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Seasonal Landscape Installation Gardener
Category: Horticulture


Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden
Cincinnati, OH

Salary: $8.00 - $10.00/hr
Posted: Thursday, February 27, 2014

 

Seasonal Landscape Installation Gardener

Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden

 

The Cincinnati Zoo is the second oldest Zoo in the United States. Since its inception the gardens have been integral in exhibitory and as a beautiful park setting.  The Horticulture Department is looking for qualified individuals to join our team to assist with landscape installation projects throughout the Zoo’s extensive gardens. Duties include preparation and installation of landscapes and hardscapes. Projects also include renovations of existing display areas. You will be required to plant, prune, mulch, water and all other aspects of installation and maintenance of Zoo landscapes. 

 

Pay Rate: $8.00 - $10.00/hour based on experience and qualifications.

 

Job Duration: Positions will run for various periods of time from March -September . There is a potential for additional hours into the fall, depending on budget.

 

Qualifications/Experience: Education and/or experience in horticulture or landscape maintenance preferred; must be able to lift and move 50 pounds without mechanical assistance and have a valid driver’s license and be insurable to drive a Zoo vehicle. A positive attitude and strong work ethic are required in order to fit in with our team

 

Working Conditions: Employment is contingent upon passing a pre-employment, post-offer drug and nicotine screen. While performing the duties of the job, the incumbent is regularly required to stand, walk, climb and utilize manual dexterity to use various tools, machines and equipment. The incumbent is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions and must be able to lift/move/carry up to 50 pounds without assistance. We are open 7-days a week, so the ability to work a flexible schedule including holidays & weekends is required. 

 

Qualified applicants should apply online to: http://cincinnatizoo.org/about-us/job-opportunities/

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