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Full-time Horticulturist

at Quilchena Golf and Country Club in Richmond,BC


Quilchena Golf and Country Club is seeking a Horticulturist to be an integral part of the Turf Care Team.
Quilchena, first established in 1925, is a Cornish/Robinson designed private member-owned facility located
in Richmond, British Columbia. The successful applicant will work under the guidance of Turf Care
Management to provide Quilchena’s members and guests with extraordinary feature landscapes and pristine
clubhouse grounds.
Candidates will be responsible for, but not limited to:
 Planning and implementation of the displays on the course and around the clubhouse
 Costing and purchasing of all varieties of plant materials and amendments
 Installation of all varieties of plant material
 Weeding and watering of displays on the course and around the clubhouse
 Supervision of staff for weeding, watering and small plantings
 Application of fertilizer and pest control methods on plants and turf areas
 Detailed record keeping
 Maintenance of areas around garden beds and features
 Trimming of hedges, pruning and shaping of trees and shrubs on the property
Qualifications:
 Graduate of a horticulture program or relevant experience
 Strong plant identification and understanding of plant characteristics
 Motivated and willingness to learn and implement new ideas
 Strong communication and leadership skills
 Creativity and flexibility
 High level of expectancy and keen eye for detail
 Physically fit and able to perform all related tasks
This is a union position that pays $24.21 per hour (2016 rate). Along with a safe and encouraging work
environment, Quilchena offers extensive benefits that include: comprehensive extended health coverage,
pension program, meals, and golfing privileges.
Application deadline: March 17, 2017
Please submit resumes and cover letters to:
Riley Hummelle, Golf Course Superintendent
Quilchena Golf and Country Club
3551 Granville Ave.
Richmond, BC
V7C 1C8
rhummelle@qgolfclub.ca
We thank all applicants, but only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.


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