Hiring Organization: St. Kitts and Nevis Federation
Employment type: Full-Time
Application Deadline: July 31, 2016
Job Location: Nevis, West Indies,
Large estate in Nevis is seeking a Land Manager to oversee the development and maintenance of an expansive tropical landscape.
Nevis is part of the St. Kitts and Nevis Federation in the Caribbean Sea. One of the most unspoiled and relaxing islands in the region, its crystal clear turquoise waters, white sand beaches, and vivid green forests create an idyllic tropical escape. Rich in history, it was known for its productive sugar plantations on fertile volcanic soils, and served as a center for European colonization of the Caribbean.
The estate consists of two properties. The Beach House is engulfed in a beautiful lush tropical landscape, full of fragrance, with botanical rarities throughout. The Main House is currently under construction and is situated up the slope of the mountain. It will have an elaborate landscape that blends with the surrounding forest vegetation.
The Estate Land Manager will work along side the Horticultural Manager, leading Grounds Staff in the development and meticulous maintenance of the established landscape and natural areas. This includes plant and hardscape installation, irrigation, lawn care, fertilizing, overall plant health care, and spray applications. The owner has a passion for plants and is very involved in the development of the gardens and land.
Rock Cobble Farm