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Senior Horticulturist

Posted July 22, 2021

Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center
Nashville, TN
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Perform duties pertaining to the overall aesthetic maintenance of the property’s grounds, landscaping, gardens, trees and aquatic life. Maintain and troubleshoot irrigation systems. Design, plan, and coordinate plant material installation including annuals, perennials, ground covers, shrubs, trees, turf grass and tropical plants. Inspect the gardens for damage by pests, physical damage and environmental conditions. Report problems to the appropriate supervisor. Assist with the research and selection of new plant materials. Install and maintain aquatic systems. Perform daily grounds maintenance including trash removal, removal of dead plants and area cleaning. Perform foliage bulb color replacements. Maintain and monitor irrigation systems and discuss changes in frequency or duration with the supervisor. Perform special projects as required. Operate turf and landscape power equipment safely on a daily basis. May be required to install, maintain, and remove holiday lights or event decorations.

Follow all company and safety and security policies and procedures. Report maintenance problems, safety hazards, accidents, or injuries. Complete safety training and certifications. Display clean and professional uniform and personal appearance. Maintain confidentiality of proprietary information. Protect company assets. Welcome and acknowledge all guests according to company standards. Anticipate and address guests’ service needs. Assist individuals with disabilities. Speak with others using clear and professional language. Develop and maintain positive working relationships with others and listen and respond appropriately to the concerns of other employees. Adhere to quality expectations and standards. Move, lift, carry, push, pull, and place objects weighing less than or equal to 50 pounds without assistance. Stand, sit, or walk for an extended period of time or for an entire work shift. Move at a speed that is required to respond to work situations (e.g., run, walk, jog). Read and visually verify information in a variety of formats (e.g., small print). Visually inspect tools, equipment, or machines (e.g., to identify defects). Reach overhead and below the knees, including bending, twisting, pulling, and stooping. Move through narrow, confined, or elevated spaces. Move over sloping, uneven, or slippery surfaces and down stairs and/or service ramps. Move up and down a ladder. Continual use of manual dexterity and gross motor skills with frequent use of bi-manual dexterity and fine motor skills. Perform other reasonable job duties as requested.

Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer. We believe in hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive, people-first culture. We are committed to non-discrimination on any protected basis, such as disability and veteran status, or any other basis covered under applicable law.

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Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center

2800 Opryland Drive
Nashville, TN 37214

1-615-889-1000

2,882 Room Hotel

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Nashville's premier hotel, the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center, offers guests all the excitement and energy of Music City under one spectacular roof. Beneath our climate-controlled signature glass atriums and nestled in a bend of the meandering Cumberland River is an extraordinary selection of dining, shopping and recreation options that create the perfect setting for a complete getaway. Enjoy our 9 amazing acres of indoor gardens, cascading waterfalls and indoor river with our very own Delta flatboat. Within this lush landscape, you will discover remodeled guest rooms and suites, a completely redesigned Cascades lobby featuring a VIP check-in area, and a 20,000 square foot spa and fitness center. Gaylord Opryland also provides business travelers and meeting attendees a central location, 600,000 square feet of flexible meeting, convention and pre-function space and 263,775 square feet of exhibition for dynamic meeting and convention experiences. Discover Gaylord Opryland and make memories.