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Lilliothea House-Private Gardener/Horticulturist sought for Historic Manchester Massachusetts home-Thu, 03/28/2019 - 2:22pm

Private Gardener/Horticulturist sought for Historic Manchester Massachusetts home


Lilliothea House
3 Pinewood Road
Manchester , MA 01944

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Job Description 

We are pleased to offer a full-time, professional Gardner/Horticulturist position in Manchester-by-the-Sea. This position will be the hands-on care and maintenance of the gardens of the historic and newly restored Lilliothea house. The gardens were originally designed by Frederick Law Olmsted and have been lovingly refreshed by designer Laura Gibson A.S.L.A. This is an opportunity to care for the plantings and work in a self-directed way to ensure these gardens continue to be a joy to the next generation of occupants to the home. This is a formal household and the position is structured to be full time with consideration to the seasonal flow of tasks. Position is salaried with benefits, compensation is negotiable and dependent on experience.

Duties & Responsibilities 

This position involves personally caring for the plantings, trees, shrubs and structures in the garden. This is a hands-on position for someone that loves to be outdoors. Position does involve lifting, bending, kneeling and working in different weather conditions.

Education and Experience 

We are looking for someone that has a good basic education regarding the maintenance and care of ornamental garden plants -- preferrably using a minimum amount of chemicals and fertilizers. Individual must have current certifications for the use of chemicals/sprays. A background at a public or private garden is preferrable. Key to this position is punctuality, a professional demeanor, excellent record keeping skills, and knowledge of the correct use of landscape equipment.

Application Instructions 

Please send a letter of interest and resume to
Position will remain open until filled.

Full Name 
Haesel Charlesworth