Horticulture Technician

SeaWorld Orlando

Mow Crew/Gardener - Horticulturist

Do you have a green thumb and an eye for natural beauty? Do you have a passion for making things grow and bloom? Discover a place where your unique qualities can truly blossom! Join us as a valuable member of our grounds team and help maintain the spectacular beauty of our surroundings.

What you get to do:

As a Horticulturist specializing in gardening, you’ll perform plant installation, hand watering, and pruning on a wide variety of plants, trees, palms, shrubs, and tropical plants while maintaining health, growth, and desired size. You will assist with landscape renovations and perform landscape construction to improve the overall visual impact of the park environment. You will also:

  • Maintain neat, healthy, and attractive turf
  • Operate riding lawn mower, edger, trimmer, and backpack blower
  • Weed by hand to create a neat, clean appearance
  • Mulch landscape beds to retain moisture, suppress weeds, and minimize soil temperature fluctuations
  • Safely utilize hand tools and operate such equipment as augers, trimmers, shears, and tillers
  • Operate company vehicles to transport materials and equipment to job sites
  • Perform weather protection tasks
  • Repair weather damage
  • Maintain cleanliness of all assigned areas and perform other duties as assigned

What it takes to succeed:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to pass all department training
  • Ability to stand for entire shift
  • Ability to lift, carry, push and pull up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to work in any weather/temperature conditions
  • Ability to train on and properly use protective gear
  • Ability to work in water up to chin deep with flotation device
  • Ability to work well independently as well as part of a team
  • Scheduling flexibility
  • Previous professional horticulture experience or related education preferred
  • A background in guest service a plus
  • Experience with small power landscaping equipment desired
  • Valid state driver’s license preferred

The perks of the position:

As part of the SeaWorld family, you’ll enjoy a fun, fast-paced environment and great teammates, as well as:

  • 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
  • Complimentary Park Tickets
  • Park Discounts on Food and Merchandise

Join the team!:

If you’re looking for the opportunity to make the most of your abilities in a one-of-a-kind setting with an entertainment industry leader, we’re looking for you!

More Information

SeaWorld Orlando

Orlando, FL


Full Time Hourly

$15.00 per hour