Job Description

Amenity horticulturists are responsible for designing, creating and managing a variety of leisure, recreational and garden areas such as woodlands, country parks, historic gardens, cemeteries and botanic/public gardens.

Amenity horticulturists can find themselves doing anything from clipping lawns to managing forests.

Job Duties/Responsibilities

  • undertaking environmental assessments
  • planning restoration projects (visiting sites, researching plans etc)
  • designing garden plans/planting layouts
  • advising about tree planting schemes
  • overseeing horticultural cultivation, maintenance and weed/pest/disease control programmes
  • organising horticultural trials
  • maintaining financial and administrative records
  • developing, advertising and marketing services
  • negotiating contracts with buyers and suppliers
  • writing and modifying business plans
  • supervising staff.
  • liaising/communicating with colleagues, local officials, the public, professional groups etc
  • ensuring compliance with organic cultivation requirements
  • analysing horticultural yields
  • writing technical publications
  • advisory leaflets and reports
  • organizing or giving presentations and attending conferences
  • undertaking research



1 Trans-Amadi Road, Port Harcourt.