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Seasonal Employment Opportunity
Category: Horticulture


The Morris Arboretum
Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania

Posted: Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Seasonal Employment Opportunity
The Morris Arboretum 

 
The Bloomfield Farm section of The Morris Arboretum is looking for an industrious part time seasonal employee, working 20- 30 hours weekly, to assist with grounds maintenance. Primary duties include string trimming, mowing, weeding, watering, and mulching. Plant identification skills helpful. The position works outdoors in all weather conditions. Flexible hours are available Monday through Friday, from 8AM to 3:30PM; no weekend hours. Position begins May 1st, 2014. 
 
Qualifications/Requirements:
  •   A strong academic background in horticulture or closely related field with course work or a very strong interest in herbaceous and woody landscape plants
  •   Be able and willing to follow directions and work independently, as well as work as part of a team
  •   Be able and willing to communicate with Arboretum visitors
  •   Be able and willing to work in all weather conditions
  •   Be able and willing to lift 25lbs and perform strenuous physical tasks in all weather and temperature conditions.
  •   A valid driver's license is required
Date Available: May 1st, 2014
 
Compensation: $10.00 per hour
How to Apply: :   Please email a cover letter, resume, and references to:
Louise Clarke, Bloomfield Farm Horticulturist, Morris Arboretum, 100 E. Northwestern Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19118 or locla@upenn.edu; 215 247-5777, ext.163
 
Physical address: 303 Northwestern Ave, Lafayette Hill, PA 19444
 

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