Supervisor, Horticulture

SeaWorld Orlando

As a 365 day/year operation, full-time candidates are expected to provide flexible availability to support year-round operating needs. This may include, but is not limited to, working opening, mid-day and closing shifts during peak and non-peak seasons, as well as weekends and holidays.

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This position includes the following benefits:

Paid Time Off- Vacation, Optional Holidays, and Sick pay
Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
401K plan
Voluntary Insurance
Life Insurance
Disability Benefits
Dependent and Health Care Flexible Spending Accounts
Employee Assistance Program
Legal Assistance Plan
SEA Employee Complimentary Park Tickets
SEA Park Discounts on Food and Merchandise

Requirements and Competencies

• Must have high school diploma or equivalent
• Must have at least 3 years horticulture experience
• Must be at least 18 years old
• Must have appropriate license and/or certifications
• Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Must be able to prioritize tasks and organize work crews to carry out operations effectively
• Must be able to multi-task and adapt to changes in a fast paced work environment
• Must be able to work in water up to chin deep with flotation device in order to maintain horticultural displays adjacent to waterways
• Must be able to stand for long period of time
• Must be able to bend, kneel and climb repetitively
• Must be able to lift, push and pull 50 pounds
• Must be comfortable with heights
• Must be comfortable working around chemicals
• Must be comfortable working around fumes/dust/odor
• Must be comfortable with exposure to noise, vibrations and motion
• Must be able to train on and properly use protective gear
• Must be able to work indoors/outdoors in all weather conditions and temperature extremes
• Must be available to work varying shifts/hours based on business need, to include opening, mid-, and closing shifts; nights, weekends, and holidays

Desired Qualifications

  • 2 years guest service experience preferred
  • Possession of a valid driver's license preferred

Primary Responsibilities

• Create and maintain various reports as requested by the department
• Perform diverse horticultural, grounds keeping and greenhouse tasks, such as watering, weeding, planting, transplanting, pruning, mulching, and mowing
• Provide supervision and training of ambassadors in carrying out grounds keeping operations and provide performance feedback, counseling, and developmental discussions
• Actively assists department leadership in planning of operations, projects and department processes/functions
• Involved in scheduling/requests of ambassadors
• Perform construction and installation tasks including but not limited to retention walls, pavement, and irrigation installation
• Operate equipment: mowers, augers, trimmers, shears, tillers, utility carts, water tanks, tractors, forklift, etc.
• Perform tasks related to cold-weather protection as well as preparation for storms and perform repair work for any weather damage or other damage
• Perform cleaning tasks so as to maintain a safe, clean, professional workplace
• Perform other duties as assigned

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SeaWorld Orlando

Orlando, FL


Full Time Hourly