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Horticulturist
Category: Horticulture


Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens
Overland Park, Kansas

Posted: Monday, September 23, 2013

Horticulturist

Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens

 
 
The Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, located on beautiful 300 acres with gardens, hiking trails and prairie, has a horticulturist position available.  The horticulturist will have the opportunity to work in gardens that have been carved out of a rolling, forested landscape, and to help build out the future garden Master Plan.   There are currently 13 gardens, each having trees, shrubs, perennials and seasonal color programs.  Responsibilities:  Designs, plans, organizes, coordinates, and supervises planting and maintenance of trees, shrubs, annuals, perennials and turf. Assists in emergency operations, including snow removal as required.  Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in Horticulture or related field of study, or an equivalent combination of formal education and work experience. Two years experience or an equivalent level of experience, in landscaping, maintenance, construction, and installation of plant materials. Landscape design experience preferred. Experience should include two years in a supervisory or lead position.. Must have a valid driver’s license and maintain an insurable driving record. Possession of a Commercial Pesticide Applicators license, 3A and 3B or ability to obtain within 6 months from date of hire.  No City residency requirement.  $3,556-$4,444/mo.  Open until filled.  
 
Apply online, attach a resume, cover letter, and view your online application at www.opkansas.org.  If unable to apply online, visit the Human Resources Office between 1 p-4 p, Mon.-Fri.  Refer to position number 113-096.
 
 
City of Overland Park
Human Resources Dept.
8500 Santa Fe Dr.
Overland Park, KS 66212
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