Supervisor, Horticulture (Greenhouse Grower)

SeaWorld Orlando

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This position includes the following benefits:
  • Paid Time Off
  • 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

Primary Purpose:

The Horticulture Supervisor is responsible for the performance and oversight of specialized horticultural duties involving planning, preparing and developing plant production from receiving, planting, inventory and growing annuals (irrigation, feeding, pest management and environmental control).

Requirements and Competencies:
  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Must have possession of valid state driver’s license
  • Must have at least 3 years greenhouse nursery experience
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Suite programs with high competency in Microsoft Excel
  • Must be able to prioritize tasks and organize work teams 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 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 safely around chemicals, fertilizers and pesticides
  • 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:
  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred
  • Pest Control license preferred

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Perform diverse horticultural, grounds keeping and greenhouse tasks, such as watering, weeding, planting, transplanting, pruning, mulching, and mowing
  • Forecast the space and usage of the greenhouse, based on seasonal crops and the demand/availability with suppliers
  • Inspect areas for plant damage, insects, pests and disease and coordinate with Spray Technicians and Horticulture Manager to take action on solving issues
  • Plan, coordinate and supervise activities of team and assigned projects
  • Provide supervision and training of ambassadors in carrying out grounds keeping operations and provide performance feedback, counseling, and developmental discussions
  • Responsible for labor management, including but not limited to, monitoring labor expenses, scheduling and requests of team, and ensuring accuracy of ambassadors’ payroll records
  • Operate equipment: 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
  • Create and maintain various reports as requested by the department
  • Perform cleaning tasks so as to maintain a safe, clean, professional workplace
  • Perform other duties as assigned

More Information

SeaWorld Orlando

Orlando, FL


Full Time Hourly

$16.11 - $23.38