscape certifications as equivalent to college level courses: Certified Landscape Inspector from the LIAF, ISA Certified Arborist, ASHS Certified Horticulturist, any of the FNGLA certifications, or a Pest Control License in a landscape category from the State of Florida.


•    Plans, schedules and directs daily work activities of assigned contractor(s); supervises the work of personnel involved in installing, constructing, renovating, repairing, cleaning, and maintaining parks, grounds, and recreational facilities.
•    Supervise the application of pesticides, herbicides, fertilizer, and any other chemicals needed to protect, maintain, and improve the quality of the plant life
•    Ensures contractor(s) meet safety and village policy requirements
•    Serve as Staff Liaison to the Village Beautification Board, attending meetings; assists in writing staff recommendations and communicating with committee members.
•    Oversees the installation, construction, renovation, repair and maintenance of grounds, and recreational facilities including parks, playgrounds, and related areas.
•    Conducts landscape inspections to ensure work is performed in an accurate, thorough and timely manner.
•    Responds to public complaints about landscape and Village common area conditions
•    Reviews invoices, monitors expenditures within budget and performs other administrative work.
•    Prepares and maintains work activities reports and records.
•    Performs other related duties as assigned.

HOURLY RATE:  $38.00 - $48.00 per hour

SCHEDULE:  Part-Time, 20 hours per week

POSITION TYPE: Contract assignment

Interested and qualified applicants should submit cover letter, resume to: Juan C. Gutierrez, Human Resources Director, Village of Key Biscayne, 88 West McIntyre Street, Suite 210, Key Biscayne, FL 33149 or via E-mail:

Posted October 23, 2019
Position is open until filled.









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