Job Opportunity – Professional Gardener at Ogeyi Place Hotel in Port Harcourt, Rivers

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Ogeyi Place Hotel

Position: Professional Gardener

Industry: Company Hospitality

Employment Type: Full-Time

Placement: Port Harcourt, Rivers State

Job Description

Ogeyi Place Hotel is seeking candidates for a position in Professional Gardener based in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. If you are interested in this opportunity, please review the details below.

Ogeyi Place Hotel, a premier hospitality establishment in Port Harcourt, Rivers, is seeking a highly skilled and passionate Professional Gardener to join our team. The ideal candidate will possess extensive knowledge of plant species, soil conditions, and gardening techniques to maintain and enhance the beauty of our hotel’s outdoor areas. This role requires a dedication to maintaining high standards of horticulture, ensuring our guests experience a serene and aesthetically pleasing environment.

As a Professional Gardener at Ogeyi Place Hotel, you will be responsible for all aspects of garden and grounds maintenance, from soil cultivation and planting to the use of machinery and equipment maintenance. Your expertise will contribute to the hotel's commitment to providing a beautiful and relaxing atmosphere for guests.

Job Detail


  • Cultivate and prepare soil for planting
  • Digging, mulching, weeding, pruning, and seed sowing
  • Plant and maintain flowers, trees, shrubs, and lawns
  • Utilize and maintain hand tools and basic machinery
  • Operate mowers, strimmers, and leaf blowers
  • Monitor mower height and quality of cut
  • Check oil levels and assess mower damage regularly
  • Report equipment issues promptly
  • Adhere to Health and Safety regulations
  • Securely store and maintain cleanliness of equipment
  • Transplant shrubs, trees, and lawns as needed
  • Apply natural fertilizers and water plants effectively
  • Perform safe and healthy tree and hedge pruning
  • Maintain grass areas without the use of chemicals
  • Ensure gardens and pathways are clean and tidy
  • Manage outdoor features such as ponds and walls
  • Organize and execute planting activities
  • Trim hedges and perform general exterior upkeep
  • Clean exterior buildings as required
  • Maintain tool shed and storage organization
  • Maintain an organized and schedule-oriented approach with strong plant knowledge

Job Requirements

Before applying, please take the time to thoroughly review and comprehend the job requirements outlined below. Ensuring that you meet all the specified criteria will significantly enhance your candidacy for the Professional Gardener position at Ogeyi Place Hotel:


  • Extensive knowledge of plant species and gardening techniques
  • Ability to work in various weather conditions
  • Passion for nature and gardening
  • Attention to detail and dedication to maintaining high standards
  • Proficiency in the use and maintenance of gardening tools and machinery
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety regulations related to gardening

Education Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Certification in horticulture or related field preferred

Experience Requirements

  • Minimum of 3 years of professional gardening experience
  • Previous experience in a hospitality environment is a plus


  • Excellent plant knowledge
  • Proficiency with gardening tools and machinery
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Good physical stamina
  • Effective communication skills

Salary, Benefits and incentive

Provided below are the offerings in terms of salary, benefits, and incentives awaiting you in the role of Professional Gardener at Ogeyi Place Hotel:


NGN 720,000 - 1,200,000 per-Year.

Job Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Employee discounts on hotel services

Incentive Compensation

  • Performance-based bonuses
  • Annual incentives

Date posted: June 18, 2024

Posted on: Port Harcourt


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This position requires a dedicated and passionate individual who is committed to enhancing the beauty and tranquility of Ogeyi Place Hotel's outdoor spaces. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in ensuring a delightful and memorable experience for all guests through meticulous gardening and landscape maintenance.