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Gardener (Sportscape), Walt Disney World

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID: 1179200BR Location: Orlando, Florida, United States; Lake Buena Vista, Florida, United States Business: Walt Disney World Resort Date posted: 03/14/2024

Job Summary:

At Disney, we‘re storytellers. We make the impossible, possible. We do this through using and developing innovative technology and innovating to bring stories to life through our movies, products, interactive games, parks and resorts, and media networks. Now is your chance to join our talented team that delivers unparalleled creative content to audiences around the world. “We create happiness.” That’s our motto at Walt Disney Parks and Resorts. And it permeates everything we do. At Disney, you’ll help inspire that magic by enabling our teams to push the limits of entertainment and create the never-before-seen!

The pay rate for this role in Florida is $19.00 per hour.
Select benefits may be provided as part of the compensation package, such as medical, financial, and/or other benefits. To learn more about our benefits visit:


The Gardner provides horticulture support with our sports field turf maintenance, clay ball field experience, shrub and tree care, fertilization, watering, and operation of sports turf and renovation maintenance equipment.

Position Requirements:
Provide professional sports turf maintenance and renovation experience.
Provide horticulture with shrub and tree care, create plant bedding, planting and maintenance, fertilization, and watering.
Cast members may be required to manage cleaning chemicals and supplies.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Valid Florida driver’s license
  • Minimum of two (2) years’ sports field and athletic field experience
  • Minimum of two (2) years’ experience with Golf Commercial landscape and Turf maintenance
  • Ability to operate grounds and turf maintenance equipment
  • Ability to lay out all different sports fields for competition
  • Ability to troubleshoot irrigation
  • Knowledge of turf nutrition and diseases
  • Must be able to perform field maintenance on athletic fields including experience with clay infields and the lining of various sport venues
  • Must be familiar with proper landscape practices of fertilization, planting, irrigation and pruning
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to work in sustained hot or cold temperatures over the course of a shift
  • Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

College Degree on Environmental Science
  • Turf Management
  • Ornamental
  • Environmental

Additional Information:

At Walt Disney World, we are makers and doers! Experience the Disney Difference through outstanding and unique perks and benefits like cast-exclusive discounts, and access to tuition assistance through Disney Aspire!

Schedule Availability:
Our Theme Parks and Resort Hotels operate 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Schedules and start times are subject to vary.

We proudly and enthusiastically encourage qualified individuals with experience in the U.S. Military to apply.

Keyword: WDWMaintenance, WDW Casting, WDW FOS, WDW WDW: Walt Disney World Casting Hourly Jobs

About Walt Disney World Resort:

Since opening in 1971, Walt Disney World Resort has played an important role in many childhood and family memories. Today, hundreds of millions of guests from around the globe visit this magical place to enjoy a Disney vacation. Through a combination of creativity, innovation and technology, the resort immerses guests in classic Disney tales and new kinds of family entertainment. Drawing from a rich heritage of storytelling, Walt Disney World Resort cast members bring Disney magic to life through unmatched attention to detail and superior guest service.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S., Inc., which is part of a business we call Walt Disney World Resort.

Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S., Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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