Horticulture Intern

Location: Frankfort, MI
Deadline: April 30, 2017

Crystal Downs Country Club
Michael Morris, Golf Course Superintendent PO Box 329
Frankfort, MI 49635

Position: Horticulturist Internship

Dates: April/May through August, 2017

Hours and Rate: $13 per hour, 40 hours per week

Uniform and Safety: Shirts, headgear, safety glasses, hearing protection, raingear—all provided. Reimbursement for safety shoes up to $75.

About Crystal Downs:
Crystal Downs Country Club is a private golf facility and is consistently rated as one of the top

golf courses in the world. The club operates seasonally.

The main attraction at Crystal Downs is the golf course. The landscape is a unique blend of natural plants and terrain with a highly manicured golf course. The formal areas around the club entrances, golf shop, club house and tennis facilities are understated, yet elegant. These formal areas, along with selected specimen trees will be the primary responsibility of the Horticulturalist. Care of roses and bedding plants, along with an appreciation for native plants are important for this position.

Responsibilities and tasks:

  • Care of roses around the club house.

  • Care of lawns around the club house and tennis.

  • Care of steps and patios around the golf shop and club house.

  • Care and planting of small flower beds at golf shop and tennis.

  • Tree, vine and shrub pruning as needed.

  • Assisting with golf course work and projects as needed.

  • Making approved improvements to the landscape and plantings in formal areas.

    Contact:
    For more information or to apply for the position, please contact Michael Morris
    mmorris@crystaldowns.org
    231-352-4241

    ...or you may send your resume to the mailing address above.