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Gr6 Gardener

Albuquerque, NM 87102
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We are seeking a GARDENER
On any given day, you may be called on to:
  • Dedicating your work day to our indoor plant program while supporting other gardener teams. 
  • Will maintain all indoor plants across the entire site.
  • Plant and maintain lawns, shrubs, and related landscape gardening on company grounds; perform minor maintenance on lawn sprinkler and drip line irrigation systems and gardening equipmen.
  • Perform various laborer duties as required. Including the planting and care of lawns, flower beds, vines, trees, hedges and shrubs, and involves the use of seed, bulbs, fertilizers, insecticides, fungicides, and similar materials.
  • Adequate protective equipment provided when toxic insecticides and fungicides are mixed and sprayed.
  • Exposed to variable weather conditions.
  • Requires lifting up to 60 pounds occasionally.



This posting will be open for application submissions for a minimum of seven (7) calendar days, including the ‘posting date’. Sandia reserves the right to extend the posting date at any time.

  • Experience maintaining indoor plants.  Also, must have experience with grounds and landscape experience as noted below.
  • Working in accordance with established procedures, simple drawings, printed directions, and verbal instructions, plant and maintain lawns, shrubs, and related landscape gardening on company grounds.
  • Prepare soil using commercial fertilizers and soil conditioners as required for specific varieties of plants cultivated.
  • Seed, reseed, resod, rake, roll, aerate, and mow lawns; fertilize and plant flowers, shrubs, vines and trees in locations and patterns; water lawns and plantings; trim, prune, weed, or cultivate growing areas; mix and apply sprays and dusts to lawns and other growing areas for protection from diseases, weeds, insects and other pests, and sterilize bare areas; remove and store desirable plants and bulbs during the winter season; and request seeds, fertilizers, insecticides and related gardening supplies as required.
  • Maintain and develop nursery plots, as directed, involving starting, transplanting and developing seedings, cuttings, trees and related items.
  • Perform routine adjustments and repairs on oscillating and fixed sprinkler heads, drip lines, power and hand mowers, and gardening equipment.
  • Lubricate and sharpen equipment and tools as required.
  • Operate light trucks and forklifts to transport gardening tools, supplies, and refuse.
  • Operate tractors with manual and power attachments when performing gardening, ground maintenance and snow removal duties.
  • Maintain records relative to work activities.
  • Operate trencher as necessary to install drip line irrigation systems or other similar systems.
  • Work


  • Engineering
Posted: 2020-10-12 Expires: 2020-11-12

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Gr6 Gardener

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Albuquerque, NM 87102

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