Seasonal Landscape Services Member in Marysville, OH at Hawthorne Gardening Co.

Date Posted: 8/24/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

At the Hawthorne Gardening Company (HGC) we want our people to empower more people to garden no matter where and how they choose to grow. We accomplish this by encouraging people to live happier, healthier lives through gardening. If you also feel this way then you’d fit in great with us!

We are looking for a Seasonal Landscape Services Member who will join our Scotts Facilities Landscape Services team in Marysville, OH.

This position will be based at The Scotts Miracle-Gro world headquarters in Marysville, a suburb of Columbus, OH.  Not familiar with Columbus? Visit

In this seasonal role, you will support and assist the Landscape Services Crew in maintaining quality standards for research field areas, priority lawns, general landscape, grounds maintenance and related facilities.

What you’ll do in this role:

  • Perform tasks that can include, and not limited to mowing, string trimming, irrigation system service, lawn, landscape and flower bed care, snow removal and ice melt applications, tree pruning and removal, grounds equipment maintenance/repair, interior plantscapes care and facilities structure care and setup
  • Perform tasks primarily in an outdoor environment, on the grounds
  • Perform tasks while following all company, materials and equipment manufactures safety guidelines and recommendations at all times
  • Other duties as assigned

What you’ll need to be successful:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent. Vocational and/or college level in turf/horticulture would be a plus
  • 2 years of experience performing residential and or commercial landscape services
  • Basic knowledge of horticultural practices, turf management and equipment operation
  • Skill in detecting and identifying turf and ornamental problems as part of daily maintenance
  • Ability to safely operate commercial mowing equipment, including zero turn mowers, greens mowers, tractors and similar equipment.
  • Ability to work in an environment that utilizes lawn and ornamental fertilizers and pesticides
  • Ability to work in adverse weather conditions
  • Ability to operate vehicles with either manual or automatic transmissions
  • Skill in communicating and working alongside peers
  • Ability to lift up to 100 pounds
  • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions

What we do for you (just to list a few cool ones):

  • Unbelievable 401K match (up to 7.5%) and discounted stock purchasing program (15% discount)
  • Our commitment to diversity and inclusion includes four employee resource groups: Scotts Women’s Network, Scotts Black Employee Network, Scotts Veterans Network and Scotts Young Professionals
  • Generous holiday and vacation days

Not interested in this role? Check out our other career opportunities and learn more about what it’s like to work at Hawthorne Gardening Company by accessing our Talent Network: HGC Talent Network

The Hawthorne Gardening Company is a start-up company focused on hydroponic gardening. Dedicated to creating high quality products founded in social and environmental responsibility. Backed by the largest lawn and garden company in the U.S. (Scotts Miracle-Gro, NYSE: SMG) we bring new ideas, values, and culture to our endeavors without the constraints of a large corporation. We are an energetic, progressive-minded, sustainability-focused group of highly-motivated individuals, eager to share our love of gardening with the world.

The brands and products within our portfolio include: Sunlight Supply, General Hydroponics, General Organics, Vermicrop, Botanicare, AeroGarden, CanFilters and Gavita Lighting.

Hawthorne Gardening Company is an EEO Employer, dedicated to a culturally diverse, drug free workplace.

EEO/AA Employer/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Notification to Agencies:

Please note that the Hawthorne Gardening Company does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement, and specific approval to submit resumes to an approved requisition, the Hawthorne Gardening Company will not consider or approve payment regarding recruiter fees or referral compensations.


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