Horticulture

Public Service Director

Chad Weth
cweth@knoxvilletn.gov
(865) 215-2060

3131 Morris Ave.
Knoxville, TN 37909

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HIRING FOR PUBLIC SERVICE WORKER I
The City of Knoxville is currently hiring for their Public Service Worker I position. For more information and to apply for this full-time position, please visit: http://www.knoxvilletn.gov/jobs. All applications must be submitted online by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, October 4, 2019.



Public Grounds MaintenanceMark Wagner
Horticulture Manager

Public Grounds Maintenance (also known as Horticulture) consists of 42 employees and is responsible for all landscaping, mowing, tree planting and pruning, fertilization, and yard maintenance for all parks/greenways, Community Recreation Centers, Fire Halls, medians, etc.

Horticulture is divided into 4 divisions (Zone A, B, C, & a tree crew) and each zone has 2 landscape crews per zone.


Public Grounds MaintenanceHORTICULTURE ZONES:


Zone A is led by foreman Greg Ladd and has the responsibility of maintaining all City owned areas in West Knoxville.

Zone B is led by foreman Dale Strevel and has the responsibility of maintaining all City owned areas in East/ South Knoxville.

Zone C is led by foreman Gary Lundy and has the responsibility of maintaining all City owned areas in North Knoxville.


In addition to the work they perform, Horticulture also has the responsibility of managing several mowing/landscaping contracts.


To view City of Knoxville Parks and Greenways, please visit the Parks and Recreation page.