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Posted: Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Position: Tyler Arboretum, which is a historic arboretum with 100 acres of horticultural collections and 550 acres of natural areas, has a job opening for a full-time Gardener. This position is responsible for the maintenance of the woody and herbaceous plant collections and turf areas. You would provide design support and plant selection to the Arboretum garden elements and master plan, as well has assist in the maintenance of natural areas and our trail systems.
Qualifications: A minimum of a B.S. or equivalent training in horticulture or a closely related field with at least 3-5 years hands on experience. Must be team oriented with excellent interpersonal skills and experienced in the supervision of volunteers and seasonal interns. Familiarity with Microsoft Office and ArcView G.I.S. software a plus. Must possess, or be able to obtain and maintain a valid PA Drivers License and a PA Pesticide Applicators License. Must be available to work weekends on a rotating basis and to provide support as needed for several arboretum events annually. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience; benefits include a generous health plan as well as a 401(k) plan.
Apply to: Send a resume with cover letter and three references to:
Michael Karkowski, Director of Horticulture, Tyler Arboretum, 515 Painter Road, Media PA 19063