Gardener Job Description

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Gardener responsibilities

  • Maintaining lawns and other green spaces
  • Installing landscapes and seasonal flower designs
  • Monitoring and ensuring plant health

Gardener Job Description Template

Job Brief

We are looking for a Gardener to install and maintain the flowers, trees and green spaces on the property.

Gardener responsibilities include monitoring the health of all plants and greenscapes, watering and feeding plants, trimming trees and shrubs, fertilizing and mowing lawns, weeding gardens and keeping green spaces and walkways clear of debris and litter. You should know how to use and maintain landscaping equipment, including mowers, trimmers and fertilizers, while following health and safety regulations.

Ultimately, you will make sure our gardens and green spaces are always healthy and beautiful.


  • Install and maintain seasonal plants
  • Mow, trim and fertilize green spaces
  • Mulch, edge and weed gardens
  • Prune and trim trees and bushes
  • Maintain all gardening equipment and machinery, like mowers, trimmers and leaf blowers
  • Monitor and maintain the health of plants
  • Deal with pest problems that could damage plants
  • Keep gardens and green spaces clear of debris and litter


  • Experience as a Gardener
  • Familiarity with landscaping design
  • Extensive knowledge of regional plant life
  • Knowledge of local pests and how to eliminate them
  • Knowledge of synthetic and natural fertilizers
  • Knowledge of state health and safety regulations for landscaping
  • The ability to lift heavy objects
  • The ability to remain on your feet for long periods of time
  • A love of the outdoors and plant life
  • A high school degree or GED

Gardener Job Description Examples

Gardener • Wild Natives

Gardener Jobs in San Francisco, CA at Wild Natives

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Landscape Gardener • Spring Creek Construction, LLC.

Spring Creek Construction is an eVerify Company.

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Gardener/Horticulturalist • Landscaping by J. Michael

Landscaping by J. Michael is looking for a Gardener/Horticulturalist. The ideal candidates are results-driven, passionate about the green industry and contributing to growth.Job SummaryPlans and schedule for day-to-day operation of the Horticultural Department...Responsibilities and Duties• Apply general and accepted practices for pruning, fertilizing disease/fungus control and maintenance ...

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Gardener D • Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority

Job Description

Minimum Qualifications...

Education• High School Diploma or GED

Experience• Must also have experience in or ability to quickly acquire the skills needed to safely operate hand and power tools and operate small engine equipment (tractors, skid loaders, snow blowers and brushes).• Gardener D

o Two (2) years of experience in landscaping, hardscape construction, and operation...

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