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City of Newark, Delaware Parks Department-Gardener Intern-Tue, 04/06/2021 - 11:44am

Gardener Intern


City of Newark, Delaware Parks Department
220 South Main Street
Newark , DE 19711
United States
Delaware US

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Job Description 

Gardener Intern
Performs a variety of horticultural/grounds maintenance tasks such as preparing and grading bed and turf areas for planting/seeding, edging and mulching beds, weeding bed areas, litter/debris removal, planting and working knowledge of various trees/shrubs/annuals/perennials/ornamental grasses, application of herbicide for weed control and operation of mowing equipment such as walk behind mowers/blowers/trimmers. Must possess a valid driver's license and pass a criminal background check. Work hours are 7:30am to 3:30pm Monday thru Friday. This is a 6 month internship starting in May and running thru October 2021.

Duties & Responsibilities 

Performs a variety of horticultural tasks such as grading/seeding bed and turf areas, planting and maintenance of bed areas including herbicide applications and mowing in horticultural areas as needed.

Education and Experience 

High school graduate prefer some college course work in horticulture or completion of a professional gardeners training program or 3 or more summers experience in the horticulture field.

Application Instructions 

Interested individuals can review a full job description online and must complete an application at

Full Name 
Thomas Zaleski