Horticulturist I

Hiring Organization: Hines
Employment type: Full-Time
Job Location: Seattle, WA
Application Deadline: January 26, 2019


When you join Hines, you will work alongside innovative leaders who set the standards responsible for our reputation as an industry leader today, and you’ll be a part of shaping our future in the years to come.


As a Horticulturist I with Hines, you will be responsible for assisting with the day-to-day horticultural operations of The Spheres and other horticultural aspects of our client’s Seattle-based Corporate Headquarters. This includes maintenance of interior plant installations and exterior landscape. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Performs general horticulture maintenance within The Spheres and in the supporting greenhouse facilities, including watering, planting, weeding, irrigation, pest control, and pruning, under direction of Amazon Staff
  • Assists Amazon staff with horticulture projects such as terrariums, living walls and others
  • Assist with the cultivation and transfer of plant material to and from The Spheres and other locations
  • Collaborates with Amazon staff on interior and exterior horticulture projects
  • Assists with plant procurement and acquisitions


Minimum Requirements include:

  • Certification or Associate's Degree in a related field or equivalent experience
  • Two or more years experience in agriculture, horticulture or greenhouse plant
  • Knowledge of tropical plants required
  • Greenhouse experience required
  • Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills
  • Interact with employees, visitors and contractors with poise and diplomacy


Hines is a privately owned global real estate investment firm founded in 1957 with a presence in 207 cities in 24 countries. Hines has approximately $116.4 billion of assets under management, including $64 billion for which Hines provides fiduciary investment management services, and $52.4 billion for which Hines provides third-party property-level services. The firm has 109 developments currently underway around the world. Historically, Hines has developed, redeveloped or acquired 1,319 properties, totaling over 431 million square feet. The firm’s current property and asset management portfolio includes 527 properties, representing over 224 million square feet. With extensive experience in investments across the risk spectrum and all property types, and a pioneering commitment to sustainability, Hines is one of the largest and most-respected real estate organizations in the world. Visit www.hines.com for more information.

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