Horticulturist / Grounds Superintendent

March 29, 2021 9:51 AM | Anonymous

Job Title: Horticulturist/ Grounds Superintendent

Location: Hillwood Country Club, Nashville, TN


  • Oversee and perform necessary maintenance to the formal club grounds, insuring their presentation is kept at a high standard for members and guests of the club
  • Maintain annual and perennial plant materials
  • Chemical programming and implementation
  • Purchasing and installation of plant materials and supplies
  • Supervision of employees
  • Management of upcoming landscape renovation project


  • Minimum of 5 years of supervisory experience in the landscape maintenance field, preferably at a high end commercial or residential property/ properties
  • Minimum of an AS degree in Horticulture or related field preferred but will consider experience in lieu of education
  • Strong working knowledge of plant materials and their proper uses, care, and maintenance
  • Experience in calibration and safe chemical application in turf and landscaped areas
  • Experience with residential/ commercial irrigation system use, maintenance and repair
  • Experience with landscape and irrigation renovation
  • Strong eye for detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Job Description:

Hillwood Country Club is a private country club located in the West Meade area of Nashville, Tennessee. The Landscape Superintendent position is responsible for the oversight and maintenance of the formal grounds of the property. These areas are typically the “first impression” of the club and their appearance is vital to member experience of their club. To enhance this experience and to further improve the aesthetics of the club, an extensive grounds renovation has been scheduled to begin this fall. The landscape architecture firm of Hodgson-Douglass has been retained to perform a comprehensive landscape master plan. The ideal candidate will be closely involved with the implementation and oversight of this renovation.

Salary: $60,000

Benefits: Comprehensive benefits package includes health/ dental/ life insurance, 401(K), paid time off, continuing education and dues paid to national and local associations, uniforms, employee meals, golf privileges on Mondays

Application: To apply to this position or for further inquiries, email David Robertson, Director of Agronomy, at david.robertson@hillwoodcc.org


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