Longwood Gardens, Inc., the world’s premier horticultural display garden located in Kennett Square, PA, has an opening for a Part-time Night Gardener. The Night Gardener has primary responsibility for providing oversight for the Horticulture team during “off-hours.”
Primary responsibilities include monitoring weather conditions, critical greenhouse environmental systems, as well as the physical plant. Coordinates/adjust controls and physical plant environments to ensure seamless operations and reduced risk to conservatories, greenhouses, buildings, and Longwood property. Longwood is open every day of the year, and round the clock environmental systems monitoring is critical. Scheduling for this position is as needed to fill shifts 3:00 pm to midnight and midnight 7:00 am, and includes weekends and holidays as scheduled.
Must have a minimum of a High School diploma or equivalent. Preferred experience of two years combined employment in at least two of the following: hands-on experience in greenhouse management and control systems, environmental monitoring systems, automated and non-automated security monitoring, or a mechanical trade — prior experience with, and clear evidence of, critical thinking and sound decision-making skills essential. Strong written and oral communication skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office products required. Must have a valid driver’s license Weekend and holiday work is required. Must be willing to work on your own for hours scheduled with assistance from our on-call staff as needed.
Please apply for this unique opportunity online at https://longwoodgardens.org/employment/part-time-job-opportunities. Longwood Gardens is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that diversity, equality, and inclusion strengthen our institution.
Application Deadline: July 31th, 2019