Phipps is seeking a full-time Display Horticulturist to be responsible for the design, installation, care and presentation of horticultural displays. The Display Horticulturist will act as team leader for installation of shows, troubleshoot garden problems, evaluate crops for future display feasibility and work with the integrated pest management specialist to monitor and treat plant conditions.
A bachelor's degree in horticulture or plant-related field is required, or equivalent experience, along with two years’ experience in growing and maintaining plants in a professional capacity using the highest industry standards. Knowledge of a vast plant palette and the ability to research the needs of individual crops and suggest suitable plants to add to displays are required. Excellent written and verbal communication skills and a willingness to interact graciously with the general public are required.
Qualified candidates should email a resume and cover letter to email@example.com or mail to Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, Human Resources Department, One Schenley Park, Pittsburgh, PA 15213. No telephone calls, please.