COSA City of Brighton Horticulturist Position Open

Good morning. The City of Brighton Open Space and Forestry Department is looking for qualified applicants for a Horticulturist position. This is a full-time position with benefits. Please click on the link below for more information:

EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES: (See actual job description for more details.)

Performs horticulture-related maintenance on flower and shrub beds, including diagnosing and treating disease and pest issues.
Prepares and plants annual and perennial flower beds.
Supervises and manages the weed management program for the City of Brighton for all shrub-beds located in public parks and public places.
Safely uses various herbicides.
Works with community groups and individuals on matters of horticultural interest. This
may also include public education on various horticulture topics.

Knowledge of:
Propagation, planting, cultivation, pruning, and maintenance of plants, shrubs, flowers, trees, and lawns, including proper soil mixtures, fertilization, insect, and disease control.
Integrated Pest Management (IPM).
The importance of "xeriscaping" and why it should be incorporated into Brighton’s overall landscape theme.

Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions.
Kyle Sylvester

Kyle Sylvester
City of Brighton
Open Space Manager