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Bailey Arboretum-Landscape Technician-Tue, 03/14/2023 - 7:45am

Landscape Technician


Bailey Arboretum
194 Bayville Road
Locust Valley , NY 11560
United States
New York US

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Job Description 

Bailey Arboretum is seeking an energetic, experienced, and motivated landscape professional. The Landscape Technician performs all duties associated with the maintenance and care of turf and outdoor landscaping. This position is full-time, 40 hours per week, hourly pay rate of $18-$26 p/h depending on qualifications.

Duties & Responsibilities 

• Performs a wide range of landscape/maintenance tasks including but not limited to
mowing, edging, line trimming, blowing, soil preparation, planting, seeding, mulching,
grading, pruning, and planting.
• Performs maintenance of paths, roads, trails, garden beds, and other hardscaping.
• Performs seasonal tasks related to building maintenance and snow/ice removal.
• Performs general maintenance of garden machinery including mowers, trimmers,
blowers, chainsaws, and other horticulture tools.
• Support public programs, special events, and private events.
• Adhere to all procedures and guidelines related to safety, safe equipment operations,
and equipment maintenance tasks.
• Support facility operations as needed/requested.
• Interact with the public when appropriate in a friendly, polite, service-oriented manner
answering questions.
• Other duties as assigned.
• Good working knowledge of plant identification and proper horticultural practices.
• Good working knowledge of landscape machinery and horticultural tools.
• Strong organizational skills, attention to detail and the ability to multi-task in a fast-
paced environment.
• Ability to lift and carry up to 50lbs.
• Ability to work outside in a variety of weather and landscape conditions.
• Ability to stand, kneel, twist, and bend for prolong periods of time.
• Ability to communicate clearly with staff, volunteers, and visitors.
• Ability to work occasional weekends as-needed to support facility needs.

Education and Experience 

• Preferred Experience: Bachelor’s degree or Associate’s degree in Horticulture, Landscape
Management, or related field.
• Minimum Experience: High School Diploma with 3-4 years of landscape experience.
• Experience working in a public garden setting.

Application Instructions 

Please email cover letter and resume to
You will be contacted only if considered for an initial phone or in-person interview.
Applications will be reviewed as they are received.

Full Name 
Michael Maron