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Land Steward Assistant

TITLE: Land Steward Assistant

DEPARTMENT: Horticulture

REPORTS TO: Land Steward

CLASSIFICATION: Part-time; Permanent; Non-exempt; Hourly


Bok Tower Gardens is currently seeking to fill a Land Steward Assistant position. This is a part-time,
permanent field position that is responsible for controlling invasive plant infestations and related land
management activities on Bok Tower Garden conservation lands. Work includes using a back pack
sprayer while walking or UTV or tractor mounted spray system and documenting treatment status
using GPS.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • high school diploma
  • valid driver license
  • erbicide application experience
  • Florida invasive and native plant identification
  • outdoor work experience
  • ability to operate small to large power equipment (operates UTV, front end loader, bush hog mower, pickup truck, chainsaw, and various herbicide application equipment)
  • Pesticide Applicator license in the Natural Areas Weed Management category preferred
  • 90 days from date of hire, you will be required to pass the standard Pesticide Applicators exam
  • GPS/GIS experience preferred.
  • Microsoft Suite preferred

Resumes, accompanied by letters of interest, may be submitted by mail, fax or email. Applications may also be picked up at the entrance gate at the street address listed below and may be mailed or returned to the entrance gate for processing. Bok Tower Gardens is a Drug-Free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Human Resources
Bok Tower Gardens
1151 Tower Blvd.
Lake Wales, FL 33853

Fax: 863-676-6770

Email: humanresources@boktower.org

Deadline for resume/application submission:  Position is open until filled.
Only qualified applicants will be contacted.