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Horticulture Weekly
. 21st September 2017
 

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Careers in Horticulture 2017
 
Careers in Horticulture - A guide to skills needed for careers in the industry In this edition of Careers in Horticulture we look in detail at 16 common job roles within the horticulture industry covering the four core sectors of production, landscape creation, retail and landscape management. Careers in Horticulture - A guide to skills needed for careers in the industry
 
Careers Profiles
 
Career profile - Garden Designer A garden designer sketches out a vision of form, function and beauty for an otherwise lacklustre piece of land. Career profile - Garden Designer
 
 
Career profile - Landscape architect From urban parks breathing life into our cities to nature reserves adding biodiversity to rural wastelands, the creations of landscape architects are all around us, in both our built and natural environments. Career profile - Landscape architect
 
 
Career profile - Head greenkeeper A head greenkeeper is responsible for ensuring that each and every part of the golf course is maintained to the highest possible standard. Career profile - Head greenkeeper
 
 
Career profile - Planteria manager The planteria manager must ensure that a garden centre's plants are "flying off the shelves". Career profile - Planteria manager
 
 
Career profile - Head groundsman A head groundsman manages and leads a grounds team, whose role it is to produce and maintain the grounds to a high standard. Career profile - Head groundsman
 
 
Career profile - Production manager A production manager's main responsibility is to ensure that the glasshouse, nursery or farm produces a bountiful and consistently high-quality crop for people to enjoy. Career profile - Production manager
 
 
Career profile - Landscape estimator A fresh design for a landscape is an exciting sight as we begin to realise how much potential lies within each piece of land. Career profile - Landscape estimator
 
 
Career profile - Landscape projects manager Juggling many balls, a landscape contracts/projects manager is in charge of every aspect of a company's projects to ensure that they run smoothly. Career profile - Landscape projects manager
 
 
Career profile - Garden centre manager A garden centre manager leads a team of staff members to help them make sure every part of the centre, from the planteria to the cafe, offers its customers a great retail experience. Career profile - Garden centre manager
 
 
Career profile - Grounds maintenance contracts manager Many organisations outsource their grounds maintenance services. Career profile - Grounds maintenance contracts manager
 
 
Career profile - Gardens manager, historic or botanic garden Eden Project director of life sciences Dr Mike Maunder explains the role: "As a manager of a public garden or estate you are custodian of a collection and landscape that represents a unique heritage." Career profile - Gardens manager, historic or botanic garden
 
 
Careers profile - Parks manager Parks have become more of a focal point for local communities than ever before. For this reason, a parks manager is like the park's guardian. Careers profile - Parks manager
 
 
Careers profile - Arboriculture team leader An arboriculture contractor team leader is the person who, having worked for several years as an arborist/tree surgeon, is the lead climber in a team that is typically made up of themself, a climber and a grounds person. Careers profile - Arboriculture team leader
 
 
Careers profile - Local authority tree officer A tree officer works for a council and is responsible for the care and management of trees owned by the local authority, including trees in public woodlands, parks, country parks and roadsides. Careers profile - Local authority tree officer
 
 
Careers profile - Head gardener, private estate Working for the owners of a private estate, a head gardener is responsible for the year-round management of the estate's garden. Careers profile - Head gardener, private estate
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