Here at Universal Orlando Resort™, you can enjoy an exciting culture where creating our unique Universal brand of thrilling experiences is a top priority. We are passionate about what we do and take pride in the exclusive ways we deliver fun.
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Whether you’re bringing the world’s premier movie and TV scenes to life at Universal Studios, living the excitement of legendary heroes at Islands of Adventure, or exploring the thrills and relaxation in the lush tropical paradise of Volcano Bay; we want to do it with YOU!
JOB SUMMARY: Procure product and services using assigned company purchase systems. Assist in writing contracts. Reconcile statements. Source materials and vendors for competitive prices and unique plant specimens.
SCOPE: Plans, schedules, procures and oversees necessary resources for the successful execution of Horticulture related projects, and the sustainability of existing trees and shrubs.
EDUCATION: High school degree or GED is required. Associate’s degree (AA) in Horticulture or equivalent from two-year College or technical school is preferred.
Successful completion of 6 courses as listed below for Valencia Community College Horticulture Program or equivalent training is preferred: Introduction to Horticulture, Ornamental Plant Materials I and II, Soils and Fertilizers, Principles of Entomology and Plant Physiology.
EXPERIENCE: One year of landscape maintenance experience is required. Five to seven years of experience of landscape maintenance in upscale commercial, residential, or resort environment or other horticultural enterprise is preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Valid Florida Driver’s License required. One of the following certifications is preferred: Florida Certified Nursery Professional or Florida Certified Landscape Technician, Landscape Maintenance Operator, Certified Arborist.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Good organizational skills and multitasking. Strong computer skills are required in Microsoft Excel 2010, Microsoft Word 2010, Microsoft PowerPoint and Maximo 7.
Universal Orlando is an equal opportunity employer.
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