Annual Technician

Bonita Bay Community Association
Bonita Springs, Florida

ACCOUNTABILITY OBJECTIVES:

 

·       Will be responsible for the ordering, installation and maintenance of all annual flower displays for BBCA.

   

NATURE OF POSITION:

·       Reports directly to the Director of Community Maintenance Operations

 

·       Will supervise one full time employee and others as necessary to ensure maintenance and installation occurs in an efficient manner.

 

·       Will work closely with the Asst.  Directors, Manager and Technicians within the Grounds Department.

   

QUALIFICATIONS:

·       Requires a minimum of 3 years experience with annual flowers in a Florida location.

 

·       Excellent verbal communication skills are required.

 

·       Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds.

 

·       Will be required to apply fertilizers and pesticides frequently.

 

·       Must be able to endure prolonged and repetitive bending, kneeling, walking, digging and sweeping.

 

·       Must be able to tolerate, and perform duties, in extremes of outside elements such as heat, cold, rain etc.

·       Must be able or learn to operate various pieces of maintenance equipment.

 

·       Requires a valid Florida drivers license.

   

SUCCESS CHARACTERISTICS AND REQUIREMENTS:

·       Will recognize that customer service policy, as implemented by the BBCA management team, has the highest priority among all of our daily activities.

 

·       Must understand the company’s corporate philosophy as it relates to the duties performed.

 

·       Requires the ability to maintain internal and external professional relationships.

 

·       Must be able to share and generate ideas as a proactive member of the team.

   

NECESSARY PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:

·       Must be courteous and personable with employees, co-workers, customers and vendors.

 

·       Integrity and honesty.

   

·       Have the ability to take direction and communicate with supervisors and co-workers.

 

·       Must be an excellent problem solver and troubleshooter.

 

·       Must be able to supervise and take charge of annuals removal and installation operations.

   

PRINCIPLE ACTIVITIES IN ATTAINING ACCOUNTABILITY OBJECTIVES:

·       Will coordinate with supervisors and suppliers to accurately order annual flowers to be contract grown.

 

·       Will prepare annual beds in a manner that will help ensure viability and success.

 

·       Will supervise one full time crewmember and many other crew members on a part time basis.  This supervision is essential to a quick turn around of annual beds.

 

·       Will maintain annuals once installed through inspection, fertilization, pest control, irrigation management, and pruning.

·       Will maintain detailed and accurate records regarding all aspects of the annual flower operation.  This will include crop types, weather, irrigation, and plant varieties and numbers.

 

·       Will ensure proper cold weather protection is utilized after coordination with the Grounds Manager.

 

·       Will grow and maintain annual flowers in hanging baskets for distribution to select areas.

 

·       Will perform other related duties as requested.

 

·       Will complete once a year Development Discussions with full time Annuals assistants.

·       Will perform other duties as assigned.